Washington State’s 18-month-long eviction moratorium came to an end on Oct. 31, causing distress among Washington residents behind on their rent.
Two cases of the Omicron variant were confirmed in the Canadian province of Ontario on Sunday Nov. 28, in a statement from the Canadian Health Minister.
Zoe’s Bookside Bagels is coming back, but it might be several months before Western Washington University students can enjoy coffee and bagels in Wilson library again.
Latinx Heritage Month, a celebration of Latino and Hispanic culture and contributions, ended on Oct. 15. But, year round, does Western Washington University support the groups dedicated to the 1,596 students who identify as Latinx/o/Hispanic? And what is the importance of multicultural student organizations on campus?
Western is blocking students who haven’t complied with the vaccine mandate from registering for winter classesBy Katie McNabb | November 17
Western Washington University students who didn’t comply with the school’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement were still able to register for fall classes, but this winter, the school is cracking down.
Western Washington University is now hosting a new Gender-Affirming Care Team as a collaboration between various departments on campus including LGBTQ+ Western, the Student Health Center, the Counseling and Wellness Center and the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic.
Just as the COP26 ended in Glasgow this week, Whatcom County witnessed the floodgates of the climate crisis unleashed as an unprecedented storm hit our shores and swole our watersheds to breaking point.
As beds fill faster than expected, Base Camp expands shelter space; the needs of many unhoused people are still unmetBy Kai Uyehara | November 3
In preparation for an attendance increase with winter nearing, Lighthouse Mission Ministries reopened its drop-in location on 1013 W. Holly St. as an overflow shelter on Oct. 16 in addition to its Base Camp at 1530 Cornwall Ave., but some needs go beyond the extra 40 beds.
Last-minute voter registrations can be made at the Whatcom County Courthouse at 311 Grand Avenue in Bellingham by 8pm where registration updates and replacement ballots can also be obtained. Here is a list of Ballot Drop Off Locations in Whatcom.
Lights gleam under the trees as venue directors Sam Ashkenazy and Sebastian Hagman set up for another show at the Bluebird House. The Bluebird is an indoor venue with a large wooded outdoor area. Since the middle of June, their team has hosted big names such as CHRVNS, The Rhetorician, Foxy Apollo — which Ashkenazy plays in, Analog Brass and more.
After approximately 500 people were displaced across Whatcom County during the Nov. 14 and 15 floods, county governments and communities worked together to provide short-term relief through emergency shelters and donations, but long-term housing solutions to house evacuees still seem elusive.
Whatcom County faced historic flooding last week which forced school closures, road closures and damage to an estimated 500 homes. Atmospheric rain brought the worst flooding in 30 years and the county is now in the process of damage assessment.
The passage of Bellingham’s Initiative 2, banning city and police use and retention of facial recognition and predictive policing technology, is a move for civil liberty for the people of Bellingham, and a force of change for the Bellingham Police Department.
The Western Washington University Vikings men’s basketball team played against Concordia University Irvine Eagles at Sam Carver Gymnasium on Friday, Nov. 19 for their first home game, winning 87-77.
With a win over Northwest Nazarene University, Western Washington University women’s soccer team advanced to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championship in Bellingham on Nov. 11.
The No.16 Western Washington University volleyball team is in the final stretch of the regular season and is looking hot heading into the postseason.
Point Roberts has had to face the mounting challenge of navigating its community’s survival over 18 months of border closure. But the U.S. land border reopening for vaccinated Canadians on Nov. 8 still has residents skeptical of the change it will bring.
A psychology major, a friend visiting from the University of Washington and the birthday girl walk into a bar. Awed by the low-light planetary fixtures in shades of muted red, orange and white, the group hangs in the back — contemplating the cost of cocktails chalked into the board on their right.
In honor of the Halloween season, Associated Students Productions of Western Washington University hosted a showing of the film “Little Shop of Horrors” as part of this year’s Fall Family Weekend on Friday, Oct. 15.
It’s your first time out to dinner in almost a year. The restaurant is at capacity, and even though you’re vaccinated you can’t help but feel nervous as your server brings your meal. You might feel as if you’re thinking irrationally, but it is entirely normal to have some anxiety about the reopening process as things in Washington state slowly return to something resembling pre-pandemic normalcy.