Bellingham church opens cold-weather shelter for homeless women again
For the third year, Fountain Community Church of Bellingham, Washington is hosting a temporary winter shelter for women who are homeless. The shelter opened Dec. 1, 2018 in the church and will run nightly until March 1, Pastor Rick Qualls said.
Washington State Patrol cadets go through a week of DUI training before the final test - a "wet lab." Volunteers are given controlled amounts of alcohol, and cadets then put them field sobriety tests. Their blood alcohol levels also are tested.
Jim Peterson, president of Homes Now!, talks to the Bellingham City Council on Nov. 19, 2018 about Winter Haven, a temporary homeless camp that would allow 20 tents in part of a parking lot at City Hall this winter.
Many thanks to @wheeler244 who shared this dreamy drone footage of the first snowfall Tuesday, Oct. 20 at Washington Pass on the North Cascades Highway. WSDOT says there's more to come, with a possible six-inch accumulation in the passes.
Valley rain and mountain snow showers will push across the Pacific Northwest today as a weak cold front swings through. Several inches of snow is possible for mountains & passes, travel impacts are possible.
The White Pass Railroad takes passengers aboard vintage rail cars near Skagway, Alaska. Engines and passengers coaches were unloaded from a barge Wednesday, November 14 in Bellingham. They will be refurbished and returned to Alaska next spring.
Peace Arch State Park in Blaine actually consists of two parks in two countries, straddling the U.S.-Canada border. The park's iconic white monument is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.