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It's been three months since we kicked off this year's United Way campaign and we have seen tremendous generosity of time, energy and spirit.
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A health official in northwest Washington state says three college students who began to feel dizzy and lethargic while living for several months in a rental house have been told to move after the home tested positive for methamphetamine.
Whatcom County is preparing to open a "one-stop" permit center with the proposed purchase of a State Street building owned by the county's medical examiner.
Mayor Kelli Linville wants ideas that if put into practice will prevent another drunken riot from occurring.
Couple Sarah, left, and Melissa Adams show off the first same-sex marriage license approved at the Whatcom County Auditor's Office at the Whatcom County Courthouse on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, on the first day the state's law legalizing gay marriage goes into effect.
An investigation into a hit and run that left a Ferndale mother fighting for her life continued Thursday, Dec. 5, with police mapping out a crash scene that spans a city block.
Whatcom County is poised for significant growth in the blueberry harvest over the next five years, but local farmers first need to figure out why they had fewer blueberries than expected in 2013.
Some big holiday celebrations in Whatcom County begin the first weekend in December : Lynden's Lighted Christmas Parade, Ferndale's Olde Fashioned Christmas at Pioneer Park, Bellingham's tree lighting at Depot Market Square, and a gingerbread contest at the Holiday Port Festival at Bellingham Cruise Terminal.
A mother, her three children and a male guest were at the Bellingham home when an unattended candle started a fire that claimed the guest's life.
Quick reflexes by strangers might have saved a young boy from getting beaten to death in a Ferndale street earlier this year.
The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office lists the following people as being booked into the Whatcom County Jail.
Dec. 03 -- LUMMI ISLAND -- The Whatcom Chief ferry to Lummi Island will accept credit cards Friday, Dec. 6 , as a pilot test before the ferry starts accepting the cards by January 2014 , according to the Whatcom County Public Works Department .
Three more applications for marijuana retailers in Whatcom County were filed in the last week, including one in Point Roberts and another along Guide Meridian north of Bellingham.
Property values can be tricky to estimate, so a Whatcom County resident is helping people who believe they are being asked to pay too much in taxes.
Whatcom County Public Works crews braced for nasty weather Monday night, Dec. 2, and although it was cold and windy, it wasn't nearly as bad as they expected.