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North Whatcom recycles nearly 3,300 tons

Nooksack Valley Disposal gives 2019 statistics   WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling, serving north Whatcom County, recycled 7.8% more material in 2019, topping ...

2020 Ski to Sea registration now open

Standard early team entry fee is $599; online registration strongly encouraged   WHATCOM — Registration is now open for the 47th annual Ski to Sea Race on Sunday, May 24, 2020. ...

Shewmake lists her legislative priorities

Tops is aiding access to rural child care   OLYMPIA — Forty-second District state Rep. Sharon Shewmake (D-Bellingham) says her goals for the 2020 legislative session are “to ...

Letters to the Editor — Jan. 22, 2020

Vote ‘yes’ on two Meridian levies   As a parent whose children have benefited greatly from the education provided at Meridian High School, I am respectfully asking everyone ...

Senate passes single-use plastic bag ban

Proposal: Bring your bag, use paper or pay 8-cent fee for allowed plastic By Leona Vaughn WNPA Olympia News Bureau   OLYMPIA — In an attempt to reduce plastic pollution, a bill ...