An Evening with Lars Larson

In News by Rick D'Haene

Common Threads NW, Asset Advisors, KGMI, and The Fourth Corner are pleased to welcome Radio Talk Show Host Lars Larson September 14, 2016 7:00pm to 8:30pm Lars Larson recently joined KGMI’s talk show line up. Come hear this conservative radio host discuss some of our local issues. Register here *Pre-registration is not mandatory but it does help us plan.

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“The enemy of my enemy is my friend” (ancient proverb) ….

In Uncategorized by Rick D'Haene

Whatcom Family Farmers had some things to say about local industrial sized non-profit RE-Sources.  We post the full text of their Facebook comments below. Whatcom Family Farmers is working hard to educate the public about farming practices and the environment in our community.  We encourage you to check out their website and follow their Facebook page and educate yourself about farming issues. You can …

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Is Whatcom County Council skirting Whatcom County Charter by retaining seats?

In Local Government by Ashley Butenschoen

Have you seen these signs and wondered what this is all about?  Does the Whatcom County Council represent you?     Some history: In July of 2015 the Whatcom County Council passed an ordinance that would put what became known as “Proposition 9” or “5 Districts” on the November ballot. Proponents of the 5 District plan assured us they would …

ReSources turns in out of town signatures

In Local Government by Ashley Butenschoen

On July 12, 2016 Kate Blyston from ReSources turned in petitions to Whatcom County Council concerning the Comprehensive Plan update that includes many many names from out of Whatcom County. Should out of town folks be able to petition our County Council? This is just one of the 8 files of signatures we obtained through a Public Records Request.  Each …

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Common Threads delivers letter to Whatcom County

In Lawsuit, Local Government by Ashley Butenschoen

n November 2015, the voters of Whatcom County voted to change our County from 3 County Council Districts to 5 County Council Districts. Common Threads had brought the issue of the County Council taking the action of putting this issue on the ballot before a judge in August of 2015.  The judge would not interfere with the issue going before …