Cascadia News Now features lively discussion on news and issues in and around Bellingham and the Pacific Northwest. Topics range from issues of homelessness, Lummi Nation treaty rights, county jail, and Cherry Point development to rants about charter schools, and worship of WA AG Bob Ferguson. Fergie for life!

Our hosts:

Tim Johnson: Founder, Editor and Publisher of Bellingham’s Cascadia Weekly newspaper, Tim has had his ear to the ground for over 25 years and knows the players and machinations behind Bellingham and Whatcom County.

Dave Willingham: Founder of Bellingham’s Drinking Liberally, Dave’s experience as a campaign manager, political blogger and all-around pundit is invaluable for making sense of electoral and legislative issues.

Stephanie Kountouros: Former local host/journalist for NPR’s “All Things Considered” on KPBX FM, Spokane WA and former Public Policy Manager for Mt Baker Planned Parenthood in Bellingham, Stephanie hosts and produces Cascadia News Now, asks a lot of questions and generally causes trouble.

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