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Author Rustan Robertson has written "The Wages of Sin: The True Story & Photos of the Great Sedro-Woolley Bank Robbery of 1914," published by the Sedro-Woolley Museum.
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Drivers are advised to take alternate routes Monday, July 14, through Thursday, July 17, when crews chip seal several Whatcom County roads.
The museum, which features historical exhibits from the early days of northern Whatcom County, will be showing items on loan from the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum in Bellingham, including several dozen timepieces from the mid-1700s to the late 1940s that were manufactured in both North America and Europe.
Scenes from the grand opening of the of the Permacation Cable Park Sunday, June 29, 2014 on Bow Lake in Alger.
Alarmed that measles cases in Washington state have climbed to 27 so far this year - more than the past five years combined - public health officials are reminding people that vaccination is their best defense against the disease.
The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office lists the following people as being booked in to the Whatcom County Jail.
A new site called blast-zone.org released an interactive map that allows you to see if your house, school, workplace, favorite store, etc.
A Whatcom County teen suspected of hitting another young man with a gun at a graduation celebration at a Deming-area gravel pit was arrested Thursday, July 10, according to the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office.
Since Doug Ericksen accepted the most free meals from lobbyists than any other Olympia legislator, there has been talk of fixing this problem.
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.
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.
The Whatcom County Fire Marshal's Office cites warm weather and dry vegetation for putting restrictions on all open burning.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 04:24 am
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