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Sunday, September 27, 2020



Get out and vote: Whatcom County ballot drop box locations

  Map by Emily Mueller and Julia Furukawa This year, there are 18 locations to drop off ballots in Whatcom County.

Indivisible Bellingham gets the vote out

By Emma Kivlin A voting registration event turned block party was hosted Sunday, September 23 by local political nonprofit Indivisible Bellingham. Indivisible Bellingham prides themselves on hosting...

Blue Group’s City Hall Takeover

By Drew Stuart Undocumented students and other supporters took over City Hall, advocating for Bellingham’s municipal government to turn the town into a sanctuary city,...

Board of Trustees meeting

By Colton Redtfeldt Western’s Board of Trustees will request $60 million from the state to construct an additional classroom and lab space for science programs,...

Bellingham joins first March for Our Lives

By Sarah McCauley An estimated 2,000 people gathered outside Bellingham City Hall in the pouring rain to advocate for an end to gun violence and...

Sen. Ericksen, Republican officials hold town hall to discuss gun violence, climate change and health care

By Meredith Karbowski Hot topics were discussed at a Republican town hall meeting led by state Sen. Doug Ericksen and Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne...

State legislature set to expand financial aid to undocumented students

No time to read? We get it. Here's a breakdown: The state Senate passed a bill to open more state financial aid programs to...