Whatcom County Newswire (Page 8)

Whatcom County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Whatcom County, WA. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 3,312 in Whatcom County, WA

  1. The Dos and Don'ts of a farmer's marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Felix Muzquiz, executive director of Vineyard Farmer's Market, gives tips for making the farmer's market experience a good one for buyers and sellers. Crush, a dog trained to sniff out only human waste, visits Whatcom County to help county officials find sewage systems leaking into Whatcom waterways, April 29, 2016.

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  2. Birchwood neighborhood looks ahead as it loses AlbertsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Albertsons store have been offered positions at other locations. Albertsons owns the two Safeway stores in Whatcom County and is finalizing a deal to purchase 29 Haggen stores, including five in Whatcom County . Albertsons plans to keep the Haggen ...

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  3. Construction on Bellingham waterfront Granary expected by summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Reid said. "The building is unique in terms of the agricultural history in the state of Washington." In 1920, Whatcom County had the second-highest chicken population in the country, second to a county in California. The Granary Building was built ...

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  4. Ferndale man buys nude photos of teen, gets 10 months in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    A Ferndale man who solicited nude photos from teenage girls in 2013 was sentenced to 10 months behind bars on Thursday, April 28. Anthony Taylor Duran, 22, pleaded guilty in Whatcom County Superior Court to two counts of communication with a minor for immoral purposes. Between June and August 2013, Duran, then 19 years old, contacted a 16-year-old girl via Facebook, court records show.

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  5. Dog trained to sniff out human waste in Whatcom County watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Crush, a dog trained to sniff out only human waste, visits Whatcom County to help county officials find sewage systems leaking into Whatcom waterways, April 29, 2016. Dog trainer Aryn Hervel of Environmental Canine Services runs Crush, a sewage sniffing dog, by samples of Whatcom County groundwater at Bender Fields in Lynden, Thursday, April 28, 2016.

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  6. Crush the dog sniffs out leaking sewage in Whatcom CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Crush, a dog trained to sniff out only human waste, visits Whatcom County to help county officials find sewage systems leaking into Whatcom waterways, April 29, 2016. Port of Bellingham spokesman Mike Hogan describes how the Horizon Fairbanks freighter broke loose from the Bellingham Shipping Terminal during high winds Tuesday morning, Dec. 8, 2014, in Bellingham Bay.

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  7. Birchwood kids cleanup beach for Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    A Whatcom County sheriff's deputy shot and killed this four-year-old pit bull, named Kane, Thursday morning, April 14, at a home west of Lynden after responding to a domestic violence call at the residence. The dog's owner, Jacquie Johnson, earlier recorded this video of Kane playing with a rock.

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  8. Squalicuma s Dorr receives $5,000 WIAA Smart Choices ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Storm claim a Class 2A Academic State Championship in 2014. The duo was selected The Bellingham Herald's All-Whatcom County Girls' Tennis Players of the Year last spring. Off the playing surfaces, Dorr lettered in music all four years at Squalicum ...

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  9. Robbery suspect arrested minutes after striking Ferndale marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Then he pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the clerk, said Doug Chadwick, chief criminal deputy of the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office. "I want the candy and all the money in the register," the robber said, according to the sheriff's office. The ...

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  10. Whatcom County Jail report for April 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office lists the following people as being booked into Whatcom County Jail. In many cases charges have not been filed.

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  11. Man arrested after woman crashes to escape him in Birch BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | HeraldNet

    ... was arrested after the crash Wednesday. He has declined to speak with authorities about the incident. Whatcom County sheriff's deputies say they responded after a clerk at the Bay Center Market reported that the 21-year-old woman appeared to have ...

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  12. Deputies: Girlfriend crashes car to end kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... was arrested after the crash Wednesday. He has declined to speak with authorities about the incident. Whatcom County sheriff's deputies say they responded after a clerk at the Bay Center Market reported that the 21-year-old woman appeared to have ...

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  13. 5 Whatcom voting districts approved; members urge legal challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    The five new districts for Whatcom County elections were set without argument Wednesday night, April 20, but to say the vote was unanimous might be deceiving. While all four members of the Districting Committee - Brett Bonner and Mark Nelson representing conservatives, Lisa McShane and Mike Estes representing progressives - approved a final map with the amendments Estes proposed, Bonner quickly followed the unanimous vote with a statement calling for voters to challenge the map.

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  14. Laser light stops Coast Guard training near BellinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... bout these incidents causing accidents or delaying emergency responses." The local harbor security office and Whatcom County police were unable to find who had shined the green laser.

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  15. Wilkerson coming home one last timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    ... and I've really seen her grow as a softball player." Six years ago Wilkerson was gracing diamonds around Whatcom County with her stellar catching ability and tremendous hitting power. She was selected the 2011 Northwest Conference Player of the ...

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  16. Working ports provide good-paying jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    In 1889, the people of Washington included within their new state constitution an authorization for local port authorities to use public funds for "industrial development or trade promotion." Here in Whatcom County, the Port of Bellingham, which serves the entire county, recognizes its mission as being, "a to fulfill the essential transportation and economic development needs of the region while providing leadership in maintaining greater Whatcom County's overall economic vitalitya " Bellingham's waterfront has lost much of its industrial activity over the years, and the recent opposition to consideration of new industry - seemingly any new industry - defies logic.

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  17. Whatcom County Jail report for April 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office lists the following people as being booked into Whatcom County Jail. In many cases charges have not been filed.

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  18. Pollution restricts shellfish harvest in five areas, threatens othersRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Washington State Department of Health

    ... County), Bay Center (Pacific County), Rocky Bay (Pierce County), Vaughn Bay (Pierce County), and Portage Bay (Whatcom County). The restrictions are due to high levels of bacterial pollution in the water. An additional 18 areas were identified as ...

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  19. Learn how to help your neighbors if a big earthquake hits BellinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    A resident carrying a dog walks by houses damaged by a magnitude-6.5 earthquake in Mashiki, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan on April 15, 2016. Whatcom County residents can learn April 25 how they could help out should a much larger quake shake the Bellingham area.

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  20. New rehab rooms offer style, quicker recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    ... inpatient rehab unit feature built-in benches that convert into a sleeping cot for overnight guests. In Whatcom County, as in other parts of the country, more people recovering from a major surgery or injury have nicer and smarter places to ...

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