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Activist fires back at Cascadia Weekly

In Uncategorized by Charlie Crabtree

It would seem there are some mis-conceptions in your recent ‘The Gristle’ that could use corrections.  (I’m assuming such were not intended distortions or mis-information.)https://www.cascadiaweekly.com/cw/currents/primary_to_the_left 1) Don’t assume everyone in Bellingham is Leftists and Regressives.  There are a sizable number still residing there whom are Conservative and “middle of the road” though often they feel outnumbered, intimidated, and in some …

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Sabotage caused Washington oil-train disaster, rail union says.

In Uncategorized by Ashley Butenschoen

The oil train came apart on the snowy tracks north of Bellingham shortly after the locomotive engineer got the mile-long chain of petroleum tanks on wheels under way. Half a mile behind the locomotive where the engineer and conductor sat, two tanker cars lost their handshake-like grasp on the parts that held them together, shortly before noon on Dec. 22, …

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Whatcom County Council to hold public work session on Cherry Point Amendments

In Cherry Point Industrial Area, News, Wake Up Whatcom by CTNW News

The Whatcom County Council will hold a public virtual work session on Oct. 20, 2020, to discuss its latest concerns about the proposed new development rules related to crude oil exports at the Cherry Point Industrial Area. All interested parties are invited to join in. This work session will go over some of the concerns raised by councilmembers Todd Donovan …

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Planning Commission approves proposed new development rules to stop crude oil exports at Cherry Point

In Cherry Point Industrial Area, News by CTNW News

After a year of work the Whatcom County Planning Commission has finished making its changes to the proposed new development rules related to crude oil exports at the Cherry Point Industrial Area. The commission’s final changes are supported by the environmental group RE Sources and Cherry Point industry representatives, and were approved by the commission after an online public hearing …

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Governor Forum transcript – second hour

In Local Government, News, Uncategorized by CTNW News

Republican candidates: Loren CulpJoshua FreedPhil FortunatoTim Eyman First question: Would you support reducing the amount of executive authority the governor has during emergencies? Loren Culp: That’s a very timely question, isn’t it? Do we want to leave the power that King Inslee is throwing around in the executive office? My office is no. Absolutely not. No one person should have …

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Governor Forum transcript – first hour

In Local News, News, Uncategorized by CTNW News

Republican candidates: Loren CulpJoshua FreedPhil FortunatoTim Eyman Opening statement Loren Culp: Alright, thank you for having this and welcome everyone. I am Loren Culp, candidate for governor of Washington State. I’ve been a lifelong resident of Washington. I was raised in Jefferson County on a small farm outside of Chimacum, Washington, and I went to grade school and junior high …