A 28-year-old Bellingham man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly broke into the 2020 Solutions marijuana retail store north of Bellingham and stole approximately $7,500 worth of merchandise. It is the third time since August that one of the three 2020 Solutions stores in Whatcom County has been burglarized.
Customer Christie Dukue is helped by Austin Bach at the Drizzle tasting room in Lynden in 2015. The store, which sells premium olive oils, vinegars and spices, is closing Oct. 20 so its owner can concentrate on the flagship store in Fairhaven.
A man reportedly dispensed pepper spray in the restroom of a Bellingham-area restaurant Tuesday after employees refused to serve him at the bar. The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office booked Todd Grant Hawley, 35, into Whatcom County Jail on suspicion of possession of a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct.
A Bellingham man convicted of attempted murder in Seattle in the late 1990s was arrested Friday night after making threats to kill and firing a gun at his girlfriend and her children, according to a press release from the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office. Leonard L. Briscoeray, 44, was arrested Friday on suspicion of five counts of felony harassment , reckless endangerment , first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm and altering identifying marks of a firearm.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee blasted a suggestion by the Trump administration to export coal from West Coast military installations, calling it a "reckless, hair-brained" proposal that would undermine national security. State agencies have turned down requests for permits for two possible coal terminals, one near Longview and the other near Bellingham, citing problems with shipping the coal through the state by train and increases in air pollution.
David Kas and Paul Lawrence are the new owners of The Fork at Agate Bay, a comfort-food restaurant near the eastern shore of Lake Whatcom in Bellingham, Washington. Saudi Arabia warned it will respond to any "threats" against it as its stock market plunged, after President Trump warned of "severe punishment" over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi.
The kind of dramatic scenes that played out in suburban Massachusetts last month following a series of explosions and fires may serve as a warning of what lies ahead for the U.S., where an increasing reliance on natural gas is running up against aging infrastructure. While there's no firm conclusion about what caused the series of deadly blasts on Sept.
Brotha Dudes featured artwork in its Bellingham restaurant. Citing slow sales over the summer, owner Julius Stoker said in a video posted to a GoFundMe account that the business started falling behind on tax payments, prompting the recent closure.
Part of the reason tragic events, such as what happened Saturday in the Puget neighborhood when two people were assaulted and a third stabbed to death, cut so deep is that we still think of Bellingham as a small community - a place where seemingly random crimes such as this don't happen. After news of Saturday's crimes broke, how many of us said, "I was just there 15 minutes before that happened," or "My friend and I walk her dog on that trail all the time?" In small a way, many of us felt like we were attacked along with the three victims.