Frequently Asked Questions about our new site

Q: I'm using an older browser. Will that make a difference in what the site looks like to me?

A: You'll have the best experience on our site by using Firefox 21 and above, Internet Explorer 9 and above, Chrome 27 and above and Safari 6.05 and above.


Q: Where are the obituaries?

A: Click here or use the main drop-down navigation.

Q: I can't find something where I'm used to seeing it. What do I do?

A: Go to the search window at the top of any page, and type in a keyword for what you're looking for; it should appear in a list of content with that keyword in the headline. If you still can't find what you need, drop us a note using the feedback form on the Customer Service page and we'll help you find it.

Q: Do you offer RSS feeds?

A: Yes. Here is the link to find RSS feeds.

Q: How do I find what other people are reading?

A: A list of "Trending Stories" of the day can be found on the right side of most pages on the site.

Q: How do I find photo galleries and video?

A: Galleries and videos are published in their relevant sections - News, Sports, Business, etc. and you'll find links to videos and photo galleries under news in the navigation menu


Q: Where is the "e-edition?"

A: The digital reproduction of the print newspaper is available to print and digital subscribers. You can find information about the "e-edition," as well as links to the desktop and tablet versions, by clicking here. There are also links the main navigation drop-down menu and under "Digital Subscriptions" at the bottom of every page.

Q: Has the e-edition changed?

A: The technology behind the e-edition changed Sept. 29, 2015. If you are unable to see pages, try clearing your cache and checking to make sure you have flash enabled. The updated site features "pinch and expand" viewing, side swipe to flip pages, audio reading of articles and a better way to print puzzles. You can watch a video that will walk you through the changes.


Q: Can I comment on articles?

A: We allow you to comment with your Facebook account. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.

Q: Where can I send a letter to the editor?

A: Click on "Submit a letter" under the "Opinion" link to get to the form to submit a letter to our editor.


Q. I have news that I believe would make a good story.  How can I share?

A: Please use this form or email the newsroom at If you see news breaking, call 360-715-2280 or tweet us @bhamherald.

Q: I can "like" a story on other sites and have it show up on my Facebook page. What about here?

A: Yes. When you are on a story page, a Facebook "Share" button is located to the left of the story. The link is just under the headline on a gallery page. You can click on the icon and share the story or gallery on Facebook.

Q: How do I share a story from

A: Click on the Facebook, Twitter or e-mail icon on the left side of any story page. From the arrow icon you have more options for social media.


Q: I need a story from a past date. Are they online?

A: Stories from at least 2014 forward are available by using search. Type some keywords for the story you're looking for in the search box (on the right side of dark-blue bar), and click the magnifying glass icon right next to it. You’ll get a list of stories with those words in the headline. You can also search by author’s name.'s text archive contains staff-written and other selected articles from 2000 to the present. Searching is free and unlimited. There is a small fee to see full articles from the archive.

The Bellingham Herald online historical archive offers paid access to scans of newspaper pages from the 1903-1952 Bellingham Herald, 1905 Daily Reveille and 1912 Reveille.

The Bellingham Herald newspaper pages are available on unindexed microfilm at The Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave.


Q: How do I find classified ads?

A: Click on "Buy&Sell" in the dark-blue navigation bar on any page.

Q: How do I place a classified ad?

A: Place a classified ad by clicking on the "Place an Ad" link right toward the bottom of the "Full Menu" list, or by using the "Classifieds" link in the dark-blue navigation bar on any page.

Q. Where do I find more information on print or digital advertising for my business?

A. Access our full media kit online.


Q: Who can I call if I have problems with my Press Plus sign-in?

A: For help accessing your digital subscription, please contact Press Plus customer service online or call 866-717-7377.

Q: How do I order a subscription to the newspaper?

A: To subscribe to The Bellingham Herald, click on the "Subscribe" link on the upper left side of any page on the site. You can reach our customer service representatives at 360-676-2660.

Q: Where can I start or stop my newspaper subscription?

A: On the "Customer Service" page you will find links to manage your subscription. You can also reach our customer service representatives by calling 360-676-2660.

Q: I want to buy a photo taken by a Bellingham Herald photographers.

A: Here is the link to buy photo reprints. You can buy mounted copies of print or web pages that include the photo by clicking on the story page arrow icon to "order reprint of this story."

Q: I want to use your content on my website or in another publication.

A: PARS International licenses our content for other uses.