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Salish Current brings light — not heat — to civic discussions in Washington state’s Whatcom, San Juan and Skagit communities. We’re a nonpartisan, open-access nonprofit, launched in February 2020, whose journalists report local news with independence and integrity.

Supported by local donors and subscribers, we provide information vital to residents to be better engaged citizens, and to support an equitable, vibrant community.

Your financial support helps to pay professional journalists to research and report (our editors, board members and community advisors all are volunteers).

With a gift of $120 per year or more, you will receive a weekly newsletter featuring our latest news stories along with curated local stories from other news publications.

Salish Current is very grateful for the larger donations and grants we’ve received from individual donors and organizations such as the Whatcom Community Foundation. We’d be happy to have a more detailed, personal discussion about your donation — just email salishcurrent@gmail.com and we will contact you.

Send your check to:

Salish Current
772 Mahonia Drive
Bellingham WA 98229. 

Thank you for your support of local journalism to help strengthen our community! 

— Amy Nelson, Publisher

Salish Current is a qualified 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our EIN is 85-1320325.

We thank our donors for their financial support!

Foundation and Business Supporters

  • Greer/Solien Fund
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Donors

  • Winnie Adams and Robert Gamble
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  • Debbi Anderson-Frey
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  • Jill Bernstein
  • Henry Bierlink
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  • John Blethen
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  • Joanne Colman Wester
  • Joan Connell and Dean Wright
  • Karen and Jess Cook
  • Kevin Covey
  • Stacey Crockett
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  • Carolyn Dale
  • Nancy DeVaux
  • David and Bonnie Dick
  • Chuck Dingée and Kathy Sheehan
  • Bruce and Claudia Disend
  • Jennifer and Tom Dolese
  • Andronetta Douglass
  • Tim Dustrude / San Juan Island Update
  • John Egbert
  • Marian Exall, in honor of Betsy Gross
  • Kathy Fletcher and Ken Weiner
  • Cindy Franklin
  • Peter Frazier
  • Jayne and Bill Freudenberger / In honor of Dick and Joan Beardsley, who believed so strongly in a vibrant local press
  • Alan Fritzberg and Lisbeth Hadden Fritzberg
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  • Frank Greer
  • Elizabeth Gross
  • Peter Haase
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  • Steven James / In memory of Tom Villa-Lovos
  • Judith and Bruce Johnson
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  • Hank Kastner
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  • Barbara Rofkar
  • Lee Rolfe and Tony Angell / In remembrance of Robert Simmons, practitioner of fine journalism
  • John and Patty Rose
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  • Jim Wavada / In honor of my good friend Bev Hauptli, a great reporter, a friend of the northern tribes and a beautiful spirit who left us too soon
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