Saturday Morning Live


Friday, October 9, 2015

Local Director of Futurewise now Head of Whatcom County Natural Resources; “Who’s Running Whatcom County? continued”

On October 5th, 2015 I posted this comment on the Liberty Road Facebook page: Question to be asked and must be answered soon: Whatcom County has hired the former Director of Futurewise-Whatcom County, part of the group who is suing Whatcom County. Do you know of this new addition to our Planning and Development Staff? ...

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Whatcom County Council’s Gerrymandering – Prop 9 “So Flawed Even a Progressive Must Vote NO!”

This is a featured guest article from local resident and author, Jack Petree. The posting below is Jack’s letter which was submitted to the Bellingham City Council, regarding their action to promote discussion and potentially pass a “resolution” in favor of ‘or’ against this proposal slated to be on your November General Election Ballot. ~ ...

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Saturday Morning Live for Oct. 3, 2015 – Candidate Debates (Cnty Exec & Port of Bham)

Host Kris Halterman will moderate a series of debates with candidates and interested citizens on a variety of races and issues on this November’s 2015 General Election ballot. Part 1: Whatcom County Executive Candidates; Jack Louws vs. Joy Gilfilen will debate for the first 15 minutes of the show and spend the last 5 minutes ...

Friday, October 2, 2015

Call to Action – City of Bellingham Injects Itself into Local Politics

BAKER CREEK PLACE | JOIN NOW | 360-671-4247 CALL TO ACTION Oct. 1, 2015 Alert on 2 meetings Monday night — Charter Amendments & Ferndale issues  Please be aware of a SPECIAL MEETING of Bellingham City Council at 7 p.m. Monday night, Oct. 5 — a public hearing on whether City Council should support or ...

Friday, October 2, 2015

Stop the Power Grab

This November you will have an opportunity to STOP the POWER GRAB! How, you ask? Take a moment to watch this video from Dove Whatcom. It is so important to remember and remind yourself why we love Whatcom County. We all want to live, work, and play here. That’s why it is so important to give the people ...

Friday, October 2, 2015

Raise Your Voice for the Future of Whatcom County

Soon everyone will receive their ballot for this November’s general election. A local political action committee, DOVE Whatcom has paid for and put out a video which shows what’s great about Whatcom County. Whatcom County is a community of diverse and independent individuals, who value that they are able to live, work, and play here. ...

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Saturday Morning Live for Sept. 19, 2015

What will the recent State Supreme Court ruling against Charter Schools really mean, and what reality does it bring to all “non-common school expenditures?” Whether it’s the Nooksack Rule or the Skagit Rule, what’s the reality for each of these counties? How are the 2016 elections stacking up in the run for the office of ...

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Saturday Morning Live for Sept. 12, 2015

Attorney Peter Ojala will give the listeners an update on the Fox vs. Skagit County, Dept. of Ecology, and Swinomish Indians; regarding the County’s denial to issue the Fox’s a building permit without ‘reliable’ and ‘continuous’ access to potable water for their retirement dream home.   Also on today’s show, Host Kris Halterman will interview ...

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Council – 1 vs. Rule of Law – 0

Today, in the Skagit County Superior Court I witnessed a ruling that was bizarre. The judge did a great job of excusing the shoddy work done by the Whatcom County Council, but he refused to call it invalid because he could not allow himself, as the judiciary, to interfere in the will of the people. Fact No. ...

Saturday, September 5, 2015

SML Candidate Forum Line-up for October 2015

Coming in October 2015, SML will moderate debates with local candidates. We have also reached out to bring local representative to debate two items of great interest on the November ballot: Proposition ‘1,’ voting for your County Council representative to be done by the residents who live in the District to be represented and, the sales tax increase to ...


Saturday Morning Live in studio

Saturday Morning Live for 10/3/15

Host Kris Halterman begins her three week series of debates between local politicians facing off in the upcoming Whatcom County election.

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Saturday Morning Live for 9/26/15

Host Glen Morgan, Executive Director of We the Governed, steps in for regular host Kris Halterman and interviews Robin Koerner, Founder of Blue Republican, who joins us all the way from London.

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Saturday Morning Live for 9/19/15

Host Kris Halterman interviews Rep. Elizabeth Scott, a Republican from the 39th district, discussing the recent state Supreme Court hearing against charter schools and more.


Saturday Morning Live – 9/12/15

Host Kris Halterman will interview Brad Owens of NW Jobs Alliance about a 2012 letter received by the Lummi Indian Business Council from


Saturday Morning Live – 9/5/15

Host Kris Halterman interviews a professor from Western Washington University.