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Earth Day, Then and Now Gallery
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Earth Day: 53 years in the making

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, events around environmental protection have evolved. Originally, more than 20 million participants were involved — to some degree — in protests, marches and other events across the nation, fighting to create political change.  

Traditional Japanese art “migrates” to the Whatcom Museum (Gallery)
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Traditional Japanese art migrates to the Whatcom Museum

The latest exhibit at the Whatcom Museum showcases one of Japan’s many textile-dyeing methods for the public to view until June 11. “Katazome Today: Migrations of a Japanese Art” features works from nine different artists across the world, including Japan, Germany, Australia and right here on the West Coast. 

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Mind over batter

On Feb. 27, I attempted the Alpha-Bet Challenge at AB Crepes in downtown Bellingham. The challenge requires participants to eat 26 plain crepes with a partner in the span of one hour. This is easier said than done.

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A clearcut debate?

The often competing interests of the Department of Natural Resources and environmental activists have set the stage for some of the most dramatic conflicts in the sphere of environmental protest. A majority of timber sales don’t receive local or even global attention.  

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