Is Whatcom County ready for the next pandemic?
March 24, 2023
Three years after COVID-19 upended society, are state and local organizations ready for the possibility — however unlikely — that another pandemic could strike?
photo: Matt Benoit © 2021
‘Crazy’ high school sports seasons arrive … better late than never
March 26, 2021
High school athletics have finally returned in Whatcom County after being delayed through the first half of academic calendars by COVID-19 restrictions.
From the Editor’s Desk / Young adults weigh risks in choosing to mask, distance in COVID-19 fight
March 6, 2021
Salish Current readers
To help stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, young adults are making choices that range from the hard decision to curtail visits home to see family, to feeling safely unmasked with family or select friends.
photo: Amy Nelson © 2020
Be fine or get fined: how businesses are achieving (or ignoring) COVID compliance
December 11, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in shifting hours and sales, to comply with shifting state-ordered public health mandates to keep businesses and their customers safe from the virus. But not every business complies.