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Blues musician Wes Mackey played the second of five free weekly summer concerts on the PAC Plaza June 6.

While Mackey's first gig--more than 50 years ago--paid only 50 cents and a chicken sandwich, he eventually found himself touring with the likes of Muddy Waters, John Lee…

The Chuckanut Foot Race has taken many twists and turns throughout its 50-year history. As the oldest foot race in the state, however, it’s a Bellingham staple.

The race will celebrate its 50th anniversary Saturday, July 9. Race director Kelly Krieger said she expects between 500 and 600…

While the weather outside Toppenish High School on a recent weekday invited traditional summer break activities, the teenagers inside didn’t regret spending their morning and afternoon in class.

Twenty high school-age students were working on 3-D models of saturated and unsaturated fat…

Whatcom Transportation Authority is updating its bus routes, and they're looking for public input.

Feedback on the proposed plan must be received by July 15.

One meeting remains for collecting in-person input. That meeting is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday…

Jake Brunner found his way to Bellingham, Washington, from Huston, Texas, following his passion of creating jewelry.

Today, Jake is a part owner in the jewelry company Leaf and Badger. He's dedicated to creating fine, unique pieces, many of which include inspiration from the Pacific…

Irish architect John Reid has come all the way to Bellingham, and believes he has found the city's pot of gold.

“It's almost a piece of treasure to find this kind of thing,” he says.

An excavator ripped through the dilapidated annex of the Granary Building along the waterfront last month.
The demolition paves the way for the remaining structure to be rebuilt into offices and restaurants.

Local Americana band Polecat kicked off the Summer Noon Concert Series this past week under the warm June sun.

Polecat has traveled all over Northwest United States, performing more than 550 shows and recording three albums in six years. More on them is available at www.…

Apartment buildings are popping up all over the city, with more on the way.

The reason? Demand remains very high. Many apartments are snatched up within minutes of being listed as available.

In a recent report, the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of…

“Spread your wings when you retire,” advises Lynne Masland of Bellingham.

She has taken her own recommendation. Since retiring as communications director at Western Washington University, Masland, 75, has written a book about the history of the Bellingham YWCA, published a collection of…

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