Stories tagged: Bellingham
Thu., April 5, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
Senior helps peers navigate cannabis choices
Many of today’s Baby Boomers have mixed memories of cannabis use.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 2:19 p.m.
Bellingham city officials settle excessive force lawsuit
Officials in the western Washington city of Bellingham have agreed to pay $100,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that two police officers used excessive force during a 2015 arrest.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:53 a.m.
Body found at shuttered Bellingham motel identified
Police have identified the 32-year-old woman found dead last Saturday night in an abandoned Bellingham motel.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
Men plead not guilty in Washington sex sting operation
Seven men have pleaded not guilty to accusations stemming from “Net Nanny,” a Washington State Patrol sting operation that targets people going online to solicit sexual contact from minors.
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
Man pleads not guilty to 1989 murder near Bellingham
A Whatcom County man accused of killing an 18-year-old woman in 1989 has pleaded not guilty.
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Man charged with murder in 1989 death of teen woman
Whatcom County prosecutors have filed a charge of first-degree murder against a man in the death of a teenager near Bellingham in 1989.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 9:02 p.m.
Man arrested in 1989 rape, murder of teen near Bellingham
Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the rape and murder of a teenager near Bellingham nearly 30 years ago.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Bellingham homeless youth capture photos of daily lives
When he was in the military, Daniel Liddicoet realized that photography was a powerful tool for expression.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Washington city considers deer feeding ban after invasion
Feeding deer could soon be against the law for one Washington city, as the animals are invading a local neighborhood at an out-of-control rate.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Feds allow Nooksack Tribe to reopen Northwood Casino
The Nooksack Tribe has reopened its casino north of Bellingham.
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Eclipse’s high tides break net, dump salmon
The public is being asked to help mop up a salmon spill from an imploded net holding 305,000 fish at a Cooke Aquaculture fish farm near Cypress Island.
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Bellingham climber’s body to remain on glacier
The body of a Bellingham woman will remain on a North Cascades National Park glacier indefinitely after a recovery team decided a mission to the site would be too dangerous.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
Western Washington University to raise tuition
A 2.2-percent tuition increase is coming for resident undergraduate students at Western Washington University.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Affordable single-family homes becoming scarce in Bellingham
Bellingham’s housing market is going through the roof, driven by a surge in demand for single-family homes.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Woman backs up SUV over 1-year-old granddaughter in Bellingham
The Washington State Patrol said a 1-year-old girl was killed when her grandmother didn’t see her and backed over the child in the driveway of a home.
Sun., May 14, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Father, baby die in Whatcom County crash; mother among injured
The Washington State Patrol says a father and his baby were killed in a three-vehicle crash on Mount Baker Highway and two others were seriously injured.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 10:02 a.m.
Washington inmate tells police where to find body in Phoenix
Police say an inmate at a jail north of Seattle in Bellingham has led officers to a body buried in a vacant lot behind an Arizona drugstore.
Sun., May 7, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
Broken pipe causes flooding at Bellingham wastewater treatment plant
A broken pipe caused flooding at the Post Point Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bellingham.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
Bellingham man held on $500,000 bail in roommate’s death
A Bellingham man has been accused of beating his roommate to death and leaving him on their front lawn.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
Small plane crash shut down Bellingham airport for 24 hours
Authorities say a small plane crash during a snowstorm shut down the Bellingham International Airport for nearly 24 hours.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
Pipeline protesters call for Bellingham to drop US Bank
Opponents of the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline are calling for Bellingham to pull its money out of U.S. Bank, which has committed to lending money to a parent …
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Pilot, fiancee and her grandchildren killed in Jefferson County plane crash
Authorities in Jefferson County said a 63-year-old Sequim pharmacist was the pilot aboard a small plane that crashed last week, killing all four people on board.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 7:48 a.m.
Toys R Us pulls toy truck from shelves after Bellingham couple say purchase burst into flames
Toys R Us has pulled a ride-on toy truck from shelves days after a couple says it burst into flames while they were bringing it home from the store.
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
Whatcom County considers vaping ban
Officials in Whatcom County in northwest Washington are considering banning vaping in certain areas.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
Minor 3.2 earthquake rattles area east of Bellingham
A magnitude 3.2 quake rattled the area east of Bellingham Tuesday night.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
Protesters who shut down trains in Bellingham arrested
BNSF Railway says five people who blocked the main rail line in Bellingham during a protest against oil and coal trains have been arrested.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
2 brothers guilty of trying to smuggle cocaine to Canada
SEATTLE – A federal jury has found two brothers from Bellingham guilty of trying to smuggle cocaine into Canada. The Bellingham Herald reports a jury found 46-year-old John Brown Jr. …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 9:16 a.m.
Bellingham to make body cameras mandatory for officers
The Bellingham Police Department will require all uniformed patrol officers to wear and use body cameras starting this summer.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 10:17 a.m.
Marijuana grinder resembling grenade halts airport flights
Officials say flights were delayed at Bellingham International Airport after a marijuana grinder designed to resemble a grenade was found in a man’s carry-on luggage.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
Newspaper carrier, teacher earn Carnegie Medal for heroism
A Bellingham Herald carrier has been awarded a Carnegie Medal for heroism for rescuing a co-worker from raging floodwaters. A teacher from Lacey, Washington, was also honored for tackling and …