Orcas Visit Bellingham Bay

Lime Kiln Lighthouse on San Juan Island is known as one of the top spots in the world to view whales and other marine mammals from land.photo: Faith Owens by Faith Owens Tucked into the west side of the central Salish Sea by several islands, Bellingham Bay is [Read More...]

By |2022-03-08T06:36:27-08:00December 31, 2021|Cover Story|

Post Point Renovations

This lagoon is located between the Post Point plant and Bellingham Bay. photo courtesy: Coastal Geologic Services of Bellingham Editor’s Note: This  is an excerpt from an article by Giovanni Roverso  about anaerobic digesters and the Post Point plant that appeared in the September 2020 issue of Whatcom [Read More...]

By |2022-03-08T06:39:52-08:00December 31, 2021|Cover Story|

Harcourt Falls Short on Condo Project

The hole dug out for Harcourt's condominiums in the summer of 2020, with the acid ball, "Waypoint," and a portion of the Granary in the background on September 21, 2021. The original contract for the condominiums required occupancy to begin in October 2019 and a revised contract required occupancy [Read More...]

By |2022-03-08T17:59:28-08:00November 30, 2021|Cover Story|

Harcourt Timeline

The Puget Sound Pulp and Timber Company operated at the downtown waterfront site from 1926 until 1963, when the Georgia-Pacific Corporation purchased it. The Georgia-Pacific Corporation shut down pulp mill operations in 2001 and tissue plant operations in 2007, closing the plant that year. The Port of Bellingham acquired the [Read More...]

By |2021-12-03T17:39:16-08:00November 30, 2021|Cover Story|

County Council Protects Cherry Point

Three docks are located within the Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve. In the foreground is the dock built in 1971 by the Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO). The middle ground dock was constructed in 1966 by Intalco Aluminum Corp., and in the background is the dock constructed in 1954 by Mobil [Read More...]

By |2022-03-09T10:50:23-08:00September 29, 2021|Cover Story|
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