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Afghanistan, Democracy and the Fight for the Future

In Wake Up Whatcom by commonnw

Hear local community member Jim McKinney discuss his recent contract deployment to Afghanistan. He will provide his personal take on important questions, and the relevance to our community:

Is the US/NATO/Afghan government making progress in the war?
What are the challenges and future for Afghanistan?
How does it relate to America?
What does it mean to Whatcom County?

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Citizen Journalism: Port of Bellingham Meeting Report for August 14, 2018

In Common Voices, News by commonnw

The meeting was called to order by President Ken Bell at 4:30 pm.  Vice President Bobby Briscoe attended by phone and Secretary Michael Sheppard was in attendance. Nineteen items were on the consent agenda.  Approvals on a 3-0 vote were the following: Minutes of the June 21, 2018 special Commission meeting Consent to Assignment and Modification of the HTCI System …