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  June 2021

Whatcom’s Recyclers Face Uncertainty

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 … Continue reading

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  March 2021

Zero Energy Buildings Promise Affordable Housing

If people had more affordable housing options to choose from, more people struggling with homelessness would be able to find a place to rent, John Moon, Habitat for Humanity Whatcom executive director said in a statement. When it comes to … Continue reading

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  June 2021

City Council Moves Forward With Single-Use Plastic Ban

The Bellingham City Council is moving forward with its ban of single-use plastics. The final vote was scheduled for May 24. At a Committee of the Whole meeting on May 10, Councilmember and Committee Chair Hannah Stone said issues stemming … Continue reading

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  April 2021

Bellingham Pondering Single-Use Plastic Ban

The city of Bellingham’s Public Works and Natural Resources Committee began discussing a draft ordinance on single-use plastic in 2020. The ordinance would ban most forms of single-use plastic foodware and hotel personal care mini-containers.  However, in March 2020, it … Continue reading

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  February 2021

Solar Industry Has Grown in Whatcom County

Environmental laws have been burgeoning in Washington state recently, despite the federal downplaying of environmental stewardship under the Trump administration. Governor Jay Inslee announced an array of new climate-related policy proposals in mid-December 2020. If passed, these policies — dubbed … Continue reading

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  December 2020

Washington Conservation Corps Replenishing Bellingham’s Waterways Since 1999

Like their shoreline neighbors at the heart of the Salish Sea, Whatcom residents are fortunate to live in an iconic region with a taste of the ocean, mountain views and sweeping rainforests, accompanied by a temperate climate. Midway between the … Continue reading

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  September 2020

Post Point Treatment Plant Renovations

Big changes, namely anaerobic digesters, are in store for Bellingham’s wastewater treatment plant at Post Point, Fairhaven. The digesters would replace a pair of aging incinerators. They are the core features of the Resource Recovery project which will come online … Continue reading

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  February 2019

Samish Way Urban Village Progresses

The Samish Way urban village redevelopment project at the site of the former Aloha Motel, condemned in September 2015, will likely not be breaking ground until late spring or early summer in 2019, according to the Bellingham Housing Authority. It … Continue reading

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  February 2019

Samish Station: New Student Housing

The Samish Station “boutique” student housing will be completed in the Samish urban village area. Geared toward students, construction on the Samish Station housing project is underway by Genetic Electric, LLC, and residents should be moving in fall 2019, according … Continue reading

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