An anti-abortion demonstration in Red Square on Oct. 6 drew a large group of students who countered the demonstration with their own signs and chants. The protest, organized by Christian, anti-abortion nonprofit Tiny Heartbeat Ministries, began around 12:30 p.m. in front of the Humanities Building in Red Square. There were about a dozen anti-abortion protesters. They carried graphic signs claiming to show aborted fetuses at various stages in development and quickly drew a crowd.
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In an email to students and faculty at Western Washington University on Monday afternoon, President Sabah Randhawa announced that remote learning will be extended another two weeks, starting Tuesday, Jan. 11. The extension will last until Jan. 24.
The downtown Bellingham Christmas tree was lit once again at the Depot Market Square on Saturday, Dec. 4, kicking off December and a swarm of festivities downtown.
The Rebel Artists of Whatcom are a collective of crafters, creators and artists committed to helping each other grow their business and skills. For most of the year the group holds a Saturday market at Commercial Street Plaza in downtown Bellingham where local artists can sell their work.
Governor Jay Inslee visited Whatcom County to talk about the impact and damage the county faced following record rainfall and unprecedented flooding, two days after declaring a severe weather emergency on Nov. 15.
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.