Concrete Schools Temporarily Locked Down on February 28th, 2024: No Threat to Students or StaffWashington Updates16 HOURS AGO
Concrete Schools Temporarily Locked Down on February 28th, 2024: No Threat to Students or Staff
On February 28th, 2024, Concrete High School and Concrete Elementary were temporarily locked down. This action was taken in response to a report received by law enforcement about a possible weapon on the high school premises. A student was questioned, but no weapon was found. At no time were students or staff in danger.
Darrington mother stabs 5-year-old daughter to death, buries body
DARRINGTON—Alyssa Shanchez, 30, of Darrington was arrested and booked into the Snohomish County Jail on Tuesday, February 27, for the first-degree murder of her 5-year-old daughter. Bail is set at $5 million. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Monday, February 26, Snohomish County deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call by Shanchez...
The coldest February in Skagit County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Customs and Border Protection employee arrested, charged with raping woman in 2021
The man is accused of raping a 20-year-old woman in April 2021, court records show.
A ‘market of goodness’: New Bellingham restaurant brings flavors of Italy, Greece and NYC
The restaurant is planned to open in April in the Granary Building.
Police reports: Scam callers pretending to be official Whatcom County law enforcement
Scam callers claiming to be police are demanding money from people in Whatcom County.
Whatcom County traffic stop leads to high-speed chase, crash and drug-related arrest
Driver suspected of DUI crashed into pole and attempted to flee on foot.
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.
Video: 50 Person Party Trains with Transition Bikes
We all came to Transition because of our shared passion in riding bikes and experiencing the outdoors on two wheels. It doesn't happen often, but when we all get to ride together we know we're in for a good time. Follow along to see what went down at our 2023 Company Trip in Darrington, WA!
Jesse Jones: Family pushes for answers after Lyman cemetery botches funeral for 7-week-old
“My brother and a few other family friends just went door to door asking anybody for help," Brittany Eagan told KIRO 7's Jesse Jones.
LIVE MUSIC ROUNDUP 2/28/24 – 3/12/24
Https://facebook.com/events/s/live-music-by-tom-buenger-at-f/388701246987981/. https://facebook.com/events/s/jimmy-wright-band/693938142891745/. https://facebook.com/events/s/jupiters-trail-at-temperate-ha/264886123296479/. ***EAST SKAGIT COUNTY***. MICHAEL DAYVID. Eagle Haven Winery. From 6:00pm-8:00pm. $5 cover charge * ALL AGES. Popular covers from all genres. Rock * Classics * Alternative. https://facebook.com/events/s/michael-dayvid-at-eagle-haven-/697972959157249/. HALEY SUITER. Lyman Tavern. Starts at 7:00pm. No cover charge * ALL AGES. Acoustic Singer-Songwriter. https://facebook.com/events/s/haley-suiter-live-lyman-tavern/916621146762536/. ***WEST SKAGIT COUNTY***. ANACORTES...
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.
Wind advisory issued for western Whatcom County
WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — The Seattle office of the National Weather Service (NWS) today, Tuesday, February 27th, issued a wind advisory for the western Whatcom and Skagit County regions. The advisory warns of sustained southerly winds of 25 to 35mph with gusts up to 45mph expected. The advisory period...
Lowland snow falls in parts of the north Sound, heavy snow forecast in the Cascades
SEATTLE — Some lowland areas in the north Sound woke up to another round of fresh snow Tuesday morning. KOMO News Meteorologist Kristin Clark said a narrow, stationary band of snow settled over Island and Snohomish counties overnight, where 3-8 inches of snow has accumulated from Langley to Everett and Gold Bar.
These entry-level jobs pay up to $33 per hour and are available now in Whatcom County
We did the job search for you! Here are some local entry-level jobs.
Washington’s Invasive Species Awareness Week continues with free webinars
OLYMPIA, WA (MyBellinghamNow.com) – Virtual events continue this week to shed light on some of the most notorious invasive species in the state. National Invasive Species Awareness Week runs through Sunday, March 3. Events in Washington have been virtual, with state experts speaking on topics such as European green crabs and spongy moths. European green crabs have been especially destructive in Whatcom County.
Giant hornet effort approaches milestone as another pest shows up
Invasive speciesnorthern giant hornetSkagit Countyspongy moth. For invasive pests, whether plants, insects or viruses, an early and coordinated response is the best chance at elimination. Failing that we are likely stuck with long-term management to minimize harm. Northwest Washington looks to be in both of those categories with two notorious...
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...
BRIEF: Winter storm coming to Cascades
SEATTLE, WA (MyBellinghamNow.com) – A winter storm warning issued Monday could bring up to a foot of snow to the Cascade mountains. The National Weather Service in Seattle says the warning will remain in effect until 4 a.m. Tuesday. Forecasters say the Cascade Mountains of Whatcom and Skagit Counties, including Mount Baker Ski Area, could see 6 to 12 inches of snow Monday.
Whatcom County Weather Update: Mixed Conditions Expected, Energy-Saving Tips, and New CERT Classes for Residents
The Whatcom County Emergency Management Daily Briefing on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, forecasts a combination of dry weather, rain, and snow. Snow is expected during colder nights and at higher elevations or further east. Currently, there are no active incidents in the county.