News

Proposed changes to Larrabee State Park

Proposed changes to Larrabee State Park

KGMI News Reporting
By Kylie Wade

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – There may be some big changes coming to Larrabee State Park and the state wants to know what people think about them.

At the start of this year, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission began holding public meetings to decide the future of Larrabee State Park.

Tonight, the third stage of the process kicks off.

There will be a meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Fairhaven Public Library to present a preliminary plan.

In April, two different paths for the park were identified.

The first is emphasizing protecting natural and cultural resources.

The second is focusing on recreation.

The big differences between the two are whether or not to expand camping, trails and boat launches at the park.

The plan presented tonight should combine the best ideas from each of those focuses.

The park currently has 15 miles of trails and 85 campsites across its almost 3,000-acre property.

Recent Headlines

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 5

musichall

A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

10 hours ago in Sports

Nyquist draws No. 13 post as early 3-1 Kentucky Derby fav

Nyquist Twitter

Trained by Doug O'Neill, Nyquist is undefeated in seven career races. The colt drew the No. 13 post on Wednesday.

11 hours ago in Sports

NHL & NBA Playoffs Scoreboard

capspens16124112822753

Light night on the ice and the hardwood.

12 hours ago in Sports

Johnny Manziel booked in domestic violence case

Manziel mug shot Twitter

Manziel faces a Class A misdemeanor that carries up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine.

13 hours ago in Sports

Bosh officially declared out for remainder of Heat season

Chris Bosh

It was the second consecutive season that Bosh's season came to an end at the break because of a blood clotting issue.

Bellingham Traffic