Holiday Party Tickets
Our own Heather Christianson is running for a position on the Whatcom Conservation Board, a local board that advises farmers. Unlike other elections, you have to request a ballot in advance or go to vote in person on March 14th.
If you miss the deadline to request a ballot:
Vote on March 14th at the Conservation District office at 6975 Hannegan Road.
Heather's website: https://www.peopleforheather.com/
The 42nd Legislative district's state senator - Doug Ericksen -should either resign or refund the taxpayers. He is collecting full salary from us Washington State taxpayers, and just accepted a post in the Trump Administration to help oversee dismantling the Environmental Protection Agency. Please see:
Thanks to the several-thousand folks who participated in the Womens' March on Saturday January 21. Strong motivation!
“Don’t Mourn, Organize!”
Inauguration Day, Friday, January 20, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Lecture Room, Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Avenue.
(Inauguration is at 9:00 a.m. our time)
From Talking Points Memo, download or listen to in-depth interviews with Keith Ellison and Tom Perez:
Across the country people are holding rallies to convince Congress to defund Planned Parenthood. We don't want to defund--we want to DEFEND!
Come demand that the Bellingham City Council divest $70 million from US Bank! Let's follow the example set by the Seattle City Council in the divestment of $3 billion from Wells Fargo. This is a follow up to our protest at US Bank on Saturday, 2/4.
On Saturday, January 7, the Whatcom Democrats' PCOs (Precinct Committee Officers) met for the special, biennial "reorganization" meeting. The officers were elected as follows:
Chair: Barbara Lewis
1st Vice Chair: Abe Jacobson
2nd Vice Chair: Andrew Reding
Treasurer: Peggy Borgens
Secretary: Charis Snyder-Gilbert
State Committeeman: Richard May
State Committeewoman: Tatum Kenn
Thanks to the 91 PCOs who took part.
Buses to Seattle SOLD OUT! Buses will load at 7:30 Am at the old Costco parking lot.
The meeting will take place regardless of weather, unless the library is closed.
DATE: Saturday, January 7th, 2017
MEETING PLACE: Bellingham Public Library Lecture Room, Downtown Branch
TIME: Meeting will start promptly at 10 a.m., so arriving by 9:30 is encouraged.