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Whatcom candidate forum was a study in styles

August 25, 2023
Mike Sato

Commentary: A Whatcom County candidates forum revealed differences in style if not policy.

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‘Surprisingly interesting’: local observers do local reporting on local government

December 22, 2022
Nancy DeVaux

The League of Women Voters of the San Juans has begun observing and reporting on local government.

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Court rules: San Juan County to vote on charter amendments

August 18, 2022
Nancy DeVaux

San Juan County will vote on ranked choice voting and other proposals forwarded by its charter review commission, after a court ruling overturned a county council decision.

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Election 2021: Addressing homelessness is priority for city, county candidates — and there’s agreement on how to do so

October 14, 2021
Lauren Gallup

Candidates for Bellingham city and Whatcom County councils share concern that there are not enough options for people living unhoused in the area, and incumbents and challengers both say they want to do more to address the housing crisis.

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