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Zero tolerance for insurrectionists in Bellingham

With inauguration less than a week away, city and county officials aim to keep community safe By Lauren Gallup On Wednesday, Jan. 6, the nation and...

NEWS BRIEF: Spring, summer 2021 quarters to continue online modality

Western will adopt the same approach as fall 2020 and winter 2021 quarters, with only research and experiential classes held on-site By Sophia Pappalau In response...

NEWS BRIEF: Whatcom County COVID-19 cases higher than ever

Health Department reiterates need to take precautions seriously By Lauren Gallup Whatcom County’s COVID-19 cases are higher now than at any other point during the pandemic,...

It’s time to ditch the Electoral College

This dated model is counter to democracy, creates lopsided representation By Izzie Lund PUBLISHED VERSION: https://bellinghammatters.com/opinion-editorial/its-time-to-ditch-the-electoral-college/This article was produced for Journalism 497B. It may appear...

Laura Wagner and Althea Frye selected as the first co-vice chairs of the AS Senate

The vote came to a 10-10 tie, leaving decision to AS Senate Pro-Tempore By Nathan Schumock For the first time at Western Washington University, the Associated...

Western Volleyball signs new recruits

During the early signing period, the Western Volleyball Team signed three new recruits for the 2021-22 season. By Ryan Myrvold Western’s volleyball team is preparing to...

Zoom bombing halts Shred the Contract meeting

Tougher security will help stop future zoom bombings By Nathan Schumock A Shred the Contract meeting at Western Washington University was zoom-bombed by three people yelling...

Real or fake: The great Christmas tree debate settled

Real trees can’t be beaten when it comes to their beauty and environmental impact  By Kaleigh Carroll Whether you’ve been belting Christmas classics since the leaves...

Holiday shopping could make or break small business during the pandemic

A gift guide to popular Bellingham businesses By Olivia Hicks  With both  Small Business Saturday approaching on Nov. 28 and the impact the pandemic has left...

Whatcom County Council reviews plans to regulate Cherry Point Refineries

Environmental activists, union workers, industry representatives collaborate on the plan.  By Henry Stewart-Wood As the climate crisis grows more serious, the Whatcom County Council has reviewed...
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