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Bicycle helmets not required in Bellingham, social justice, infrastructure prioritized

Helmet criminalization found to be inequitable, Bellingham sees advantages to no law By Sophia Struna Twenty-six cities and counties in Washington state have a helmet law...

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen hosts COVID-19 vaccine rollout town hall

Larsen, Department of Health say everyone 16 and up can be vaccinated starting April 15 By Kyle Tubbs On the same day Western Washington University alerted...

Tiny house village expects to open in Bellingham

Gardenview village in service to unsheltered residents By Adela Cruz The City of Bellingham announced a partnership with a local agency, Road2Home, and service provider, Low...

BIPOC in mental health services: a missing piece in Bellingham

The need for BIPOC within mental health services is greater now more than ever! With a diverse population in these fields, Western students can...

After decades of uncertainty, Nooksack Tribe and Lummi Nation aim to finalize water rights in Whatcom County

Legal adjudication process could take decades; some farmers worry about impact on water access By Cliff Heberden The Lummi Nation and Nooksack Tribe have partnered to...

Bellingham chosen as new destination for Southwest Airlines

Announcement comes alongside hopes for renewed travel economy in the state By Cliff Heberden Southwest Airlines announced Bellingham as one of three new flight destinations for...

Piece(s) of cake

Local bakery serves up sustainability By Caroline Brooks Saltadena Bakery & Cake Shop’s muted pink colors and frosting-scented air isn’t all the shop has to offer....

Not In My Back Yard

‘NIMBY’ mentality: not only wrong, but damaging By Finn Calvert Love thy neighbor. This age-old proverb seems simple enough, but even Bellingham residents struggle to abide by...

Residents worry as Bellingham population rises

Road infrastructure, housing issues become more prevalent with increase in city population By Caroline Brooks Bellingham’s population, like most West Coast towns, is growing exponentially and...

NEWS BRIEF: Covid-19 variant enters Whatcom County

Officials “concerned but not alarmed” about new variant found in Whatcom County resident, as King County announces detection of different new variant first detected...
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