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16th Aug 2017 Can you handle a fat sandwich? It?s coming to Bellingham
Whatcom County residents may want to build up some eating stamina before the arrival of this restaurant. Marcus Martin, his brother Taylor Martin and mother Lori Martin are bringing Fat … Click to Continue »...

15th Aug 2017 Ever wanted to own a downtown eatery? Here?s your chance
A downtown restaurant known for its comfort food is up for sale. Man Pies owner Bryce Sharp said in a news release it was time for him ?to hand the … Click to Continue »...

14th Aug 2017 This Bellingham eatery will not be on the list of places to be shuttered
The Bellingham Applebee?s restaurant is not one of the locations slated for closure. Applebee?s parent company DineEquity Inc. announced last week it is planning to close up to 135 restaurants … Click to Continue »...

11th Aug 2017 Power outage planned for Glacier during road project
Residents around the Hedrick Creek culvert replacement project will have to deal with a planned power outage that could last for 12 hours. Puget Sound Energy will be shutting off … Click to Continue »...

11th Aug 2017 Old water pipe breaks, leaving Bellingham?s southside without running water
A massive water main break in the Happy Valley neighborhood left thousands residents without running water Friday afternoon. Mocha-colored water gushed like a 2-foot-deep river from the broken pipe around … Click to Continue »...

14th Aug 2017 Emergency response exercises planned at Bellingham airport
A large number of agencies will be participating in a full-scale emergency response drill at the Bellingham International Airport on Sept. 12. The drill begins at 8 a.m. and is … Click to Continue »...

13th Aug 2017 Whatcom Chief is about to head to dry dock. Here?s what it means for residents
The Lummi Island ferry will be taken out of service during a good portion of September for its annual maintenance checkup. The Whatcom Chief will head to drydock after its … Click to Continue »...

11th Aug 2017 Wearing a Russell Wilson jersey? Get on board
Being a Russell Wilson fan has its perks when it comes to flying on Alaska Airlines. The airline is bringing back its promotion where passengers wearing the No. 3 replica … Click to Continue »...

13th Aug 2017 Here?s who gets paid when a home is sold for back taxes
DEAR MR. MYERS: When a home is sold at a tax-deed sale, how are the sale proceeds divided? ANSWER: Tax-deed sales occur when a property owner fails to pay his … Click to Continue »...

11th Aug 2017 Public meeting scheduled for major Bellingham residential project
A public meeting on Aug. 16 will introduce a large residential project in north Bellingham. The project is called The Crescent, and is east of Cordata Parkway and north of … Click to Continue »...

10th Aug 2017 Put that $1 away, bus rides are free during fair week
The arrival of the fair also means riding the bus is free in Whatcom County. WTA announced it is offering free rides on nearly all buses Aug. 13-19 ? the … Click to Continue »...

12th Aug 2017 He?s hoping to help revive this Bellingham neighborhood one haircut at a time
Jared Jones-Valentine is hoping to be a part of a Birchwood neighborhood revival, helping as many neighbors at all income levels while providing a good haircut and shave. Jones-Valentine recently … Click to Continue »...

10th Aug 2017 Big project a part of busy times at expanding All American Marine
Employees at All American Marine gathered to mark the beginning of a major project, but in many ways the celebration represented an important new phase for the longtime company. Representatives … Click to Continue »...

7th Aug 2017 Keeping an eye out for pigs in local parks may net you a prize
Spotting a piggy bank in the coming weeks may net you a prize from Peoples Bank. The ?Pigs in Parks? contest starts at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7 ? the … Click to Continue »...

6th Aug 2017 Rural business grants allowed Whatcom farms to grow, but now they could be going away
Proposed cuts to U.S. rural business grants has some Whatcom County farmers worried about what that will mean for the local economy. The cuts being proposed by President Donald Trump?s … Click to Continue »...

5th Aug 2017 New climbing wall is a key part to remodel of Bellingham cafe
A Bellingham cafe known as a hangout for children has finished a major makeover that includes a climbing wall. Perch and Play will have a grand re-opening on Monday, Aug. … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 The Latest: Trump disbands business panel as fallout spreads
The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump has abruptly disbanded two of his White House business councils in the latest fallout from his … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 Speaking up to Windows 10
Q: Does Windows 10 come with its own dictation function like the Mac does? A: Windows 10 does have an integrated speech-recognition feature that you can use for things like … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea
President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Former Chicago US Attorney Zachary Fardon joins law firm
Chicago's recent U.S. attorney who oversaw the prosecution of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has joined the current FBI director's old law firm. Atlanta-based King & Spalding announced Wednesday that … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 The Latest: China raps Trump aide's remark on 'economic war'
The Latest on White House strategist Steve Bannon (all times local): ___ 5:15 a.m. China has warned "there is no winner in a trade war" after an aide to President … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 China warns Washington against 'trade war'
China has warned "there is no winner in a trade war" after an aide to President Donald Trump called in published comments for a tougher stance toward Beijing. A foreign … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 President Trump's ardent backers support him more than ever
President Donald Trump's most ardent champions are sticking by him, happy to absolve him of any wrong in the blame game over the deadly weekend violence at a rally of … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 High school teams can compete in cyber security challenge
Michigan high school students are being invited to match wits with their peers in a contest measuring knowledge of information technology and cyber security. The Governor's High School Cyber Challenge … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 UK retail sales grow by a modest 0.3 percent in July
Official figures show that retail sales in Britain rose by a solid if unspectacular 0.3 percent in July from the month before. The rate of increase was unchanged from June's … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Arizona Supreme Court to rule on law penalizing cities
The Arizona Supreme Court is set to issue its decision in a case pitting the Republican-controlled Legislature against cities and towns which adopt laws conflicting with those state lawmakers adopt. … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Trump increasingly isolated as business panels dismantled
President Donald Trump has abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils_an apparent attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 It's a good year for sweet corn crop in southern Indiana
Larry Durchholz Sr. started farming right out of high school in 1977. He and his three brothers took over the farming operation from their parents and since then they have … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 NMSU looks to win over fans with official 'Pistol Pete' ale
A special recipe designed to appease even the most snobby of craft beer drinkers. That's how top officials at New Mexico State University and the brew masters they have partnered … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Global shares meander after upbeat Japan trade report
Shares were mixed in narrow trading Thursday, with European benchmarks falling back after recent gains. Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar, despite the … Click to Continue »...

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