Book Buzz: The Truffle Underground

The Truffle Underground: A Tale of Mystery, Mayhem, and Manipulation in the Shadowy Market of the World’s Most Expensive Fungus by Ryan McMahon Jacobs Authors and publishers have learned that if you add a lengthy, intriguing subtitle to your book, you increase the chances of someone picking it up. Investigative journalist Ryan Jacobs put this … Read more

Story Dome Project

Story Dome is a physical structure—a colorful, geodesic recording booth—that will debut in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building when the Museum re-opens. While the long-term goal is to engage audiences in person, in this time of social distancing the Museum wants to stay connected and document peoples’ experiences during the Stay Home, Stay Healthy … Read more

The All Point Bulletin

All Point Bulletin logo

The All Point Bulletin,  a monthly newspaper in Point Roberts, regularly publishes Covid -19 updates, news and humaninterest stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

The Northern Light

The Northern Light logo

The Northern Light asked young reporters to photograph people  helping their community during the pandemic.,10517?

Virtual reading for Writing Together, Rising Together by Chuckanut Writers, a collaboration of Village Books and Whatcom Community College

The Chuckanut Writers Conference — produced by Whatcom Community College and Village Books — invites submissions of poetry or creative nonfiction for a virtual reading of creative work that responds to the coronavirus pandemic. The virtual reading is scheduled to take place the evening of Thursday, September 10 at 6:30. We will accept submissions until … Read more

Peoples’ Perspectives Creative Challenge

People's Perspectives: COVID-19 in Whatcom County

Allied Arts of Whatcom County will host a community exhibit inspired by your experiences and creations during the COVID-19 crisis. Artwork will be on virtual display via the web site Follow this link to learn how to share your creativity.

Western Washington University

Western Washington University buildings

Western Libraries, Division of Heritage Resources is creating a digital archive of Western’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be seeking stories, photographs, recordings of WWU-sponsored COVID-19 programming, official university memos and directives, art and poetry created in response to COVID-19, and other documentation that chronicles the pandemic through the voices of students, faculty, … Read more

Dear History Project: write your letter to the future

People's Perspectives: COVID-19 in Whatcom County

Our county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially how people cope with extraordinary change, will be of great interest in the future. Even though only months have passed, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a lasting impact on us all. We, at Bellingham Public Library and Whatcom County Library System, invite you to document this history, … Read more

Capturing COVID Life

Image of family in front of house all wearing facemasks

The City of Bellingham has extended the Essence of Bellingham photo challenge to accept your images of COVIDLife. Submit your photo at: