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Alcoa’s Intalco Works aluminum smelter to lay off 700

A sign posted on the side of the road in Ferndale, Wash. declares support for Alcoa Intalco. // Photo by Kaleigh...

Survey shows Whatcom County’s small businesses are struggling

Outside of The Shakedown in 2018. // Photo by Lili McMurtrey By Hailee Wickersham

WWU police release photo of The Outback’s John Doe

University Police released a photo found of the unidentified man who died by suicide near Buchanan Towers on March 5 in...

Local organizations work to aid people experiencing homelessness during the pandemic

The Lighthouse Mission Drop-in Center on Holly Street in February 2020. The Mission has temporarily relocated to Bellingham High School to...

Washington rids taxes on period products

A menstrual product dispenser in the Viking Union offers free supplies at the push of a button. // Photo by Ella...

Whatcom Jail braces for COVID-19

As of March 12, no one with the Whatcom County Jail has been tested for COVID-19, but the corrections department has...

Brief: Man’s body found near The Outback Farm

Police investigate the wooded area next to the Outback Farm where a man's body was found on Thursday, March 5. //...

Tree farm creates path for salmon

Volunteers old and young planting trees at the planting event on April 1, 2017. // Photo courtesy of Dave New

Influenza B — nothing to sneeze about

The Student Health Center on the north end of Western’s campus provides immunizations for influenza and has the ability to evaluate,...

Proposed bill changes workplace drug test policy

Rows of marijuana at-home test kits found at one of Bellingham’s Dollar Tree’s. // Photo by Alix Condit

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Whatcom County Council postpones vote on behavioral health services

Motion is still expected to pass, providing crucial programs for students

Bellingham poverty rate predicted to rise.

Unemployment, lack of housing and COVID-19 contributing to countywide struggle.  By Taylor Bayly  A...

Title IX federal regulations go into effect on Aug. 14

How will these changes impact Western’s community? By Ivy Munyon Amidst...

$1 million budget cut for behavioral health services proposed

Whatcom County faces huge cuts for mental health programs and staff.  By Sophia Beach

Space, what’s up?

The recent comet is just one of many observable space phenomena over the next few months.