Latest Whatcom County News
Assault with a weapon in Maple Falls brings multi-agency response
Deputies responded to a report that a man who had been shot in the face.
‘Slow Down and Move Over’ emphasis patrols scheduled
The penalty is $214 and cannot be waived or reduced.
101st Bellingham Memorial Day Parade planned for 2023
Participant applications will begin being accepted on April 1st.
Ferndale School Board faces lawsuit claiming open public meetings act violations
“I think it is obvious that the Board didn’t do their homework on OPMA compliance. It truly was a comedy of errors.”
City of Nooksack celebrates new lighted crosswalk signs
Pedestrians can press a button on either sign to activate lights on both signs to forewarn motorists.
Deputies arrest active shooting suspect in Bellingham apartment
It was unknown if anyone or anything were being shot at.
Located: Missing person out of Skagit County
She has been found and is safe.
Whatcom County Sheriff announces retirement
Whatcom County sheriff is an elected position.
North Fork gravel pit closed to target shooting due to elevated levels of lead
Lead accumulations were found at levels deemed unsafe for the health of humans and wildlife.
1 person transported to hospital following crash at Slater Road and Haxton Way
It was not immediately known how long traffic would be impacted by the investigation.
Extra traffic patrols planned in Whatcom County on St Patrick’s Day
Deputies and officers will be looking for impaired drivers.
Bellingham man charged with vehicular homicide missed court hearing, $30k bond forfeited, bench warrant issued
He has missed hearings on at least 3 occasions and had bond forfeited twice during this case.
Bellingham Police seek public’s assistance in homicide investigation
This is the investigation of a recent homicide on the Taylor Dock boardwalk.
New library branch to open at Bellis Fair Mall
The new branch will have space for browsing print and movie collections, holds pickup, computer access and interactive children’s activities.
Bellingham woman faces 1st-degree attempted murder charge after stabbing incident
The victim underwent surgery due to the severity of the injury.
Search suspended for missing Maple Falls woman but investigation continues
“No foul play is suspected at this time.”
Sunday night fire destroys Edgemoor residence
A sheared off natural gas meter resulted in gas feeding the fire until the line could be crimped nearby.
What we’re reading: Birch Bay neighbors rally to stop County Council from moving ahead with traffic revision
“If the connector were finished, the stop signs would be unnecessary.”