For the third year, Fountain Community Church in Bellingham, WA is hosting a temporary winter shelter for women who are homeless. It expects to shelter an average of 45 to 50 women each night over three months.
It’s the stretch run for the holiday shopping season and some local retailers seem relatively upbeat about how things are going. Black Friday and the following days were busy, followed by a quieter stretch.
A Ferndale woman and a transient man were arrested Friday after they allegedly walked into a Bellingham hotel room without paying and the man pulled a large knife and swung it at the manager when asked to leave.
Fraser River chinook, one of the most important food sources for southern resident killer whales, are in steep decline and should be listed for protection as an endangered species, a Canadian independent science committee has announced.
The Trump administration is advancing plans to ease restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling and other activities on huge swaths of land in the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species.
The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival chose Bellingham artist Ben Mann to paint the artwork to be used on the annual collectable poster. The poster was recently unveiled and will soon be available on souvenirs.
Shayne Merwin, the WWU student arrested in connection with racist, homophobic vandalism that defaced nameplates, a poster and a sculpture on Western Washington University’s campus faces a felony hate crime charge.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife recovered 50 duck and geese carcasses Friday from along a stretch of Weidkamp Road east of Lynden, and offered a $500 reward for information on those responsible.