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Mount Baker seen from Ferndale (April 19, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News

Glacier Washington news feed

Glacier Washington news feed

Below are the latest Whatcom News stories that affect people who live and/or work in and around Glacier Washington.


Ferndale Public Library interior (December 3, 2016). Photo: My Ferndale News
Ferndale Public Library interior (December 3, 2016). Photo: My Ferndale News

Whatcom County Library System reports email and phone systems “have been compromised”

“Patron data in the online catalog is secure.”

Custer rest area on southbound I-5 (October 13, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News
Custer rest area on southbound I-5 (October 13, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News

WSDOT seeks public opinion on rest area safety

The Safety Rest Area Strategic Plan was last updated in 2008.

Asian giant hornet bottle trap. Source: WSDA
Asian giant hornet bottle trap. Source: WSDA

Whatcom County Asian giant hornet trapping season begins, citizen trappers needed

Traps used are made from a 2-liter or 64-ounce plastic bottles and target Asian giant hornet workers in the summer and fall.

Photo by Milly Eaton on Pexels.com

What to know when a salesperson knocks on your door in Whatcom County

Door-to-door solicitors must be licensed before they can legally knock on your door. 

WSDOT maintenance crews began clearing snow and ice from the final 2-mile stretch of the Mount Baker Highway (June 2022). Photo courtesy WSDOT
WSDOT maintenance crews began clearing snow and ice from the final 2-mile stretch of the Mount Baker Highway (June 2022). Photo courtesy WSDOT

Artist Point remains closed to vehicle access

As a result, Artist Point, Lake Ann Trailhead, Austin Pass Picnic Area and Heather Meadows Visitor Center are not accessible by vehicle.

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What to know about setting off fireworks this 4th of July in your area of Whatcom County

Here are the city and county laws as they apply to buying and setting off consumer fireworks.

Cody Deeter receiving his Citizen Commendation award from Sheriff Bill Elfo (June 2022). Photo courtesy of WCSO
Cody Deeter receiving his Citizen Commendation award from Sheriff Bill Elfo (June 2022). Photo courtesy of WCSO

Citizen receives highest civilian award from Whatcom Sheriff’s Office

“Deeter disregarded his own safety and provided the cover fire from his own weapon.”

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Tips for keeping your house or apartment cool during warmer days

Given the cool weather this spring, there has not been an opportunity to acclimate to these higher temperatures.

Traffic control flagger - file photo
Whatcom News file photo

Northeast Whatcom County roads scheduled for chip seal work next week (6/27/Mon-6/30/Thu)

Motorists are advised to use alternate routes whenever possible.

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