Klein found not guilty

BELLINGHAM — A jury on Wednesday, May 4, found William J. Klein not guilty of all four charges brought against him for a car crash last June that killed two Ferndale boys and injured two others. There ...

GPT plans look dead

Army Corps of Engineers denies needed permit SEATTLE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has stopped the construction of the proposed coal export terminal at Cherry Point. The Corps did so by denying ...

Ericksen wants Corps GPT decision appealed

WHATCOM — State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, says he hopes for an appeal of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decision against the Gateway Pacific Terminal, announced Monday. “I hope SSA Marine will ...

Local author’s book signing coming up

BELLINGHAM — Julie Hanft, author of the upcoming book “Rising Above The Pain,” will be signing copies from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Bellingham Barnes & Noble. She will also ...

Wheels and Wine provides safe passage to tasty brews

Breweries, pubs, wineries, distilleries all on Elise King’s list FERNDALE — When Elise King used to drive for Yellow Cab, she took note of a certain untapped market in northwest Washington. “I’ve ...

Bellingham airport rated among top small ones in the country

WHATCOM — From travelers’ own shared experience, Bellingham International Airport counts among the highest rated airports in the country in overall traveler satisfaction. AirportXP is a mobile insights ...

Candidate filing is May 16-20 by variety of means

WHATCOM — Candidate filing week in Washington State is coming up soon on May 16-20. County Auditor Debbie Adelstein said candidates are encouraged to visit the website at www.whatcomcounty.us/auditor ...
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A graduation block party for five on South Park

Five high school seniors living in the South Park Court cul-de-sac will graduate from Lynden and Lynden Christian this year. That was enough to prompt a little neighborhood celebration party on May 1 ...

Documentaries highlight three Ski to Sea teams this year

WHATCOM ­— “Meet The Teams” is a new documentary web series featuring three of this year’s Ski to Sea Race teams, allowing the public to meet some of the amazing characters behind the race, hear ...

I-5 repaving work will close a lane over three months

WHATCOM — A smoother ride near Blaine is in store for Whatcom County drivers, as a 12-mile paving project on northbound Interstate 5 kicked off on Monday. The project will require single-lane closures ...