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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Saturday Morning Live for May 21, 2016

Host Kris Halterman discusses the proposed changes to the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan update of 2016, with the Petree’s of Public Policy Perspectives, LLC.   

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Saturday Morning Live May 14, 2016

Host Kris Halterman will interview Whatcom County’s Auditor, Debbie Adelstein on the process and differences between initiatives and referendums, and why it matters to the voters.  

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Army Corp of Engineers Side with Tribes over Expansion for Growth and Economic Opportunity of Dry Bulk Exports at Gateway Pacific Terminal

If you are disappointed and concerned about the Army Corp of Engineers decision to deny a permit for the Gateway Pacific Terminal, you are not alone. The Federal Government with the aid of the Army Corp of Engineers have set up a precedents that must be challenged in the courts. Not to do so, will forever negatively …

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Starfish Baby-boom – Species Is Thriving In Pacific NW

AP story about the revival of starfish along the West Coast. It reminded me about a poignant plea for support from the executive director of RE Sources who couldn’t find any starfish one day and quickly jumped to species extinction and the causes of extinction. A summary of Chicken Little’s story is below.   Sept. …

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Fish vs the Pacific Northwest

This post was written prior to learning of the Army Corp of Engineers decision to deny consideration of the permit for the Gateway Pacific Terminal at Cherry Point. Coming from an agricultural background I have been watching with interest the “What’s Upstream” story. If your only source of news is the McClatchy Group or TV …

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Saturday Morning Live for May 7, 2016

Hosts Kris Halterman and Lorraine Newman discuss the new Agricultural Research arm of the Washington Policy Center, with Chris Cargill, of WPC’s Eastern Washington Office. The discussion revolves on the results of this study, a report of the Future of Farming, and a focus on food security. State must ensure Ag is priority & considered …

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Saturday Morning Live for Apr. 30, 2016

It’s property tax time for everyone. High on that list is every property owner’s 1st Half Property Taxes due April 30th, 2016. Hosts Kris Halterman continue the discussion with Whatcom County’s Assessor, Keith Willnauer. As your property taxes go up, learn how they’re being shifted and fewer people are paying the tax bill. What is a tax …

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Whatcom County Blows the Whistle on the EPA’s Illegal Funding for Lobbyist’s Lies

A few weeks ago, local radio host Dillon Honcoop, assisted in posing the question, Why does our local Whatcom Transit Authority (WTA) have billboard advertising on them that falsely accuses farmers and farming, for polluting the land? By exposing the actions of the WTA, local people and a local farming organization, Save Family Farming, dug deeper …

Saturday, April 23, 2016

You Pay the Taxes…They Control Your Life. Now What? Whatcom County Redistricting has Completed – Will the Voters be Pleased?

April 21, 2016 Podcast: KGMI Morning Show Host Dillon Honcoop interview with Brett Bonner Last Fall the Voters approved Proposition 9, “5 Fair and Equal Districts,” which were sold to the voters as a way to unify the County and insure that everyone living in Whatcom County would be able to elect their representative to …

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Saturday Morning Live for Apr. 23, 2016

Host Kris Halterman interviews Host Kris Halterman interviews Washington State Rep. Elizabeth Scott, 39th Dist. (R) as she seeks to win the seat for U.S. Congressional, District 1. Learn about Elizabeth, who she is and her goals to make Washington State great.     

Podcasts

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Saturday Morning Live May 21, 2016

Host Kris Halterman discusses the proposed changes to the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan update of 2016, with the Petree’s of Public Policy Perspectives, LLC.

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Saturday Morning Live May 7, 2016

Hosts Kris Halterman and Lorraine Newman discuss the new Agricultural Research arm of the Washington Policy Center, with Chris Cargill, of WPC’s Eastern Washington Office. The discussion revolves on the results of this study, a report of the Future of Farming, and a focus on food security.

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Saturday Morning Live April 30, 2016

Host Kris Haltermann discusses property tax apportionment with Whatcom County Assessor Keith Willnauer.

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Saturday Morning Live April 23, 2016

Guest host Lorraine Newman interviews Elizabeth Scott, State Representative, 39th district, who is running for the seat of U.S. Congressional District US 1.

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Saturday Morning Live April 9, 2016

Host Kris Halterman talks with Glen Morgan of, We the Governed on today’s show.

Did you know that it is illegal to wash your car in Bellingham and Whatcom County? Hear the story of a local businessman’s recent run-in with the Dept. of Ecology and the City of Bellingham for washing his vehicles on a Bellingham Street.

Douglas-CourthouseAlso, are our local government offices keeping track of the personal assets that have been bought and paid for with your tax dollars? Maybe not. Hear how Douglas County (and others) have not been following state law.