Governance Archives - Salish Current

Young people are politically alive

May 6, 2024
Minda Rae Amiran

Commentary: Proof of involvement found at Pizza, Primaries and Politics event

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Sitting silently does nothing for island ferry service

September 15, 2022
Alex MacLeod

Commentary: Inaction on ferry service issues guarantees that what we know is bad will almost inevitably get worse.

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A word about property rights and freedom

September 14, 2022
William Appel

Commentary: Government, in balancing the peace, health and economic welfare of the people, has an interest when it comes to private property rights.

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Housing pressures spark new look at inclusionary zoning

January 7, 2022
Lauren Gallup

Inclusionary zoning policies that either incentivize or require developers to include some units in construction projects that qualify as affordable housing are being reexamined as a way to provide much-needed affordable housing in Bellingham.

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Understanding the importance of the Point Elliott Treaty

January 28, 2021
Terri Thayer

An understanding of the elements of sovereignty of the Lummi Nation and the significance of the term “treaty” is integral to understanding the importance of these agreements then — and now.

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Cascadia’s media ecosystem connects our cross-border bioregion

January 20, 2021
Derek Moscato

Journalism that embraces a larger vision of the international corridor will best serve the Cascadia bioregion’s constituents by setting up the region up to tackle the big challenges of the next century.

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photo: Taimi Dunn Gorman © 2020

As wildfire smoke endangers health indoors and out, questions arise about government response

September 21, 2020
Mara Kardas-Nelson / InvestigateWest
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photo: Amy Nelson © 2020

From the Editor / Are you better off now than you were four years ago?

September 11, 2020
Mike Sato
Salish Current editors are taking a Presidential-election year look back and wondering what readers think: Are you better off now than four years ago?
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