BAMF kicks off season at B’Ham Oasis: Lookout Arts Quarry

The Lookout Arts Quarry, located on a 61-acre site previously operated as an industrial rock quarry 12 miles south of Bellingham, WA was launched by a group of artists who took collective ownership of it in 2007 and have been establishing the land as an arts center ever since. [...]

May 4, 2017

Watt’s up doc: The Missingmen come to B’Ham’s Wild Buffalo

Let me clear: I dislike journalism that is written from a first-person perspective. I guess it’s because of the false dichotomy that says if you are a reporter, then you are supposed to be providing objective facts. The reporter shouldn’t include anything that reveals [...]

February 17, 2017

First People in Alaska – Tlingit

Her dark chocolate hair perched in a topknot, with wisps of baby hair framing her deep almond eyes, two-year-old Boo’s moccasins gently shuffle in the gravel as she studies me keenly, standing sentinel at the door to her family’s house near Ketchikan, Alaska. A traditional [...]

September 16, 2015

Mark Turner of Turner Photographics

Whether he’s bicycling, hiking, kayaking, climbing, or working in his expansive garden, Mark Turner of Turner Photographics always has a camera by his side. The long-time Bellingham resident’s passion for the outdoors has made for a comfortable life, a healthy business, and [...]

March 30, 2015

A Tale of Two Mikes

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” So opens Dickens’ classic Tale of Two Cities. This is also story of twos: two men, two very different lives. Of trial and redemption. Of humility and hope. And most of all, of the rewards, and joys, of giving. Michael [...]

December 17, 2014