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BREAKING: Local Candidate for county At-Large seat told by County staff to alter Statement in Voter Pamphlet

  Whatcom County Council At-Large Candidate Mike Peetoom's( info here ...and here ) Candidate Statement was censored by County Election Staff Friday afternoon. Part of his statement under increased scrutiny by the Auditor's office included this phrase "I didn’t see anyone like me sitting on the Council." Below please find the Peetoom Campaign's Press Release concerning this issue. Whatcom County Election Office Suppresses Candidate Statement! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Peetoom Campaign Phone: 360-988-3159 ...

VanWerven opponent in 2016 fined by PDC … Another Complaint in Conservation District Case

Political activists, confrontational, Provocateurs, radicals, controversial,  are some of the words people use to describe these two.   Dirty %#$*#&%!@@#* are some of the things you hear from those who are their targets; those that work to take away our rights through government overreach and over-regulation.  Glen Morgan and Tim Eyman have teamed up on a riveting road show to bring you “The Full Contact Activism Tour”: coming to Whatcom County May 10, 2018. Some ...

Sen Ericksen stays in the State Senate.

The Fourth Corner questioned a Saturday  Bellingham Herald story that stated that Senator Doug Ericksen was taking a job at the EPA... That story is here. This is a followup to our Saturday Story.   Today, the first day of the legislative session the following press announcement was released. SENATOR DOUG ERICKSEN • GOP 42ND LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT - WASHINGTON STATE SENATE 360-786-7682     |     800-562-6000     |     P.O. Box 40442 Olympia, WA 98504-0442 For immediate release:   ...

Does the Bellingham Herald jump the gun on Senator’s Possible EPA job? You decide?

Senator Doug Ericksen With the Headline: Washington state Sen. Doug Ericksen appointed to EPA post in Seattle The Bellingham Herald runs a front page story based on what looks like a local blogger's rumors and innuendos and a quote from a secretary at the EPA's office not authorized to speak on Personnel changes. Without quotes around the statement the Herald states that: He (Ericksen) will start his position some time in the ...

Whatcom Democrats under investigation by PDC…Yes on Jail pamphlet draws PDC complaint

Remember to vote!!!  Ballot Drop off Locations are here Please Vote: Click for Sample Ballot Local Paper Prints story on Voter complaint about Yes on Jail Campaign.(But fails to report complaints against local Democrats.) The Local Democratic Party is also under investigation because of a Complaint filed on October 14th with the Public Disclosure Commission.   The yes on Jail complaint story is here.  The Fourth Corner was unable to find the  ...

Sen Ranker makes well over $100,000 more than Sen Ericksen over last three years: Specific source unknown

All the attention on Sen Ericksen's pay Made us here in the Fourth Corner Wonder about fellow Whatcom Senator Ranker and his pay out side of his part-time pay. The Fourth Corner did some work using the Public Disclosure Commission F-1 Reports and voting records. F-1 Report:  A personal financial statement that all elected officials must file with the Public Disclosure Commission by April 15th for the prior year. It discloses income and expense ...

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