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19th Oct 2017 More rain, heavy at times, expected this weekend
More rain, with heavy squalls at times, and a some wind are expected Friday and through the weekend. Heavy rain is forecast to fall Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon, prompting … Click to Continue »...

19th Oct 2017 Bellingham Police officer arrested on allegations of beating two men
A Bellingham Police officer made his first appearance Thursday in Whatcom County Superior Court on allegations he beat two men, fracturing one?s face, and also making threats to kill. Sukhdev … Click to Continue »...

20th Oct 2017 Bellingham man pleads guilty to assaulting boy he was meant to mentor
A 26-year-old Bellingham man admitted to molesting a 13-year-old boy he met through the local chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Ryan Thomas Tenorio High pleaded guilty in Whatcom County … Click to Continue »...

19th Oct 2017 Did you hear that wailing siren? It was just a drill
Coastal communities around Washington State, including Birch Bay, tested their tsunami sirens at Thursday as was part of the Great Washington ShakeOut earthquake drill. Known officially as an All Hazard … Click to Continue »...

19th Oct 2017 Where else can you get heroin, meth, cocaine and a car wash?
Three men authorities say were part of a drug ring that distributed heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine in Whatcom, Skagit, King and Snohomish counties were found guilty following a 10-day jury … Click to Continue »...

19th Oct 2017 2 men went into Bellingham trailer. 1 was assaulted. What happened to the other man?
Police are searching for two men who allegedly assaulted one man and briefly took another hostage at a Puget neighborhood mobile home on Thursday. Why they did it remains unclear. … Click to Continue »...

19th Oct 2017 NOAA?s winter forecast is in, and it looks frozen for us
Remember last winter? Get ready for version 2.0, if the predictions from NOAA?s annual winter weather forecast come true. Forecasters at NOAA?s Climate Prediction Center said Thursday the odds are … Click to Continue »...

19th Oct 2017 Skagit center serves Bellingham patients who need crisis mental health care
Framed by tall trees and with deer grazing in a nearby field, the site of the North Sound Evaluation and Treatment Center does not reflect the turmoil some are battling … Click to Continue »...

18th Oct 2017 He got all dressed up for a robbery in Fairhaven and left with nothing
A would-be robber fled empty-handed Tuesday night from a Fairhaven gas station and convenience store, police said. A young white male entered the Starvin Sam?s at the corner of 12th … Click to Continue »...

18th Oct 2017 After a 41-year career, Bellingham?s top cop says its time to retire
Bellingham Police Chief Clifford Cook is retiring effective Nov. 30 after 41 years in law enforcement, according to a news release from the city. Cook has been police chief in … Click to Continue »...

18th Oct 2017 She didn?t know her photos were taken and posted online. Now two men are in jail
A second man was arrested Tuesday in connection with an incident earlier this month where police say he and another suspect took intimate photographs of a woman without her permission … Click to Continue »...

18th Oct 2017 If you hear tsunami sirens Thursday, don?t be alarmed
Whatcom County residents will hear tsunami sirens Thursday morning as part of the annual Great ShakeOut Exercise, according to a news release from the Whatcom County Sheriff?s Office. The Whatcom … Click to Continue »...

18th Oct 2017 Ferndale man pleads guilty to fracturing leg, bruising face of toddler
A 24-year-old Ferndale man pleaded guilty last week for assaulting a toddler that resulted in a fractured limb. Ty Antonio Garrett was sentenced Oct. 11 in Whatcom County Superior Court … Click to Continue »...

18th Oct 2017 High wind, rain pummel Western Washington. More to come?
Gusty winds and driving rain pummeled Whatcom County with the first strong storm of the rainy season Wednesday, but it did little serious damage. After a calm early morning, winds … Click to Continue »...

18th Oct 2017 Cordata park is getting a new playground. What do you think should go there?
Hey, parents and kids. The city?s Parks and Recreation Department wants your ideas for a playground going into a new park in the Cordata neighborhood. Give your input by going … Click to Continue »...

17th Oct 2017 Big changes are being proposed to the waterfront redevelopment project
Significant changes are being proposed to the waterfront redevelopment plan. Staff from the Port of Bellingham met with officials from the city and Harcourt Developments on Monday to address some … Click to Continue »...

18th Oct 2017 Watch Whatcom County hit with wind and rain
Whatcom County gets hit for a second day with high winds and rain, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 … Click to Continue »...

18th Oct 2017 Whatcom Republicans answer questions in town hall at Western Washington University
State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and 42nd Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, answer questions at a town hall event on Thursday, Oct. 12, at Western Washington University in Bellingham. They address: Education spending / Homelessness and mental health ...

17th Oct 2017 It?s time to say goodbye to this longtime downtown Bellingham retailer
A longtime downtown retailer known for its customer service is starting a closing business sale as the owners get ready for retirement. Kids Northwest at 1319 Cornwall Ave. is closed … Click to Continue »...

17th Oct 2017 Police: Bellingham man arrested for taking intimate photos of woman, posting them
A 24-year-old Bellingham man was arrested in connection with an incident earlier this month ? police said he allegedly took intimate photographs of a woman without her permission and shared … Click to Continue »...

17th Oct 2017 Another Lummi totem goes on tour, this time to highlight environmental threats
A totem pole carved and put on tour to bring attention to the potential risks fossil fuel pipelines and shipping terminal projects present to Native American communities, and how climate … Click to Continue »...

17th Oct 2017 Power outages in wake of strong winds; bigger storm due
One down, two to go. Western Washington?s first storm of the 2017-2018 rainy season brought wind, rain, and scattered power outages but did little harm in Whatcom County. No major … Click to Continue »...

17th Oct 2017 Mount Vernon fire crew helping fight California wildfires
A four-person crew from the Mount Vernon Fire Department has been sent to help battle wildfires in northern California. Chief Bryan Brice said the crew left Friday morning for Napa, … Click to Continue »...

17th Oct 2017 First storm of October 2017 brings rain, wind
The first blustery storm of the 2017-2018 rainy season brought about a quarter-inch of rain overnight to Bellingham, along with brisk winds and scattered small power outages. … Click to Continue »...

16th Oct 2017 Another incident of lewd conduct reported near WWU
Police are investigating a weekend incident of lewd conduct that could be related to recent reports of voyeurism in neighborhoods surrounding Western Washington University. An indecent exposure was reported at … Click to Continue »...

16th Oct 2017 Whatcom deputies investigate apparent drug-related shooting of man, woman
Two people were shot in an apparent fight over drugs early Monday north of Lake Padden Park, just outside Bellingham city limits, according to authorities. Bellingham Police were assisting the … Click to Continue »...

16th Oct 2017 First storm of the rainy season will be wet and wild
A trio of wet and windy storms are headed toward Western Washington this week and Whatcom County could get the worst of their one-two punch of wind and rain, forecasters … Click to Continue »...

16th Oct 2017 Bellingham man injured in Seattle car wreck
A Bellingham man was among two people injured Friday night in a crash that killed a 42-year-old Bonney Lake woman in Seattle. Identification of the dead woman was withheld until … Click to Continue »...

16th Oct 2017 In tiny Point Roberts, education is one teacher, four grades and 15 students
Mary Edgley remembers a time when she taught an entire marine animal lesson inside a giant, inflatable whale in the field outside the small, three-room schoolhouse in the woods. She … Click to Continue »...

16th Oct 2017 Here?s why some Canadians are reconsidering travel to the United States
Incidents of mass violence and racial rhetoric from the White House are discouraging some Canadians from travelling to the United States. ?I?m choosing not to go because it?s not a … Click to Continue »...

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