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After years of making do, the Whatcom Humane Society opens the doors of its new $2.6 million shelter Wednesday, June 19. "To say it's a long overdue project would be an understatement," said Laura Clark, executive director for Whatcom Humane Society.
City Council is ready to take another look at proposals to set up a system to license and inspect apartments and rental houses in 2014.
Richard Van As, a South African carpenter who lost a portion of his hand in an accident, assembles a Robohand and fits it to Liam Dippenaar.
Inslee and Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson visited the site Tuesday to see what progress crews have made since a section of the bridge collapsed on May 23 after it was struck by a truck with an oversize load.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided on a limited review of environmental effects for a proposed coal port at Bellingham.
The Obama administration is apparently ready to declare some kind of victory in its war on gun rights , and today Vice President Joe Biden will be offering a progress report, according to Mediaite and Buzz Feed , while the mainstream press seems silent on the situation.
A coal port's economic benefits are being underestimated, according to a Western Washington U. professor's report commissioned by the Washington Farm Bureau.
I'm a pie fool which isn't the same thing as being a fool for pie. Julie Klausner recently pointed out in her podcast that Jews are cake people, Christians are pie people.
The Public Development Authority's plan for a major development to link downtown, Old Town and a redeveloping central waterfront is moving forward, City Council was told Monday, June 17. Authority Executive Director Jim Long said five property owners have signed non-binding letters of intent with the Public Development Authority, expressing ... (more)
A woman at a Father's Day barbecue near Ferndale was hit in the chest by a stray bullet fired by shooters more than half-mile away.
A Bellingham man has been arrested on suspicion of briefly kidnapping a 5-year-old girl on Saturday, June 15. Police believe the girl went with Matthew Barclay Pemberton, 35, because he offered her candy and a trip to the park.
Tubers floating down the south fork Nooksack River are a seasonal nuisance to nearby landowners, who say they witness public drunkenness, urination and other inappropriate acts in their backyards.
A longtime Bellingham construction company has won a major contract to build a portion of an electric power plant in Alaska.
In 1976, John Sylvester knew with all his heart that his dad was the best. He'd take his son fishing, help him with soccer and patiently answer his endless stream of questions.
Bellingham geologist Dave Tucker stands by a boulder about 100 yards upstream from the Ridley Creek trail ford on the middle fork Nooksack of the Nooksack River in this photo taken on Wednesday, June 5, 2013.