I like coffee because it gives me the illusion that I might be awake.

Lewis Black

I’ve been to Camber Coffee a few times now. The first time was with my wife while we were shopping downtown. We were both blown away by the varieties of coffee to choose from for our pour-over. The amazing ambiance and delicious coffee aroma kept us there while we sipped until empty. It was also the perfect spot for a business meeting my next time visiting. Most recently I stopped by for a gracious donation, one of which is available as our Photo Contest prize now – get entered and get a cup of deliciousness on us!

Sales & Special Projects Manager

Camber Coffee

We are a specialty coffee roasting company that opened our flagship location in downtown Bellingham in the summer of 2017. Our mission is simple; to continue cultivating a welcoming space in the community to enjoy beautifully sourced coffee and food. Our current café hours are Monday through Sunday 8am-2pm with our kitchen closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 

We have recently launched a winter food and beverage menu that highlights seasonal produce and flavors. We have been working closely with local producers as we begin adding more items to our rotating food menu.

NCyTE at Whatcom Community College
Announces Partnership with Anvil Corporation

The National Cybersecurity Training and Education Center (NCyTE) at Whatcom Community College is excited to announce a new partnership with the Bellingham branch of Anvil Corporation— an employee-owned business specializing in full-service engineering, design, procurement, and project management. 

Western Washington University Athletics Earns Prestigious
NCAA Presidents’ Award For Academic Excellence

The academic accolades of Western Washington University student-athletes continue to pile up as WWU Department of Athletics was recognized as one of 43 NCAA Division II programs to earn the prestigious NCAA Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence. WWU’s 15 varsity intercollegiate sports programs recorded a school-record 92% Academic Success Rate to earn the award for the fourth time in the last five years.

Mount Baker Foundation Grants Will Fund
New Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarships

Whatcom County’s four institutions of higher education are honored to jointly announce that each school has received a $100,000 grant for scholarships from the Mount Baker Foundation. The four recipient schools are Bellingham Technical College, Northwest Indian College, Western Washington University, and Whatcom Community College.

The Mount Baker Foundation Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarships will be awarded to students who are members of communities that are historically underrepresented within higher education and/or within their area of study, including but not limited to students who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Color; or have overcome obstacles such as socioeconomic or educational disadvantage or disabilities, or who are the first generation in their family to attend college.

Great North America Athletic Conference
Basketball Championships To Bellingham In 2023, Ellensburg In 2024

The GNAC Basketball Championships will continue its run in the Evergreen State for the foreseeable future as Western Washington and Central Washington have been selected as the next hosts for the conference’s annual postseason tournament. Western Washington was selected to host the 2023 GNAC Basketball Championships with Central Washington tapped to host the 2024 event.

Whatcom Transportation Authority Signs
“Sustainable Transit for a Healthy Planet” Challenge

Whatcom Transportation Authority recently became one of 170 U.S. transit agencies to sign the Federal Transit Administration’s Sustainable Transit for a Healthy Planet Challenge. The Sustainable Transit for a Healthy Planet Challenge encourages agencies to develop measurable climate action strategies to curb their greenhouse gas emissions.

The North Fork Brewery Wins Gold Medal

The North Fork Brewery is proud to announce that our Elan Rouge won GOLD in the 2021 Washington Beer Awards! Northfork took first place in the Belgian-Style Fruit Beers category and the elk artwork on these bottles was hand-drawn by brewery owner Jim Green. Stop by and taste the Elan Rouge will be on-tap for yourself!

January-February 2022
Programs & Exhibitions at the Whatcom Museum

The Whatcom Museum is open at full capacity, with face masks required for all visitors regardless of vaccination status. In-person programs have capacity limits and distanced seating on a first-come, first-serve basis. Most programs will also be live-streamed on our YouTube. Learn more about current and upcoming exhibits for both museum locations. 

Bellingham Arts Academy
for Youth’s Company Z Presents: Under the Bed

Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth (BAAY) proudly presents Under the Bed. This is the first work produced by Company Z, BAAY’s current student-led play devising ensemble. These young artists ages 13-17 have been crafting their story since the start of 2021. From the page to the stage, see their vision come to life in Company Z’s Under the Bed.

Downtown Bellingham’s Piece of Mind Cannabis
Launches Special Online Menu with 30% Off Discount

Piece of Mind Cannabis kicked off the Holiday Season with a special 30% off online discount, available every day till the end of January! To help keep social distancing up, Piece of Mind wants to encourage customers to order online and spend less time inside the store around others. All items on the menu qualify which includes every product in the store. Carrying over 50 brands and over 800 product types, Piece of Mind Cannabis has spent the last year refining it’s online menu.

CASCADIA Now Accepting Submissions For Script Studio

CASCADIA International Women’s Film Festival is now open for submissions for its popular Script Studio workshop during its 2022 film festival. The festival, scheduled for May 12-15 in Bellingham, and online, showcases exceptional films directed or co-directed by women from around the world. The Script Studio educational workshop is open for short film scripts written by women from anywhere in the world.

31st Annual Bellingham Holiday Port Wrap Up

On Dec. 4th, the Port of Bellingham celebrated the 31st year of Holiday Port at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. One of the most beloved aspects of the event is the annual gingerbread contest. The community submitted a total of 21 gingerbread structures this year. The top three People’s choices winners were the builders of:

1. Happy 50th Willy Wonka by the Gray Family

2. Custer Candy Cabin by Mr. Nicholes’ Class

3. Cathedral in the Woods by Emily Nader

Willadee Worthington King

Visit Bellingham Whatcom County Photo Contest

We have a great year of local prizes lined up for our annual Visit Bellingham Whatcom County photo contest! We are kicking off the year with voting, which is currently live on our Facebook with the top three photographers winning sweet treats to enjoy the next time they visit! 


1st Place gift card to Skylark’s Hidden Cafe


2nd Place Camber Coffee


3rd Place Bellingham Cider Company

The Best Coffee Shops in Bellingham

The beer scene in Bellingham has been a hot topic for a while now, but there’s another beverage in town competing for the spotlight; Coffee. Coffee is the lifeblood of the Pacific Northwest, and we are fortunate enough to have a robust coffee scene in Bellingham. Discover and share what makes Bellingham’s coffee scene so unique!

January 15, 2022

Bellingham Dockside Market

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Fisherman Pavilion, Squalicum Harbor, Gate 7, Bellingham
Hosted by Bellingham Seafeast

January 13, 2022

Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
104 N Commercial St, Bellingham
Hosted by Mount Baker Theatre

January 16, 2022

Movie Palace Series: A Ballerina’s Tale

3 p.m.- 5 p.m.
104 N Commercial St, Bellingham
Hosted by Mount Baker Theatre

January 18, 2022

Jonathan Evison, Small World

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
1200 11th St., Bellingham
Hosted by Village Books

January 20-23, 2022

Bellingham Folk Festival

Times Vary depending on venue
Downtown Bellingham
Hosted by Bellingham Folk Festival

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