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20th Feb 2018 If you want to see the 400,000-pound ?acid ball? being moved, here?s where to go
A more than 400,000-pound artifact of the waterfront?s industrial past will leave for its new home starting Wednesday morning. That?s when Oxbo Mega Transport Solutions crews will move what?s known … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 The Port has picked a waterfront design. Next stop: city approval
The Port of Bellingham has decided to make a public park a key feature of its new downtown waterfront design. Port commissioners voted 3-0 on Tuesday to approve the Waypoint … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 A big store has decided to close in Bellingham?s south side. Here are the details
A large hardware and agriculture store has begun a closing business sale. The CHS Northwest True Value store at 3125 Old Fairhaven Parkway announced it was starting an inventory closeout … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 These cats are normally shy, but two residents got them on video
Two Whatcom County residents have seen bobcats recently, and shot video to show their encounter with the normally elusive creatures. Amy Henderson-Florian, who lives in the Whatcom Falls neighborhood of … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Everson Police arrest of a man in a van turns out to be a bit of a bull story
A 39-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stealing a large Mercedes van with $10,000 worth of frozen bull semen inside. Ivan Leo Matthew Edwards was booked into Whatcom County … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 He?s accused of punching a man and threatening to kill him. Then, he tried to bribe him
A second man has been arrested in connection with a Feb. 10 assault on Cedarville Road in Nugents Corner that included gunfire. Bellingham resident Tyre James Tucker, 19, was booked … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Feeling safe? If you live in Lynden, there?s a pretty good reason why
Lynden is known for its Dutch heritage, dairy farms, churches, windmills and, of course, it?s basketball, but it turns out it has even more to boast about. According to a … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Look who is closing now
Whatcom Farmers Co-op is having a closing sale at their Fairhaven Parkway store in Bellingham. … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Bobcats sighted near Bellingham neighborhoods
Two Bellingham-area residents shot these videos of bobcats roaming their neighborhoods in the Whatcom Falls and Sudden Valley areas on Feb. 16 and 17, 2018. … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Bellingham man who raped teen, threatened toddler at Samish motel sent to prison
A Bellingham man who choked and raped a teenage girl and threatened to kill her family, including a 3-year-old boy, at a Samish Way motel more than a year ago … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Here?s how you can learn about a major project near Bellis Fair
A major residential and commercial project on Bakerview Road will be introduced at an upcoming public meeting. The proposed project would be built at 415-451 W. Bakerview Road, near the … Click to Continue »...

19th Feb 2018 Road construction season is starting... first up, Interstate 5
Road construction season is getting an early start along Interstate 5 near Blaine. The Washington State Department of Transportation announced that crews will begin cable barrier improvements on Feb. 21. … Click to Continue »...

18th Feb 2018 He?s been at it for 22 years. Now a Fairhaven restaurateur is ready to pursue another dream
After 22 years as a restaurateur in Fairhaven, Don White is ready to pursue another dream. White recently put Skylark?s Hidden Cafe up for sale with the intention of moving … Click to Continue »...

18th Feb 2018 Is Washington marijuana ending up where it shouldn?t? Industry ripe for ?diversion,? some say
There?s a dirty word in the cannabis industry ? diversion ? and these days, it?s on many lips. In Idaho, state police in 2017 confiscated nearly three times as much … Click to Continue »...

17th Feb 2018 Bellingham?s Columbia Neighborhood gets a blast from the past with new business
The Columbia neighborhood has a building that?s sat empty for nearly three years. Manny Sidhu decided it was time to bring back a neighborhood store. On Feb. 7 Sidhu opened … Click to Continue »...

17th Feb 2018 They smashed windows at a State Street business. Now we see their truck
Police are seeking information about the owner of a pickup that is linked to at least one of several recent vandalism incidents in downtown Bellingham. Pictured on the Bellingham Police … Click to Continue »...

16th Feb 2018 It wasn't a lot, but parts of Whatcom County got some Wednesday morning.
The north end of Whatcom County got a little snow Wednesday morning, Feb. 14, 2018. … Click to Continue »...

16th Feb 2018
Old Man Winter finally awakens this Presidents Day weekend, bringing a mixed bag of rain, wind, sun ? and snow for both the mountains and the lowlands of Western Washington, … Click to Continue »...

16th Feb 2018 JC Penney is closing eight more stores. Here are the ones on the list
JC Penney is shutting down eight stores later this year, including one in Skagit County. While it hasn?t been officially announced on the company?s website, several national media outlets, including … Click to Continue »...

16th Feb 2018 Watch how three of the seven charged in the I-5 protest pleaded
Three of the seven charged with three misdemeanor charges each in the No DAPL protest that shut down I5 and allegedly caused an accident in Feb. 2017, appear in Whatcom County Superior Court Friday morning, Feb.16, 2018. … Click to Continue &r...

16th Feb 2018 Three of seven Dakota Access protesters plead not guilty, won?t be booked
The seven people prosecutors say blocked Interstate 5 that allegedly caused a rollover injury crash in February 2017 will not go through a jail booking process. Deputy prosecuting attorney Erik … Click to Continue »...

15th Feb 2018 Bellingham voters were asked to approve a $155 million school bond. Did they say yes?
Voters have approved a $155 million bond for the Bellingham School District, according to preliminary election results. ?We are so thankful to our voters, and we are excited about what … Click to Continue »...

15th Feb 2018 Remember the protest that blocked I-5 last year? Seven people are now charged
Seven people are facing charges in connection with a February 2017 demonstration that blocked Interstate 5 and allegedly caused a rollover injury crash. Whatcom County Deputy prosecuting attorney Erik Sigmar … Click to Continue »...

15th Feb 2018 Property-tax relief could be on the way thanks to unexpected cash, state leaders say
Buoyed by a new projection showing the state will bring in $1.3 billion more in taxes than expected through 2021, state lawmakers from both parties said Thursday the 2018 supplemental … Click to Continue »...

15th Feb 2018 Today in history: Whatcom farmer finds out he?s inheriting $13M
It?s a story almost too good to believe ? 110 years ago, a Whatcom County farmer found out he was heir to a $13 million fortune after the death of … Click to Continue »...

15th Feb 2018 This home would have been lost if not for a passerby
A passerby called 911 and alerted Birch Bay residents that their garage was ablaze Wednesday, giving firefighters a chance to save the house, officials said. Fire apparently started near one … Click to Continue »...

14th Feb 2018 Watch this fly-by of snow geese in Skagit County
Snow geese flock to rural areas of the western Skagit County lowlands every fall and winter, where they feed on the leavings of crops in harvested fields. Flooded fields around Farm To Market Road offer the best viewing opportunities, as well as Fir ...

15th Feb 2018 Friends say pilot was kind, religious and devoted to helping others
A Duvall man who died Monday night when his private plane crashed in the Chuckanut Mountains south of Bellingham was described as kind and generous ? a passionate pilot and … Click to Continue »...

15th Feb 2018 Look here to find out how well your favorite Whatcom eatery does with food safety
You?ve heard of the annual Silver Platter Award, which highlights Whatcom County restaurants that get top marks for food safety. But what about the other restaurants, food trucks and farmers … Click to Continue »...

14th Feb 2018 Iconic Dutch Village Mall in Lynden has been sold
Kane and Claudia Hall, who lead a group called Canoe Street, LLC, have purchased the Dutch Village Mall in Lynden for $2.6 million. The mall in downtown Lynden is home to several stores and an iconic 72-foot windmill. … Click to Continue &raquo...

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