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City, county leaders up their game in the fight for downtown: It’s a starting point

Bellingham's city-center 'narrative' plays out in glaring plain sight

Bellingham Police Chief Rebecca Mertzig, left, and Sheriff Donnell "Tank" Tanksley speak at a Tuesday, Feb. 20 event announcing the increase of first-responder presence downtown. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ron Judd Executive Editor
LISTEN to this column DOWNTOWN BELLINGHAM — Viewed from up high, near the top of Bellingham Tow
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