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Ocean of opportunity for reducing waste with new bills

Illustration by Cole Sandhofer By Audra Anderson Washington waters may soon be cleaner as two...

Changes to Lummi Island Ferry Service

By Haley McLendon Shorter wait times may be in store for Lummi Island Ferry riders after the Whatcom County Planning Commission unanimously voted to approve...

Community honors MLK Jr. through day of service

By John Olson The sun shone down on volunteers in Maritime Heritage Park as they slipped on gloves and got their boots dirty for Bellingham’s...

Future uncertain for e-liquid users, sellers

Photo by Oliver Hamlin By Simon Thomas Bellingham is often cloudy, but some of that haze might clear up soon. Sales of flavored e-liquids for vaping at...

AS Board talks Zero Waste, water bottles

Illustration by Julia Berkman By Simon Thomas Students for Zero Waste made a proposal to the Associated Students Board to vote on a resolution to support...

Increasing temperatures spell rocky future for Nooksack River

By Jack Taylor Cascading down from Mount Baker before flowing into Bellingham Bay, the Nooksack River is the sole river stemming from Mount Baker. As...

Stoney Ridge Farms is back this Fall

By Grace Westermann Pumpkin picking, corn mazes and apple cider emerge every year in the month of October. These festivities are only a small selection...

Officials warn of wildfire threat, call for increased mitigation

Rich Dodd, wildfire district manager for the Northwest region of the Department of Natural Resources, said “I don’t think we have enough resources to...

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...
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