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While the Skagit River bridge collapse on Interstate 5 will mean plenty of headaches and adjustments in the coming months, Whatcom County may see one silver lining more tourists from Canada.
Ski to Sea organizers spent the hours after the Skagit River bridge collapse on Interstate 5 telling the estimated 1,100 racers coming from the King County area to leave extra driving time as they made their way north for the race.
Amtrak says it plans to add one daily round trip between Seattle and Bellingham, Wash., in the coming weeks to help travelers affected by the Interstate 5 highway bridge collapse near Mount Vernon.
As a serious hockey player with the Bellingham Blazers, 20-year-old Bryce Kenning has taken some pretty hard hits.
A survivor of Washington's Interstate 5 bridge collapse says plunging off the highway was "like a roller coaster where you're not attached to the tracks." Bryce Kenning, of Mount Vernon, was on his way to a pick-up hockey game in Bellingham when the bridge seemed to explode in front of him in a cloud of dust.
The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $4, heading into the Memorial Day weekend.
It happened about 7 p.m. Thursday on the four-lane Interstate 5 bridge between Burlington and Mount Vernon, and disrupted travel in both directions.
A Bellingham man faces 20 years in prison for a 34-hour crime spree that entailed an armed burglary, two kidnapping attempts, a carjacking and taking a hostage.
With individual images projected on a screen TESC President Dr. Thomas L. Purce begins the public reading by volunteer readers of 250 names of military personnel who died in the last 12 months in service as part of the Memorial Day remembrance,The Readers Project: Honoring the Fallen,Wednesday at The Evergreen State College.Organized by the ... (more)
Fairhaven Festival organizers are willing to cede the title of "Eighth Leg of the Race" to the beer garden near Ski to Sea's finish line at Marine Park.
In reading the Everett Herald's April 28 article on coal trains, " Coal trains would worsen Marysville's traffic problem ," it occurred to me that Everett is in a position to eliminate all of the damage the trains will do to communities from Marysville to Cherry Point, and the city can make money doing it.
Last November, Trish Harding, the founder of Studio UFO in Bay Street Village, at Holly and Bay streets, presented an exhibit entitled "Granary Love-In," in which local artists showed their interpretations of the building on the former G-P mill site on the Bellingham waterfront.
New York's Central Park provides the fixings for much of her larder, which includes wines, pickles, jams and jellies made from flavourful weeds.
It is a warm afternoon in spring and Boulevard Park is full. Kids splash at the beach, couples stroll across the bridges and a group of runners zips along the waterfront.
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