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BREAKING: Protesters gather to demand end to sweeps, amnesty for detained activists

Activists denounce city’s handling of housing crisis; call for no-barrier shelter, amnesty for detained protesters By Faith Owens A group of about 70 people gathered the...

Western’s Resident Hall Reuse Program: a sustainable move-in option

Student-led program provides Western students with free recycled dorm necessities, increasing sustainability and decreasing waste By Hannah Cross Western Washington University students struggling to find new...

More houses does not mean less houseless

As new construction soars across Bellingham, the local housing crisis remains unsolved By Forrest Morris As homes go up, vacancies continue going down.  Despite new multi-family units...

Airbnb tax could boost affordable housing

Taxing short-term rentals may help with shelter shortages By Lucille Giaccio Bellingham is not immune to the nationwide shortage of affordable housing.   Brien Thane, the executive director...

BREAKING: City establishes temporary warming site

As temperatures dip below freezing, Depot Market Square will serve as shelter until Feb. 16 By Nolan Baker With bitter-cold temperatures gripping Whatcom County this week,...

On-campus life hurt by Western housing budget reductions, COVID-19 restrictions

Staff cutbacks, limited access to services and safety rules among changes implemented By Elisa Espinoza COVID-19 and college do not mix. Normally bustling campuses now sit...

NEWS BRIEF: No sweep at Camp 210

The sweep of the Civic Field Camp 210 location, scheduled for 4 p.m. Feb 5., did not occur as scheduled By Caroline Brooks and Izzie...

Alma Clark Glass Hall focusing on community, accessibility, inclusivity

Suites, studios, kitchenettes, multipurpose rooms and more will be available at the new residence hall coming fall 2021 By Alison Ward Alma Clark Glass Hall will...

February is H.O.M.E. month: what students should know

H.O.M.E. will serve as a virtual series that gathers local resources and organizations to help students with their housing and roommate search By Hannah Cross  In...

BREAKING: Sweep expected for new camp 210 location

Activists call for action, call sweeps 'violent and traumatic' This is a story about an ongoing event. We will be updating this story as new...
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