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.
Dec. 12, 2018 Planning Unit UpdateView Post
Citizen Journalism: Port of Bellingham Meeting Report for Nov. 20, 2018 The public meeting was called to order at 2:30 pm and immediately recessed to a closed executive session so board members could discuss pending litigation and potential real estate transactions pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(c). The meeting reconvened at 4:30 pm. Board President Ken Bell, Vice President Bobby Briscoe and …