Body cam video shows Bellingham police officer shooting dog
The Bellingham Police Department released this video of Officer Andrew Wassel shooting a dog during a theft investigation on Oct. 12, 2017. A police review board determined that Wassel followed department policy and was justified when he intention
Whatcom County officials will spend some $16 million over the next few years to repair the current County Jail, after two failed attempts to raise taxes for a new multi-use corrections facility that they say is desperately needed.
NIDA's Dr. Marilyn Huestis discusses new research, which used the most sophisticated driving simulator of its kind to mirror real-life situations. Results showed that marijuana use impairs one measure of driving performance.
Interstate 5 was closed for several hours near the Whatcom-Skagit county line Friday afternoon, May 11, due to an incident with a suicidal man on the North Lake Samish overpass, according to Washington State Patrol.
Jewell James, a Lummi master carver, talks about the meaning of symbols on a 16-foot orca totem pole, and two accompanying seal poles, during the Lummi Nation stop of the Tokitae Totem Pole Journey 2018 on Thursday, May 10.
State, county and local law enforcement agencies will conduct a Click It or Ticket campaign May 14 through June 3, one of the busiest travel and holiday times of the year, according to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
A pod of five humpback whales was spotted Thursday, May 3 in Semiahmoo Bay. They were feeding about a mile and a half off the coast of White Rock, B.C. -- just across the U.S.-Canada border from Blaine, Washington.
Health officials urge people to check a biotoxin hotline before harvesting molluscan shellfish like clams, mussels and oysters anywhere in Washington state. A naturally occurring marine biotoxin can cause paralytic shellfish poisoning.
Work continues in Spring 2018 on a project to transform a former industrial site on Bellingham's downtown waterfront to residential and commercial use. An early highlight is Waypoint Park on Whatcom Waterway, which includes the refurbished acid ball.
Purcell Painting and Coating employees coat the old "acid ball" with a layer of reflective glass beads on Friday, April 27, in Bellingham. Mutuus Studio created the design for the repurposed "acid ball" now known as "Waypoint".
Conservation groups in British Columbia, Canada released 500,000 healthy juvenile Chinook salmon April 25 as part of the “Feeding Our Endangered Orcas Initiative” led by the South Vancouver Island Anglers Coalition.