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He coached Sehome to 532 wins and three titles, but here's one thing his resume needed  The Bellingham Herald

Gary Hatch, known as "Mr. Mariner," is being inducted into the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association's Hall of Fame for 2018. The beloved teacher ...

Lyncs volleyball cruises to road win with sweep of Sehome  Lynden Tribune

BELLINGHAM – The second-ranked Lynden Christian volleyball team extended its win streak to four matches Thursday night after dominating Sehome in ...

Break out the caps and gowns — here's when Whatcom County graduations are scheduled  The Bellingham Herald

Whatcom County high schools and colleges will all hold their graduations for the Class of 2018 during the month of June.

They’re not just trying to win games in 2017; they’re working to rebuild the culture  The Bellingham Herald

After a winless campaign in 2016, new coach Kevin Beason hopes to rebuild the culture of Sehome football and protect the “S” in 2017.

Bellingham schools are asking voters for $155 million. Here’s what it would be spent on  The Bellingham Herald

Voters asked to approve a $155 million bond for projects that include replacing three elementary schools built in the 1950s in north Bellingham.

Sehome High School Student, Jennifer Frye, Chosen for Gap Year Fellowship in Ecuador

Sehome High School's Jennifer Frye will spend a year in Ecuador conserving indigenous arts and culture through the Bridge Year program at Tufts University.

Whatcom schools are building new projects totaling $240 million; here’s where they’re going  The Bellingham Herald

Many Whatcom County K-12 students will be learning in new or renovated digs before the end of 2017 as districts move forward with nearly $240 million in ...

Bellingham voters were asked to approve a $155 million school bond. Did they say yes?  The Bellingham Herald

Voters approve $155 million bond for Bellingham School District and six-year levy for Mount Baker School District.

Kiwanis Club of Bellingham and Sehome High School Annual Compost Sale (2017-04-22)

The Kiwanis Club of Bellingham is excited to announce they will again be partnering with Sehome High School on a compost sale fundraiser benefiting SHS ...

Have a high school or college grad to celebrate? Here are Whatcom County’s ceremonies  The Bellingham Herald

Whatcom County high school and college graduation ceremonies begin on Thursday and run until June 20. Most ceremonies are on June 16.

This Bellingham business is ‘offering a helping paw’ to veterans, kids and adults  The Bellingham Herald

Bellingham's Brigadoon *Service* Dogs provide *service* dogs to promote a more independent and enriched life for veterans, children and adults who need ...

A new life in Bellingham  Lynden Tribune

WHATCOM — A 6-year-old boy in shoulder pads and a jersey cries on the sideline of a football field in Temple, Texas. Jay Travier is the youngest kid by two.

Here’s how Bellingham’s $155 million school bond is doing after the first ballot count  The Bellingham Herald

Bellingham School District's $155 million bond would pay for projects that include rebuilding Alderwood, Sunnyland and Parkview elementary schools.

Welcome to Bellingham, WWU students — here’s what you may have missed over the summer  The Bellingham Herald

As students move or return to Bellingham to prepare for the start of the academic year, WWU and the area made a number of national and regional college ...

Sen. Ericksen, Meridian youth talk on guns and schools  Lynden Tribune

LAUREL — Ferndale state Sen. Doug Ericksen met with Meridian High School students on Wednesday, getting their opinions on gun laws and school welfare.

Sehome hires former player as new football coach  KGMI

Sehome High School has a new football coach and he's returning to his alma mater to lead the Mariners. Kevin Beason has been named the new head coach at ...

Best team in state history? Sehome 1996 champs to reunite  The Bellingham Herald

Hall of Fame and former Sehome basketball coach Pat Fitterer, with a state championship trophy in his team's clutch, heard a line from Mariners standout Ryan ...

Sehome High School football coach Bob Norvell resigns  The Bellingham Herald

Bob Norvell resigned as head coach of the Sehome football team after the 2016 season, according to a Thursday email from Mariners athletic director Colin ...

Can't afford to get your teeth cleaned? You could get it done for free in Bellingham.  The Bellingham Herald

Bellingham Technical College's dental clinic is offering free dental exams, cleanings and x-rays this week and next for eligible patients.

Washington’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists named; Seattle’s Lakeside tops list  The Seattle Times

Washington's semifinalists, along with 16000 others across the nation, had the highest scores on the 2017 PSAT taken by 1.6 million high school juniors last ...

Sehome's Marcus Polous' DJ Debut Raises Money for Whatcom Humane Society

Sehome High School Junior and amateur DJ Marcus Polous raised over $500 for the Whatcom Humane Society at his recent event.

Baseball: Payton Robertson a force all over the diamond for Lyncs this spring  Lynden Tribune

Robertson and the Lynden Christian baseball team take part in the 1A District Tournament on Saturday at Joe Martin Field and Sehome High School.

WWU has sold the landmark Bellingham Armory. Here's what new owners plan next.  The Bellingham Herald

The landmark Armory building is now under private ownership, but the new owners say the community will have a chance to help determine its future.

Harris Companies Acquires Diamond B Constructors  Business Wire

Harris Companies (Harris) announced that it has acquired Diamond B Constructors, Inc. (DBC), a Bellingham, Washington based mechanical contractor.

'A tough loss' for firefighters, his death is ruled in the line of duty for Whatcom  The Bellingham Herald

North Whatcom former firefighter John Swobody died Monday of lung cancer. His death is being listed as a line of duty fatality under state law that classifies ...

Bellingham Technical College president attacked over faculty wages and contracts  KGMI

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Members of two faculty groups at Bellingham Technical College are calling for the resignation of the school's president, Kimberly Perry.

Longtime downtown Bellingham retailer will remain in business with new ownership  The Bellingham Herald

A last-minute deal has come together to ensure a longtime downtown retailer will not fade away.

Ex-football player charged with murder in wife’s death  The Bellingham Herald

Prosecutors say a former professional football player who ran youth football and fitness camps in Bellingham sliced his wife's neck and then crawled on the ...

Baseball: Lyncs come up just short of clinching state berth  Lynden Tribune

LC battles for the final state bid from District 1 on Saturday.

Bellingham preschool teacher arrested for child sex crimes  KGMI

KGMI News. BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A preschool teacher at Bellingham's Roosevelt Elementary School has been arrested for child sex crimes. Bellingham ...

1A Trico Baseball: Swenson takes reins at state champion King's Way Christian  The Columbian

After 22 years of coaching college baseball, Gregg Swenson is getting reacquainted with the high school game.

Wages in Bellingham remain below the state average. Why is that the case?  The Bellingham Herald

This area has a reputation for not having enough high-wage jobs, and a new report sheds light on where Bellingham comes up short.

Former CWU football standouts Bo Banner, Kevin Haynes dreams come true playing pro football  Daily Record-News

All Bo Banner has ever wanted to do is play football.

Mayor names Bellingham’s new top cop  The Bellingham Herald

David Doll, who currently is deputy chief, will be Bellingham Police chief Dec. 1 – Chief Clifford Cook is set to retire Nov. 30.

Everson man charged with first-degree murder in 1989 death of Mandy Stavik  The Bellingham Herald

Whatcom County prosecutors filed charges Thursday, Dec. 14 against Timothy Forrest Bass, the suspect in the 1989 abduction, rape and murder of 18-year-old ...

Tahoma High School reels from third student suicide  KGMI

9-18-2018. MAPLE VALLEY, Wash. — A Maple Valley high school has extra counselors on hand again today after students got news of two teens who took their ...

Lowell Elementary students go back to school, and new building  The Bellingham Herald

Lowell Elementary students went back to school Wednesday, Aug. 26, to a new principal, Mary Sepler, and a new addition to their 101-year-old school.

2018 4th of July Fireworks Displays in Whatcom County

Whatcom County is a great place to celebrate our nation's birthday. This guide highlights some of the most popular local happenings, both on Independence ...

Prep Boys' Basketball: Mariners edge Tigers

BURLINGTON — The Burlington-Edison boys' basketball team can blame its defense for Tuesday night's 71-69 Northwest Conference loss to Sehome.

Bellingham boy, 17, guilty of attempted murder in random attack on woman  Bellingham Herald

A teenager must serve more than five years behind bars for breaking into a Bellingham woman's home at random and, while high on mushrooms and other ...

Wrestling team previews  Lynden Tribune

Team previews for the boys and girls wrestling squads at Lynden, Meridian, Mount Baker and Nooksack Valley.

Bellingham bistro owner pleads guilty to 2 rapes in serial sexual assault case; released from jail  The Bellingham Herald

A Bellingham bistro co-owner pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and one count of unlawful imprisonment Thursday, in a deal suggesting he serve little to no ...

New coaches, new talent highlight local wrestling scene  Lynden Tribune

Lynden, Mount Baker and Nooksack Valley all have new coaches this winter.

Artist profile: Laura Engels active at iDiOM Theater  The Bellingham Herald

Laura Engels, 26, is a graduate of Sehome High School and of Western Washington University, with a bachelor's of arts in theater, in 2012.

More people are making the move to Whatcom County  The Bellingham Herald

People have once again started moving to Whatcom County, a sign the national economy is having an influence on local communities.

Ever wondered what ‘When children are present’ in school zone means? Time to go to class  The Bellingham Herald

There's a good reason many school zones are getting updated with flashing beacons instead of the “When children are present” plaque.

Seahawks and C Justin Britt come to terms  KGMI

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks center Justin Britt signed a multiyear contract extension today that will keep the anchor of the offensive line in place ...

5 Whatcom County Teens Graduate from Washington Youth Academy

Submitted by Washington Youth Academy. Five students from Whatcom County were among the record 152 cadets, who graduated from the Washington Youth ...


It's time for the 3rd annual Hoptoberfest presented by Haggen Northwest *Fresh*! Come enjoy this indoor craft beer, cider and liqueur festival … local food trucks, ...

Driver faces multiple charges after Chuckanut Drive crash  KGMI

BOW, Wash. — Four people were hurt, one of whom was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center, after what troopers believe was a DUI crash Tuesday evening ...

Blaine Community Theater Presents "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (2018-10-19)

Blaine Community Theater presents “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the novella “The Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by ...

Oregon Potato Company makes a move into Lynden raspberries and blueberries  The Bellingham Herald

The Lynden community may be breathing a little easier as it appears some financial certainty is coming to a major agriculture employer.

Do you know where to flee to if volcanic mudslide flows down Mount Baker?  The Bellingham Herald

A lahar, or volcanic mudslide, coming off Mount Baker could rush down valleys and stream through channels at an average of 20 to 40 mph, with enough force to ...

Brazen: Karen Blanquart and Allison Potts

Karen Blanquart and Allison Potts, founders of Brazen Shop + Studio in Bellingham, had both tucked the dream of ownership into the caverns of their minds long ...

Test your knowledge with our state history quiz  Bellingham Herald

In 1888, the county's territorial courthouse was located on the tideflats of Bellingham Bay. Built in 1853 by T.G. Richards & Co. to be used as a warehouse, it is ...

St. George's School Wins Team Racing Nationals >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News  Scuttlebutt Sailing News

High School Sailing (Interscholastic Sailing Association – ISSA) concluded the spring Championship season with the Team Racing Championship, held May ...

The History of Bellingham's Oldest Buildings

Two of Bellingham's oldest buildings are also among the oldest of their kind in Washington State. Their history is fascinating.

Artist profile: Author Phoebe Wahl comes home to roost  The Bellingham Herald

Artist and author Phoebe Wahl says she's a “Fairhaven baby born and raised” who admits she “was a Lowell Elementary kindergarten dropout, because there ...

Retailer Burlington opens Bellingham store  Bellingham Herald

Despite the wet weather, a new major retailer received a steady stream of shoppers at its opening Friday, Sept. 26.

WEDDING: Allison Fisher & Dane Stanfield  Lynden Tribune

Allison Fisher and Dane Stanfield were united in marriage on Dec. 31, 2016, at Church of the Assumption in Bellingham, with Reverend Scott Connolly ...

Providers of Diverse Backgrounds Join PeaceHealth Medical Group Bellingham Practices

PeaceHealth Medical Group (PHMG) has welcomed five new board-certified providers to Bellingham practices.

Tired of the whining? These 3 Whatcom hikes offer options your family might find perfect  The Bellingham Herald

Teddy Bear Cove, Galbraith Mountain and Silver Lake County Park offer three hiking options in Whatcom County for families of various fitness levels.

Bellingham grandmother at front of pack of senior bicyclists  The Bellingham Herald

Bellingham retiree used to run long distances, but turned to bicycling after she hurt her back; now she's a two-event national champion.

King's bats come up short against Cedar Park Christian | Baseball - By David Pan  Edmonds Beacon

King's didn't get the hits it needed against Cedar Park Christian (Bothell). The Eagles edged the Knights 3-0 and 2-1 in Cascade Conference baseball action last ...

Keep Whatcom Kids Happy with Spring Break Camps

It may be short and sweet compared to that steamy stretch of summer (oh, okay, here in Whatcom County it doesn't often get heated before mid-July – you know ...

Whatcom County has scenic role in new film, ‘Captain Fantastic’  The Bellingham Herald

Northwest scenery for “Captain Fantastic,” a new movie starring Viggo Mortensen, features Artist Point, near Mount Baker.

Step Inside the Foundry Makerspace in Bellingham

By Lorraine Wilde. bob wallin insurance As children we paint, draw, and sculpt, displaying our masterpieces proudly. But as we grow up, for many of us, that time ...

Family offers reward for information about missing Bellingham man  KGMI

KGMI News. BELLINGHAM, Wash. – The family of a Bellingham man missing for nearly a year are now offering a reward for information on his whereabouts.

The Morning News: Seattle Rallies Against Xenophobia and Racism, Students with Disabilites Confined in WA Schools

Washington Children Are Being Confined in School at Alarming Rates: Per state law, this practice is legal, but schools have been failing at adequately tracking ...

There’s a new federal standard for Hull Identification Numbers on vessels. Here’s what owners need to do  The Bellingham Herald

The U.S. Coast Guard is beginning to enforce the new federal standard for Hull Identification Numbers on vessels, which may require about 19,000 owners in ...

Teen survives 2 days in rugged terrain after plane crash in North Cascades  The Seattle Times

Teenager Autumn Veatch, one of three passengers on a missing plane presumed crashed in the North Cascades, survived in rugged terrain for two days before ...

Port of Bellingham Hires New Economic Development Director

The Port of Bellingham hires new Economic Development Director Don Goldberg. He brings unique and professional background to the team.

Bellingham stores dodge a bullet as big retailers announce closures  KGMI

KGMI News. BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Macy's, Kmart and Sears stores are starting off the new year with more closures. But the Bellingham and Burlington Macy's ...

Dashing through the Snow — 5 Sledding Spots to Explore in Whatcom County

Except for the occasional El Niño year, eastern Whatcom County is known as a playground for local winter sports. In addition to skiing, snowboarding and ...

Washougal hires pair of assistants to fill basketball vacancies  The Columbian

Britney Knotts brings enthusiasum to the gym as the new head girls basketball coach at Washougal High School. The 29-year-old played the game for Mountain ...

Randy Craker of the Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District is Keeping Whatcom County Clean

Randy Craker has been working with the Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District for 30 years. His job is messy, but it may be one of the most important ones.

Local baseball teams hungry to reach state playoffs  Lynden Tribune

WHATCOM — Lynden baseball captured a regular-season Northwest Conference title. The team is noted as one of the top teams in the state — currently ranked ...

Got Dogs? Explore 7 Off-Leash Options in Bellingham

By Lauren Fritzen. barron A dog's life is not what it used to be. Growing up in the country, our family dogs roamed freely and off-leash parks were unheard of.

It’s not the timing of the lights causing traffic congestion; there are too many cars  The Bellingham Herald

Question: Have the traffic lights in Bellingham been professionally set up, that is adjusted to allow for the best flow of traffic? I do not understand how the city ...

Whatcom County Jail report for March 4-6  The Bellingham Herald

The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office lists the following people as being booked into Whatcom County Jail. In many cases charges have not been filed. Guilt is ...

Neighborhood Notes: Barkley Village's Past, Present and Future

Bellingham's Barkley Village is home to many great community assets but the land Barkley Village sits on could have become a much different kind of place.

Meet Unicycle Guy - Joe Myers

Unicycle Guy - Joe Myers is well known around town. He can often be seen expertly riding his unicycle and sometimes even juggling - in the dark.

Winning High School Nationals: Coach's Perspective >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News  Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The High School Doublehanded Championship brought together 20 schools from across the USA to compete in San Diego Bay on May 10-11. With the venue ...

Enjoy Your 15 Minutes of Fame at Bellingham Open Mic Nights

Have you ever seen a performer and thought to yourself, “Hey, I could do that!” Are you feeling brave and want to try to sing a song, recite a poem or tell a joke in ...

“Rainbow Larry” Takes Care of Volvos and Their Owners

For over 32 years, Larry Watson of Rainbow Auto *Service* and Sales has been servicing Volvos in Whatcom County. He believes having your car worked on ...

Free Zumba Rainbow Party and Vendor Event (2018-03-24)

Join your Whatcom County Instructors for a FREE Zumba Party. The Theme is RAINBOW… Wear some color and come dance with us!!! We will also have some ...

Get Notarized Quickly at a Bellingham UPS Store

Get a document notarized is just a few minutes at a Bellingham UPS Store. Bobbi Gainer explains the notary process at her Bellingham UPS Store.

Music in the Library: Featuring Whatcom Flute Ensemble (2018-12-11)

The Whatcom Flute Ensemble will perform a free concert of holiday and winter themed music as part of the library's Music in the Library program. All are ...

39th Annual Allied Arts Holiday Festival of the Arts  KGMI

Kick off this holiday season with the 39th Annual Holiday Festival of the Arts. Featuring over 100 local artisans and craftspeople showcasing their holiday goods, ...

Tangled Tinsel Vintage Christmas

2nd annual Tangled Tinsel Vintage Christmas will be held Friday 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us as we kick off the holiday season ...

Appliance Depot offers free pickup and recycling of unwanted appliances  KGMI

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — To celebrate Earth Day, the Appliance Depot in Bellingham is offering a month of free pickup for all working or non-working appliances.

NookChat: Community Storytelling at the Everson Auction Barn (2018-10-14)

Formerly known as the Roeder Grade School, the Everson Auction Barn continues to intrigue history buffs. DeLinda Owens-Llewellyn, granddaughter of Bob ...

Whatcom Events Calendar

This calendar is the place to find fun events happening throughout Whatcom County including Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden and beyond.

Endangered Species: Artists on the Front Line of Biodiversity  KGMI

Endangered Species highlights 60 artists who celebrate biodiversity's beauty, interpret natural and human-induced extinctions, and focus on endangered ...

Monica Griffin: Promoting Unity At the Bellingham Arts and Music Festival

Monica Griffin, co-founder of the Bellingham Arts and Music Festival, better known as BAMF!, is working to promote unity at the festival and beyond.

NXN Northwest Girls Team Scores: Jesuit Looks To Win Again  MileSplit

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Bellingham FBI investigation near Fairhaven Park  KGMI

KGMI News. BELLINGHAM, Wash. – You may have noticed an FBI investigation in Bellingham Wednesday. Bellingham Police spokesperson Danette Beckley ...

Driver licenses to be marked with “Federal Limits Apply”  KGMI

6-28-2018. OLYMPIA, Wash. — Changes are coming to your driver license. Beginning this Sunday, July 1st, all standard Washington driver licenses will be ...

Pac-12 honors UW football QB Browning as offensive player of year  Yakima Herald-Republic

SEATTLE — Four days before the No. 4 Huskies play for their first Pac-12 championship in 16 years, sophomore quarterback Jake Browning was named the ...

Brad Widman-Tiny Home, Big Dreams

Brad Whidman---Tiny Home builder and owner created his own tiny home to live more fully, simpler. Brad dared to make that dream into reality.

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