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Could a ‘community court’ work in Whatcom?

District judge candidates see eye-to-eye on community needs

The front entrance of Whatcom County District Court as a person opens the glass door to walk in.
Negotiations have stalled between Whatcom County administration and hundreds of county workers represented by the Teamsters. The two sides will enter mediation in April. (Kyle Tubbs/Cascadia Daily News)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
Whatcom County’s criminal justice system is in turmoil. Between the COVID-19 pandemic, an aging ja

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