Port of Bellingham Commission

Compiled by Andrew S. McBride Action Taken at January 3, 2017 Meeting Shall the commission: 1. Reaffirm Chmelik, Sitkin, & Davis as the port’s legal counsel for 2017? The firm’s hourly rate will remain at the capped rate of $250.00, through 12/31/2017, for principals, and actual billing rates for associates [Read More...]

By |2022-03-18T14:51:21-07:00March 26, 2017|Watching Government|

Bellingham City Council

Compiled by Boris Schleinkofer Action Taken at January 9, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 1. Relinquish a portion of a utility easement located within vacated “G” Street? (Public hearing held.) Sanitary Service Company, the site’s current owner, has requested the partial relinquishment to develop the property commonly known as 1001 [Read More...]

By |2022-03-25T09:34:17-07:00March 26, 2017|Watching Government|

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at January 10, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 1. Appointments to council-appointed boards, commissions and committees? Planning Commission, County Council District 2: Andrew Rowlson (incumbent), County Council District 3: Atul Deshmane (incumbent); Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory: Christine Woodward (incumbent), Lee First (incumbent), [Read More...]

By |2022-03-18T14:50:11-07:00March 26, 2017|Watching Government|

Don’t Just Watch

To the Editor, We need to do more than Just Watch: be done with the entertainment. The Trump Administration is an enlarging, stinking Caecum of Lies, constipating the guts of the U.S. Government; while the media is gorging itself on the waste ! Let’s continue to put constant and effective [Read More...]

By |2017-03-01T08:09:19-08:00March 1, 2017|Letter to the Editor|


“When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.” — John F. Kennedy Boris Schleinkofer, poetrywatch editor Poetry has a voice in our community, [Read More...]

By |2017-03-01T08:07:21-08:00March 1, 2017|poetrywatch|
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