Washington Gov. Jay Inslee visited Shuksan Middle School Tuesday afternoon, April 18, 2017. Inslee visited a 6th grade class where the teacher is involved in a mentoring program and a Science, Technology and Math (STEM) classroom.
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Governor visits Shuksan Middle School
Take a tour of Bellingham's Hundred Acre Wood
Racers try to beat 'The Villain' at Superhero 5K in Bellingham
Thousands march through downtown Bellingham at March for Science
Dog owners in Bellingham talk about bagging their dog's poop
Writer Jewell Parker Rhode reads from 'Towers Falling' at Bellingham event
Bellingham police officer walks through homeless camp before cleanup begins
Deadly motorcycle accident in Ferndale
Stop at railroad crossings - because trains can't
Watch kids hunt for eggs in Bellingham
A look at the costs behind fixing sinkhole caused by February storm in Lynden
Road crews get first look at Artist Point in spring 2017
Recreation Northwest showed some 60 people a glimpse of the new trails in the fabled "Hundred Acre Wood" and kicked off the new Parkscriptions program to illustrate the benefits of spending time outdoors.
Racers compete at the Superhero 5K on Saturday, April 22, in Bellingham. The Superhero 5K was put on by The Firs to benefit families in need of after school programs. Participants won a prize if they could finish the race before "The Villain".
Those bags of dog poop that some owners leave along walking trails and in parks are generating lots of discussion in Bellingham, and city and environmental officials are working to address the situation.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Federal Railroad Administration have launched a new railroad crossing safety ad campaign, the latest in a two-year effort to reverse the uptick in railroad crossing fatalities. Its message is simple: Stop. Trains can’t.
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Road crews strapped on snowshoes Wednesday, April 12 to check depths at the end of Mount Baker Highway (SR 542) at Artist Point, a popular summer destination that typically is accessible by vehicle only from June to September. They found at least 42 feet of snow at the Lake Ann parking lot, and 31 feet at the top parking lot. Road clearing will begin later this spring.
A City of Bellingham excavator pushes over the gateway at the entrance to Fairhaven Park in Bellingham, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The iconic pillars, built in 1925, were in danger of falling down because of their poor condition. The bricks and the letters are being saved to replicate the 21-foot archway.
Spring reminds us of the work of Robert Rienstra of BeeWorks Farm in Bow, Washington. Rienstra's bees pollinate crops at several farms in Whatcom County and he sells the honey at the Bellingham Farmers Market. We first watched him introduce new queen bees north of Bellingham in 2013.
Plant operator Chris Giesting shows how biosolids are converted to compost at the Lynden Wastewater Treatment Plant in Lynden Monday, April 10, 2017. The City of Lynden converts biosolids into about 100 dry tons of compost a year at the plant, and offers it free to residents.