The Western Washington University Foundation has sold the 1.3-acre Armory property for $1.5 million to Curt O'Connor and Pete Dawson. The property includes the 60,000-square-foot Armory building. It is at 525 N. State St., Bellingham.
The ACLU of Washington has filed a class-action civil rights lawsuit against Whatcom County and the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office for denying people with opioid use disorder in the county jail medications necessary to treat their addiction.
The first-degree rape charge against Timothy Forrest Bass will be dismissed due to statute of limitations concerns. Bass, 50, of Everson is accused of the 1989 abduction, rape and kidnapping of 18-year-old Amanda "Mandy" Stavik.
Traffic on Interstate 5 in Bellingham was stopped for several hours Friday afternoon near North Lake Samish due to an incident with a person threatening to jump from the overpass. He was later taken into custody.
Bellingham City Council members split on the divisive measure of backyard homes and carriage house, voting 5-2 Monday night to approve new rules that will allow them citywide in single-family residential zones.