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John Servais

Writer • Fairhaven, Washington USA • Member since Feb 26, 2008

John started Northwest Citizen in 1995 to inform fellow citizens of serious local political issues that the Bellingham Herald was ignoring. With the help of donors from the beginning, he has improved the site, invited other writers to join him, and enabled commenting with verified real names for informative community dialog. He is proud that NW Citizen is now perhaps the oldest political blog in the world.

Articles by John Servais

Election results: Aug 7 primary, 2018

By John ServaisOn Aug 13, 2018

Link to our Whatcom County Auditor and the primary election results. Monday, Aug 13, update - 7 pm - Final Update Skagit county counted 6,500 remaining ballots today - and still have 1,500 for [...]

Richey campaign - the echo chamber

By John ServaisOn Jul 26, 2018

​The election of a new county prosecuting attorney is without question the most important elected position this year. The prosecuting attorney is one of the most powerful people in our [...]

Want Justice Reform?  Vote for James Erb.

By John ServaisOn Jul 20, 2018

​First, I offer no thoughts on any of the 28 candidates for United States senator running against Maria Cantwell. She will win in November. The other people are polishing their political [...]

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Recent comments

"Yes, where was the Fairhaven Neighborhood Association on this?  This application was filed on March 5.  Were they also thinking it was on the corner of Donovan and 8th [...]

Apr 24, 2018 on
B'ham Planning set to allow Stebner to build virtually in Padden Creek

"The council packet for the Monday, April 23, meeting is now posted on the city website.  Fortunately there is no formal ordinance or resolution for the council to adopt.  [...]

Apr 19, 2018 on
Dig Once Policy Moved Up to April 23rd

"She did vote for the secrecy act a couple weeks ago to permanently lock away state legislature public records from citizens and the press.  When I wrote here asking [...]

Mar 17, 2018 on
Kristine Lytton to not seek reelection

"Constantine, Tip has it right.  No where does my article call Bruce a racist.  Please.  Indeed, he may not have even written the article, as often  [...]

Jan 15, 2018 on
Racism Is Still With Us In Whatcom County

"Fellow reads good stuff      all makes fine sense to him            ah must find error

Dec 23, 2017 on
The Silk Road Reopens
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