Well, if it was not apparent before it sure is now. The Office of Superintendent for Public Schools (OSPI) has failed our children in so many ways we cannot fathom what all of the families are experiencing at this time. That said, the OSPI has every intention of steam-rolling families some more when they adopt their new standardized, graphically detailed …
Common Threads NW and The Fourth Corner sponsored a forum on Feb. 23rd, 2020 featuring Tim Eyman, Glen Morgan, Craig Terry and Lars Larson. The forum topic was focused on Washington State’s threats to our personal 1st and 2nd Amendment Rights.
This year has seen lower than usual rainfall locally, which has led Governor Inslee to add Whatcom County (actually, the Nooksack Watershed, aka WRIA 1*) to the list of state areas already under a drought emergency declaration.
By itself, the Governor’s declaration does not provide the robust response that a serious drought would warrant. What is needed is a local plan, understood and supported by the public, which guides preparation for drought years during years prior to a drought, and effective drought responses when one occurs.
CTNW Presents – Is There A Future for Farming In Whatcom County?
On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Common Threads and other local groups have sponsored a forum on this topic, to be held at Meridian High School, in Bellingham, WA., from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm; the doors will be open to the public at 6:30 pm.