Warm Winter Wears

Cozy up with this season’s sweater trends. Find the perfect winter look from these local boutiques and stores.

Simply Beautiful

In this month’s Final Word, Ken Karlberg honors a mother’s love—sharing admiration for his own mother and the many ways in which she is “simply beautiful.”


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A Hidden Sanctuary

Terry and Jackie Lehmann show their appreciation for travel and design with this breathtaking Asian-inspired oasis, located just north of Lake Whatcom.


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Students Have a Say

We took a look at this generation’s college experience through the eyes of four students, each who currently attend or recently graduated nearby colleges.


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Geometric Tiles Add Pop to Condo Bathroom Revival

Jennifer Ryan brings new style with this geometric Bellingham bathroom remodel. See the end results of the makeover with Katheryn Moran Photography.


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In the Heart of Coast Salish Territory

For more than 24 years, Lee Brooks has been showcasing art from Native artists at his gallery, Arctic Raven Gallery, in downtown Friday Harbor.


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Straightforward, Delicious, Fast Food

Step into this Orcas Island restaurant for breakfast or lunch—fit with homestyle cooking, large portions, bottomless coffee, and a friendly atmosphere.


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ASB Trail

As part of Bellingham’s waterfront cleanup project, locals can enjoy the ASB Trail and the spectacular views it has to offer.


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Five Faves

This month’s Five Faves is an ode to the finest spare ribs in town, this is our summer BBQ edition after all—how could we not!


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Blissful New Beginning

Pure Bliss Desserts owner, Andi Vann, has expanded this Cornwall Avenue storefront—with doubled seating and tasty additions to its drink and dessert menus.


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Bringing the Heat

Beauty connoisseur Lindsey Major is here to share—check out her go-to summertime makeup looks and products, along with hydration and protection tips.


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Breaking Hearts and Body Parts

The Bellingham Roller Betties, now in their 12th season, use the rink to spark new friendships between community members.


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Fairhaven Gets the Scoop

Since they began selling ice cream in 1982 Edaleen Dairy has opened six locations, with its newest location having opened in Fairhaven on February 18, 2019.


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Turning 100

The iconic Lime Kiln Lighthouse, located within the Lime Kiln State Park, is celebrating 100 years with a centennial event taking place on June 30.


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Polarizing and Popular

Wine enthusiast Dan Radil gives readers the inside scoop on Pinot Noir: common perceptions, best practices, and some budget-friendly recommendations.


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Home Decor Galore

What began as a business selling flower bouquets out of a vintage trailer, became a barn storefront full of goodies for outdoor and indoor decorating.


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The Almighty Breakfast Salad

Sara Southerland invites readers to try out a nutritional breakfast that’s versatile, full of greens, and topped off with a delicious lemon garlic aioli.


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The Almighty Breakfast Salad

Sara Southerland invites readers to try out a nutritional breakfast that’s versatile, full of greens, and topped off with a delicious lemon garlic aioli.


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Oh, Deer!

Karen Chapman’s new book helps those looking to plant a beautiful fence-free garden, without attracting hungry, roaming deer.


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A Place for All Seasons

For those craving some artisan pizza and local beer, drop by Railroad Pub & Pizza—a cozy and cabin-like restaurant in downtown Burlington.


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Rich Appel: Building Bridges Through Conservation

Rich Appel, of Appel Farms, was awarded the Vim Wight “Building Bridges” award for his efforts to improve water quality in the Nooksack River basin.


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The Mixing Tin

This month’s Mixing Tin is Strawberry Fizz from Valley Shine Distillery. The perfect cocktail to leave winter behind and get in that summertime mood.


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Bellingham Beginnings

Bellingham Alive provides an extensive three-month internship program for local students looking to break into their prospective industries.


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Lime Time

This month’s online exclusive is a sneak peek at our summer barbecue feature — a grilled margarita shrimp recipe that is sure to wow your guests.


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