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Little Squalicum Pier will open up Bellingham Bay

April 9, 2024
Meghan Fenwick

Once rebuilt, a 1,200-foot pier on Bellingham Bay will be open to the public for the first time since when it was built in 1912.

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BC metal recycler may site shredder on Bellingham Bay

May 12, 2023
Kai Uyehara

A scrap metal recycling company which has been the subject of noise complaints from neighbors  is reportedly looking to expand its operations along  Bellingham Bay.

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Who was Edmund C. Fitzhugh?

February 16, 2023
Candace Wellman and Dean Kahn

A new book by local author Candace Wellman provides a portrait of a complex man who put Bellingham Bay on the economic and political map.

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Still rising: Planners assess sea level, storm surge risks

July 15, 2022
Kai Uyehara

Rising sea levels combined with storm surges threaten to inundate shoreline sites such as Bellingham’s Boulevard Park.

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photo: Amy Nelson © 2021

Little estuary to see big restoration investment

April 25, 2021
Alex Meacham

A small city park on Bellingham Bay will soon include a valuable asset for the local aquatic ecosystem, as the City of Bellingham identifies funding needed to establish an estuary at Little Squalicum Park.

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The future arrives on the Bellingham Bay waterfront

January 22, 2021
Alex Meacham

After more than a decade of discussion, planning and cleanup of an industrial waste site on Bellingham Bay, the city’s partnership with the port and a contract with a Dublin-based company are putting the waterfront’s future on the ground.

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photo: Taimi Dunn Gorman © 2020

As wildfire smoke endangers health indoors and out, questions arise about government response

September 21, 2020
Mara Kardas-Nelson / InvestigateWest
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