Burlington, WAKGMI

State Patrol Investigating Crash on Chuckanut Drive

BURLINGTON, Wash. – One driver fled and the other was found to be under the influence in a two car crash on Chuckanut Drive early Sunday. The State Patrol reports a 16-year-old girl was turning from Chuckanut onto Pulver Road near Burlington at about 12:30 a.m. when a driver on Pulver ran the stop sign and collided with her car.
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Washington Statesanjuanjournal.com

Single-use plastic bag ban begins Oct. 1 in Washington state

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Ecology. Washingtonians will begin to see fewer plastic bags littering the state’s roadsides, parks, and streams beginning Oct. 1 when the statewide plastic bag ban goes into effect. The bag ban prohibits the distribution of single-use plastic carry-out bags by restaurants, retail, small vendor, and grocery stores.
Bellingham, WADemocrat-Herald

Knights drop series finale at Bellingham

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The Bellingham Bells salvaged the series finale and snapped the Corvallis Knights' nine-game win streak with a 5-4 victory in 12 innings on Sunday afternoon. Bellingham was one strike away from a 4-3 win when Corvallis pinch-hitter Kiko Romero blasted a solo home run to tie the...
Bellingham, WAnorthsoundlife.com

Intermittent Fasting: A Formula for Health

Dave Benton* has been in bed for three days. He is not sick. He does not have the flu. His bedridden state is self-inflicted. Fasting, or intentionally abstaining from food and drink, is often practiced as part of religious rituals, and Benton is performing his own yearly ritual the week before his birthday. 
Deming, WAwhatcom-news.com

Firefighters rescue 1 from Nooksack River gravel bar

DEMING, Wash. — Firefighters with Whatcom Fire District 14 were dispatched to a location on the Nooksack River North Fork about 10pm on July 30th due to a report of a person stranded in the river. WCFD14 Fire Chief Jerry DeBruin told Whatcom News they were told 2 people were...
Bellingham, WAPosted by
Bellingham Dispatch

Weather Forecast For Bellingham

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Bellingham: Sunday, August 1: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Monday, August 2: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, August 3: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, August 4: Sunny during the
Bellingham, WAwhatcomtalk.com

Bellingham’s Linda Allen Finds Her Passion in Song and Family

As a child, Linda Allen imagined herself as Shirley Temple, or Judy Garland. But her mentors and heroes changed over the years, “to Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Malvina Reynolds,” she says. “Those artists who were not afraid to put politics into their music.”. “I believed,” she continues, “and still do,...
San Juan County, WAIslands' Weekly

Welcome the Jones family to Lopez Sound Farm and Forest

Lopez Community Land Trust. Lopez Community Land Trust is pleased to announce that Andrew and Lena Jones have been selected through a competitive process for a long-term lease at Lopez Sound Farm and Forest Preserve! We are excited to welcome Lena, Andrew, and their family to Lopez Island. Lena grew...
Port Townsend, WAPeninsula Daily News

Community receives tour of tiny house village

PORT TOWNSEND — The shelters are tiny, but there was nothing small about their open house. Some 400 people saw the new, bright array of tiny shelters at the Community Build Project site on Saturday afternoon, volunteer coordinator Debbi Steele estimated. She knows from having welcomed them all to the...