Olivia Hobson
Olivia Hobson

Olivia Hobson

Staff Reporter


BUSINESS

Maritime apprenticeship program seeks to fill labor gap

Program provides young workers a career path

COMMUNITY

Local service clubs struggle with declining numbers, aging membership

Organizations hope to find new members, new ideas

INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS

Concert celebrates, honors Native American Heritage Day

Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship event featured three Indigenous performers

FLOOD: ONE YEAR LATER

Region's farmers adapt crops, prepare for future floods

November 2021 floods devastated agricultural community

FLOOD: ONE YEAR LATER

Outdated Whatcom County flood maps pose problems

Old maps lead to flood-management, risk-reduction challenges

FLOOD: ONE YEAR LATER

A river's history: Lost connections between Nooksack, Fraser rivers and Sumas Lake

Geologic past reveals challenges of flood-management future

ENVIRONMENT

Grizzly bear reintroduction considered in North Cascades National Park

Process begins for environmental impact statement, opportunities for public input

ELECTIONS

Voters reject ranked choice voting in San Juan County

57% of voters turned down Prop. 3 as of Wednesday afternoon

WTD?

What's the Deal With: Mount Baker Theatre’s boulder?

The large chunk of Chuckanut sandstone is geologic history

ELECTIONS

Children's levy too close to call, EMS levy poised to pass

48% of voters approve kids levy, 64% approve EMS levy

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