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25th Jun 2018 A gambling addiction allegedly led to empty accounts for this Whatcom youth sports club
The former treasurer of a Whatcom County youth sports organization was arrested Friday, according to the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office, for allegedly stealing more $23,000 to pay for her gambling … Click to Continue »...

25th Jun 2018 Looking for an affordable home in Bellingham? This might be the answer.
Construction will begin in July for what ultimately will be 54 townhomes in north Bellingham for low- to moderate-income residents who are struggling to buy a house amid skyrocketing prices … Click to Continue »...

25th Jun 2018 DUI suspected in Maple Falls ATV accident that landed a passenger in Harborview
An all-terrain vehicle hit a tree Sunday evening near Maple Falls, landing one rider in Harborview Medical Center and the driver in Whatcom County Jail facing a vehicular assault charge. … Click to Continue »...

25th Jun 2018 DUI suspected in car vs. pedestrian incident on Lummi Shore Road
A pedestrian walking along Lummi Shore Road early Sunday morning was struck by a car driven by a suspected drunken driver and was taken to Harborview Medical Center with injuries … Click to Continue »...

25th Jun 2018 Here's what had Woburn closed in northeast Bellingham early Sunday morning
A 21-year-old Everson resident suffered fatal injuries in a single-car accident early Sunday morning in northeast Bellingham. The wreck resulted in Woburn Street between Lakeway Drive and Old Woburn Street … Click to Continue »...

24th Jun 2018 Two schools dealt with year-end threats. Social media changed how they were handled.
As the school year came to a close in Whatcom County two districts found themselves dealing with shooting threats and asked for heightened police presence to reassure both students and … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2018 Why would this Whatcom company mount a flamethrower on a skid steer? Because it could.
Remember that inner juvenile fire lover that used to burn deep inside many of us? The one who had a healthy respect for fire mixed with just a little fascination. … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2018 She went out for a jog on a cool spring evening, but it took her two weeks to return
The moral of the story is when you go our for a run, walk or hike, know where you are ? exactly where you are. Cedella Roman, a 19-year-old French … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2018 An early morning argument near Sunset Pond left a man shot and a juvenile in custody
An argument early Thursday morning near Sunset Pond landed an 18-year-old man in the emergency department with a gunshot wound to his leg and a juvenile in custody. Bellingham Police … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2018 They were enjoying a pleasant Whatcom evening, but it ended with an insurance claim
There aren't many things that say "summer" more ? a cold beer in one hand, a spatula or tongs in the other, a barbecue sauce-stained apron, perhaps some good friends … Click to Continue »...

21st Jun 2018 Here's how a Whatcom County District judge ruled on the fine Sarbanand Farms must pay
A Whatcom County blueberry farm's fine assessed by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries for missed rest breaks and late meals was cut in half Tuesday by Whatcom … Click to Continue »...

21st Jun 2018 Artist Point marks the change of seasons in Whatcom County, Washington
The parking lot at Artist Point in Whatcom County, Washington, offers mountain views and is the trailhead for Mt. Baker Wilderness hiking. … Click to Continue »...

21st Jun 2018 Here's when Whatcom's road to summer will open this year
For only the second time since it started keeping records in 2002, the Washington State Department of Transportation opened the the final 2.7 miles of the Mount Baker Highway to … Click to Continue »...

21st Jun 2018 Here's how one Bellingham businessman is helping combat 'a multigenerational issue'
The Ben Kinney Companies recently announced a donation of $400,000 to Lydia Place, a community-based non-profit based in Bellingham that provides housing and services to assist families and individuals caught … Click to Continue »...

21st Jun 2018 They were put up to encourage kids to get outside and read, but vandals had other ideas
A beautiful sunny day, a short hike around a gorgeous Whatcom County lake and 20 signs along the trail with big, colorful illustrated pages from a children's book ? it … Click to Continue »...

20th Jun 2018 There?s no ?shelter in place? when these Whatcom and Skagit sleeping giants awake
It is difficult to predict when a volcano such as Mount Baker or Glacier Peak will erupt. How it will erupt ? spreading lava, spewing ash, blowing mountain tops ? … Click to Continue »...

20th Jun 2018 If you don't move over, you'll get pulled over, State Patrol says
Washington state troopers will be on the lookout this weekend for drivers do not move over or slow down when they see emergency lights flashing. Troopers will conduct a #MoveOver … Click to Continue »...

20th Jun 2018 'Apathy is dreadful, and I want to change that.' Here's Ferndale's plan to fix it
The City of Ferndale hopes $10 gift cards will entice residents to attend their first City Council meeting. According to MyFerndaleNews.com, the city is working on a plan to use … Click to Continue »...

20th Jun 2018 To help rid the oceans of plastic, this Seattle ban begins July 1
After 10 years since it was first introduced, Seattle?s ban on plastic straws and utensils is set to go into effect. Beginning July 1, consumers will have to do without … Click to Continue »...

20th Jun 2018 Watch eyewitness video of Bellingham house fire
A Bellingham woman escaped injury at a house fire on King Mountain early Tuesday, June 19. Firefighters said proper fire codes, like an intact firewall and closed door, saved the house from being a total loss … Click to Continue »...

20th Jun 2018 Drowning squirrels is cruel, an animal control officer says, so here's what she's doing
A Whatcom County animal control officer is suing to stop people from drowning squirrels that are nuisances and to bar the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife from telling people … Click to Continue »...

19th Jun 2018 This Bellingham resident escaped from an early morning blaze, but her cat is missing
Fire codes helped save a King Mountain home from an early Tuesday blaze, according to the Bellingham Fire Department. The resident escaped safely, though one of her three cats is … Click to Continue »...

19th Jun 2018 That was close! Car, train narrowly miss collision at downtown Bellingham rail crossing
A Burlington Northern-Santa Fe train narrowly missed a collision with a car that had high-centered on a rail crossing in downtown Bellingham, Washington on Friday night, June 15. Neither the car nor the driver suffered a scratch. … Click to Con...

19th Jun 2018 Her car sat disabled on the tracks at the F Street crossing as a train approached
Freight trains are not known for stopping on a dime. But a Burlington Northern-Santa Fe train traveling through Bellingham Friday night came pretty darned close, while an area motorist has … Click to Continue »...

19th Jun 2018 Here's what's causing all that black smoke north of the border with Canada
No, British Columbia is not on fire again this summer ? at least not yet ? but northern parts of Whatcom County may be seeing enough black smoke billowing up … Click to Continue »...

19th Jun 2018 Park Service and Whatcom Sheriff's searching for missing man in North Cascades
National Park Service rangers and a team from the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office are searching for a missing 31-year-old Seattle man in the North Cascades, according to a National Park … Click to Continue »...

19th Jun 2018 More Las Vegas - Bellingham flights canceled by Allegiant
Allegiant Air announced Monday that is is canceling 38 more flights this week, according to a story by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, including a round-trip flights scheduled between Bellingham and … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Here's what caused the traffic backup on Interstate 5 near Bellingham
A semi truck carrying vegetables rolled on Interstate 5 north of Bellingham Monday morning, June 18, blocking both northbound lanes. The driver was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence. … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Reports came in of the semi driving 'erratically,' and here's the headache it caused
A semi truck carrying vegetables rolled on its side, blocking both lanes of northbound Interstate 5 near Slater Road early Monday morning, causing a backup over approximately four miles. The … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 He barricaded himself in a Shamrock motel room and allegedly threatened to kill deputies
Whatcom County Sheriff's negotiators were able to peacefully resolve a situation at the Shamrock Motel in Bellingham Sunday evening after a 60-year-old man barricaded himself in a room and threatened … Click to Continue »...

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