Opinion

Op-Ed

Trump’s arts cuts save .002 percent. We lose much more in community building

Cutting the National Endowment for the Humanities and National Endowment for the Arts would reduce the federal budget by .002 percent and that tiny savings pales in comparison to what we would lose as a community, state, nation and people. The National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, while based in Washington, D.C., are present in and a very vital part of the local cultural and educational ecosystem in Washington state, Whatcom County and Bellingham.

Opinion

If you’re a Christian, you need to go to church. Regularly.

Must you go to church? My answer, unfortunately, tends to make people mad. If you want to progress in your faith — if you hope to become a mature, actualized, fully functioning Christian, you must join a congregation, stay there for the long haul and become an active participant. You must not only attend but get involved. Church must become a central priority in your life.

Videos

A look at upcoming changes to Fairhaven Shipyard

Here's a look at Fairhaven Shipyard in Bellingham on Thursday, March 23. The Carpenter Building and wood portion of the pier are set to be demolished as part of a $12.5 million overhaul at the site of Fairhaven Shipyard. The 400-foot wood portion of the pier will be replaced with a modern concrete pier.
Evan Abell The Bellingham Herald
A look at upcoming changes to Fairhaven Shipyard 0:30

A look at upcoming changes to Fairhaven Shipyard

See highlights from the third annual Bham Fam Fair 1:28

See highlights from the third annual Bham Fam Fair

House Speaker Paul Ryan says pulled health care bill is a ‘set back’ 2:35

House Speaker Paul Ryan says pulled health care bill is a ‘set back’

Lion cub discovered smuggled in van full of parrots 1:01

Lion cub discovered smuggled in van full of parrots