Readers’ Choice: WhatcomTalk’s Most-Read Stories in October


With autumn in full swing, our readers enjoyed looking at the interesting stories of people who choose to call Whatcom County home.  These were our readers’ favorite stories published in October.

1. Helen and Cal Swindell – Keeping the Neighborhood Clean, One Walk at a Time

Cal and Helen post on a walking bridge at Cordata Park. The two collect garbage each outing in an effort to keep their neighborhood looking nice. Photo credit: Theresa Golden.

2. Krissy Moehl—An Ultra Runner’s View of Trail Running in Bellingham

Krissy Moehl (left) poses with members of Revolution Running at the finish of the Chuckanut 50k in March 2016. Training for the Chuckanut 50k 2017 begins December 1. Photo courtesy: Revolution Running.

3. Paws for a Beer: Fairhaven’s First Off-Leash Dog Bar

Owners Amy and Rylan Schoen saw a need for a dog-friendly bar in Bellingham. The couple created Paws for a Beer that is now open. Photo courtesy: Rylan Schoen.

4. Editor’s Pick: Rod Hanson – 22 Years, Millions of Pieces of Mail Delivered in Bellingham

Rod Hanson reminisces about his career as a Bellingham mail carrier. Photo credit: Darrell Hill.
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