Bellingham Police Seek Local Help to Identify Possible Victims of Suspected Rapist
The Bellingham Police Department (BPD) is asking for public help to identify possible rape victims. This follows the arrest of Julio C. Ortiz-Ortiz, 27, a Bellingham resident. He was arrested on suspicion of Attempted Rape in the 2nd Degree and Unlawful Imprisonment with Sexual Motivation. These charges are related to an incident on November 18, 2023. Ortiz-Ortiz is now in Whatcom County Jail. The BPD thinks there could be more victims in Bellingham and possibly nearby cities, including Seattle.
Barricaded inmate coaxed out with meal from Mount Vernon restaurant
MOUNT VERNON, WA (KGMI.com) – Biscuits and gravy from a local restaurant helped diffuse a tense situation at the Skagit County Jail. Dane Mergens, one of the owners of Mr. T’s Family Cafe in Mount Vernon, says he arrived at work to find something unusual at the front of his restaurant.
A significant addition to Bellingham Bay at Little Squalicum Park
The pier at Little Squalicum Park will undergo renovations in 2024 that will make it safe for public access, with additional improvements to protect water quality and sea life planned for a later date. Bellingham Parks and Recreation Director Nicole Oliver said the city is still waiting on building permits...
Experience Oak Harbor: A Guide to the Top 4 Cafes in Town
This article presents a guide to four unique cafes located in Oak Harbor. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these spots? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Join MPOA's Coat Drive at Marysville Walmart: Help Keep Local Children Warm This Winter
The Marysville Police Officer Association (MPOA) is collaborating with the Marysville Community Food Bank & Toy Store for a coat drive. The goal is to provide new jackets and winter gloves to local children. Cash donations are also welcome and will be used to buy more coats.
Fairhaven bistro named one of 50 best new restaurants in America
BELLINGHAM, WA. – (KGMI.com) A spot in Bellingham has been named one of the 50 best new restaurants in America. Esquire Magazine says the French-forward dishes at Bistro Estelle have put the city of subdued excitement on the culinary map. The Bistro, which is located in Fairhaven, serves up...
Join the FREE. Board Game Night for an Unforgettable Evening of Fun and Community
Roll up your sleeves and ready your game face for the FREE. Board Game Night! This exhilarating event will take place on Sat, Dec 02 from 6pm to 9pm. It's happening at the Bellingham Makerspace, 1 Bellis Fair Parkway, #618 next to Dick's Sporting Goods, Bellingham, WA 98226.
Arlington School Board December Meetings: Schedule and Public Participation Guidelines
The Arlington School Board has announced its December schedule for various meetings. This includes Board Meetings, Work Sessions, and Advisory Council and Committee Meetings. The schedule may change, and updates will be posted on the Arlington Public Schools (APS) website. Health and safety guidelines will be followed during in-person meetings.
2024 Anacortes ATH Landon Schafer Striving to Bring State Title Home
The undefeated Anacortes Seahawks are headed to Husky Stadium, and star defensive back and wide receiver Landon Schafer is doing everything in his power to bring the 2A State Championship home to his community. The 6-foot-2, 190-pound Schafer is a weapon all over the field for Anacortes. He primarily plays...
Carols, gingerbread houses, Santa. How much more festive can you get?
Those looking for a festive place to kick off the winter season can check out the Holiday Port Festival this weekend at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. The festival is free to attend and is open Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A yearly tradition for the Port,...
Get Crafty this Holiday Season with Holiday Wreath Making at Wander Brewing!
Get ready to deck the halls and ignite your festive spirit as we introduce the Sat, Dec 02 · 4pm - 7pm event, "Holiday Wreath Making with Wander Brewing & Garden Spot Nursery". This enchanting event will be held at the cozy Wander Brewing, Dean Avenue, Bellingham, WA, USA 1807 Dean Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225, a perfect venue to get into the holiday mood.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.55 and $3.99 in Oak Harbor as of 2023-12-01. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.248, a week ago the price is $3.265 , according to AAA.
Experience Authentic Chinese Cuisine at These 5 Marysville Restaurants
Welcome to this article where we'll be exploring five exceptional Chinese restaurants in Marysville. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these places? We'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Mykonos Restaurant to close at end of year
BELLINGHAM, WA – (KGMI.com) A longtime Bellingham Greek restaurant will be wrapping up operations at their Bakerview Road location. Mykonos Restaurant and Lounge posted on social media that they will be permanently closing at the end of this year due to unforeseen circumstances. The restaurant has dished out Greek...
Savor the Brew: Bellingham's Top 3 Cafés to Explore
This article presents a tour of three unique cafes in Bellingham. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Sydney Barta Wins Gold
Sydney Barta doesn’t just run toward a challenge. She sprints. Last week, the 19-year-old Arlington native won gold and silver medals in the 200- meter and 100-meter races, respectively, at the 2023 Parapan American Games in Santiago, Chile. Held every four years, the games are an international multi-sport event for athletes with physical disabilities.
December Events, Urban Forestry Plans, and New Park Naming in Bellingham
Bellingham city is active with events and developments this December. The 3rd annual Lighted Bike Parade will occur on December 9, 2023, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. This free event will begin in Downtown Bellingham and Fairhaven, ending at Boulevard Park with live music. It's co-hosted by WTA, Downtown Bellingham Partnership, Fairhaven Association, Whatcom Smart Tips, and Western Washington University.