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Lifestyle change needed to stop need for coal power-produced products
If Whatcom's proposed coal port is approved, as many as 18 more trains per day would pass through Bellingham, all to feed the coal-fired power plants of Asia.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Peninsula Daily News
Pipia sisters add art of juggling to their Saturday show in Port Townsend
The Pipia sisters, Sophie and Phina, are about to have juggling tossed into their musical mix.
WWU professor to address cyberbullying in free Bellingham talk
The advent of the Internet and the rise of social media means bullying is no longer limited to the schoolyard.
Bookkeeper accused of embezzling more than $180,000 from La Fiamma in Bellingham
Police say a bookkeeper at La Fiamma Wood Fire Pizza embezzled more than $180,000 from the company since 2010.
Air agency's monitor shows no emissions problems near Bellingham rail crossing
After learning about some troubling air pollution findings near a Seattle rail crossing, local residents might wonder what kind of air pollution readings have been taken near Bellingham rail crossings.
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University staff members forced to undergo reeducation in 'heterosexual privilege'
Staff members at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington are enduring viewpoint-corrective training sessions in far-left political topics like "heterosexual privilege," "gender privilege" and "language privilege."
UW researcher studying whether A.P. helps students succeed
Jordie Kvidera, left, and Helen Wong measure a liquid substance during their Advanced Placement chemistry class at Sammamish High School in Bellevue.
U-Haul stolen from woman traveling to Alaska
KOMO-TV reports that Kristen Shaulis had planned to stay just one night at a Best Western motel but came out to the parking lot Thursday morning to find the truck and vehicle had vanished.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Bellingham rejects reducing lanes on much of Alabama Street
Some residents and business owners along Alabama Street have been saying the city can't reduce the key commuter route from four lanes to two without snarling traffic.
WIC use down in Whatcom County, providers try outreach
Fewer Whatcom County women are using a 40-year-old public program that provides healthy food for them and their young children along with services that include nutrition education.
Ferndale Police station vandalism
Three months of jail time and a $52,000 repair bill await a vandal who shattered windows and glass doors at the Ferndale police station in December.
Bellingham Festival of Music auction, and special performance by 2nd...
It may seem a long time until July, but the organizers of Bellingham Festival of Music are already scheduling some events leading up to what promises to be another fantastic lineup of classical music.
Meal programs help keep Whatcom seniors healthy, at home
What does it mean to be food insecure? For a senior it may mean having to choose between paying for food or medication or utilities.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Peninsula Daily News
'Exotic Terrane' artists to offer workshops starting Saturday in Port Angeles
Artists 18 and older have a chance this month to take workshops in clay, paper and other materials with a sculptor, ceramist and printmaker visiting from across the Puget Sound region.
Best Bets: Bellingham author talks "Bad Dad" at Village books
Bellingham author Derek Munson shares his new picture book, "Bad Dad," at 6 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014 at Village Books, Bellingham, 1200 11th St. Bellingham author Derek Munson shares his new picture book, "Bad Dad," at 6 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Village Books, Bellingham, 1200 11th St. Uh oh.
LA's El Ten Eleven coming to Wild Buffalo
The Los Angeles-based rock-instrumental duo El Ten Eleven brings its unique sound to Bellingham on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St. The Los Angeles-based rock-instrumental duo El Ten Eleven brings its unique sound to Bellingham on Saturday, March 8, at the Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St. El Ten Eleven creates music that ... (more)
Photos of the week: March 2-8
Teachers Allison Lovell, left, and Amy Sothman escort preschool and kindergarteners across Fairhaven Parkway in Bellingham back to The Cottage School after an outing in the rain Tuesday , March 4, 2014, in Bellingham.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Mardi Gras at Bayou on the Bay
Dressed in a alligator suit, Leo Friedman, right, and bartender Kelly Pronold, chat as they celebrate Mardi Gras, March 4, 2014, at Bayou on Bay restaurant in Bellingham.
Poll: Do you like what Sounders FC has done in the offseason?
Joshua Mayers joined The Seattle Times as a part-time news assistant in 2005 and took over the Sounders FC beat before the 2010 season.
Best Bets: "Enlightened Piano" concert series kicks off at Bellingham church
Whatcom County pianist Karen Fitzgerald is among the featured performers when the Enlightened Piano Radio concert series begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, 1207 Ellsworth St. This "Enlightened Piano" concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, 1207 Ellsworth St., will be the ... (more)