Democrats, Republicans scuffle over Cherry Point’s long-term uses

WHATCOM ­— The Democratic and Republican parties locally are waging a verbal skirmish over industrial development at Cherry Point. It started with a resolution passed in July by the county Democrats’ Central Committee. The language is oriented to honoring the Lummi Nation’s “sacred lands and waters” at the Cherry Point waterfront — which has deepwater…

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