October 26, 2015 Sandy Robson News broke this past weekend in Whatcom County about a last minute coal terminal-funded PAC, formed by Gateway Pacific Terminal (GPT) applicant Pacific International Terminals LLC, to support Charter Review Commission-generated Props 1, 2, and 3, and to oppose citizen-proposed Prop 9, placed on the November election ballot, via ordinance, […]
3 hrs October 24, 2015 Sandy Robson Port of Bellingham candidate Gary Jensen finally got around to filing his campaign contributions (late). In reviewing those Public Disclosure Commission C3 reports, I can see why he waited.
October 21, 2015 A sponsored post from Whatcom Republicans just jarred its way before me in my Facebook newsfeed. It was urging folks to “read this opinion piece by the Whatcom County small city Mayors.”
Yesterday at 12:40am September 27, 2015 Sandy Robson I posted a comment on September 18 on Ferndale mayor candidate Cathy Watson’s Sept. 17 Facebook post in which she announced she has been endorsed by 4 of her 6 fellow Ferndale City council members.
September 16, 2015 Dena Jensen In a January 2014 article printed in the monthly Whatcom Watch publication, author Sandra Robson suggested, “Let’s pretend we are big corporations like SSA/PIT and BNSF, who desperately want this coal terminal [Gateway Pacific Terminal or GPT] to be permitted and built,” and asked, “…what could our pretend corporations do […]
by Sandy Robson An August 13, 2015 joint press release issued by SSA Marine, Cloud Peak Energy, and the Crow Tribe announced that, “the Crow Tribe and Cloud Peak Energy are joining SSA Marine as partners in the Gateway Pacific Terminal.”
by Sandy Robson After reading their 2015 Whatcom County Voters’ Pamphlet, some voters could wonder if Port of Bellingham Commissioner candidate Gary Jensen’s pants are on fire. Current Ferndale Mayor Gary Jensen’s candidate statement in the “Whatcom County Official Local Voters’ Pamphlet” seems to be an odd manifesto which contradicts the mayor’s actions.
5 hrs Juy 17, 2015 Sandy Robson “Now there is a chance for one more good neighbor at Cherry Point. . .We all need to stand up and say we know good jobs and high environmental standards ARE compatible.” –Ferndale Mayor Gary Jensen in a November 2012 radio ad for the November 29, 2012 Gateway […]
8 hrs July 14, 2015 Sandy Robson As we head into the primary elections, I decided to re-visit some of my older articles, Facebook comment posts, and public records I obtained to remind people why Gary Jensen should not be elected for Bellingham Port Commissioner. . .or for any other elected office. Today’s reason:
1 hr July 10, 2015 Sandy Robson Do you want your Bellingham Port Commissioners to be focused on listening to you, or to be offering corporations and developers the upper hand? As we head into the primary elections, I decided to re-visit some of my older articles and comment posts to remind people why Gary […]