End to DST in the sights of ‘ditch the switch’ advocates

By Aspen Anderson  Washington State Journal  OLYMPIA — Washingtonians may lose their cherished ultra-late-night sunsets in the summer if Washington state opts for permanent Pacific ...

Lummi Nation to Gov. Inslee: State must consult with Tribal Nations on conservation policy

BELLINGHAM — The Lummi Nation is calling on Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee to request the state fish commission to pause a vote scheduled for Friday to adopt the state’s new ...

WHATCOM COUNTY NEWS BRIEFS: Jan. 24, 2024

Farm Forestry Association announces annual tree sale  WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Farm Forestry Association has announced its annual tree sale, with pre-sale orders from Feb. 1 ...

Survivors speak out against child marriage

‘We’re here to remind people that girls matter’ By Aspen Anderson Washington State Journal OLYMPIA — Twenty women sporting wedding gowns and lustrous veils, with chains ...

Victims push for legislation against police deception in interrogations

Amanda Knox testifies: ‘I did not know they could lie to me’ By Aspen Anderson and Mary Murphy Washington State Journal OLYMPIA — Amanda Knox, the Seattle resident who spent nearly ...

Newhouse building rises on Olympia’s capitol campus

By Aspen Anderson  Washington State Journal  OLYMPIA — Facing health and safety hazards and experiencing overcrowding, in May 2023 the original Irving R. Newhouse Building on the ...

Task force proposed to study impacts of artificial intelligence

By Aspen Anderson  Washington State Journal  OLYMPIA — Some fear Artificial Intelligence (AI) might open a dark chapter to a dystopian future. Others say the progress it promises ...

GUEST OPINION: Whatcom County Schools: Renewal of local levies 

We are grateful to our students, families, staff and community for your ongoing support. As we enter 2024, we continue to come together, be flexible and support each other.  On Feb. ...

Letters to the Editor — Jan. 24, 2024

Letter: Investment for our youth Editor, Yes or no? That’s the big question. I am not an employee of the Lynden School District but I have been involved with the girls basketball ...

Reader takes snow photos

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