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Motivated Reasoning Yields Useless Planning

By John ServaisOn Jul 23, 2012

When Bellingham Planning Department staff think “view corridors” are good things for the Fairhaven Neighborhood Plan, even if they are not needed, they get put into the plan. Such thinking [...]

Surprise Port Meeting on Thursday

By John ServaisOn Jun 27, 2012

The Bellingham Port Commission will meet for what they call a “Special” meeting tomorrow to discuss the 2013 port budget. In addition to being held with only two days notice, the [...]

Port attempts to kill initiative for two new seats

By Paul deArmondOn Jun 17, 2012

The Port of Bellingham's attempts at sabotaging the expansion to five commissioners began the moment initiative backers asked the port to adopt their petition. Commissioner Scott Walker and port [...]

Port Commissioners Secretly Meddling

By John ServaisOn Jun 04, 2012

At the May 14 Port of Bellingham meeting, the port commission approved a resolution that would put a proposition on the November ballot asking voters whether to expand to five commissioners. [...]

Cascadia Weekly again on target with the Port

By John ServaisOn May 16, 2012

For a very good perspective on what happened at the port meeting on Monday, read Tim Johnson's Gristle column online in today's Cascadia Weekly website. Or, pick up [...]

Port Commission Expansion to be on November Ballot

By John ServaisOn May 14, 2012

In a confused port commission meeting, where finding Waldo would have been easier, commissioner Jim Jorgensen reluctantly joined commissioner Mike McAuley to put port commission expansion on the November 6 general [...]

Cascadia Weekly Rips Port - Urges 5

By John ServaisOn May 09, 2012

Tim Johnson's Gristle column in today's Cascadia Weekly is a very critical analysis of the Port of Bellingham's new vision for the waterfront redevelopment. Tim outlines how [...]

Port 5 - Hour of Audio Information

By John ServaisOn May 03, 2012

I was the guest on The Joe Show on KBAI radio today. 930 on the AM dial. It is the progressive station to the conservative KGMI. Both, along with KAFE, KISM [...]

New Facebook Page for Port Reform

By John ServaisOn May 01, 2012

Bellingham Port Reform is a new Facebook page, started just this week by Tip Johnson, who served two terms on the Bellingham city council. Tip has provided revealing graphics of [...]

Port Loses New Boat Builder Tenant

By John ServaisOn May 01, 2012

Australian boat builder, Alluminum Boats America (ABA), has decided not to lease from the Port of Bellingham and instead locate in Anacortes. At the port meeting on April 3, the commission [...]

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