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Digging deeper on Whatcom jail questions

Let's take a broader look to 'build for the future'

A photo through the window looking into where inmates are kept. There are phones on the walls on the right, a table with chairs in the center, and red stairways that lead to the green doors hosting cells.
Whatcom County officials are likely to propose a November ballot measure that would fund construction of a new jail. County leaders cite inhumane conditions in the existing downtown jail, located next to the courthouse. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Michele Menzies Guest Writer
The last time we were asked to vote on plans for a new jail, I didn’t know much about it and w
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