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The Ride For Cherry Point




Added by Stephan Michaels on September 15, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Chicken Little

Skin one half chix and soak in water with sea salt. Rinse and place in baking dish atop sundry veggies, apples, garlic, onion and bay leaves. Top with a tomato, orange, thyme, cracked blk pepper, curry and garam masala sauce. Cover in wet pickled grape leaves and roast at 375 for one hour, baste every 15 minutes.




Added by Stephan Michaels on September 3, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Linville v Pike

Came across this funny clip on the web:

Bellingham Mayor Dan Pike and challenger Kelli Linville square off on Oct.20, 2011 at Western Washington University. The question from the audience concerns the Gateway Pacific Terminal, which is a proposed coal port. Linville, who ran on the slogan "Respect, Relationships and Results," derides Pike for "checking out" on the…


Added by Stephan Michaels on August 11, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Rappin' with The Gubernor

  This might seem incongruous with my previous writing on the subject, but I found it a great pleasure speaking with Governor Chris Gregoire at Taylor Shellfish Farms Wednesday. She was there to meet with members of the Puget Sound Partnership, which she formed in 2007 to help heal our severely polluted inland sea.…


Added by Stephan Michaels on July 21, 2012 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Council Free Bellingham

   As the good people of Bellingham, Washington grapple over the Gateway Pacific Terminal and the prospect of being turned into a coal town, some in the community are embracing a new model for asserting their voice, and their rights.

   Local 'community rights' group Coal Free Bellingham has succeeded in getting enough signatures to place an initiative…


Added by Stephan Michaels on June 27, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Gregoire Needs to Weigh In

I hope the Governor even reads this:…


Added by Stephan Michaels on April 13, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

China's Energy Gateway

   During last year's debate between Bob Ferris and Craig Cole at City Club, Cole reminded everyone that we owe owe China a couple of trillion dollars.

   "We need this project," he implored. Turns out, that's more than an intimidating debate tactic. The international forum in Bejing on the 28th — featuring all the big players in global energy, including the Director of The US Department of Energy — provides a kind of backdrop for our own "Gateway."

   Check out…


Added by Stephan Michaels on March 23, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Gateway to Trouble?

— Originally Published in August, 2011 —

  Just last June, President Obama renewed his pledge to pursue green jobs and a "clean energy revolution," while speaking at a General Electric plant in North Carolina. To many observers of the president’s energy policy, those words played like…


Added by Stephan Michaels on March 22, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

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