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27th Jun 2017 Whatcom County Jail report for June 26, 2017
The Whatcom County Sheriff?s Office lists the following people as being booked into Whatcom County Jail. In many cases charges have not been filed. Guilt is determined by the courts. … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Hantavirus case reported in Skagit County
A Skagit County resident has contracted hantavirus, according to Skagit County Public Health on Monday. It is the first case in the county since 2003. Hantavirus, which is carried by … Click to Continue »...

26th Jun 2017 The Willows Inn, luxury restaurant on Lummi Island, caught underpaying staff in labor investigation
The Willows Inn, a world-class restaurant on Lummi Island, violated federal labor laws by underpaying kitchen staff and requiring trainees to work for free in a month-long tryout for a … Click to Continue »...

26th Jun 2017 Police chase Lynden-area man home Saturday. Cops returned Sunday and arrested him
A Lynden-area resident learned the hard way that if police are chasing you, your home isn?t a safety zone. Ira Dean Hagins, 36, was arrested Sunday on charges stemming from … Click to Continue »...

26th Jun 2017 A nice day for a game of chess at this Bellingham park
Love board games and being outdoors? City officials have set up an oversized chess board and other backyard games like cornhole toss at Maritime Heritage Park this summer to encourage … Click to Continue »...

26th Jun 2017 Whatcom County Jail report for June 25, 2017
The Whatcom County Sheriff?s Office lists the following people as being booked into Whatcom County Jail. In many cases charges have not been filed. Guilt is determined by the courts. … Click to Continue »...

25th Jun 2017 Heat set records for Saturday and Sunday. Will it continue?
Expect cooler temperatures this week in Whatcom County and the rest of Western Washington, after two days of record-breaking heat. Sunday?s high of 84 degrees broke the record of 83 … Click to Continue »...

25th Jun 2017 Whatcom County Jail report for June 24, 2017
The Whatcom County Sheriff?s Office lists the following people as being booked into Whatcom County Jail. In many cases charges have not been filed. Guilt is determined by the courts. … Click to Continue »...

26th Jun 2017 New firework laws in effect in Blaine for Fourth of July
This will be the first Fourth of July for new fireworks laws in Blaine, a popular spot to celebrate the holiday. People living and working around Semiahmoo Spit had complained … Click to Continue »...

24th Jun 2017 More apartments in the pipeline as Bellingham deals with rental crunch
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24th Jun 2017 Longtime Bellingham business owners ready for a change
Abbe Rolnick is ready for the next cycle of life. Rolnick has decided to put the Robeks store in the Barkley district up for sale. The fresh juice and smoothie … Click to Continue »...

25th Jun 2017 Downtown Bellingham is getting a reputation for this, but is it deserved?
Downtown business owners are telling city leaders they need help. They?re tired of people sleeping in the doorways of their buildings, lighting fires in their alcoves, and having to clean … Click to Continue »...

25th Jun 2017 Rent or buy? In Whatcom County, it may take longer to break even
A new report suggests that for some people in Whatcom County, it makes more financial sense to rent a home rather than buy if they plan on being here less … Click to Continue »...

23rd Jun 2017 Cybersecurity is hot, and these Washington colleges teach it
Washington colleges and universities are ramping up their offerings in cybersecurity, a field that?s in such high demand that many jobs go unfilled. ?Right now there are two jobs for … Click to Continue »...

23rd Jun 2017 Your cash can help keep the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain afloat
The sea has taken its toll on the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain and the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport is asking for donations for Project Overhaul, a three-year, three-phase restoration project. … Click to Continue »...

23rd Jun 2017 Whatcom County Jail report for June 22, 2017
The Whatcom County Sheriff?s Office lists the following people as being booked into Whatcom County Jail. In many cases charges have not been filed. Guilt is determined by the courts. … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Debate continues on new Whatcom County jail
Whatcom County officials are considering again whether to ask voters to approve money to build a new, larger jail. … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Orca researchers need all the poop they can get. These dogs help them find it
You can learn a lot of things from poop. What an animal is eating. If it?s under stress. The toxins it?s ingested. Locating animal scat on the ground is challenging. … Click to Continue »...

26th Jun 2017 ?Barkley Bear? continues to delight residents, elude game warden
Call him Walter, or Barkley Bear, but the adolescent bruin who?s been raiding bird feeders across northeast Bellingham neighborhoods for a month was seen numerous times over the weekend. ?What … Click to Continue »...

26th Jun 2017 Barkley Bear snacks on backyard birdseed in Bellingham
A black bear climbed over a hedge and three-foot fence to visit the patio of Bellingham Herald Executive Editor Julie Shirley on Saturday night, June 24, 2017, in Bellingham. He checked bird feeders and snacked on finch food, then had a drink from th...

26th Jun 2017 Blinded by high beams? The feds have rules, but drivers still don?t pay attention
Question: What are the rules and regulations about headlights? It seems like the low-beam headlights on some new vehicles are as bright as an older car?s high-beams. What about the … Click to Continue »...

24th Jun 2017 Seattle Seahawks players play word association game about teammates
Seattle Seahawks running back C.J. Prosise and offensive lineman Joey Hunt say the first word that comes to mind when given names of their teammates on Saturday, June 24, at Safeway in Bellingham. The players were in Bellingham as part of the Seattle...

24th Jun 2017 Walking downtown with a Bellingham police officer
Jeremiah Smith, Bellingham police officer, talks about his job as the foot patrol officer in downtown Bellingham. … Click to Continue »...

24th Jun 2017 Whatcom County Jail report for June 23, 2017
The Whatcom County Sheriff?s Office lists the following people as being booked into Whatcom County Jail. In many cases charges have not been filed. Guilt is determined by the courts. … Click to Continue »...

24th Jun 2017 If you think it's record-breaking hot Saturday, wait until Sunday
The first weekend of summer broke a nearly 30-year-old record for late June, according to the National Weather Service. On Saturday, a high of 85 degrees was recorded just after … Click to Continue »...

23rd Jun 2017 This guy helped 10 people sneak into Canada. He didn?t know they were cops
At least Joga Singh Badwal didn?t make his illegal border crossers walk through an unforgiving desert and scale a wall. They just jumped a ditch in Whatcom County. The 66-year-old … Click to Continue »...

23rd Jun 2017 It's going to feel like summer this weekend
Watch kids play in a spray park at Fairhaven Park in Bellingham, Washington on Friday, June 23. The forecast is calling for record high temperatures this weekend. … Click to Continue »...

23rd Jun 2017 Owner of Bellingham juice shop talks about what's next for her after selling business
Abbe Rolnick, owner of Robeks Juice and Smoothies, talks about her time with the business and what she plans to do after she sells it on Wednesday, June 21, in Bellingham. … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 Crossing ditch into Canada too tempting for some
Though regularly under surveillance by U.S. Border Patrol agents and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, a solitary ditch north of Lynden, Washington is tempting to people trying to cross the border illegally. … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 Emergency roadwork to close one lane of southbound I-5 near Bellingham
If you?re planning to head south on Interstate 5 from Bellingham Friday and Saturday, expect delays as crews replace two broken concrete panels south of Old Fairhaven Parkway. Workers will … Click to Continue »...

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