Wednesday, 23 May, 2018
Locally owned and operated | Help your community grow! | Give us feedback!
Connecting our island community
local news | business news | entertainment | high school sports | outdoor news | nation/world
Bellingham Herald News
23rd May 2018 Mount Vernon teens in juvenile detention after threatening Snapchat post circulates
Two teenage girls have been booked into the Skagit County Juvenile Detention Center on suspicion of making threats to bomb or injure property after an alarming Snapchat post circulated through … Click to Continue »...

23rd May 2018 While body of one missing snowboarder is recovered, search continues for two others
While one Whatcom family received some closure this week, two other families are still waiting. Last weekend, the Bellingham Mountain Rescue Council, with the help of the Mt. Baker Ski … Click to Continue »...

23rd May 2018 As National Safe Boating Week is recognized, how safe are Whatcom County's waterways?
Though there was a 75-percent drop in the number of boating accidents in Whatcom County waters in 2017, there's still work to be done, as the number of fatalities remained … Click to Continue »...

22nd May 2018 Here's why Bellingham's St. Joseph hospital agreed to pay a $16,000 fine
Peace Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham agreed to pay $16,000 to settle several violations of Washington state's dangerous waste laws, according to a Tuesday press release by the … Click to Continue »...

22nd May 2018 Remembering Whatcom County Judge Ira Uhrig
Ira Uhrig, a longtime Whatcom County judge who died May 21, 2018, also was a musician who performed under the stage name Johnny Waco. He played solo at the Haynie Opry on August 23, 2008, using a guitar formerly owned by Johny Cash. … Click to ...

21st May 2018 He was a musician, a historian and a judge. Whatcom community will miss Ira Uhrig.
Before the start of every trial, Superior Court Judge Ira J. Uhrig gave what was known to local attorneys as his "Magna Carta" speech. It would start with King John, … Click to Continue »...

22nd May 2018 A group of friends went camping near Glacier, but a night hike ended in tragedy
A 19-year-old Western Washington University student from Seattle died early Saturday morning after apparently falling into a deep crevasse while on a night hike with friends east of Glacier. Liam … Click to Continue »...

22nd May 2018 Watch this porch theft in Lynden
A man in Lynden was caught on a Ring Doorbell camera stealing two front porch lights on May 8, 2018. The camera uses motion-sensing technology that initiates video recording, allowing Ring to send a notification to the homeowner's mobile device. &#82...

22nd May 2018 This Whatcom community is known for leaving doors open, but it's time to lock up
A Lynden Chamber of Commerce Facebook post Monday evening warned residents of a recent "significant increase" in break-ins, thefts and attempted thefts in the area. According to the post, the … Click to Continue »...

22nd May 2018 Which do you hear, 'Yanny' or 'Laurel?' Bellingham prankster picks a side in debate
Red State or Blue State? Pro Choice or Pro Life? Gun Control or Gun Rights? Alternative Energy or Fossil Fuels? Stand for the National Anthem or kneel? Designated hitter or … Click to Continue »...

22nd May 2018 Here's when full access to the Bloedel Donovan boat launch at Lake Whatcom will return
Renovations of the old boat ramp at Bloedel Donovan, the last part of the $350,000 project, are expected to be done before the Memorial Day weekend. The gaps that were … Click to Continue »...

22nd May 2018 Watch crews install a new dock at Bloedel Donovan Park on Lake Whatcom
Crews install new dock floats Friday, May 18 at Bloedel Donovan Park on Lake Whatcom. The project is part of a $350,000 overhaul by Bellingham Paks and Recreation. … Click to Continue »...

21st May 2018 Accident temporarily shuts down I-5 near Lakeway
A multi-car accident temporarily shut down the northbound portion of Interstate 5 near the Lakeway Drive exit in Bellingham Monday evening. The accident happened around 4:45 p.m., blocking both northbound … Click to Continue »...

21st May 2018 It looks like it's snowing cotton. Will it make your allergies worse?
This story first appeared March 7, 2016 in Bellingham Families magazine. You know it's spring in the Northwest when the sky fills with fluffy white tufts of fuzz, floating on … Click to Continue »...

21st May 2018 Whatcom County Judge Ira Uhrig dies after battle with cancer
Whatcom County Superior Court Judge Ira Uhrig has died, according to Whatcom County legal officials. Judge Ira J. Uhrig died Monday from complications from the lymphoma he battled for several … Click to Continue »...

21st May 2018 Bellingham 'Arch of Healing' was covered ? but not for the reason you might fear
Don't worry. The new Arch of Healing and Reconciliation hasn't been vandalized or otherwise damaged. There's been some concern after people noticed that the granite monument in Bellingham was under … Click to Continue »...

21st May 2018 Family and friends of Bellingham snowboarder missing since January receive 'closure'
A body believed to be Bellingham snowboarder Vitaliy Datskiy, 24, who has been missing since January, was recovered by the Bellingham Mountain Rescue Council over the weekend near Mt. Baker … Click to Continue »...

21st May 2018 Check the fridge for these Hempler's products, especially if you have allergies
Ferndale's Hempler Foods Group is recalling approximately 8,535 pounds of pepperoni sticks due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced … Click to Continue &raq...

21st May 2018 When a public toilet is also about turning around a troubled park in Bellingham
If you avoid Maritime Heritage Park because you remember it as a run-down seedy spot, you might want to give this urban green space another visit. At least, that's what … Click to Continue »...

20th May 2018 Until voters allow a new jail, this is what Whatcom County's spending on repairs
More than $12 million is earmarked for repairs at the Whatcom County Jail over the next six years, even as officials believe that a new jail must be built despite … Click to Continue »...

20th May 2018 Whatcom County to make repairs to aging jail
Whatcom County officials will spend some $16 million over the next few years to repair the current County Jail, after two failed attempts to raise taxes for a new multi-use corrections facility that they say is desperately needed. … Click to Co...

20th May 2018 Whatcom, Skagit behavioral health care headed for makeover
Plans to change the way behavioral health services are provided throughout the state are gaining momentum. Gov. Jay Inslee announced last week a five-year plan to transition the focus on … Click to Continue »...

19th May 2018 For Lummi Nation, ?it wasn?t a question whether we would respond quickly?
State officials awarded the Lummi Nation tribe this week for its emergency response to the escape of thousands of Atlantic salmon from a net pen at Cypress Island. The Washington … Click to Continue »...

19th May 2018 New park, same fun for Bellingham?s Junior Ski to Sea race
Eight-seven teams participated in the 2018 Junior Ski to Sea Race Saturday at Zuanich Point Park on the Bellingham waterfront. Six-member teams in three divisions ran the five-leg race of … Click to Continue »...

18th May 2018 Election season begins, here's the list of Whatcom candidates
Three Whatcom County residents are competing in the August primary for the state Senate seat that represents northern Bellingham and most of Whatcom County. Incumbent State Sen. Doug Ericksen is … Click to Continue »...

18th May 2018 Bellingham man arrested for allegedly taking inappropriate photos of women on campus
A 57-year-old Bellingham man was arrested Thursday for allegedly taking inappropriate pictures of female students in a library on Western Washington University?s campus. Charles Gregory Vergin was arrested on suspicion … Click to Continue &raqu...

18th May 2018 You're likely to see more Canadian license plates in Whatcom this weekend
This weekend is expected to be a busy one at the border. May 21 is Victoria Day, giving many Canadians a three-day weekend to travel into the U.S. With the … Click to Continue »...

18th May 2018 As Kilauea erupts, here's where you can learn more about Whatcom's volcano
If the focus on Hawaii?s Kilauea volcano eruption over the past few weeks has you wondering and wanting to learn more about our own backyard active volcano, you?re in luck. … Click to Continue »...

17th May 2018 Vancouver council decides this is the last straw
This summer will be your last chance to suck it up when visiting Vancouver, B.C. The Vancouver City Council voted Wednesday to ban the distribution of plastic straws, foam cups … Click to Continue »...

17th May 2018 The rape charge in the Mandy Stavik murder case was dismissed. Here's why.
The first-degree rape charge in the 28-year-old murder case against Timothy Forrest Bass will be dismissed due to statute of limitations concerns. Bass, 50, of Everson is accused of the … Click to Continue »...

events calendar
« May 2018 »
S M T W T F S
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Login
Username: Password:

Login


Signup
Forgot Password?
Search
[Mobile]
Powered by PHPCityPortal.com