Exploring Bellingham, Washington: Ale, Adventure, and the Perfect Place to RetirewashingtonnotesNewsBreak Contributor
Fundraiser started for Bellingham Café damaged in Car crashBellingham Metro NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Vehicle vs Restaurant in Bellingham: Serious Damage and Potential ReopeningBellingham Metro NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Vehicle crashes into Bellingham restaurantBellingham Metro NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Black sedan crashes into Bellingham businessBellingham Metro NewsNewsBreak Contributor
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.
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.
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.
These Bellingham, WA based Puppies 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 bellingham..
Suspect accused in 2022 murder facing additional shooting charges
BELLINGHAM, WA (MyBellinghamNow.com) – A man accused of fatally shooting a woman is now facing additional charges stemming from another shooting. The suspect, 35-year-old Shilo Englert, has been in custody since the death of Kasaundra Booker. Booker’s body was found in the stairwell of a N State St building on Feb. 8, 2022.
BRIEF: Drive-by shooting leads to 2 arrests in Bellingham
BELLINGHAM, WA (MyBellinghamNow.com) – Two people are in custody following an alleged drive-by shooting over the weekend. Bellingham Police logs say the shooting occurred on Saturday afternoon in the 2400 block of E. Bakerview Rd. Officers arrested 42-year-old Michael King and 41-year-old Chomreun Sok in connection to the shooting.
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...
Woburn north of Lakeway closing this week for construction
BELLINGHAM, WA (MyBellinghamNow.com) A busy stretch of Woburn Street will be closed this week. The City of Bellingham says Woburn between Fraser Street and Old Woburn Street will see overnight closures from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. starting Tuesday, Feb. 27 through Friday, March 1. Traffic will be detoured to...
Savor the Flavor: Bellingham's 6 Unforgettable Pizzas
In this article, we explore six outstanding pizzas that you can find in Bellingham. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Whatcom County hosts meetings to discuss water rights adjudication for local farmers
WHATCOM COUNTY, WA (MyBellinghamNow.com) – Several local agencies are helping farmers to prepare for the upcoming water rights adjudication. Whatcom County Public Works, along with the Department of Ecology, Whatcom Conservation District and RE Sources are hosting three in-person forums to discuss the process this week. The forums will...
Spanish-speaking students in Whatcom County learning bicycle skills through free program
The program exists through a partnership between the Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition and the Vamos Outdoor Project.
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.
Portland Loo comes to Bellingham’s Waypoint Park
BELLINGHAM, WA (MyBellinghamNow.com) – Bellingham is taking a page from of this major PNW hub and adding public bathrooms downtown. The city recently announced the installation of a “Portland Loo” at Waypoint Park. The Portland Loo is a free, stand-alone restroom that’s specially designed to combat many of the problems typically associated with public bathrooms. It features graffiti-proof wall panels to discourage any kind of vandalism and open grating to keep it fresh.
Whatcom County looks toward positive social change, seeking input from community members
As the Whatcom Racial Equity Commission enters its fourth year of development, the next steps include hiring an executive director and seating a board with representatives and community members, according to the enabling ordinance. The Whatcom County Council voted 4-3 to establish the commission in Oct. 2022. This commission is...
Bellingham man given 12-year prison sentence for attempted child molestation
SEATTLE, WA (MyBellinghamNow.com) – A Bellingham man was sentenced in U.S. District Court Friday after trying to molest a minor. 28-year-old Clayton Harker was arrested in December 2022 after attempting to meet up with who he believed to be an 8-year-old girl at a Bellingham hotel. That girl was...
Heavy snow falls in the Cascades, light lowland snow possible this week
SEATTLE — There has been a resurgence of winter weather in western Washington. A rain/snow mix fell in parts of the Puget Sound lowlands Sunday night into Monday morning, while heavy snow was reported across the Cascades. With a noticeable chill in the air, KOMO News Meteorologist Kristin Clark...
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.
Bellingham bakery rebuilding after car crash, community support floods in
SEATTLE — A Bellingham Bakery is left rebuilding after a car crashed through their store on Feb. 19. Slice of Heaven Bakery, owned by siblings Marci and Colby Abshire, got a call from police shortly after midnight on Feb. 19 that a driver had crashed into their bakery patio and building.
Western Washington University plans to vacate, demolish several rental homes north of campus
The university is assessing opportunities to develop the properties.
‘Heartbreaking!’ Locals respond to the ‘coolest bar in Bellingham’ closing Saturday
The bar’s last day open is Saturday, Feb. 24.