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New Bellingham store provides job training center for youth

BELLINGHAM - In a bright yellow storefront on North State Street, youth worked diligently, hunched over sewing machines and screen-pressing printers...

Joshua Gage, left , admires Shania Neet's chalk drawing welcoming customers to the Northwest Youth Services new store, We Creations, at 929A N. State St. in Bellingham, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Youth create screen-printed clothing and accessories for sale for the store that will be open Friday night for the downtown Art Walk.

Ecology plan calls for $610K cleanup of contaminated Squalicum Harbor site

BELLINGHAM - A decade after a $1.4 million interim cleanup was completed at a contaminated waterfront boatyard formerly used by Weldcraft Steel and...

Bellingham National Night Out events kick off Friday

BELLINGHAM - Neighbors from across Bellingham will be out in force Tuesday, Aug. 5, to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime.

Business

Sunset Square construction for Safeway, gas station underway

BELLINGHAM - The projects to put a Safeway grocery store and a new gas station into Sunset Square are in full swing.

Sam Marquez of Dirt Works Bellingham helps with demolition and site preparation for a new Safeway store on Monday, July 28, 2014 in Sunset Square.
Sports

Whatcom Elite AAU basketball team wins Las Vegas tournament

Whatcom Elite AAU boys' basketball coach Larry Honeycutt nearly five months ago was constructing a talented group of local players for the first time. Last week his team was busy in Las Vegas winning the AAU West Coast National Basketball Championship...

Entertainment

Maggie's Fury plays concert at Elizabeth Park

This summer's Elizabeth Park Concert Series continues with Irish rock music by Maggie's Fury from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Columbia neighborhood...

This summer's Elizabeth Park Concert Series continues with Irish rock music by Maggie's Fury from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014 in Bellingham's Columbia neighborhood.
Letters to the Editor

Supports DelBene, women's access

On June 30, the Supreme Court ruled in the Hobby Lobby case that a corporation may, on the basis of its (the corporation's) religious beliefs, deny employees certain health insurance benefits. The next day, GOP 1st District congressional candidate...

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