Concrete, WAPosted by
Skagit Valley Herald

Concrete man dies in vehicle crash

A 56-year-old Concrete man died Tuesday evening after his vehicle left a roadway south of Concrete and struck a tree, according to the State Patrol. William A. Orestad was pronounced dead at the scene. Orestad had been driving east on Concrete Sauk Valley Road near Cedar Grove Avenue about 6:45...
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Washington StateSkagit Breaking

Bellingham Women Charged with Vehicular Homicide After Crash

Whatcom County, WA – The Washington State Patrol responded to a fatal traffic collision around 11:21 a.m. on June 23rd, 2021 in the 6500 block of State Route 9, just South of Hopewell Road in Whatcom County. According to a press memo from the Washington State Patrol, 26-year old Sylvia...
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Port Townsend, WAPort Townsend Leader

Second ferry won’t return to Port Townsend route

The Port Townsend-Coupeville ferry route will remain with one-boat service “ for the foreseeable future,” according to Washington State Ferries. WSF had announced in April that a second ferry wouldn’t be added to the route for the peak tourist season, and said it was extending the winter sailing schedule for all ferry routes through June 20.
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Bellingham, WAPosted by
Nationwide Report

A two-vehicle crash injured one person on Mount Baker Highway (Bellingham, WA)

On Monday night, a person received injuries following a two-vehicle crash on Mount Baker Highway. As per the Bellingham Police, the incident took place on Mount Baker Highway at about 5:25 p.m. in which a passenger vehicle and a tanker truck were involved. On arrival, emergency crews took one person to PeaceHealth St Joseph’s Medical Center, but the extent of the victim’s injuries is unknown at this time.
Bellingham, WAPosted by
Jazz Parks

My 3 All-Time Favorite (Local) Restaurants in Bellingham, WA

Photo of downtown Bellingham If there's one thing I love about the PNW, I'd have to say that it's the food. If you've been to Bellingham, in specific, you'll find dozens - if not hundreds - of local restaurants thriving, even during these hard times. That's right; I'm talking about covid, which did a number on all of these hardworking restaurant entrepreneurs. So I decided that it's my duty, being a born and bred Washingtonian, that I share my all-time favorite local restaurants here in Bellingham, WA. So read below because you won't want to miss out on these!

City of Bellingham Considers Abolishing Municipal Court

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A stand-off over workplace conditions at its Municipal Court has led the City of Bellingham to consider abolishing the court altogether. The City Council passed a resolution allowing the mayor to begin negotiations with the county to have its courts hear city cases if the Municipal Court were to be terminated.

First Asian giant hornet found in U.S. in 2021 found near Marysville

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) says the first confirmed Asian giant hornet found this year in the U.S. has been detected near. A Snohomish County resident reported the dead hornet to WSDA on June 4, and on June 8, state entomologists inspected the dried male hornet. The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed the hornet was in fact an Asian giant hornet, despite its location and different coloration.
Bow, WAKOMO News

Eric's Heroes: Joe Treat, the driftwood artist

BOW, Wash. - A person could look high and low, doing jobs and living life, looking for, but never finding, the thing they're good at, the thing they love, happiness. A person could search for a lifetime. Like driftwood floating around and washing up on shore. Joe Treat was like...
Everett, WAHeraldNet

Exiting Seattle: An innovative company is coming to Everett

TimberRise and its 33-year-old founder, Carson Bowlin, are the sort of new addition to the Everett business community that should make any economic development office quite happy. Over the next month, Bowlin plans to move his growing real estate development business from Seattle to Everett. It’s a good business move...
Sedro-woolley, WAPosted by
Skagit Valley Herald

Sedro-Woolley Museum adds to its exhibits

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — For decades, about all that was known of the simple stone grave marker was that carved into it was the number 806 and the initials M.H. Though it had been removed from the Northern State Hospital Cemetery some time ago, it was really no different than the other markers dotting the sunken landscape of the cemetery.

City of Bellingham Issues Reminder That Consumer Fireworks Are Prohibited Within City Limits

Submitted by the City of Bellingham, written by Bellingham Fire Marshal Ron Richard. Public safety officials want to remind Bellingham residents and visitors that all consumer fireworks are prohibited in the City of Bellingham. This includes fountains, sparklers, smokeballs, and ground-spinning fireworks commonly referred to as “safe and sane” fireworks in addition to rockets, aerial missiles, roman candles and other projectile fireworks.

New Wednesday Bellingham Farmers Market at Historic Waterfront

The Bellingham Farmers Market (BFM) is kicking off the summer with a brand-new market located in the historic waterfront district, near the Granary Building and Waypoint Park. The market will run from 4-7 p.m. every Wednesday evening from June through September, making it a great midweek counterpart to the popular Saturday market at Depot Market Square.

All Consumer Fireworks Prohibited in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – The City of Bellingham is reminding residents that all consumer fireworks are prohibited within city limits. Any person who violates the ban is ubject to a fine up to $1,000, with a minimum of $250. Police also can seize fireworks located within city limits. Felony charges can...