Whatcom County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Whatcom County, WA. (Page 9)

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  1. Rules of the Road: Can bicyclists be cited for not moving to right?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... ers come from David Wright, a retired officer from the Bellingham Police Department who is now serving on the Whatcom County Traffic Safety Task Force.

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  2. Fire guts modular home in Agate Bay area of Whatcom CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... the outside and then made entry to the burning home. Lynden Fire Department, South Whatcom Fire Authority and Whatcom County Fire District 7 in Ferndale assisted North Whatcom firefighters at the scene, Anderson said. Four engine companies were ...

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  3. WWU student puts Bellingham's Galbraith Mountain on the mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... news hasn't traveled as far as it could. A 2014 survey by WMBC showed 70 percent of Galbraith riders live in Whatcom County. About 16 percent were from the Seattle-Bellevue area, and 6 percent were from British Columbia. B.C. is home to an even more ...

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  4. End-of-life choices focus of free Whatcom County workshops this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    The nonprofit Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement has scheduled free community workshops this summer about making end-of-life choices.

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  5. Mentorship is a key to long-term entrepreneurial successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    A few months ago I wrote about the state of entrepreneurship in Whatcom County and focused on how important it is for the community to create a vibrant startup ecosystem for encouraging "pre-preneurs" to actually start businesses.

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  6. Lynden-based Homestead's meager assets will leave investors in lurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... and his company had used loans from small investors to help finance a variety of real estate developments in Whatcom County and elsewhere. He was widely known and respected in the close-knit Lynden community. Among other things, he played a key role ...

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  7. Village Books and The Atlantics join up for benefit for Whatcom Literacy CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... the first time was a decade ago for their 25th anniversary. Whatcom Literacy Council helps adults in Whatcom County improve their literacy skills or learn to use English as a second language, free of charge. Details: 360-671-2626, ...

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  8. Whatcom farms offer bounty of berries, vegetables, flowers, nutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... 7 acres of blueberries and 9 acres of raspberries and is open daily in season. For a list of farms outside of Whatcom County, and details on other farms in our area that offer everything from lavender to cherries to sweet corn, go to ...

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  9. Happy to see slower community growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... to describe rapid growth. Ask yourself whether population growth helps or exacerbates the problems we face in Whatcom County: does growth help you, your family, neighbors and communities? Higher growth means more traffic congestion and delays, more ...

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  10. Bellingham council wants county to address rail traffic fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    City Council members plan to send a letter to Whatcom County officials urging them to make sure that railroad impacts in the city are accounted for in the environmental study of a proposed Cherry Point coal terminal.

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  11. Man who drowned while crossing border near Lynden identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    A man found dead in a muddy ditch at the U.S.-Canadian border had ties to the Atlanta area and Vancouver, B.C. Suleman Sadruddin Jivani, 44, tried to cross the border sometime in the past three weeks when he slipped in a ditch and drowned at the north edge of a cornfield, said Whatcom County Undersheriff Jeff Parks.

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  12. Feed the Need fundraiser coming soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Ferndale. Industrial Credit Union, in partnership with Nature's Path, will host the event which benefits the Whatcom County food banks. The U12 team went 4-0, beating Stanwood 1-0 in the championship game. The team is coached by Todd Andersen, Bill ...

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  13. Drivers can earn $60 with roadside blood test, breath checkRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Free Republic

    Government-hired survey teams will soon ask hundreds of Washington state motorists to answer questions and provide samples of breath, saliva and blood - all to give safety and police agencies a clearer sense of how many people drive impaired.

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  14. Whatcom County Jail report for June 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office lists the following people as being booked into the Whatcom County Jail.

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  15. Rules of the Road: Do you have to cover loose items while hauling?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... ers come from David Wright, a retired officer from the Bellingham Police Department who is now serving on the Whatcom County Traffic Safety Task Force.

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  16. Bellingham council to hear concerns over rail traffic from proposed coal terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    Whatcom County is not doing enough to hold SSA Marine accountable for the likely need for significant new railroad construction for a proposed shipping terminal, the City Council will hear Monday, June 9. Shannon Wright, executive director of Communitywise Bellingham, will discuss her group's concerns over the plan to get 18 additional trains per ... (more)

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  17. Relocating for chance: Local family allows tennis-driven children golden opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... tennis at a high level in exchange for relocating. "It was a very tough decision," she said. "We love life in Whatcom County. It was a decision based totally on the opportunity. ... This is a critical age for both of them. It's now or never so we're ...

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  18. Residents fear health risks from Whatcom's roadside spraying of RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    A chemical regarded as a "valuable tool" for controlling weeds along Whatcom County roads is seen as a grave threat by others, and the County Council is stuck in the middle.

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  19. Bellingham sweeps All-NWC golfers of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... who finished 23rd at state, was a second-team selection. Lynden Christian's Lincoln Olson led the 1A Whatcom County performers with a sixth-place finish after a two-day total of 152 (79-73). Blaine's Devan Boucher finished 18th (160, 81-79), and ...

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  20. Unknown challenges await in adventure raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Bigelow at alex.bigelow@bellinghamherald.com or call 360-715-2238. Follow @bhamsports on Twitter for other Whatcom County sports updates. Bellingham Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations ...

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