BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A 55-year-old California man and his 10-year-old son were identified as the victims who died in last week’s fatal rafting incident on the Nooksack River.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Two people have died after a commercially-operated raft flipped on the North Fork of the Nooksack River in northwestern Washington.
Four customers and a guide were on the raft Tuesday afternoon when it flipped in rapids near the town of Glacier, the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has temporarily halted evictions for people living in certain households on Nooksack Tribal Land who were contentiously disenrolled from the tribe.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) _ EXp World Holdings, Inc. (EXPI) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $8.9 million.
The Bellingham, Washington-based company said it had profit of 6 cents per share.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Law enforcement investigators have released the name of the Sedro-Woolley police officer who shot and killed David Babcock of Concrete in February.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — U.S. and Canadian government leaders said Tuesday they have agreed to work together to address flooding near the northwest Washington state border with Canada on the Nooksack River.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) _ EXp World Holdings, Inc. (EXPI) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $15.5 million.
On a per-share basis, the Bellingham, Washington-based company said it had net income of 10 cents.
MAPLE FALLS, Wash. (AP) — Two Whatcom County sheriff’s deputies who were shot while responding to a call last week have been released from the hospital.
KING-TV reports Deputies Ryan Rathbun and Jason Thompson continue to recover after Joel Young allegedly shot them during a confrontation in Maple Falls Feb.
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MAPLE FALLS, Wash. (AP) — Two deputies who were shot Thursday northeast of Bellingham are in stable condition and a man has been arrested on investigation of attempted murder, police said.
The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that deputy Jay Thompson remained under observation at a Bellingham hospital and deputy Ryan Rathbun had been taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where he was under the care of a specialist.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say two sheriff’s deputies were shot Thursday after responding to a dispute where neighbors were shouting at each other in eastern Whatcom County.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Bellingham has become the third Washington city to require new buildings to use electricity for heat as part of an effort to decrease the city’s greenhouse gas pollution from fossil fuels that propel climate change.
DEMING, Wash. (AP) — Experts from the United Nations are calling on the United States government to intervene and stop the Nooksack Indian Tribe’s ongoing effort to evict certain families from their homes.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has issued an emergency order to address the exponential population growth of the invasive European green crab within the Lummi Nation’s Sea Pond, Makah Bay, Grays Harbor, and Willapa Bay.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — At least one person was missing and presumed dead as snow turned to rain and deluged the Pacific Northwest on Friday, causing flooding, landslides and avalanche danger in the mountains.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man in northwest Washington was stuck and killed by a snowplow and authorities urged people not to travel in some areas of Washington and Oregon as winter storms continue throughout the region.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Whatcom County Council members have voted to delay naming a replacement for state Sen. Doug Ericksen, who died after becoming ill with COVID-19.
The council voted 4-2 at a special meeting Tuesday to delay naming a replacement for the Ferndale Republican until their Jan.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A woman convicted of sabotaging railroad tracks near the U.S.-Canada border in Washington state just before a train carrying crude oil was due to pass through has been sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has proposed investing $187 million in salmon recovery as part of his 2022 budget and policy proposals.
Inslee announced his salmon proposals Tuesday at the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community reservation’s Swadabs Park, The Bellingham Herald reported.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Marine rescue crews, including a boat from Coast Guard Station Bellingham, rescued more than 20 paddlers caught off guard and capsized by winds during the Deception Pass Challenge paddling and rowing race.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — No information has been made available for weeks about the location or condition of Republican state Sen. Doug Ericksen of Ferndale, since he was reportedly in a Florida hospital being treated for COVID-19.
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle, a city known for soggy weather, has seen its wettest fall on record.
The National Weather Service says 19.04 inches (48.4 centimeters) of rain fell between Sept. 1 and Nov.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The Lummi Indian Business Council has passed a resolution declaring a disaster after more than 70,000 European green crab — an invasive species — were captured and removed from the Lummi Sea Pond in recent months.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Officials on Tuesday asked residents in northwest Washington to remain vigilant as another atmospheric river brought heavy rain to an area that experienced severe flooding earlier this month and additional flooding earlier this week.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Localized flooding in Washington state from another in a series of rainstorms doesn't appear to be as severe as an extreme weather flooding event earlier in the month.
People in the small communities of Sumas and Everson in northwest Washington had been asked to evacuate voluntarily Saturday night.
Residents in Washington state were preparing for possible flooding as “atmospheric rivers” once again threatened parts of the Northwest, which saw heavy damage from extreme weather earlier this month.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Flood watches were issued for much of western Washington as storms associated with multiple “atmospheric rivers” threaten parts of the Northwest that saw heavy damage from extreme weather earlier this month.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Damages from flooding last week in northwest Washington’s Whatcom County could reach as high as $50 million, officials said, as forecasters warn that multiple “atmospheric rivers” may drench the Pacific Northwest in the coming days.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — State flood inspectors are in northwest Washington’s Whatcom County this week to formally assess the level of damage and dollar impact from severe flooding after days of rain fueled by an atmospheric river last week in the region.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — State Sen. Doug Ericksen of Ferndale who was sickened with COVID-19 in El Salvador is now in stable condition at a Florida hospital after a medevac flight, according to a former state lawmaker.
ROCHESTER, Wash. (AP) — A man who escaped from Cedar Creek Corrections Center near Rochester over the weekend was arrested Thursday morning in the Bellingham area.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — With floodwaters receding in parts of Washington state — even as it rained again Thursday — damage assessments are beginning and Gov. Jay Inslee is promising he’ll aggressively seek federal money.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — As many parts of Western Washington began drying out Tuesday after a storm that dumped rain for days, waters in some areas continued rising, more people were urged to evacuate and crews worked to restore power and reopen roads.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Days of heavy rainfall and high winds Monday coming from an atmospheric river — a huge plume of moisture extending over the Pacific and into the Northwest — in Washington state caused extensive flooding and mudslides that forced evacuations and closed schools and part of Interstate 5.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — State Sen. Doug Ericksen of Ferndale is sickened with COVID-19 in El Salvador and is unable to receive antibody drugs to treat it.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The late June record-breaking heat wave in the Pacific Northwest resulted in a significantly smaller raspberry harvest in northwest Washington.
The 2021 harvest numbers show Whatcom County farmers brought around 44.5 million pounds (20.2 million kilograms), according to the Washington Red Raspberry Commission.