The “People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the Tribal Cultures and History of the Northwest Coast” exhibition at the Whatcom Museum is being updated to better tell the history of the Northwest Coast people.
The Bellingham City Council extended the moratorium limiting development in the Silver Beach neighborhood by six months to protect the water quality of Lake Whatcom.
Road2Home opened its third winter shelter at Civic Stadium on Dec. 1, 2023, and it offers nightly housing, unlike its previous winter shelters.
A crowd exceeding Squalicum Boathouse’s capacity of 100 guests was spilling out of each of its doors in lines, listening in on ABC Recycling’s neighborhood meeting on Dec. 5, 2023.
After an open roller skate event thrown by Whatcom Roller Skaters in Lynden took place this summer, Rosa Caldwell and co-worker Billy Reeves were inspired. With no roller skating venues in Bellingham, Caldwell knew she wanted to create a place in town for when the sun stopped shining.
Looking beyond the curtain of the joyous holiday season can reveal those who are struggling. Donation drives are important in helping out children and families who are often overlooked.
Nestled in a tree-covered valley, surrounded by stark mountain peaks and bordered by the turquoise glacial waters of Diablo Lake, sits the North Cascades Institute’s Environmental Learning Center.
Here in Bellingham, the circus is always in town. With monthly shows at their performance venue and studio, the Bellingham Circus Guild doesn’t have to jump through hoops to entertain an audience, although they can.
The Whatcom City Council approved increased spending on affordable housing projects through the Economic Development Investment program on Oct. 24, 2023.
With finals week looming over students, the subject of studying can be a tender one. Some study spaces just don’t cut it – the dorms can be loud, apartments can drain motivation and sometimes the library is just too quiet.
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center received a $21,000 fine from the Washington State Department of Ecology for violating the state’s dangerous waste laws. They had 30 days from Oct. 31 to pay the fine or appeal it at the Pollution Control Hearing Board.
ABC Recycling has promised to follow Washington’s strict environmental regulations on their metal shredding operation and to be a good neighbor, but one local organization, Save the Waterfront, said the Canadian-based company has already lost the trust of Bellingham locals.
Those looking for a festive place to kick off the winter season can check out the Holiday Port Festival this weekend at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal.
The Whatcom County Health and Community Services program is approaching the one-year point of the pilot program Alternative Response Team within the City of Bellingham. This program was a response to the community feedback that there was a need for a new kind of law enforcement.
The pier at Little Squalicum Park will undergo renovations in 2024 that will make it safe for public access, with additional improvements to protect water quality and sea life planned for a later date.