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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...

What could increase to $15 minimum wage do for Whatcom County?

Recent studies show raising the minimum wage to $15 could have a positive effect on local economy By Forrest Morris The ongoing debate on raising the...

GameStop stock surges thanks to Reddit

GameStop experiences unprecedented stock growth By Cole Mumper Wall Street is often associated with elitism, the 1% and big business, where the rest of the population...

COVID-19 complicates Western students’ finances

School isn't only cost in students' complex financial situations: many more pieces to the puzzle By Lauryn Haywood  The COVID-19 pandemic has put an immense financial...

‘We Will’ resists lockdown restrictions

The nonprofit group ‘We Will’ met to discuss strategies to reopen small businesses Correction: A previous version of this story misidentified the formation date of...

Want to change how much you pay on student loans?

By Kiana Doyle Student loans — the daunting subject that can strike fear in the heart of any college student — may seem at times...

New international job searching resource

By Tony Mueantonthian Western’s Career Service Center added GoinGlobal, a new job searching resource located in the resource section of the CSC page for Western...

‘Snitch List:’ Non-compliance complaints lead to threats

By Olivia Hobson People who filed complaints to the Washington State Coronavirus Response about nonessential businesses remaining open during the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order...

Whatcom County Council introduced an ordinance item relating to Cherry Point Refinery

By Courtney Gullett The Whatcom County Council introduced an ordinance imposing an interim moratorium, or temporary suspension, on the acceptance and processing of applications and...

Whatcom County has one of the highest “unemployment rates” in Washington

By Seth Stevens The struggle to obtain unemployment benefits continues, as Washington’s Unemployment Security Department said they have received more applications in the past seven...
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