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‘Virus is widespread in our area’

By Nate Sanford The Whatcom County Health Department announced on Monday that it will no longer report locations that have been exposed to people who...

City adds ‘Hearing loop’ to council chambers

By Aryonna Willoughby Bellingham’s City Council Chambers is the first government facility in Whatcom County to install a hearing loop following renovations, although the council...

County OKs $250K budget to address COVID

By Teya Heidenreich “Our message to the public is simple,” Satpal Sidhu said. “Plan and prepare, but don't panic.” He said to follow the advice...

Travel decisions in the time of COVID-19

By Leora Watson During the novel coronavirus outbreak, is it worth the risk to travel? If one does travel with those temptingly low ticket prices,...

Whatcom Jail braces for COVID-19

By Hailee Wickersham and Aryonna Willoughby As of March 12, no one with the Whatcom County Jail has been tested for COVID-19, but the corrections...

City establishes new immigration board

By Teya Heidenreich Immigrants’ fears and points of view will be heard more than ever starting with Mayor Seth Fleetwood’s appointment of 10 community members...

Defining family poses housing barriers

By Kenneth Duncan Washington state representatives are currently considering a bill that would prohibit local governments across the state from limiting the number of unrelated...

Millworks project to provide new resources and support

By Teya Heidenreich The Whatcom Community Foundation and the Port of Bellingham are creating growth opportunities for local food organizations through a local food campus...

Mobile homeowners fight to stay

By Payton Gift Mobile homeowners in Bellingham want home security and assurance that their affordable housing option isn’t taken, quite literally, out from under them.   The...

City reviewing tiny home encampment

By Riley Kankelberg The city of Bellingham is currently reviewing a new site for a tiny home village. The location would be a former city...
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