1 min ago
Bellingham shelters extend hours to help homeless through cold snap
Severe weather shelters run by the Interfaith Coalition will remain open at least through the weekend and the Lighthouse Mission's Drop-in Center has extended its hours as both agencies try to help the homeless during freezing weather.
2 hrs ago
Tablets, e-readers, e-book borrowing demo Saturday at Bellingham library
People can see and try out tablets and e-readers from various vendors, and learn how they can use a virtual library to read books for free, during a tech expo Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Bellingham Public Library.
4 hrs ago
Live chat: World Cup draw, 8:30 a.m. Friday
I'll be holding a live chat during Friday morning's FIFA World Cup draw . It should be an exciting day as the U.S. men's national team looks to avoid being drawn into the Group of Death.
8 hrs ago
Ballet Bellingham leader brings 'Nutcracker' to Mount Baker Theatre
Jessica Crook, 33, born and raised in Bellingham, is now head of Ballet Bellingham, which performs the classic Christmas ballet "The Nutcracker" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7, 2013 at Mount Baker Theatre.
9 hrs ago
One Dead, Two Injured After Wash. House Fire
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.
13 hrs ago
Ook-pick means business.
There are two reasons why Belleville, Ontario, should have a special place in the minds of all Canadians.
17 hrs ago
Christmas tree lighting, Art Walk in downtown Bellingham
Bellingham's annual Christmas tree lighting and Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher galleries are featured during an evening of free downtown events that are part of the monthly Art Walk on Friday, Dec. 6. The tree will be lighted at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Depot Market Square, site of the Bellingham Farmers Market at Railroad Avenue and Maple Street, with ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Deming library opens up space for artists; food bank has logo contest
The Friends of the Deming Library has provided the Deming community meeting room for artists to show their work for several years now.
Scott Walker reminisces about 22 years as Port of Bellingham commissioner
On Wednesday, Dec. 4, I had a lengthy interview with Scott Walker, who steps down from the Port of Bellingham commission at the end of the month after 22 years in office.
Northwest Tribe Opposes Coal Terminal, But How Hard Will They Fight It?
Tribal treaty fishing rights give Washington tribes the opportunity to weigh in on, and even block, projects that could impact their fishing grounds.
The Paperboys are coming to Bellingham's Wild Buffalo
The Paperboys, from Vancouver, B.C., will play an early show, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at The Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St. The Paperboys are a Canadian folk music band from Vancouver that formed in 1991.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
State gets 23 new marijuana applications from Whatcom County
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.
Prep work helped keep ice at bay on Whatcom County roads
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.
Washington State Growers Roll The Dice On New Pot Licenses
Washington is the second state to adopt rules for the recreational sale of marijuana.
Coal Exporter Disturbed Native American Burial Site Near Bellingham
Lummi tribal council member Jay Julius points to an area of Cherry Point that was disturbed by Pacific International Terminals.
Chuckanut Brewery sending its head brewer back to school in Germany
Chuckanut Brewery's head brewer, Bryan Cardwell, is going back to school. The brewery will host a special Brewers Night and Bon Voyage Party at the Copper Hog in Bellingham on Thursday, December 12. Bryan will travel to Berlin, Germany to attend a six-month intensive course at the VLB .
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Rave: Happy with new roundabout
Rave to the City of Bellingham and Ram Construction for the Boulevard Street roundabout.
Police: Bellingham robbery suspect arrested prowling cars in Santa hat
A Bellingham teen with a warrant for armed robbery was arrested this weekend prowling cars while wearing a red-and-white Santa hat, according to police.
The deep freeze, some snow heading our
There may be some snow, though little accumulation is expected in the lowlands. And there will be gusty winds and wind chills near zero Monday around Bellingham.
Abundance Swap Tuesday in Bellingham
The third annual Abundance Swap, a kind of bartering garage sale for new or gently used items, is 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, 1207 Ellsworth St. near H Street in the Lettered Streets neighborhood.