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

"Excellent Dick. Thanks.

Jan 14, 2021 on
Yes, Now You Know - An Open Letter To Congress

"The CCFPD Mission Statement:Our Mission: The mission of the Chuckanut Community Forest Park District is to ensure the entirety of the property is protected in public ownership in perpetuity, [...]

Nov 11, 2020 on
The 100 Acre Wood Shakedown

"The article leaves out the key to the point of continuing the Park District a little longer: having a legal government body whose mandate(in addition to paying off the [...]

Nov 11, 2020 on
The 100 Acre Wood Shakedown

"Dick: A-After first use of  ‘person’ and up to the word ‘unless’ use the phrase “may reasonably appear to directly or indirectly to financially benefit”. B - similar change [...]

Oct 10, 2020 on
Changing Bellingham's Definition Of "Family"

"Dick rightly and knowledgeably calls out landlord abuse in relation to the family definition issue in our local codes. I would like to add that the systemic abuse that the [...]

Oct 10, 2020 on
Changing Bellingham's Definition Of "Family"