Only 1% of sidewalks and 2% of curb ramps in Whatcom County fully comply with the standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to a self-assessment that the county released in February.
Cameron Baird is a second-year visual journalism student and a city news reporter for The Front. His work primarily focuses on the COVID-19 pandemic in Whatcom County. When he’s not reporting, he enjoys going on hikes, camping and listening to music. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When people around the country started retreating into the solitude and safety of their homes, small businesses across Whatcom County started scrambling for their survival.
Planned facility in downtown Bellingham aims to provide more services for people experiencing houselessnessBy Cameron Baird and Paige Thibaut | May 21
On April 27, Washington state’s capital budget allocated $4 million to develop The Way Station, a medical center that will serve people experiencing houselessness in Bellingham.
Southern Resident killer whales, a population of Orcas in the Salish Sea, may benefit from a recent court ruling imposing regulations on the Phillips 66 oil refinery in Ferndale.
A statue of Billy Frank Jr., Nisqually tribal activist and environmental leader, will be placed in the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall.
Vaccine passports are sparking political debate as extended border closures continue to strain Whatcom County’s economy.
All Whatcom County residents ages 16 and older are now eligible to receive their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.