Michael Chiavario

Citizen Journalist • Member since Feb 08, 2009

Michael has lived in Bellingham since 1968. He retired from his job at Whatcom County Parks after 20 years of service in 2015.

Articles by Michael Chiavario

Recent comments

"Thank you, Dick. As a member of the forces that resisted the draft during the Viet Nam era and worked hard to bring you guys home, I appreciate the [...]

Nov 12, 2022 on
A Civilian Speaks To Veterans

"To the Schooldistricts credit, after several discussions with me and others, the District agreed to change the building plans for 2 schools to eliminate natural gas heating systems.

Jan 25, 2022 on
No Commitment To Sustainability = No Votes

"Amanda Fleming, “Just move”. I guess that I should tell that solution to my grandaughter who has worked as a CNA for 9 years(now in nursing school) and endured the [...]

Oct 18, 2021 on
Don’t Confuse Housing Affordability with Housing Choice

"Somebody is responsible. Some more than others. And a racist colonialist system lives on.

Oct 15, 2021 on
A Rout Is A Rout Is A Rout

"Scott I believe that I clearly outlined my solution for workforce(not Middle class)housing succinctly in my quote that you entered above followed by your snarky ‘OMG!’ I [...]

Oct 15, 2021 on
Don’t Confuse Housing Affordability with Housing Choice