This site will be quiet for a week

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Wed, May 28, 2003, 5:31 pm  //  John Servais

as I will be out of town. Upon return, my first interest will be updating the candidate listings in the right-hand column. If you have info on a candidate - or a person considering running - then please Email it to me at: Thanks.
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This site will be quiet for a week

Wed, May 28, 2003, 5:31 pm  //  John Servais

as I will be out of town. Upon return, my first interest will be updating the candidate listings in the right-hand column. If you have info on a…


Two basic political concepts were trashed last night

Tue, May 20, 2003, 5:33 pm  //  John Servais

The Bellingham city council passed the Public Facilities District (PFD) agreement last night. What was passed was 100% what the mayor, last September, told the PFD board to…


Thank you for visiting Whiner Net

Mon, May 19, 2003, 5:37 pm  //  John Servais

Welcome back. I thank you for visiting Whiner Net - as it is called around Bellingham City Hall. Even the mayor has endorsed that name in our local…


Brett Bonner has announced

Thu, May 15, 2003, 5:49 pm  //  John Servais

he will run for Mayor of Bellingham. He has resigned his news job at a local radio station. At the end of his last broadcast this morning, the…


False rumor; fiscal responsibility

Wed, May 14, 2003, 5:54 pm  //  John Servais

One rumor proved false. Scott Walker will not run for mayor. He had heard the rumor also.

Not rumor is the fact that Port Commissioner Ginny Benton and her…


City Council support for Clean Water Alliance

Tue, May 13, 2003, 6:00 pm  //  John Servais

The Bellingham City Council last night voted 5-2 to support the Clean Water Alliance legal action against Whatcom County's designation of Sudden Valley as an Urban Growth Area…


Web site to check out

Mon, May 12, 2003, 6:08 pm  //  John Servais

Waterfront Futures for Bellingham - nothing here. This is one of those processes t


Very first PFD meeting finally scheduled

Mon, May 12, 2003, 3:15 pm  //  John Servais

The Bellingham City Council will finally hold its very first public hearing of the Public Facilities District (PFD) proposals next Monday, May 19, 7 pm at city hall.…


I don’t have the resources the Herald has, and yet . . .

Fri, May 09, 2003, 6:24 pm  //  John Servais

The Bham Herald admits sitting on - covering up - for months the headline story today about developer Rick Westerop being a Canadian felon and being barred from…


I know, it is not local stuff,

Mon, May 05, 2003, 6:33 pm  //  John Servais

but too much fun to resist. Local coming - with a bang.

The Dixie Chicks played to their third sellout crowd last night. One person stood outside with a…


It is so sad to see the how small and vindictive

Sun, May 04, 2003, 6:37 pm  //  John Servais

our government can be. Fox news isn't telling you about how the US military will not allow a Belgium plane to fly to Iraq with medical equipment and…


Tis time to focus on local issues

Thu, May 01, 2003, 6:40 pm  //  John Servais

Elections this fall could bring positive change to Whatcom County and Bellingham. In particular, we need a new Mayor and we need a new Port Commissioner. The challenge…



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