Amy Nelson, Author at Salish Current

Team JD completes R2AK on after week’s sailing from Victoria

June 21, 2024
Toby Cooper

Four island teens rang the traditional brass bell in triumph

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A matter of taste: pushing boundaries at the Lincoln

June 20, 2024
Margaret Bikman

A late-comer to watching movies in the theater finds job satisfaction as program director at the Lincoln Theatre — a job that includes scheduling films.

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Bringing the butterflies home

June 19, 2024
Kira Munson

Commentary: Preserving the symbol of those who have migrated here and enrich our community

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Time to rethink our county health board?

June 17, 2024
Marian Exall

Commentary: Whatcom County is out of step with the majority of Washington counties whose boards of health consist of members with public health expertise, and career and consumer experience with the populations served by their health departments.

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‘Historic’ Samish Nation housing is part of a return to ancestral land

June 17, 2024
Richard Arlin Walker

Lacking a reservation, the Samish Nation takes a different tack in planning for the future

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Update: Alaska-bound Team Juvenile Delinquents pushes up the strait

June 14, 2024
Toby Cooper

Friday midmorning tracker shows Team JD at north end of Georgia Strait

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Bellingham port hearing set for issuing bonds for modernization

June 14, 2024
Matt Benoit

Two-year, $27.5 million project promises wider range of cargo and living wage jobs to enhance city’s shipping industry.

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After disaster strikes, how much is it worth to rebuild?

June 13, 2024
Steph Kwetásel'wet Wood, The Narwhal

In 2021, flooding in the Sumas Valley caused millions in damages. Rebuilding could cost more than twice as much as restoring the region to its natural state.

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Four island kids chase an ‘impossible’ dream

June 11, 2024
Toby Cooper

750-mile boat-without-engine R2AK Race to Alaska set to start

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How a tragedy unfolded, step by step

June 10, 2024
Dick Clever

Events spanning several years converged when a leak spilling more than a quarter million gallons of gasoline and resulting explosion and fire wreaked disaster along Whatcom Creek.

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Readers remember: Whatcom Creek, June 10, 1999

June 7, 2024
Salish Current readers

Sharing memories  of the day the gasoline pipeline exploded at Whatcom Creek

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25 years later, memories of pipeline disaster still haunt families 

June 7, 2024
Matt Benoit

10-year-olds Wade King and Stephen Tsiorvas and 18-year-old Liam Wood perished in a horrific gasoline spill, explosion and fire

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There’s more to farmers markets than meets the eye

June 6, 2024
Adam M. Sowards

An outlet for local farmers and artisans to share their talents also brings together — and educates — the community

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Study shows local health impacts from Growler noise

June 5, 2024
Sam Fletcher

More than 74,000 people, mostly on Whidbey Island, face health risks due to Growler noise, research finds — but the Navy League has questions about the report’s legitimacy.

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WSF service, bad as it’s ever been, only going to get worse

June 4, 2024
Alex MacLeod

Commentary: Boosting funding and reorganizing leadership two steps in right direction

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Recognizing bigotry disguised by dog whistles

June 3, 2024
Owen Ellis

Commentary: San Juan Island venues canceled speaker events when informed by community

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