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2 hrs ago | Seattle Times
An election Saturday could determine the future of hundreds of Nooksack Indians fighting what is likely the largest tribal disenrollment in Washington history.
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6 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Whatcom County officials seek a new design consultant for a $12 million Birch Bay road and beach improvement project, after the county couldn't come to terms with Everett-based Reid Middleton.
9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
A portion of Slater Road will be closed Sunday morning, March 16, as crews install signs on the bridge, according to Whatcom County Public Works.
The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office lists the following people as being booked into the Whatcom County Jail.
With St. Patrick's Day looming on the calendar, this week I couldn't resist opting for the book on my shelf that boasted an Irish village on the cover.
Water-resource experts will weigh solutions to Whatcom County's water problems at a Saturday, March 15, forum put on by the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County.
Rover Stay Over, which opened in 2011 and is at 6451 Hannegan Road, has hired certified dog trainer Brittany Olin to help with the new training program.
What thought has been given to non-STEM students? How will we reach a high floor in the system but not have a ceiling on high achievers gifted in non-STEM studies? Is it time to look at amalgamating school districts from nine down to one in Whatcom County? We cannot predict what an educated person will require 20 years from now so school systems ... (more)
As reported on March 5, Rep. Vincent Buys voted against the bill that has reduced homelessness in our county.
Whatcom County Council members expressed irritation over the property tax appeal filed by BP Cherry Point refinery - an appeal that could reduce property tax revenues by millions of dollars for as long as two years even if the appeal is ultimately rejected.
A jury found a Bellingham man guilty this week of leading police on a high-speed chase that ended in an armed standoff near the Whatcom County line.
An inmate at Whatcom County Jail died after hanging herself in her cell Monday, March 10, according to the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office.
The session runs from 3-4:30 p.m. at St. Luke's Health Education Center at 3333 Squalicum Parkway in Bellingham.
The city is taking the first steps toward construction of a multimillion-dollar pre-treatment plant that will help prevent Lake Whatcom algae blooms from affecting the quality and quantity of the city's water supply.
According to a report Friday evening, March 7, from King 5, Angel now says she will support some form of HB 2368, which either eliminates the sunset clause , which she killed in her committee almost two weeks ago.