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.
Thanks for the memories, 2022; what’s next, 2023?
We lived, we learned; now it’s time to get ready for what may be ahead in 2023, after a look back at what happened this year.
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.
Retail theft surge prompts varied responses
As the presence of security guards grows in response to increased retail theft, some residents say de-escalation is a better strategy.
Floods, COVID, retirements complicated December snow removal
Clearing roads after December’s heavy snowfall was extra-challenging for local crews in Whatcom County, with over a foot of snow reported in some of the area’s microclimate zones.
Justice delayed by COVID creates hardships, weakens protections
From local courts to federal ones, stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidelines have had a significant effect on the wheels of justice across the United States.