• Pinky Vargas Pinky Vargas keeps busy between her dual roles as a Bellingham City Council member and as the Energy Efficiency Outreach Manager for Puget Sound Energy. Her commitment to community and love for people drives her engagement and passion for making change. June 16, 2015
  • Shuksan over Icy Lake Mt. Shuksan is the most photographed mountain in the world, largely from this spot on the edge of Picture Lake. But wintertime photos are less common. (click to enlarge) June 15, 2015
  • Good News for WWU Students WWU Grads Finding more Jobs—Employment numbers for WWU grads are climbing steadily, and this year’s graduates report a 5% higher average salary than 1 year ago. David Suzuki Visits MBT (only US stop)—The author of Letters to My Grandchildren is only making 1 stop in the United States—at Mount Baker Theatre. Through a partnership with […] June 12, 2015
  • Get Outside Our water and mountain-ringed paradise has yet another claim to fame: Bellingham was named the 2nd most fitness-friendly city in America. Bellingham ranked second only to Boulder, Colorado among 369 metropolitan areas on which the Huffington Post gathered extensive data in three categories: People: are there local people who can help with fitness goals? Businesses: […] June 11, 2015
  • A County Fair with a Scottish Flair The sound of bagpipes, dancing, and happiness filled Hovander Homestead Park this weekend as the Scottish Highland Games came to town again. Described as a “county fair with a Scottish flair,” the Highland games have a little something to offer everyone. Scottish Highland Dancing, food, scotch ale, feats of strength and athleticism, and of course—bagpipes. […] June 10, 2015
  • Edwin Martinez of Onyx Coffee Edwin Martinez exports coffee out of Guatemala and imports to the U.S. under Onyx Coffee. He owns the Onyx Coffee Bar on Railroad Avenue (where it becomes the Interurban Trail, just south of the Market Depot) in downtown Bellingham. For more from Edwin, check out his TEDx Talk or drop by the Onyx Coffee Bar […] June 9, 2015
  • Bellingham from Above This aerial view of Bellingham shows just how huge the waterfront redevelopment project is.  With Mt. Baker, and the Twin Sisters in the distance, we could gaze at this for days. Photo by Nick Kelly. (click to enlarge) June 8, 2015
  • Zombies, A Food Truck, Brewing, and More Black Drop Coffeehouse’s Annual Water Balloon Fight Grows. The fifth annual zombie themed water balloon fight organized by the downtown coffeehouse is scheduled for this weekend, and it looks to be the largest yet. Maritime Heritage Park plays host, and drop-ins are encouraged. We Have a Photo Competition Winner! The City of Bellingham will recognize […] June 5, 2015
  • Unforgettable The 2015 edition of Ski to Sea race is not one we’ll soon forget. Record low snowfall this winter left the mountain without enough snow to host the traditional first 2 legs of the multi-sport race—cross-country & downhill skiing. Race organizers selected an alpine run to open the race instead, followed by the road run, […] June 1, 2015
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