March on Seth Fleetwood

People are angry. There’s anger in the streets of Bellingham like I have never seen before. It almost feels like the city has reached a boiling point, and a whole lot of ugliness is about to bubble up and spill out. Several times it looked like violence would erupt on…

On Campus Activities

After a year of being almost exclusively online, Whatcom Community College’s campus is starting to open again for spring quarter. While classes are still online, study pods have begun to open up at the new Phyllis and Charles Self Learning Commons and the Orca Food Pantry has reopened.

Camp 210 early sweep

The City of Bellingham cleared the homeless encampment on the morning of Thursday, Jan 28th. It was located between city hall and Bellingham Public Library. Camp 210 began as an occupied protest in November 2020 against a lack of resources and shelter available for the homeless population of Whatcom County….

Photo Feature: Celebrating Sea Life at SeaFeast

Bellingham SeaFeast is an annual two-day festival on the third weekend of September at Squalicum Harbor and Zuanich Point Park. It celebrates the rich maritime culture and heritage, thriving working waterfront (including a water rescue demonstration pictured below), in addition to the enjoyment and conservation of the water resources, seafood…

7th ComiCon draws hundreds to Ferndale

By Cailean Mcleod Bellingham’s seventh annual ComiCon attracted so many people that the line reached to the back side of the Ferndale Events Center. Whatcom County denizens in full regalia costume dress came out of the woodwork on Saturday, Oct., 22 to line up and get their wristband for the…

Eureka Room ‘puzzles’ Bellingham

By Katie Linton It all begins with a rolled up newspaper in hand, standing on the corner of Commercial and Magnolia in downtown Bellingham, right outside Jake’s Barbershop. This is where you meet your contact who leads you up the creaky stairs to the second story of the old building…

Mt. Baker ski resort hosts annual slalom event for snowboarders

By Katie Linton Since the birth of snowboarding in the 1960’s Baker has been a headlining mountain for boarders all over the world.  The slalom is one of those things that highlights Baker’s history within the culture of snowboarding.