Whatcom County News
Firefighters arrived to find 3 trees on fire on the building’s perimeter.
Bellingham Police had a suspect in custody just over a half-hour after being dispatched.
With 900 northern giant hornet traps set in Whatcom County, no confirmed captures or sightings this year
WSDA officials have said they will continue to set traps until there have been 3 successive years with no confirmed northern giant hornet captures.
The study is looking at options for pedestrians, bicyclists and those using mobility devices to travel.
The closure is to allow bicyclists to participate in a hill climb event on the road.
The next closest rest areas are in the Bow Hill area of I-5, about 30 miles to the south.
When arrested in March, Bellingham Police had established probable cause to arrest him as a suspect in multiple crimes committed since January.
No estimate was available as to when the road may be reopened.
Sandy Point burn ban to be lifted Friday, allowing for recreational fires again in that part of the county
Unincorporated areas of Whatcom County and Lummi Island continue to be under Stage 2 burn bans.
Fire fighters were able to quickly knock down the fire.
The hiker had a broken ankle and was approximately 3 miles up the trail.
Motorists are advised to use alternate routes around both road projects.
During the incident, the man reportedly accelerated and swerved around a blocking WSP vehicle.
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either imminent or occurring now.
965 addresses on Lummi Island were impacted by the outage.
“We are seeing more and more fires across our region. The grass is extremely dry.”
The closure is to allow for road improvement work.
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