Jenelle Baumbach
Jenelle Baumbach

Jenelle Baumbach

Staff Reporter


SAFETY

Shelter prepares as temperatures expected to drop below freezing

Weekend weather brings dangerous conditions for unsheltered

LAW & JUSTICE

Ferndale Police searching for suspect in Tuesday bank robbery

Anyone with information asked to contact police

PARKS & REC

Waterfront park given new name as development continues

Further construction to follow once cleanup efforts have finished

MUSIC

Tango Cowboys lead folk fans in sing-along

Brandywine Kitchen event brings Bellingham Folk Festival to a close

GOVERNMENT

Rent stabilization bills introduced by lawmakers

Ramel, Macri aim to prevent dramatic rent increases

COMMUNITY

MLK Day mobilizes community in service, support

'Now is the time' echoed throughout speeches

HEALTH

Shellfish harvesting restrictions lessened

Decreased biotoxin levels allow for more recreational harvesting

GOVERNMENT

Bellingham Police Department to get nearly $1M in security upgrades

Upgrades include new automatic gates, taller fences and walls

EDUCATION

Whatcom County students feel social media's mental health effects

Companies respond to allegations brought by Seattle Public Schools lawsuit

HOUSING

Habitat for Humanity to develop affordable housing in Everson

Townhomes, apartments, commercial space coming to downtown area

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