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After disaster strikes, how much is it worth to rebuild?

June 13, 2024
Steph Kwetásel'wet Wood, The Narwhal

In 2021, flooding in the Sumas Valley caused millions in damages. Rebuilding could cost more than twice as much as restoring the region to its natural state.

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Sumas Lake: a once (and future?) feature of the border

December 19, 2023
Lane Morgan

The catastrophic floods of November 2021 on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border brought to mind an Ice Age souvenir that many Whatcom residents didn’t know existed.

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