9 hrs ago
SFA exhibition to feature detailed work of intaglio artist Wood
An exhibition that runs Aug. 28 through Oct. 17 in Griffith Gallery on the Stephen F. Austin State University campus will feature the detailed work of Northwest artist Thomas Wood.
13 hrs ago
Eyman: Give me $1.1 million to roll back Seattle's minimum wage
Initiative promoter Tim Eyman is asking the restaurant and lodging industries to pony up $1.1 million for a signature blitzkrieg that would put on the ballot an initiative to repeal Seattle's new $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Western Washington tribe brings protest against planned coal export...
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Members of a Western Washington tribe stopped Tuesday near the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Spokane, part of a "totem pole journey" to protest plans to build a coal export terminal north of Bellingham.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Tucked Away, the Willows Inn Puts Magic on the Plate
Or that's at least what it feels like sometimes. Written up in nearly every national food and travel magazine, not to mention all the regional coverage it's gotten, you'd think it was old news.
Bellingham police investigating rental truck gas theft
BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Bellingham police are trying to figure out who cut the fuel lines on eight rental trucks at a local storage facility, siphoning and stealing about 200 gallons of gasoline over a three week period.
Funeral Mass for Mernie Robinson, 56, who died Sunday, August 3rd in Bellingham, WA.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Northwest Music Scene
Review: Manatee Commune - Brush
We could use more artists like Manatee Commune in the Washington music scene. An entirely one-person affair, Manatee Commune is the electronic music project of Bellingham producer and composer Grant Eadie, whom has been releasing music under this name for a few years now.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Want your own fireboat? Alki for sale again
Former Seattle fireboat Alki is seen in February 2013 before going up for auction.
Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.
Armed with 3-D Printers, Amateurs Challenge the Medtech Paradigm: $150 Hand
Bellingham, WA-based special effects artist Ivan Owen and South African carpenter Richard Van As developed the 3-D printed "Robohand" for a five-year-old boy born without fingers on his right hand.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
This Underground Trade Makes Wash. Detectives Crabby, Very Crabby
Detective Julie Cook from Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife recently solved a case she's been working on since 2012.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...
BNSF: East country tracks a good alternative to Bellingham for coal trains
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Not only are there no current plans to build a 1.6-mile railroad siding in the city to accommodate coal trains for a proposed terminal at Cherry Point, the terminal won't need a siding, a BNSF Railway official said.
In Our View/Oregon's rejection of Morrow Pacific: Coal terminals' death rattle
For more than a century, three currents animated the American West: the railroads, extractive industries and the federal government.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
International Business Times
Meteor Sighting: Bright Light Spotted Streaking in the Sky Over...
In Vancouver, a bright light was spotted streaking across the night sky on Monday, Aug. 18. The sighting has thrilled some space enthusiasts because the object seen in the sky could still be a part of the 2014 Perseid meteor shower.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Police nab accused 'Alabama Band Bandit'
A Snohomish County sheriff's spokeswoman says members of the county's violent offender task force have arrested a man police believe robbed at least five Washington banks last month.
Bothell resident wins student choice award for his design
Bothell resident Ashkon Nima picked up the student choice award for his design of a light table at a design competition last week.
Third marijuana store in Bellingham likely to open Aug. 20
The third retail pot store in the city likely will open at "high noon" on Wednesday, Aug. 20, owner Justin West said.
Environmentalists vow to continue fight in Whatcom after Oregon coal terminal is rejected
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe engine pushes a train load of coal through Bellingham, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.
Echoes of War: Mystery of a missing Confederate treasure in Whatcom County, Chapter 5
JoAnn Roe approaches the answer to the mystery in "Echoes of War" in the fifth chapter of the six-part serial work of historical fiction set in Whatcom County.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Poets Robert Lashley and Jessica Lohafer read at Redlight
Bellingham poet Robert Lashley reads from his recent book, "The Homeboy Songs," with fellow poet Jessica Lohafer opening, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at the Redlight, 1017 N. State St. in Bellingham.