tax levy Archives - Salish Current

Orcas Island Fire and Rescue levy passes on third try

April 25, 2024
Toby Cooper

Third time’s a charm: 30% of eligible voters voted by April 23 to ensure passage by 68%.

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Pro and con viewpoints on Bellingham’s Greenways V proposition

October 11, 2023
Laurel Cook and Brad Jones

Commentary: Supporters and opponents speak out on Bellingham’s Greenways V levy proposition to fund acquisition, development and maintenance of open space, parks and other elements of the city’s strategic plan.

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Pro and con viewpoints on Whatcom’s Public Health, Safety and Justice Sales and Use Tax proposition

October 4, 2023
Peter Frazier and Mike McAuley

Commentary: Supporters and opponents speak out on Whatcom County’s Public Health, Safety and Justice Sales and Use Tax ballot proposal to fund a new jail and behavioral health, supportive housing, public safety and other criminal justice facilities and services.

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San Juan County voters reject ranked choice voting, spending measures

November 9, 2022
Nancy DeVaux

Turnout plummeted, charter amendments failed and the challenger leads the incumbent sheriff in San Juan County’s midterm election.

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