Stories tagged: Whatcom County
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 12:07 p.m.
A U.S. District Court judge in Seattle has certified a class-action lawsuit on behalf of some 600 Mexican workers who have alleged labor abuses at a Whatcom County blueberry farm.
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
In a novel case that could have national implications, the Washington state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union sued a county sheriff’s office to force it to provide opiate-withdrawal …
Tue., May 29, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
Authorities say a woman who went over a small waterfall in northwestern Washington was able to grab a rock in the middle of the raging creek and was later rescued.
Sun., May 14, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
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.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
Whatcom County still hasn’t heard back after asking then-presidential candidate Donald Trump to reimburse the county for security costs for a rally last year.
Sun., April 9, 2017
People who purchased property under the old rules now face the prospect of not being able to build on it. Plummeting property values would also impact builders, lenders and county …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
The Whatcom County Council has extended for six months a moratorium on shipments of unrefined fossil fuels out of the Cherry Point area.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
A hearing for the effort to recall Sen. Doug Ericksen is set for this week before Whatcom Superior Court Judge Raquel Montoya-Lewis.
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
A group of Whatcom County residents have started an effort to recall a state senator currently serving on President Donald Trump’s transition team.
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
Officials in Whatcom County in northwest Washington are considering banning vaping in certain areas.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
A magnitude 3.2 quake rattled the area east of Bellingham Tuesday night.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 11:21 a.m.
The Whatcom County Council has temporarily banned new permit applications for projects that ship crude oil and other unrefined fossil fuels out of Cherry Point.
Fri., May 13, 2016
In denying the permit for Gateway Pacific, the Army Corps determined the project would have had an impact on the tribe’s treaty-protected fishing rights.