A Healthy Community Is Our Goal

Editor’s Note: There are over 100 organizations in Whatcom County working to provide supportive ser- vices to those experiencing chronic poverty and its associated effects: ad- diction, homelessness, incarceration, mental illness, and unemployment. Whatcom Watch believes these orga- nizations often labor unnoticed by citizens — this column is designed to [Read More...]

By |2022-03-09T17:18:19-08:00June 27, 2021|Community Service Providers|

Coastal Sojourn

Whimbrelphoto: Joe Meche by Joe Meche It seems that every year when the calendar flips from mid- to late-April, I start thinking about shorebirds. It’s not mere coincidence, however, since it’s the prime time of year for the northbound migration of millions of birds along the Pacific Coast. [Read More...]

By |2022-03-09T17:13:44-08:00June 27, 2021|Beaks and Bills|

Whatcom’s Recyclers Face Uncertainty

by Giovanni Roverso Old Town Prepares for Redevelopment Whatcom County’s curbside recycling system went through a bit of a shakeup recently. Sanitary Service Company Inc. (SSC) trucks still collect recycling from customers in Bellingham, Ferndale, Blaine, and much of unincorporated Whatcom County and Nooksack Valley, almost as if nothing has [Read More...]

By |2022-03-09T17:12:51-08:00June 27, 2021|Cover Story|
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