Jim Talbot left ‘huge legacy’ in Bellingham, but his biggest deal was with Soviets

A prominent Seattle resident who had a profound impact on the Bellingham community is also being remembered for his role in the regional commercial fishing industry. jim talbotIt was a prickly time for the West Coast fishing industry, as U.S. Sen. Warren Magnuson was proposing legislation to establish a 200-mile “exclusive economic zone” for U.S. waters that would become a part of the Magnuson Act in 1976. Read the rest here 17:03