Crews with the Pacific Whale Watching Association say four orca calves born since Dec. 30 have been spotted almost daily from the San Juan Islands to Vancouver Island this month and appear to be happy and healthy.
Is marriage going out of style in Washington state? Genealogy site MooseRoots.com used U.S. Census data to see how marriage rates have changed in Washington over time and as it turns out, tying the knot is on a downward trend, in Whatcom County and elsewhere.
You’d think if someone was looking for hipsters in Whatcom County, they’d start at a coffeeshop in Fairhaven or maybe a brewpub near downtown Bellingham, searching out people wearing those thick-framed glasses and vintage combat boots and packing a yoga mat.
Thanks in large part to some good early spring weather, workers plan to restore a section of Mount Baker Highway to two lanes next week, Washington State Department of Transportation officials said Thursday, March 12.