Posted by Jim Donaldson on November 12, 2014
The first retail marijuana stores in Whatcom County are reaping the most green, but sales activity has leveled off since they opened in July.
Top Shelf Cannabis the first store in Washington state to open after voters passed Initiative 502 in 2012 and 2020 Solutions have rung up more than $1.5 million in retail sales combined since opening in July, according to the Washington Liquor Control Board.
The three other Whatcom County stores have $413,664 in combined sales over the first four months of operation, though some did not open until August (Green Leaf, on Meridian Street) or September (Green Stop in Maple Falls).
Posted by Jim Donaldson on November 6, 2014
Whatcom County voters approved expanding background checks on gun sales and transfers and rejected a measure that would have prevented any expansion beyond a federal standard.
Posted on October 24, 2014
Celebrating the reopening of the Suiattle River Road (FSR 26), the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is holding a reopening reception ceremony from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Darrington Community Center, 570 Sauk Avenue in Darrington.
Posted by Jim Donaldson on October 3, 2014
Work crews closed a portion of Donovan Avenue in south Bellingham Friday, Oct. 3 after a water main broke, flooding the street.
Posted on September 19, 2014
A Comcast outage from Bellingham to the Canadian border left hundreds of customers without TV, Internet or home telephone service for several hours Friday morning, Sept. 19.
Posted by Jim Donaldson on September 11, 2014
Like much of the rest of the country, which could only watch as the horrific Sept. 11 attacks unfolded on television, Bellingham was on edge after the terror attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. 13 years ago.