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Handcuffs Arrest

Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Bellingham woman sentenced for role in drug ring

In News

A Bellingham woman will serve a nine year sentence for her role in a Whatcom County meth and heroin distribution ring.

Computer Privacy

Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Inslee signs privacy bill

In Lifestyle, News

New bill bars employers from asking for employees’ social-media website passwords.

Mount Everest

Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Bellingham climber summits Mount Everest

In Lifestyle, News, Sports

Dave Mauro reached the top of the world’s tallest mountain in Nepal on Monday as part of a team of 21.

Oklahoma Tornado

Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

Local Red Cross volunteers on stand-by after OK tornado

In News

Local Red Cross volunteers are on stand-by to travel to Oklahoma in the wake of yesterday’s tornado.

Copper Tubing

Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

Metal thieves hit local Fred Meyers

In News

Metal thieves broke into a fenced construction site located next to the Lakeway Fred Meyers.

Job Briefcase

Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

Local unemployment down sharply in April

In News

Preliminary figures from the state Employment Security Department show Whatcom County had an unemployment rate of 6.9% in April.

Construction

Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

Rural development plans hope to satisfy state law

In News

People are invited to weigh in tonight on two different plans concerning the fate of rural development.

Beach

Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

Saltwater testing begins at local beaches

In News

The saltwater off of the most popular beaches in Whatcom County will start getting tested for bacteria this week.

Xbox

Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

New Xbox to be revealed today in Redmond

In News

Microsoft takes the wraps off its new Xbox today in Redmond.

Fire Engine Sign

Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

Retired fire captain throws hat into at-large race

In News

There’s a new face in politics running for the at-large Bellingham City Council seat.