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An unexpected journalist in a time of unrest

July 19, 2024
Commentary: Reach out, stay informed against disinformation and continue to look at the truth even when it’s difficult, advises Salish Current’s managing editor
Patheresa Wells-Vick
Governance

Initiative to repeal Whatcom County child care tax goes to court

July 18, 2024
Nearly $100 million hangs in balance as the County Council launches a legal challenge weeks before the deadline to put the measure on the November ballot
Kie Relyea
Governance

Incumbents draw challengers in Skagit County commissioner races

July 18, 2024
Candidates in first and second county districts will face off again in November
Dick Clever
Governance

42nd and 40th Legislative District primary vote will eliminate one contender

July 17, 2024
Rep. Alica Rule in 42nd draws two challengers in Pelletti and Melman
Peyton Perdue
Governance

Where San Juan County District 2 candidates stand

July 16, 2024
Candidates Rick Hughes, Justin Paulsen and Jonathan Welch share their visions
Editorial Staff
Governance

Where San Juan County District 1 council candidates stand

July 15, 2024
Candidates Adrian Kilpatrick, Kari McVeigh and Stephanie O’Day share their visions
Editorial Staff
Culture

Bellingham Pride: love shines loud

July 11, 2024
Pride festivities in Bellingham this year included a weekend of events and activities geared toward people of all ages and walks of life.
Peyton Perdue
Community Voices

Islanders launch campaign to renew Land Bank’s funding

July 11, 2024
Commentary: San Juan County Council puts 12-year extension of program on November ballot
Christa Campbell and Sandi Friel
Environment

Green invasion hits Orcas Island’s Cascade Lake

July 10, 2024
Eurasian milfoil threatens domestic water source and state park’s aquatic gem
Toby Cooper
Community Voices

Child care crisis requires creative thinking, new ideas

July 10, 2024
Commentary: Investing in working families will improve the future for Whatcom County
Leah Wainman
Governance

Public has its say in comprehensive planning

July 9, 2024
Skagit County  takes the community’s pulse at three public open houses
Adam M. Sowards
Commerce

Adios, Taco Lobo

July 8, 2024
Downtown Mexican restaurant is latest of longtime Bellingham eateries to say goodbye
Matt Benoit
Community Voices

Mariners atop AL West but fan crew mutinous

July 8, 2024
Commentary: The only good news is that three months of baseball remain to be played. During those months, will the Mariners trend up, down, or sideways?
John Stark
Culture

Coast Salish tribes enjoy the sweet revival of a camas harvest

July 3, 2024
More than a hundred people from about eight tribes gather to learn about camas and the culture around it
Bellamy Pailthorp
Public Health

Mayor Korthuis vetoes Lynden fluoridation ban

July 3, 2024
Ordinance to ban fluoride in city’s drinking water narrowly passed 4-3
Salish Current staff
Community Voices

The story of Racial Unity Now (RUN)

July 2, 2024
Commentary: A four-year journey addressing racial prejudice and discrimination
Ron Polinder

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