Everything old is new again: Native American rights and the Gateway Pacific Terminal / Noisy Waters Northwest

WWCD WWSeptember 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 about the roadblock that the Lummi Nation presents to the proposed GPT ?” Continue reading

Mayor Gary Jensen’s Coal-Fired Pants / Coal Stop, Sandy Robson

by Sandy Robson
mayors pants 2After 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. Continue reading

Gary Jensen: “”Now there is a chance for one more good neighbor at Cherry Point.” / Facebook post, Sj Robson

11050812_1030139940353255_6140940680949314546_n5 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 Pacific Terminal EIS scoping hearing Continue reading

Do you want your Bellingham Port Commissioners to be listening to you? / Facebook Post, Sj Robson

want to come watch1 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 Jensen should not be elected for Bellingham Port Commissioner. . .or for any other elected office. Today’s reason: Continue reading

“I welcome the Gateway Terminal as our new neighbor.” -Mayor Gary Jensen / Facebook post, Sj Robson

11665744_1023654511001798_5813912902764094799_n“I welcome the Gateway Terminal as our new neighbor.” -Mayor Gary Jensen, December 2012, current candidate for Bellingham Port Commissioner,

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 Jensen should not be elected for Bellingham Port Commissioner. . .or for any other elected office. Continue reading

Just some of the reasons why voters should not vote for Gary Jensen for District 3 Commissioner of Port of Bellingham / Facebook Post, Sj Robson

Election view gary jensen16 hrs June 28, 2015  Sandy Robson

A February 5, 2014 Herald article reported:

“Mayor Gary Jensen received a 57 percent pay raise in 2008 to clean up the mess left by his predecessor, City Council members said. Now that Jensen is stepping down at the end of 2015, the mayor’s salary will come down, too.” Continue reading