Early Friday morning, a 180,000 ton coal freighter went through the coal dock at WestShore - the large coal terminal that our proposed Cherry Point coal terminal is supposed to compete with. No story in today's print edition of the Bellingham Herald.
How does this relate to plans for a coal terminal at Cherry Point in Whatcom County? Well, I'm not saying, but do think we should know all the facts so we can discuss and make an intelligent decision. This is a fact and is relevant to coal ports and to what might happen with one here.
The Vancouver Sun has good coverage of this. And the photo above was clipped from the Vancouver Sun. It is a major newspaper that we should all check often for news relevant to our county affairs. We should note that Vancouver is closer to us than Seattle.