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Chuckanut Ridge

Updated:  Ski to Sea Tries to Bully Bellingham

By John ServaisOn May 13, 2015

Update Wed, May 13 at 5 pm That was easy. The above map shows the final 7 mile mountain bike leg of the Ski to Sea race. The race organization was easily able [...]

Greenways Levy Money Used for AstroTurf

By John ServaisOn Jun 30, 2013

Update July 2, 9 am: I will post more on Wednesday about the 6-1 approval to spend Greenways money. I have not yet listened to the council discussion, and Gene's angry [...]

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 [...]

City Controls Chuckanut Park - Not New Park District

By John ServaisOn Feb 22, 2013

The proponents of the Metropolitan Park District (MPD) won the election. And many citizens now think the control of Chuckanut Ridge rests with the new park commission. But it does [...]

Thoughts on the Park District Vote

By John ServaisOn Feb 13, 2013

Update: 3:42 pm, Wed. The vote is now 1,894 for the Park District and 1,774 against. A 120 vote margin. An additional 386 plus votes were counted this afternoon by the county auditor. They came [...]

Time to Vote on Park District

By John ServaisOn Feb 09, 2013

For those of us living on the south side of Bellingham and voting for or against the formation of a mini Metropolitian Park District, we have only a couple days [...]

Check the Protect Bellingham Parks Website

By John ServaisOn Feb 06, 2013

If you are still considering how to vote on the Chuckanut Park issue, please check over at the website of the official opposition. They have added more information on why [...]

Ironies With the Park District

By John ServaisOn Feb 05, 2013

The Chuckanut Park District presents some ironies the advocates must face. As this debate continues, many are still holding back on their ballots. As of Monday, about 1,500 of the 7,700 or [...]

The Big Picture on Chuckanut Ridge

By Guest WriterOn Feb 03, 2013

Guest writer Nicholas Zaferatos is a 40 year resident of the south side, a former Bellingham Planning Commission member, and is professor of urban planning at Huxley College. —————- Big Picture [...]

A note from the publisher

By John ServaisOn Feb 02, 2013

If you live in the selected area of south Bellingham where the new park district will be formed, then you received your ballot in the mail this past week. If [...]

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