Past Columns

August 18, 2015

NO CLARITY IN MCCLEARY: Little illustrates the tone-deaf dysfunction and gridlock of state government more than Sen. Doug Ericksen calling for a tax cut as the Washington Supreme Court hands… more »

August 11, 2015

PUSHMI-PULLYU: A low turnout (25 percent) yet an election outcome that skewed strongly liberal? The August primary is an unheard-of beast, like some two-headed creature interviewed by Dr. Dolittle. On… more »

August 4, 2015

COAL DUMP: What if you spent a fortune to queer an election and kneecap local government in order to build a coal pier, and for all that trouble didn’t get… more »

July 28, 2015

DEFLATING EXPECTATIONS: What a difference an economic downturn makes!

Bellingham City Council this week listened to extensive public comments but took no immediate action on estimating growth in the city’s… more »

July 21, 2015

CHARTER BARTER: Whatcom County Council continues to tug on the fuse in the moldy stick of dynamite left over from the construction site of the county’s home rule charter in… more »

July 14, 2015

THE DRIVE FOR FIVE: Like a stick of dynamite left behind at a construction site, the periodic review of the Whatcom County Charter has probably outlived its original purpose of… more »

July 7, 2015

JAIL BREAK: Monday marked Bellingham City Council’s first official opportunity to respond to the divided decision of their counterparts on Whatcom County Council to place a .2 percent sales tax… more »

June 30, 2015

FOUR PROMOTING FIVE: Despite the long and pretentious, preening moment of silence and quiet reflection the conservative caucus of the Whatcom Charter Review Commission invokes at the start of their… more »

June 23, 2015

WINNING THE WAR, LOSING THE BATTLE: Whatcom County needs a new jail and at some point will have a new jail. On that, there is little doubt and—among opinion leaders—no… more »

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