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Local Government

Future uncertain for e-liquid users, sellers

Photo by Oliver Hamlin By Simon Thomas Bellingham is often cloudy, but some of that...

AS Board talks student senate, Lobby Day

Illustration by Julia Berkman By Simon Thomas The Legislative Affairs Council has begun drafting Western’s newest legislative agenda. Associated Students Vice President for Governmental Affairs Natasha...

Dorm residents not protected by ‘standard of living’ law

By Samuel Fletcher In winter 2016, Edens North residents were left without reliable hot water for three months total, and no hot water at all...

Midterm election predictions: Tell us what you think!

Let us know what you think the results of these contentious midterm election races will be.  

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...

Whatcom County Council At-Large Position B primary election candidate information

By Colton Rasanen Four Whatcom County candidates are running for election to fill the open seat left on the Whatcom County Council. The position is a...

More women running in local primary election than ever before

By Nicole Martinson This year’s Whatcom County primary election is breaking records with the highest number of women candidates of any previous race, according to...

40th Legislative District primary election candidate information and FAQ

By Micah Evangelista Six Washington state candidates are running for election to fill the open seat in the State House of Representatives in the 40th...

Western professor Sharon Shewmake up for State Representative in primary election

Shewmake has been a professor in Western's College of Business and Economics since 2013. // Photo Courtesy of Sharon Shewmake By Colton Rasanen Sharon Shewmake is...