The Port of Bellingham has big plans for 2022 following the re-election of two commissioners and new development at the Bellingham International Airport.
Student-athletes do more than just go to practice after attending classes. Western Washington University’s men’s basketball player RJ Secrest has lived the true life of a student-athlete heading into his fifth year at Western.
The No.16 Western Washington University volleyball team is in the final stretch of the regular season and is looking hot heading into the postseason.
Point Roberts has had to face the mounting challenge of navigating its community’s survival over 18 months of border closure. But the U.S. land border reopening for vaccinated Canadians on Nov. 8 still has residents skeptical of the change it will bring.
Western never let the foot off the gas, defeating Northwest Nazarene with a 3-0 game in Bellingham, on Oct. 21By Henry Burns | November 3
Western Washington University’s women's volleyball team kept the heat on, defeating Northwest Nazarene University with a 3-0 game inside Sam Carver Gymnasium, Oct. 21.
The Western Washington University Bassoon Ensemble will be reviving the Bassoon Apocalypse concert this fall after a year off due to COVID-19. The concert will take place on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center room 155, the Concert Hall. The event is free for all Western students.
As life attempts to make a new normal, some Whatcom County artists have once again opened their studio doors to the public for the Whatcom Artist Studio Tour during the first two weekends of October.
The WWU men’s soccer team came together after a loss earlier in the week to defeat the Montana State Billings, 3-1 in a home match at Harrington fieldBy Margaret Baumgartner | October 21
The Western Washington University Vikings men's soccer team went head-to-head against the Montana State Billings Yellow Jackets on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Harrington Field, winning 3-1.
The nationally-ranked No. 20 Vikings took on the Seattle Pacific University Thursday, Oct. 15, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference bout inside Sam Carver Gymnasium.
WWU women’s rowing team has just finished their walk-on tryout process and are holding out hopes for the upcoming seasonBy Margaret Baumgartner | October 19
Walk-on athletes on the Western Washington University women’s rowing team have faced new challenges due to COVID-19 not allowing a tryout process to occur last year.
Western Washington University won a nail-biter, with the winning goal in overtime at Harrington Field, Bellingham.
Lights gleam under the trees as venue directors Sam Ashkenazy and Sebastian Hagman set up for another show at the Bluebird House. The Bluebird is an indoor venue with a large wooded outdoor area. Since the middle of June, their team has hosted big names such as CHRVNS, The Rhetorician, Foxy Apollo — which Ashkenazy plays in, Analog Brass and more.
On the overcast morning of Sept. 26, Baker Lake Trail was introduced as Whatcom County’s first entrant into the national Old-Growth Forest Network. A small crowd of area residents gathered amid the trees, some estimated to be over 120 years old, to watch the historic ceremony and participate in the dedication hike.
The Harvest festival at Tulip Town farm in Mount Vernon has begun. The annual festival is offering a selection of fun, fall-themed activities every weekend through the end of October. The 2021 Harvest marks the third year Tulip Town has put on the festival.
The new school year is approaching, which means high school sports are upon us, but will schools allow full attendance for fans?