Ep. 132: Whatcom County Jail Moves Forward.
Former City/County Councilman Seth Fleetwood joins in the joins the group to discuss the city and county vote to move the Whatcom County Jail proposal forward. Also, Findings from the VERA Institute and Incarceration Prevention and Reduction Task Force on jail growth in the county, and Blocking the Capital Budget.
Ep. 125: City Councilman Dan Hammill on the new Whatcom County Jail proposal, incarceration alternatives, and homelessness and housing. Also, County Candidate Roundup!
Ep. 124. Catholic Community Associate Director of Housing Malora Christensen and Port Commissioner Michael McAuley on the Port of Bellingham’s rejection of the city’s offer, the future of a city homeless shelter, and homelessness issues in Bellingham. Also, a farewell to former WA Governer, Mike Lowry. Listen now.
Ep. 122: Transgender community conversation and I-1552 rears its ugly head. Also, Hirst and Whatcom Water rights, and a group diatribe on the perils of being a pedestrian in Bellingham.
100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day, all-women panel with Catherine Chambers, Teizeen Mohamedali and women from around the world. We talk about young women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields, stereotypes about women and more. Citizen Journalist Rosa Tobin interviews students from Brasil, China, Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Ep. 113: CNN covers a week of protests. Citizen Journalists Brooks Collins and Liz Darrow cover the Worker and Immigrant Solidarity March, Bellingham City Council Sanctuary City discussion, and the NoDAPL freeway off-ramp march. Also, the 9th Circuit US Appeals Court upholds WA State suspension of the Trump travel ban.
Jay Julius and Candice Wilson join the show.
Ep. 108: Lummi Nation Ferndale School Board Director Candice Wilson and Lummi Indian Business Council, Jay Julious discuss the Department of Natural Resources decision to further protect the Cherry Point Pier. Also, Lummi Nation as a catalyst for Standing Rock and Tribal Nations advocacy to honor treaties.