IAFF Local 106

Bellingham / Whatcom County Professional Fire Fighters in Bellingham, Washington.

  • Firefighters for Joe Biden! Yes, but Why? PLEASE read note from IAFF General President Harold Shaitberger

    Posted in Political Action, Public News on Apr 29, 2019

    It is your union's job to represent you on the issues that have a profound effect on your career - health and safety, wages, benefits and working conditions. It is not a duty we take lightly and not one we will not shy away from. Because whether we like it or not, every single decision that affects you, your career and the ability to provide for your family is made by a politician or someone who is appointed by a politician. With that in mind, it is important that you have a union that fights hard on your behalf in the political process.

    Many of you may not like us being involved in politics o...

  • Local 106 Endorsese Garret O'Brien for Bellingham Mayor

    Posted in Political Action, Public News on Jun 07, 2019

    On 6/6/2019, After much deliberation, your IAFF L106 Executive Board endorsed Garret O'Brien for City of Bellingham Mayor.  More information forthcoming...

  • Garret O'Brien: Meet and Greet, June 26

    Posted in Political Action, Public News on Jun 10, 2019

    'Come Meet your next Bellingham Mayor, Garret O'Brien!  Have a pint with our endorsed candidate as you get to know him a bit.  Beers on your Local.  June 26th, 17:00-18:30, Twin Sisters Brewing, 2300 Block, Grant St, B'ham.'

  • Your L106 2019 Primary Election Endorsements

    Posted in Political Action, Public News on Jul 18, 2019

    Your Whatcom Co. Primary Ballots should be arriving in the U.S. Mail over the next two days.  L106 has done much research and many interviews to come up with a slate that we believe best represents your hours, wages and working conditions.  We will have more interviews and research on other candidates before the General Election.  I invite you to take part in these activities.  Plese lmk if that's you.  

    In Solidarity,

    Colin Lowin




    Garret O'Brien



    Carrie Blackwood



    Hollie Huthman





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