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A noticeable difference in downtown Bellingham

April 5, 2024
Matt Benoit

City of Bellingham’s actions to address drug use and safety concerns in Downtown are showing early results.

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Leaning into ‘treatment over punishment’: jail diversion programs show potential

April 8, 2022
Matt Benoit

Amid calls to reform policing and criminal justice — and an aging, crowded jail — Whatcom officials, residents and law officers are looking to diversion programs for detainees with serious mental health or substance abuse issues.

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