Reader’s Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most-Read Stories in May


June and the promise of summer are finally here. But before we jump into the sunny months ahead, we’re taking a minute to reflect back on spring and the articles our readers enjoyed the most during the month of May.

1. Moles Farewell Tributes Brings Green Burial Options to Whatcom County

The family and friends of Lorrie Otto used a muslin shroud and caisson to transport her to The Meadow. Photo courtesy: Brian Flowers.

2. Silver Beach Elementary Teacher Nick Perigo Wears Many Hats — Including a Baseball Coach’s Cap

Nick Perigo began teaching at Silver Beach Elementary in 2013, a year after he began coaching for Cascade Crush.

3. Bellingham Community Competes for the $5 Million Georgetown University Energy Prize

Energy Prize Partners include (L to R) Sustainable Connections Derek Long, Bellingham Public Schools Dr. Greg Baker, Community Energy Challenge’s Ross Quigley, PSE Energy Efficiency Outreach Manager & City Councilmember Pinky Vargas, Mayor Kelli Linville, and WWU President Bruce Shepard. Photo credit: Aarin Wright.
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