Phil Thompson

Western Washington University will offer its annual Ralph Munro Seminar for Civic Education on Oct. 27-28 on Western’s campus; elected officials, public policy experts, and educators will be among this years’ speakers during discussion panels that are free and open to the public.…

Western Washington University will offer its annual Ralph Munro Seminar for Civic Education on Oct. 27-28 on Western’s campus; elected officials, public policy experts, and educators will be among this years’ speakers during discussion panels that are free and open to the public.…

After the Viking Commons and the Viking Union Multipurpose Room filled with faculty and staff for the annual convocation breakfast, Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard kicked off the 2015-16 school year with his convocation remarks.

The full text of his speech…

Discussions of energy policy often begin with claims such as "All we need to do is 'drill, baby, drill' or 'we can generate all our electricity with wind or solar power.' " Both statements are usually based on a misunderstanding of where we are and how we got here.…

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Economics Phil Thompson will give a presentation titled “Some Observations on U.S. Energy Markets and Prices” at 4 p.m. May 2 in Western’s Biology Building Room 212.

The presentation is part of Western’s Huxley…

"WHATCOM County officials plan to challenge state government officials' interpretation of existing state law that qualifies British Columbia residents for an exemption from Washington state's sales tax.

At least $3 million and perhaps as much as $5…

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