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Friday, August 7, 2020


City & County

Climate task force begins climate measure filtering process, funding considerations

The Bellingham Climate Task Force (bottom row) and the Bellingham City Council (upper row) at Bellingham City Hall. // Photo Courtesy...

Bellingham artist creates Washington-themed board game printed on bandanna

Bradley James Lockhart’s Evergreen Bandana Game surpasses its Kickstarter goal by over $9,000 The Evergreen...

City of Bellingham forecasts a $9.6 million deficit for 2020’s budget

Bellingham City Councilmember Pinky Vargas stated that these forecasts “seem a little optimistic.” An illustration...

Makeworth Market makes it work

Bellingham business celebrates one-year anniversary amidst COVID-19 restrictions The exterior of Makeworth Market dressed with balloons...

Addiction recovery programs and services adapt to virtual support

Programs are taking measures to ensure people going through recovery are still provided support despite COVID-19

New survey explores pet owners’ scooping habits

In a city with nearly 20,000 dogs, unscooped pet waste is a major concern for multiple agencies

Whatcom County Council to enter bid to repair Flynn Road Fishtrap Creek Bridge

Whatcom County Council voted to accept a bid to repair Flynn Road Fishtrap Creek Bridge on April 20, 2019. // Photo...

Three things you should know that happened in Bellingham City Government this month

An illustration of Bellingham City council. // Illustration by Rachel Alexander By Seth Stevens City...

Bellingham Art Walk goes virtual during COVID-19

Piece from May Art Walk, on May 2, 2020 in Bellingham, Wash. // Illustration by Hannah Lewis By...

Whatcom County mutual aid groups try a little kindness

During uncertain times, community members are coming together to offer mutual aid and support. // Photo illustration by Victoria Corkum