The Political Junkie is now a married man

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Tue, Jun 28, 2011, 6:16 pm  //  Riley Sweeney

This last Saturday, June 25th, Bryna and I finally tied the knot. It was a beautiful sunny day, we erected a giant maypole and spoke our vows. We took a brief honeymoon at Long Beach, WA and now are working on thank you cards. I'll get back to blogging in a week or so, I have some news about the County Council races and a brand-new feature for this blog. But all that can wait. For now, here is a picture of us on our wedding day.

Michelle Luke  //  Tue, Jun 28, 2011, 7:42 pm

Congrats to you and your bride!
I remember a piece you wrote awhile back about marriage, and the the not so positive feedback you recieved. I want to “endose” your decision to commit to a life partner, and wish you both all the best. As a person who has experienced a failed marriage and then gone on to a 29 year {so far} marriage, I believe having a life partner makes for a more “full” life experience. We know what the end is, so it’s all about the journey with the best you hook up with! Family and friends. Best Wishes


Gene Knutson  //  Wed, Jun 29, 2011, 9:43 am

Congratulations Bryna & Riley:

The best to both of you, And Bryna if you need help being married to a political junkie call my wife Jan she has
fifteen years of experience and lots of stories.


John Lesow  //  Wed, Jun 29, 2011, 11:17 pm

Wishing you both much happiness, health and harmony
God Bless
John Lesow


The Political Junkie is now a married man

Tue, Jun 28, 2011, 6:16 pm  //  Riley Sweeney

It says it all in the title

3 comments; last on Jun 30, 2011

Problems with SEPA review of Cornwall Landfill

Thu, Jun 23, 2011, 8:30 am  //  Wendy Harris

Time is running out for public comment on the Port's proposal to use toxic waste as a cap at waterfront re-development site.

5 comments; last on Jul 02, 2011

Paper Dreams in Fairhaven

Next door to Village Books

Learning about law at the Farmer’s Market

Wed, Jun 22, 2011, 2:07 am  //  Ellen Murphy

Where are the police when aggression and naked greed take us all for a ride?

8 comments; last on Jun 28, 2011

The Cole Train: Tell it to the Herring

Mon, Jun 20, 2011, 11:42 am  //  Tip Johnson

Wherein something smells a bit fishy

2 comments; last on Jul 29, 2011

Just say no to unneeded regulations

Mon, Jun 20, 2011, 10:45 am  //  Sheri Ward

Proposed landlord licensing for Bellingham is on today's city council agenda.

10 comments; last on Jun 30, 2011

From the Political Junkie: Dems Endorsement PART TWO

Fri, Jun 17, 2011, 11:30 am  //  Riley Sweeney

Whatcom Dems Endorsement report, part two

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From a Political Junkie: Whatcom Democrats Endorsement Meeting

Fri, Jun 17, 2011, 4:30 am  //  Riley Sweeney

Riley Sweeney reports from the June Endorsement Meeting of the Whatcom Democrats

4 comments; last on Jun 19, 2011

From the Political Junkie: The “Firing” of Dan Pike

Wed, Jun 15, 2011, 5:00 pm  //  Riley Sweeney

Riley Sweeney takes on a false narrative pushed by Pike supporters

13 comments; last on Jun 16, 2011

“Beneficial reuse” of dioxin at Cornwall Landfill

Mon, Jun 13, 2011, 10:58 pm  //  Wendy Harris

The public is generally unaware that a "cleanup action" at Cornwall Landfill involves depositing hazardous waste more toxic than the material already on site.

3 comments; last on Jun 15, 2011

And Starting in Gate…...

Mon, Jun 13, 2011, 2:44 am  //  Ham Hayes

The Whatcom County Executive race

7 comments; last on Jul 22, 2011

Four exciting primaries this July

Fri, Jun 10, 2011, 6:38 pm  //  John Servais

Whatcom County Executive, Bellingham Mayor, Sheriff and Ferndale Mayor are all hotly contested primary elections.

1 comments; last on Jun 12, 2011

Riley reporting on the Pandamonium at the Courthouse

Fri, Jun 10, 2011, 11:28 am  //  Riley Sweeney

Riley will be liveblogging from the County Auditor's office

1 comments; last on Jun 10, 2011

Kremen has a problem

Thu, Jun 09, 2011, 9:52 pm  //  John Servais

Pete Kremen filed for county council against incumbent Tony Larson.

4 comments; last on Jun 11, 2011

On the Take - Coal Port advocates

Wed, Jun 08, 2011, 2:09 pm  //  John Servais

Who all is on the take? Who all has not been up front about being on the take for the Coal Port?

4 comments; last on Jun 12, 2011

Candidate Filing now 24/5

Mon, Jun 06, 2011, 7:02 pm  //  John Servais

Our Whatcom County auditor now provides 24 hour online candidate filings.

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Running blog on Coal Port

Fri, Jun 03, 2011, 12:56 pm  //  John Servais

A running update of links and info on the Coal Port and Trains of proposed Gateway Pacific at Cherry Point.

15 comments; last on Jun 29, 2011

Status of Rental Licensing and Inspections in Bellingham

Thu, Jun 02, 2011, 9:32 pm  //  Dick Conoboy

Updates on Rental Licensing in Bellingham

15 comments; last on Jun 25, 2011

Dave Warren plays the martyr

Thu, Jun 02, 2011, 7:45 pm  //  John Servais

The public meeting to hear opinions about the coal port last night saw local union leader Dave Warren playing games.

3 comments; last on Jun 05, 2011

Flash mob for coal meeting

Wed, Jun 01, 2011, 5:32 pm  //  Guest writer

Guest writer Mark Flanders' call to action for June 1 flash mob at coal port meeting

7 comments; last on Jun 09, 2011

 

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