Anacortes Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Anacortes reported a total of 8 crime incidents. The crimes reported were Theft, Civil Problem, Assault, Violation, and Other, each contributing to the overall crime total. The most frequent crimes were Theft, Civil Problem, and Assault, each with 2 incidents, accounting for 25% of the total crimes respectively. The least frequent crimes were Violation and Other, each with 1 incident, accounting for 12.5% of the total crimes respectively. The incidents of Theft were reported on February 25th at 11:53 AM and February 23rd at 2:30 PM. Violation was reported on February 25th at 8:45 PM. An incident classified as Other, described as 'Vagrancy.Other Incidents', was reported on February 24th at 11:26 AM. Civil Problems were reported on February 24th at 4:28 PM and February 22nd at 2:29 PM. Assaults were reported on February 23rd at 5:17 PM and February 22nd at 8:49 PM. The data suggests a need for increased vigilance and effective policing strategies to curb these disturbing trends in Anacortes.
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Must-Try Pizzas in Anacortes
In this article, we're exploring three must-try pizza places in Anacortes. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so don't hesitate to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Washington man arrested after toddler overdoses on fentanyl, police say
An 18-month-old toddler in Bellingham was transported to a hospital for an overdose after chewing on a straw used to smoke fentanyl, according to Bellingham Police Lt. Claudia Murphy. Medics
These Anacortes, WA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of anacortes..
Art Walk and Jazz Walk this Friday
Come join the First Friday Art Walk and listen to live jazz in venues clustered in the downtown core of Anacortes, including The Rockfish Grill, The Masonic Lodge, The Blackbird Wine Bar, The Majestic Hotel Lounge, Johnny Picasso’s and Pelican Bay Books. Locations:. 419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn...
Quench Your Thirst in Burlington: A Tour of 3 Noteworthy Pubs
This article presents a tour of three noteworthy pubs in Burlington. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these establishments yet? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Police provide new details after arrests made in Bellingham drive-by shooting
The shooting was captured on video surveillance, police say.
Sip and Savor: The Top 3 Pubs in Sedro-Woolley You Can't Miss
In this article, we'll be exploring three enticing pubs located in Sedro-Woolley. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Another atmospheric river on the way bringing snow, rain, wind
Another strong Pacific weather system will spread more rain onshore Tuesday night and Wednesday with much needed snow in the mountains. This system will also produce blustery winds with the strongest southerly winds along the coast and from Snohomish County northward of 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph into Wednesday.
Bellingham Feb 26 Weekly Crime Report: 93 Incidents and 6 Crime Stories
Bellingham Feb 26 Weekly Crime Report: 93 Incidents and 6 Crime Stories. During the last week, Bellingham reported a total of 93 crime incidents. The data shows that the most common type of crime was 'Arrest' with 29 incidents, accounting for approximately 31% of all cases. This was followed by 'Assault' with 17 incidents and 'Other' with 14 incidents, which contributed to 18% and 15% of the total crimes respectively. 'Theft' was the fourth most common crime with 13 incidents, making up around 14% of the reported crimes. Less frequent but still notable were 'Suspicious Situation' incidents with 6 cases, 'Trespass' with 4, and both 'Vandalism' and 'Burglary' with 3 cases each. 'Argument' was reported twice, while 'Robbery' was the least reported crime type with only 1 incident. The data indicates a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, with 'Arrests' and 'Assaults' being the most prevalent. This calls for increased vigilance and law enforcement efforts in Bellingham to curb these incidents.
Lummi Island Ferry out of service for terminal maintenance
BELLINGHAM, WA (MyBellinghamNow.com) Heads up for those of you taking the Lummi Island Ferry this week. The Whatcom Chief will be out of service on Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 10:10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The planned outage is for inspection and maintenance of the Lummi Island and Gooseberry Point ferry...
🌬️ Update: Gusty Winds Advisory in Effect for Western Washington Including Skagit and Whatcom Counties
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Burlington, WA. Residents in sections of Western Washington should brace for a windy Wednesday as south winds strengthen overnight and reach their peak during the day. Gusts are expected to range between 30 to 45 MPH for most areas, but could increase up to 50 MPH near Whidbey Island as well as in sections of western Snohomish and Skagit Counties. The blustery conditions raise the possibility of localized power outages and falling tree limbs. To ensure public safety amidst the wind event, a Wind Advisory is currently in place and will remain effective until 7 PM this evening (2/28) in Whatcom and Skagit counties. Community members are advised to secure any loose items, keep an eye out for potential hazards like downed limbs and debris, and maintain a firm grip with both hands on the steering wheel while driving. Additionally, travelers who are planning to use ferry services are encouraged to review Washington State Ferries' (@wsferries) schedules for any possible disruptions. Precautions and updates should be heeded to avoid any wind-related incidents.
City of Bellingham sues 2nd property owner over encampment of unhoused people
BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The City of Bellingham filed a civil suit in Whatcom County Superior Court on February 23rd against a property owner claiming he is maintaining a public nuisance due to an encampment of unhoused people. In the City’s complaint filed with the court, Li-Ching Fang’s property in...
Bellingham mayor issues executive order over crime and drugs downtown
BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Drugs and crime have changed the way they do business at Bellingham's Boundary Bay Brewing. Owner Janet Lightner says she has spent thousands on security cameras and fortified locks to keep her establishment safe. "It's kind of the new normal as far as added security and...
❄️ Burlington Residents: Prepare for 'Second Winter' Commute
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Burlington, WA. Residents in Burlington, WA should anticipate a challenging commute tomorrow due to expected wintry conditions, despite the arrival of spring. Authorities advise citizens to prepare in advance to navigate the potential resurgence of winter weather safely. Key recommendations for Burlington commuters include:- Setting alarms earlier than usual to allow for sufficient time to safely reach destinations.- Checking traffic cameras for real-time updates on road conditions before leaving home.- Ensuring all snow and ice are removed from personal vehicles to aid visibility and prevent hazards to other road users.- Being prepared for slippery roads and reduced visibility, even if current conditions outside seem clear.By following these guidelines, Northenders can minimize disruption and travel safely during the unforeseen 'second winter.'
Highschool Basketball | 28 February Anacortes Boys Game Notice
The Anacortes Boys Basketball team will have a Playoff game with Columbia River(Vancouver, WA) on 28 February, 2024, 7:15 PM. As of now, Seahawks has won 5 games and lost 1 games, and the winning rate is 0.7.
Swinomish Tribe saw an 80% drop in the salmon harvest. Now they plan to sue the EPA.
LA CONNER, Wash. — The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), saying the EPA is obligated to intervene after the state Department of Ecology (Ecology) failed to bring down the water temperature of the Lower Skagit River system over a period of 20 years.
Police Blotter, February 16 - 22, 2024
More vehicle prowls this week, as well as another cyber fraud report, with a possible loss of $500. An officer was dispatched to a vehicle prowl that occurred in the 100 block of O Avenue. The reporting party reported that her vehicle had been parked outside her workplace and that she discovered that her passport, ID card and $200 cash were missing from her unlocked car. The responding officer provided her with a case number and documented the theft.
Lopez man charged with harassment to kill and trespassing
William E. Rawson, 43, of Lopez Island, was charged with harassment to kill and trespassing on Jan. 23 in San Juan County Superior Court. On Jan. 18, a San Juan County deputy received an unwanted person call. Rawson had allegedly trespassed onto property near his house and was harassing and threatening the property owners. The victims stated they were aware Rawson owned guns, but did not know if he had any on his person. They also reported he was wearing a large coat. Rawson left the property without incident before the deputy arrived, however, the victims had security cameras. They told the deputy they had previously had a good relationship with Rawson, however, things turned in September when he threatened them with bodily injury. Rawson had also told others he would injure the victims.
Cafe takes a leap of ‘Faith’
COLUMBIA — Faith Cafe, on Route 66 East in Columbia, is a family-owned, gluten-free cafe restaurant where locals go to get soups, salads, wraps, muffins, baked goods and grab-and-go items to fulfill a healthy lifestyle. Although the restaurant is named Faith Cafe, it doesn’t have a religious connection.