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5 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
As police noted a quieter but still busy Independence Day in Bellingham - where residential fireworks were banned for the first time - firefighters and medical personnel saw fewer incidents and injuries related to pyrotechnics this year.
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9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
The excitement of buying pot in a store hadn't lost its luster as Bellingham's second marijuana store opened to a line of about 40 people Thursday, July 10. With a wink to pot culture, 2020 Solutions opened its doors just before 4:20 p.m., and the line of people waiting in the sun steadily grew.
13 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
The Whatcom County Fire Marshal's Office cites warm weather and dry vegetation for putting restrictions on all open burning.
14 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Location: Highway 542-Go is part of Whatcom County's growing food truck scene. Its locations, for now, include Spartan Espresso at 700 Ohio St. in Bellingham on weekdays for breakfast and lunch, and Wander Brewing, 1807 Dean Ave. in Bellingham, on Saturdays for dinner.
18 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Some of the lowest tide series of the summer will occur July 9-16 in local marine waterways, and Washington State Parks and Recreation are hosting ShellFest 2014 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 12 at Birch Bay State Park in Whatcom County.
In Western Washington, we like to say that summer doesn't start until after Independence Day.
At the U-pick blueberry field at Boxx Berry Farms, north of Ferndale, Monday, afternoon, Aug. 6, 2012.
"We are opening tomorrow at 4:20 p.m. We'll be open 'til midnight. We'll let our customers sleep in," said Aaron Nelson, senior vice president of operations for 2020 Solutions.
Cancer survivors will set off at 6:15 p.m. for the first lap of Relay for Life of Whatcom County as participants cheer them on from the sidelines on Friday, July 11. A year of fundraising by 990 participants and 84 teams has seen more than $172,000 raised for this year's relay.
A 21-year-old Ferndale man returning to the United States on the Fourth of July was arrested on suspicion of raping two teenagers and a third girl younger than 10. Police opened a case against Brandon James John in October 2012 when two girls came forward to police to report he had sexual contact with them.
The first retail outlets to sell marijuana in Washington state are open across the state today, almost two years after voters legalized recreational use of the drug.
The next water-resources forum hosted by the Rome Grange features some of the biggest players in the complicated conflict over Whatcom County's water supply.
The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office lists the following people as being booked into the Whatcom County Jail.
Employees get ready for the first day of marijuana sales at 2020 Solutions in Bellingham, Monday, July 7, 2014.
Employee April Gates, left, investor Ward Nelson and employee Anna Lallas prepare to open the Top Shelf Cannabis store in Bellingham during training Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 11:34 pm
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