Samuel Mayorga Salas speaks about why he came to the United States for work and why he and others decided to go on strike from their jobs at Sarbanand Farms on Friday, Aug. 11, in Sumas. Salas is one of about 70 temporary farmworkers who were fired after going on strike in protest of working conditions and the death of one of their coworkers.
Faustino de la Cruz Arizon speaks about being recruited as a farmworker and why he and others decided to go on strike from their jobs at Sarbanand Farms on Friday, Aug. 11, in Sumas. Arizon is one of about 70 temporary farmworkers who were fired after going on strike in protest of working conditions and the death of one of their coworkers.
Michael Vree of Lynden and four of his friends decided it would be fun go airborne in a 1990 Honda Accord during the "Jump Your Junk" event at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden, Washington on Monday, August 14, 2017.
A water main break in front of Varsity Village apartments on Donovan Avenue in Bellingham Thursday, August 11, 2017,left southside businesses, residents and Western Washington University without water on Friday afternoon.
The M/V Enhydra, a 600-passenger hybrid electric boat is being built at All American Marine's new facility in Bellingham, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. The boat builder says the 128-foot vessel will be the largest lithium-ion hybrid electric passenger boat in the U.S.
David Lukens, CEO of Grace Harbor Farms, west of Lynden, talks about the USDA grant that helped his small dairy thrive and hire 4 more employees. The grant program was cut out of Trump's budget proposal.
Peoples Bank launched its “Pigs in Parks” contest Monday, Aug. 7, hiding 250 softball-sized piggy banks in parks across Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, Island, Douglas and Chelan counties. Find one and you could win a prize.
In most cases, Washington state law says that any sunscreening material on windows must allow at least 24 percent light transmission -- that means that 24 percent or more of the total visible light that falls on the window must be able to pass through.
Members of the community, Bellingham Lion's Club and Historic Fairhaven Association raise a new 38-foot flag in front Fairhaven Library on Wednesday, Aug. 2, in Bellingham. The flag, donated by Bellingham Lion's club and maintained by Historic Fairhaven Association, is four times larger than the flag that used to be there.
The southbound lanes of Guide Meridian, also known as State Route 539, will be closed between River Road and Wiser Lake Road until Aug. 4 to level concrete and stabilize a bridge approach. Northbound lanes remain open. Video courtesy of Washington State Department of Transportation.