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Guard unit joins Canada training - Tue, 21 May 2013 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The first of two convoys from the Washington National Guard's Spokane-based 1041st Transportation Company rolled into Canada over the weekend for an international training exercise designed to help improve overall North American military readiness.
Mon May 20, 2013
Tour of Lummi Island artist studios runs May 25-26
People can view the artwork of 22 artists during this year's Lummi Island Artists' Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 25-26. During the free tour, visitors can drive or bike around the island to open studios, where they can see paintings, drawings, sculpture, pottery, photography, woodwork, jewelry, fiber arts and more.
Sun May 19, 2013
Two wine shops arrive in downtown Bellingham
At 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, Katie Bechkowiak will open Vinostrology Wine Lounge & Merchant at 120 W. Holly St., in the former Bandito's Burritos space.
Sat May 18, 2013
Sounders FC vs. FC Dallas, 7:30 p.m. live chat
Joshua Mayers joined The Seattle Times as a part-time news assistant in 2005 and took over the Sounders FC beat before the 2010 season.
Rental Equipment Register
Birch Equipment Rentals Honored as Arthritis Foundation Community Partner
Birch Equipment was recently honored as a 20-year Arthritis Foundation Community Partner for its involvement as a Jingle Bell Run sponsor, participating in the annual run with a Birch Equipment Team and being part of the foundation's golf tournament.
Fri May 17, 2013
Pilot survives small plane crash in Lynden neighborhood
A pilot is lucky to be alive after his plane crashed nose-first just short of the runway at Lynden's airport.
Thu May 16, 2013
Bellingham man allegedly wrote letter threatening to kill Governor
BY JEREMY PAWLOSKI Staff writer Police arrested a Bellingham man Wednesday, after he wrote letters to The Olympian detailing threats to kill Governor Jay Inslee, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama, court papers state.
Glacier Creek Road closed for foreseeable future
Glacier Creek Road has been closed to vehicle traffic at Thompson Creek Bridge because of a washout - about seven miles from the start of the heavily used Heliotrope Ridge Trail.
Port expects Bellingham waterfront proposals by mid-July
Prospects for a central waterfront renaissance should be clear by mid-July, when the Port of Bellingham expects to receive serious proposals from developers interested in a 10.8-acre portion of the site in and around the Granary building next to Whatcom Waterway.
WWU teaching assistant charged with shooting Bellingham man in stomach, both legs
A Western Washington University teaching assistant shot a Nevada Street resident three times - once in the stomach and once in each leg - after the victim confronted him for "messing with" a parked car, according to charging documents filed Wednesday, May 15.
Renata Kowalczyk seeks Port of Bellingham seat
Renata Kowalczyk, a Bellingham business consultant, has filed her candidacy for the 1st District seat on the Port of Bellingham Commission.
Wed May 15, 2013
Costco submits potential plan for Bakerview store
This rendering of a possible Costco across from the Bakerview Fred Meyer in Bellingham was part of a pre-application packet the company submitted this spring to the city of Bellingham.
Dan Robbins runs for Bellingham port commission
Businessman Dan Robbins has announced he will seek election to the 1st District Port of Bellingham Commission seat being vacated by Scott Walker.
Former Bellingham doctor accepts probation for improper hormone treatments
A former Bellingham physician will be able to continue practicing after admitting to state officials that he gave five patients human growth hormone without medical justification.
Charges: Drunken driver strikes tree in Bellingham, injuring 2 children, 2 women
A suspected drunken driver faces four counts of vehicular assault for slamming his car into a tree on Squalicum Way, sending two young children and two women to the emergency room.
Bicyclist stabbed twice on Bellingham street
Three people attacked a bicyclist late Monday, May 13, on Virginia Street, possibly because he owed them money for drugs, according to Bellingham police.
Bellingham's defense shines in 3-0 win
The Red Raiders got their offense going early, scoring two runs in the first inning off a two-RBI hit by Vanja Flones.
Bellingham represented in state rugby championships
The Chuckanut Bay under-15 and under-19 high school boys' rugby teams will be competing at the 2013 Washington State Rugby Championships at the Bellingham Polo Grounds on Sunday, May 19.
Tue May 14, 2013
Want to taste Walla Walla wines? Visit Woodinville
But despite the nice, and usually drier, change of scenery, the six hour-plus drive can be a sticking point.