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Thousands of environmentalists’ comments on BP Cherry Point dock marked as ‘malicious spam’

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lost about 28,000 public comments about a controversial oil-shipping dock at a Whatcom County refinery after they were marked as “malicious spam” by an email security system.

Rules of the Road: Who can ride in a truck bed?

Question: I teach traffic safety and would really like a clear answer about who can ride legally in the bed of a truck.

Whatcom County Jail report for Jan. 23-24

The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office lists these people as being booked into Whatcom County Jail.


Market Report: New car, truck sales up in Whatcom County

New car and truck sales had a strong final month in Whatcom County, pushing the year-end total to 4,136. That's up 3.1 percent compared to 2013, according to data from the Dominion Cross-Sell Report.


Bellingham Ultimate hopeful for large turnout in spring league

Next season starts in April


Olio Artshow features art, poetry and music at Whatcom Museum’s Old City Hall

Olio Media Group hosts a night of wonder with local music, visual poetry, art and more at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Whatcom Museum’s Old ...

Guitarist and singer Sam Chue is one of the participants in the Olio Artshow, Jan. 31 at Whatcom Museum’s Old City Hall.
Letters to the Editor

Backs Washington governor’s cap-and-trade proposition

My faith community believes in authentic development, which offers a direction for progress that respects human dignity and the limits of material growth. Humans are causing climate change, but the impacts are not felt equally across our planet; ...