A pod of five humpback whales was spotted Thursday, May 3 in Semiahmoo Bay. They were feeding about a mile and a half off the coast of White Rock, B.C. -- just across the U.S.-Canada border from Blaine, Washington.
Work continues in Spring 2018 on a project to transform a former industrial site on Bellingham's downtown waterfront to residential and commercial use. An early highlight is Waypoint Park on Whatcom Waterway, which includes the refurbished acid ball.
Purcell Painting and Coating employees coat the old "acid ball" with a layer of reflective glass beads on Friday, April 27, in Bellingham. Mutuus Studio created the design for the repurposed "acid ball" now known as "Waypoint".
Carole Teshima of Bellingham and Pat Kawabata of Des Moines recall discrimination again Japanese Americans during World War II at the dedication of the Arch of Healing and Reconciliation in Bellingham, Washington on Saturday, April 21.