In the past month, Whatcom County saw multiple atmospheric rivers slam into the county, causing mass flooding that resulted in millions of dollars in damages and hundreds of displacements.
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Washington State’s 18-month-long eviction moratorium came to an end on Oct. 31, causing distress among Washington residents behind on their rent.
Reform laws limiting police use of force in mental health crises are prompting some law enforcement to respond to fewer distress callsBy Jonathan Tall | November 3
Law enforcement officials in Whatcom County and other parts of Washington are saying that a new law prevents them from handling distress calls.
On Oct. 28, Incumbent Bellingham City Councilmember Michael Liliquist and candidate Kristina Michele Martens stopped by Miller Hall and gave their final campaign pitches at a forum hosted by the Office of Student Engagement.
The Port of Bellingham’s future resides in the upcoming Nov. 2 election, as candidates for the District 1 seat are laying their visions for its development.
Grab your ponchos and bolt down your belongings — there’s a storm coming Sunday night.
Another La Niña is expected this winter, but it may not be enough to reverse the damages brought by climate change on Whatcom’s salmon population.