EP. 147 Re-Sources Program Manager Eddy Ury joins the crew to talk about the Homes Now! Protest on the grounds of Bellingham City Hall, how housing, homelessness and the environment are connected, and upcoming Clean Energy initiatives.
Author: Shemaia Kountouros
EP 146 Demise of Local News and Media
EP. 146 Demise of Local News and Media. KMRE General Manage Suzanne Blais and Operations Manager Robert Clark discuss the future of independent, local voices in Whatcom County.
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EP 145 Human Rights in Whatcom County, Theresa Williams
EP. 145 WHRTF’s Theresa Williams on local human rights and racism past and present and on despair, inspiration, and hope. Click here to listen.
EP 144 Redline Salish Sea Warrant
Ep. 144. Guest Host Liz Darrow on Redline Salish Sea Facebook Warrant approval. The group also discusses the new Port Commissioners and the election’s implications for Bellingham’s waterfront. Click here to listen.
EP 143 Joe Teehan and the State of Returns
Ep. 143. Joe Teehan returns to commentary as a guest-host of Cascadia News Now! Joe joins Dave Willingham and Tim Johnson for insights on WA, Whatcom and Bellingham elections. Listen now.
EP 142 Whatcom Jail Proposition
Ep. 142: One last look at the Whatcom Jail Initiative Proposition 2017-6. Guests: No New Jail Tax Campaign Communications Director Genevieve Jones and concerned citizen Doug Starcher, who filed a Public Disclosure Campaign complaint against Whatcom County.
EP 141 Whatcom Three, Stand.earth and Matt Krogh
Ep. 141. Matt Krogh, Extreme Oil Campaign Director with environmental advocacy group, “Stand dot Earth” on regional efforts to halt fossil fuel transportation, oil spills and how it’s all connected. And Josephina Mora of the Whatcom 3 on the trial and verdict. The three were arrested when protesting Donald Trump’s 2016 visit to Whatcom County. Click here to listen.
EP 140 Searches and Civil Rights
Ep. 139. Long-time civil rights defenders, the legal team of Larry Hildes and Karen Weill have been defending immigrants, activists, targets of police harassment and others in need, often with little or no compensation. They discuss the DACA decision, the Facebook Bellingham NODAPL search warrant, and an FBI investigation targeting local environmental activists.
Junga Subedar and Michelle Vendiola, representing Community to Community, Red Line Salish Sea and the Whatcom Civil Rights Project lead the show with a response to the decision to grant a search warrant to the Facebook page and the implications for our civil rights.
EP 139 NAMI Whatcom County
Ep. 139. Marie Marchand and Laurie Maxwell, of National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Whatcom County.
A deep, far-ranging dialog on the challenges, culture, funding and future of mental health. from a personal and advocacy perspective. Powerful show!
EP 138 DACA Decision – NODAPL FB Warrant
Ep. 138. Special Guests. DACA recipient Jose-Manuel Carillo and Rosalinda Guillen, direct from WA AG Bob Ferguson’s press statement in Seattle. They talk about why DACA is important, and how the advocacy on the left might be getting it wrong.
In a groundbreaking case,Whatcom Superior Court’s Judge Snyder has granted permission for WA State to access users and information from the Bellingham Redline Salish Sea Facebook profile. More than 1,650 people like the page. More than 1,700 follow it
Attorney Mike Broadsky defended the Facebook page against the warrant. He talks about the case, why the warrant went forward and what happens next.