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Western professor suggests prescribed fires to fight future disasters

By Ellis Thomson Summer is in full swing and as temperatures rise, so does the threat from wildfires in Washington. The scorching heat has sparked burn...

Incoming freshman brings a tiny piece of home to Western

Emmett Linklater built his tiny home with help from his father. // Photo courtesy of The Spokesman-Review   by Ellen Anderson As Western students are experiencing the...

Canada’s plans for the Trans Mountain Pipeline may pose risks for orca whales

Tanker traffic associated with pipeline construction is expected to interfere with the endangered orca whales' communication behaviors. // Photo by Nicole Martinson By Nicole Martinson...

Lake Whatcom’s water quality suffers from recreational use

Lake Whatcom serves as a source of drinking water for about 96,000 people in the Bellingham area. // Photo by Alison Eddy By Alison Eddy The...

Erosion, loose sediment at Locust Beach worry residents

Locust Beach on a sunny day. On the bluff, sediment and dirt are starting to give way. // Photo by Kenzie Mahoskey By Kenzie Mahoskey Dirt...

Official says Washington state is a nuclear hotspot

According to Adams, Washington is a large producer of nuclear weapons, though not a lot of residents realize it. // Photo Courtesy of Lilly...

City Council holds educational forum on deer ban ordinance

Photo by Grace McCarthy // The Western Front By Grace McCarthy Around 30 residents attended an educational forum on a new deer and racoon feeding ban...

Bellingham ties for first in cleanest air quality report

By Stella Harvey Breathe in, breathe out. Bellingham’s air is among the cleanest in the country, according to the American Lung Association’s 2018 State of...

Western’s Society of Plastic Engineers utilize waste for 3D printing

By Daniel Lee Sustainability is a long-term goal of Western’s facilities. Robust compost and recycling services are available, and campus is littered with fill-up stations...

Protests halt Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion

By Alison Eddy All non-essential spending for the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline has been temporarily suspended until May 31. Kinder Morgan, a Houston-based company, said...
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