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Opening a Shutter
Human Rights Film festival turns 20

“I wanted to get some of it on film before it was gone,” Darrell Hillaire said simply of the once-mighty sockeye run on the Fraser River.

Runs had been poor for the past several seasons, but signs suggested a stonger cycle had returned. Old hands, strong voices were leaving the…

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In Service to Others
Your pet is not vested as a service animal

If I hang a keg around the neck of my dachshund does that make him a Saint Bernard, or he still just bratwurst and beer?

Seriously, we love our pets and they help us in innumerable and indescribable ways—physically, emotionally and spiritually. They bring support and joy, and oftentimes…

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Shelter from the Storm
Emergency winter housing for the homeless

Whatcom County and the City of Bellingham are coordinating with several nonprofit, community and faith-based organizations to ensure shelter services are available this winter.

During winter months, existing shelter options may reach capacity when weather conditions make it unsafe for…

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