SSA Marine/PIT/GPT’s latest “News Release” warrants a “Cautionary Note” / Facebook post, Sj Robson

GPT news alert.jpgYesterday at 10:04am November 21, 2015  Sandy Robson

When reading a propaganda piece such as the November 17, 2015 “News Alert” shown in the photo from SSA Marine/Pacific International Terminals/Gateway Pacific Terminal, it’s important to remember that the Lummi Nation is continuing to proceed through the proper channels to address their Nation’s treaty rights; government to government with the U.S. federal government, in this case being the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Continue reading

Potential Derailment Risk At Clayton Beach / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

whatcom hawk23 hrs  November 18, 2015  Wendy Harris

Elizabeth Britt of the underappreciated Latte Republic blog (“Exploring Contemporary Events, Government Accountability, Politics and Third Places in the Space Needle State” http://whatcomforum.blogspot.com/) sent a letter to DOE advising of “a section of beach near Clayton Beach, south of Larrabee State Park, in Skagit County, that is eroding away, due to wave and storm action. Continue reading

Accessory Dwelling Units – There Is No Rush / NorthwestCitizen, Dick Conoboy

A Bellingham ADU in the South Hill Neighborhood.

Mon, Nov 16, 2015, 4:30 am   Dick Conoboy

Over the past year, various groups (primarily a focus group, the Planning Commission and the Mayor’s Neighborhood Advisory Commission) have met in work groups to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and the need to update the current ordinance. Continue reading