Whatcom County Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. New study examines Cherry Point's impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Columbian

    The Cherry Point area supports about 11 percent of all jobs in Whatcom County, according to a new report quantifying the impact the industrial area has on the local economy. "Employment at Cherry Point" is an analysis report that was presented at the Northwest Business Expo and Conference on Thursday at the Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa.

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  2. Lobbyists keep picking up the bill for State Sen. Doug EricksenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Sens. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, and Steve O'Ban, R-Pierce County. The senator's district includes most of Whatcom County, but was carefully drawn to exclude most of liberal Bellingham. It includes two oil refineries - both now receiving large amounts of ...

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  3. Victory for some Delta, B.C. residents as proposal for radio towers rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    ... and Point Roberts, Washington opposed to a proposal to build radio transmission towers in Point Roberts, the Whatcom County Hearing Examiner has issued a surprise decision, rejecting the proposal. "After a thorough review of the pleadings, ...

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  4. Victory for some Delta, B.C. residents as proposal for radio towers rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    ... and Point Roberts, Washington opposed to a proposal to build radio transmission towers in Point Roberts, the Whatcom County Hearing Examiner has issued a surprise decision, rejecting the proposal. "After a thorough review of the pleadings, ...

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  5. Victory for some Delta, B.C. residents as proposal for radio towers rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    In a victory for residents in Delta, B.C. and Point Roberts, Washington opposed to a proposal to build radio transmission towers in Point Roberts, the Whatcom County Hearing Examiner has issued a surprise decision, rejecting the proposal. "After a thorough review of the pleadings, supporting documents, Comprehensive Plan, Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, and Case Law, I have decided I am going to grant the Motion to Deny the Application," wrote Michael Bobbink in a brief memorandum announcing the cancellation of upcoming hearings in the matter.

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  6. Tsawwassen residents win fight over radio towers across U.S. - Canada borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | GlobalNews

    The controversial application to build radio towers in Point Roberts has been denied for a number of reasons, according to Delta mayor Lois Jackson. According to the city's statement, the application was denied by the Whatcom County Hearing Examiner based on: not meeting the district's height requirements and not allowing the requested zoning conditional use permit application that would give BBC Broadcasting permission to build and run several towers in Point Roberts.

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  7. Washington state radio towers near border in Tsawwassen turned downRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... transmitters into B.C. Lower Mainland communities without the approval of Canadian authorities. Whatcom County hearing examiner Michael Bobbink, based in Bellingham, Wash., announced the decision in a memorandum Tuesday to the owners of the station ...

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  8. 18-ton military truck for Whatcom County deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Bellingham Technical College students work on the Whatcom County Sheriff's Department mine-resistant armored personnel carrier or MRAP. The automotive and welding students were adding lights, more seats and other upgrades to the former military vehicle that served in Iraq.

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  9. 2014 election coverageRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    Filling out your ballot? Get our Q&As with candidates for contested races in the Nov. 4 general election in Whatcom County. What some see as a sensible way to repair Ferndale roads has sparked resistance from gas station owners who believe a penny can make a big difference.

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  10. Vote for Washington State legislators who will fix the education problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... results can be sorted by issue. Find out now how your legislators voted on education. In the 42nd district (Whatcom County), Senator Doug Ericksen and Representatives Vincent Buys and Jason Overstreet have refused to respond to multiple inquiries ...

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  11. Can Paid Internships Help To Bridge The Gap In Manufacturing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Manufacturing.net

    ... in parts of Pittsburgh, youth unemployment is between 18-25 percent while the state's is at 5.7 percent; in Whatcom County in Washington State's Bellingham community, it's at 19.6 percent whereas the state's rate is 5.6 percent. Might internships be ...

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  12. Motorcycle, deer collide near SheltonRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A motorcycle rider was injured when he hit a deer Sunday night on a road six miles north of Shelton. Students from Bellingham Technical College helped the Whatcom County sheriff's office outfit its new 18-ton mine-resistant truck.

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  13. Spotlight on Clark County charter voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... it has six county commissioners, who are nonpartisan. The closest to Clark County in terms of population, Whatcom County made the transition to a home rule charter in 1978. The county has a seven-member elected council and an elected executive. ...

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  14. Democrats' Senate hopes ride on a former Bellingham council memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    ... got Fleetwood to acknowledge he would support revoking a tax break that benefits oil refineries, one of Whatcom County's biggest employers. Fleetwood, his Democratic challenger, ripped into Ericksen's inability to get many of his bills passed by ...

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  15. Coeds vs. Calvinists: The rumble on the North SoundRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    ... district came to be posed to send three Republicans to Olympia involves coeds, Calvinists and countless Whatcom County residents caught in the fray. Standing at the corner of Forest and Holly in Downtown Bellingham, just outside the Community Food ...

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  16. Remorseful bank robber waits for police after heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... a run with the cash. The remorseful robber faces charges of first degree robbery and was being held in the Whatcom County Jail awaiting arraignment, police said. The amount of money stolen was not disclosed by police. Comments posted below are from ...

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  17. Big battery to back up power for Whatcom County townRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | KOMO News

    Puget Sound Energy plans to install four shipping containers housing lithium iron phosphate batteries to keep the power on when lines go down in the Cascade mountains, the utility said. Glacier would be among the first communities in the state to test large-scale battery storage, The Bellingham Herald reported Wednesday.

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  18. It’s not soccer, not golf. It’s FootGolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Ireland Eaton kicks from the tee during a round of FootGolf at Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club, in Blaine, Whatcom County. FootGolf rounds are usually $12-$18, depending on the course, as opposed to anywhere from $25 to $100 and up for a round of regular golf.

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  19. Remorseful robber waits for police after heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    ... ng a run with the cash. The remorseful robber faces charges of first degree robbery and was being held in the Whatcom County Jail awaiting arraignment, police said. The amount of money stolen was not disclosed by police.

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  20. .com | Remorseful US robber waits for cops after heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | News24

    ... ng a run with the cash. The remorseful robber faces charges of first degree robbery and was being held in the Whatcom County Jail awaiting arraignment, police said. The amount of money stolen was not disclosed by police.

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