Local legislators set housing, public safety, education and climate as priority
All-Democrat delegation identifies top issues they will pursue when the legislative session begins on Jan. 9.
From the Editor’s Desk: Fact-checking 42nd District campaign mailers
Political mailers to 42nd Legislative District addresses—timed to arrive with ballots—carry a variety of assertions and arguments; Salish Current fact-checks the claims.
From the Editor’s Desk: Fact-checking the House candidates
Committed to accuracy and fighting misinformation, the Salish Current fact-checked some candidate statements made in a recent Bellingham City Club online forum.
From the Editor’s Desk: Fact-checking state Senate candidates
Fact-checked: Salish Current reviewed comments made in an online form by candidates for the 42nd District Senate seat.
Youth has its day and its say in 42nd District Senate vacancy vote
In a special meeting Jan. 11, the Whatcom County Council appointed Simon Sefzik as the newest — and youngest on record — member to serve in the Washington State Senate, filling the vacant 42nd District seat of the late Sen. Doug Ericksen.
In Whatcom’s 42nd Legislative District, a series of changes is turning election tides
Gains in voter support made by local Democrats in recent years may be due to demographic shifts caused by a wide variety of trends in who lives here, how they work and how each political party gets its messages out.
Ready to vote? 40th and 42nd district candidates tell where they stand on policing, COVID, more
Policies and funding decisions set at the state level have profound influence on our daily lives — and our long-term safety, health and well-being. Salish Current editors invited candidates for 40th and 42nd Legislative District House and Senate seats to answer questions on ten topics.