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  • Firefighter Jason Karwhite Memorial Scholarship

    Posted in Member News, Public News on Nov 19, 2017

    Bellingham/Whatcom County

    Firefighters Benevolent Foundation

     

    The Firefighter Jason Karwhite Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Bellingham/Tukwila firefighter paramedic Jason Karwhite.

    Jason’s life came to a tragic end on September 27, 2014 as a result of a motorcycle accident, leaving behind his wife Sandy and children Gage & Georgia.

    Like many people, Jason was determined to make the world a better place; his life was characterized by friendship, leadership, and community involvement.

    Jason’s life was dedicated to children, families, education, and public service. His commitment to t...

  • 2017 IAFF 106 General Election Endorsements

    Posted in Public News on Nov 05, 2017

     

    Whatcom County Council

    Buchanan 

    Browne

    Donovan 

    Boonstra

     

    City of Bellingham

    Lilliquist

    Knutson

    Vargas 

    Murphy 

     

    Port of Bellingham

    Michael Shepard

     

    Lynden City Council

    Mark Wohlrab

     

    Fire Protection District 4

    Anna Trenouth

     

    North Whatcom Fire Rescue

    Rich Bosman

     

    45th Legislative District, Senate

    Manka Dhingra

     

    48th Legilslative District,  Senate

    Patty Kuderer

     

     

     

  • IAFF Local 106 2017 General Election Endorsements

    Posted in Political Action, Public News on Oct 16, 2017

    Brothers and Sisters,

    "Live from Las Vegas...we roll out this year's final endorsement list.....The envelope, Please"

    In all seriousness, the following candidates have shown an interest in working with your Union in a positive way on issures relating to your hours wages and working conditions.  These folks have worked with us on issues relating to your contracts, your benefits,  or your DRS classification.  Your Poltiical Action Committee  knows your family has many considerations in its basket  for choosing a candidate.  We hope you will consider your job and benefits as a prominant piece of ...