Local » Page 7

generic western bank robber graphic

Man who recruited teens for bank robberies gets 10 years

A man who recruited teenagers to participate in Washington state bank robberies has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

Courtroom

Former Pasco cop pleads innocent to rape

A former Pasco police officer has pleaded innocent in Franklin County Superior Court to charges he raped a woman at his Pasco home in November.

asaian elephant

Group asks judge to send Seattle elephants to sanctuary

The Elephant Justice Project has gone back to court to try to stop two former Woodland Park Zoo elephants from being sent to the Oklahoma City Zoo.

house for sale

The Whatcom County housing market continues to be hot.

Nearly 300 homes were sold in Whatcom County last month.

Frank Clark via Twitter

Seahawks don’t talk to witnesses in draft pick domestic violence case

The Seattle Seahawks did not interview witnesses to the domestic violence incident involving draft pick Frank Clark.

rental

Forum Wednesday night on high rent in Bellingham

It's at the WECU on Holly Street from 6-7:30pm Wednesday night

police lights

Three-car crash injures three

Morning collision snarls traffic on Badger Road

food service

Local chef named best in Northwest

The Willows' Blaine Wetzel wins prestigious culinary honor

elizabeth park

Bellingham highlights successes as host of ‘Main Street’ conference

Business owners and city designers will show off the best parts of the downtown core

wwu

Western professor and Charter Review member running for Whatcom County Council

Western Washington University professor and member of the Charter Review Commission Todd Donovan is running for a seat on the Whatcom County Council.

ambulance 1

3 hurt in crash on Badger Road

Crash snarls traffic leaves 3 hurt

water graphic

Public meeting tonight on Padden Creek re-routing project

Following thirty years of visioning and planning by the City, the Happy Valley neighborhood and interested citizens, Public Works plans to "daylight" Padden Creek.

sea star

New sea star babies offer hope amid mass deaths in Pacific

Disease wiped out millions of sea stars up and down the West Coast, but now researchers are seeing hundreds of juvenile sea stars.

molly the corgi

The Bellingham man whom police say shot and killed a dog is dead

David Latham faced several charges related to the September shooting – trial was scheduled for later this month.

gas pump

The price of gas in Bellingham is up

It hit $3.04 a gallon

do not walk

Bellingham pedestrians cited after being struck by trooper

The Washington State Patrol says a trooper who hit two pedestrians with his patrol car in Bellingham won't face any consequences.

oil drilling

Seattle mayor: Port needs new permit for Arctic oil fleet

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the Port of Seattle can't host Royal Dutch Shell's offshore Arctic oil-drilling fleet unless it gets a new land-use permit.

wsu cougars washington state univeristy pac 12 football logo

Washington State moving ahead with medical school

Washington State University is moving ahead with plans to launch its own medical school in Spokane.

gun

Kent police seeking vehicle in connection with baby’s death

Kent police are asking for the public's help in finding a vehicle possibly linked to a drive-by shooting that claimed the life of a baby girl.

Plastic cups sit at memorial Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. The cups cover candles and bear the names of Zoe R. Galasso, right, and Gia Soriano, left, both 14, who were killed when Jaylen R. Fryberg, 15, named on the center candle, opened fire Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the school cafeteria before taking his own life. The school will be closed all week.

Students wear T-shirts supporting shooter to school memorial

Some students wore T-shirts supporting the gunman to a memorial remembering the teens who died in an October shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School.

Recent Headlines

in Sports

Juan Pablo Montoya wins Indy 500 after late duel

The top of the Borg-Warner Trophy is seen on display during the drivers' meeting for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 28, 2011. The 100th anniversary running of the Indianapolis 500 is Sunday.

Will Power finished second, followed by Charlie Kimball.

in Sports

Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-4 in Game 4 of Western final

FILE - In this March 6, 2014 file photo, Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) celebrates his goal with Patrick Kane during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Chicago. The Blackhawks have agreed to eight-year contract extensions with captain JonathanToews and star forward Patrick Kane. General manager Stan Bowman said all along that the extensions were his biggest offseason priority, and the team announced the megadeals Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Antoine Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second overtime

in Sports

Hawks’ G Korver out for the playoffs with sprained ankle

Cleveland Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova (8), from Australia, is chased by Atlanta Hawks' Kyle Korver in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Cleveland.

The Hawks announced Saturday that Korver has a severe high right ankle sprain. A foot and ankle specialist will determine the best course of treatment, but he definitely won't play again in the postseason.

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

tomcruise

A look back on some of the most memorable moments in Hollywood history.

Bellingham Traffic