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Sen. Doug Ericksen Co-opts rather than Cooperate

By Riley SweeneyOn Jun 28, 2013

Back in October of 2012, Sen. Kevin Ranker knew exactly what he wanted to do in the 2013 session. His number one priority was clear, “It is going to be a continued [...]

Who is filing for elective offices???

By John ServaisOn May 17, 2013

For the latest, check the Whatcom County Auditor “Online Voters Guide.” Also, local offices with more details at Secretary of State in Olympia. 5 p.m. Friday, May 17: No last minute [...]

Waterfront “Planned Action Ordinance” Limits Restoration and Public Input

By Wendy HarrisOn Mar 26, 2013

I oppose the proposed Planned Action Ordinance (PAO) for the waterfront. The public is being asked to cede oversight and control over waterfront development projects. The PAO will eliminate public [...]

Valuable Article in the Whatcom Watch

By John ServaisOn Mar 17, 2013

Wendy Harris has a revealing article in the March issue of Whatcom Watch about the proposed boardwalk connecting Boulevard Park and the south end of Cornwall Avenue. This is an [...]

Waterfront EIS Revised Without Public Process

By Wendy HarrisOn Feb 19, 2013

The Port of Bellingham and the City of Bellingham have proposed revisions to the Waterfront District Subarea Plan that will be the subject of Bellingham Planning Commission review beginning on [...]

Stealth Politics Returns

By Paul deArmondOn Nov 04, 2012

If you’re like me, you’ve been dawdling along this election season, occasionally having a conversation with a friend about voting this way or that, how’[...]

Election Predictions

By Riley SweeneyOn Oct 31, 2012

Hello NWCitizens, This is your shot at fame and glory as a political pundit. Sidle on up to the comments and give us your predictions on local, state and national [...]

Why Vote for Five Port Commissioners

By Guest writerOn Oct 02, 2012

Harriet Spanel and Ken Hertz wrote this in support of 5 port commissioners. ————————— At this November election, voters in Whatcom County will make a decision on whether the Port of Bellingham [...]

The Political Junkie interviews “Power Past Coal”

By Riley SweeneyOn Aug 20, 2012

Riley's Note: As usual, you can find more pictures, interviews, analysis and commentary over at my home site The Political Junkie With initiatives, campaigns and millions in advertising dollars, [...]

Efforts to save the Granary building

By John ServaisOn Aug 04, 2012

The rock solid concrete Granary building has been a landmark on the Bellingham waterfront for over 80 years. As redevelopment takes place in this area, the Port of Bellingham is in [...]

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