Best of the Northwest 2020 Winners Announced

Click here to view the winners of the Best of the Northwest 2020 Reader’s Choice Awards!

Influenced by Fashion

Bre Sheppard’s unique style is taking the Instagram world by storm. Hear her story and her winter fashion favorites.

For Some Wineries, the Freshest New Releases Are in the Can

CAN you handle this new drink trend? Many of the season’s winning wines are coming in a can! Find your local favorites and see how these beverages stack up.

Green From Green

See the bucks behind the buds! Catch up on how the initiative that legalized marijuana in Washington has financially affected the state.

Bellingham Burger Roundup

Craving a burger? We’ve got you covered. This roundup features six Bellingham burgers that’ll definitely leave you wanting more than a bite.

Lake Whatcom House

This house on Lake Whatcom offers comfort and beauty all year long.

For the Love of All Things Sparkly

Designer jewelry gallery Whimsey brings unique, locally made creations to Bellingham’s Historic Fairhaven District.

The Mixing Tin

This month’s Mixing Tin is the Run Run Rudolph from Swim Club Wet Bar—a warm winter cocktail that will give you all the holiday feels.

Upcycle an Old Picture Frame Into a Cute DIY Jewelry Holder

DIY the perfect holiday gift this season by learning how to make a jewelry holder with minimal materials.

Beautify Yourself and Your Home the Natural Way at handmade. la conner

Explore a variety of one-of-a-kind home and beauty items at handmade. la conner, and learn how it all started from owner Robyn Bradley.

Q&A with Laural Ballew [Ses Yehomia/tsi kuts bat soot], New Tribal Liaison at WWU

Western’s new Tribal Liaison Laural Ballew discusses her background and plans for her position.

Lombardi’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar Comes to Bellingham Waterfront

Lombardi’s founder Diane Symms brings more than 30 years of delicious, authentic Italian cuisine to Bellingham.

Western’s New Multicultural Center Celebrates Diversity and Inclusion on Campus

Western Washington University opens new Multicultural Center to celebrate diversity and inclusion on campus

A Passion for Style

After inquisitive clients kept asking hairstylist Janet Horton where she found her trendy threads, she realized she could combine her passion for hairstyling and fashion in one place. As such, Three Little Birds Salon & Boutique was born. The store features a full-service hair salon and a women’s boutique; something quite unique to the area. Revitalize Your Look “Our salon and boutique is a one-stop, feel-good place,”says Horton. “I love building…

Calypso Kitchen Brings Caribbean Flavors to Bellingham

Chef Sarah Chan uses her love of cooking to teach others and spread awareness about human trafficking, domestic violence, and food insecurity.

Cutting-Edge Creations

Local artist Lin McJunkin raises climate change awareness through her glasswork creations.