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Daughter honors mom one year after Cascade Mall killings

One year later at Burlington's Cascade Mall, the memorials are gone, but the memories remain. "It was a very long night," says Tanya Young. "I think about it every day. It doesn't go away." Tanya lost her mother, Shyla Martin, that night. Four others died as well when on September 23rd a gunman open

KING-5 - 2017-09-22 22:23:50

Liquor and Marijuana Licenses, Aug. 25-Sept. 21

Toakom Asian Bistro, Ying Ruay-Ying Ruay, LLC, Yubphaluk Saeteurn, Vittaya Thammarat, applied for a new beer/wine rest - beer/wine license at 1255 Barkley Blvd suite 106, Bellingham. License no.: 403878. Aug. 28. Paradise Market 1, Mt Baker Cafe, Jy & Sy Inc., James Young Lee, Sook Youn Lee, Byong C

BBJTODAY.COM - 2017-09-22 13:48:41

There's going to be motorcycles galore this weekend for this annual event

Expect a sharp rise in motorcycles on many roads in Whatcom and Skagit counties this weekend as part of the annual Oyster Run in Anacortes. Held every September since 1981, the Oyster Run started as a small gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts. It's now considered the largest motorcycle event in the

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

'Don't look at the mess: look at the people. Notice the depth of their struggles.'

As the executive director of Lighthouse Mission Ministries, I get asked a lot about the uptick in Bellingham homelessness: "Why are there so many more people on the streets?" "Is Seattle using 'Greyhound Therapy' to get them here?" "Is it because the mission is the Taj Mahal of homeless shelters?" "

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2017-09-22 13:00:00

Man arrested in connection with string of explosions

A 26-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection with a "series of explosions" that occurred earlier this month near the north end of the city center. Nicolas Zhann McNairy was booked into Whatcom County Jail on suspicion of third-degree malicious explosion/having explosives, second-degree mali

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2017-09-22 19:44:00

Arrest made in series of Bellingham explosions

Photo: KGMI/Bellingham Police Department KGMI News BELLINGHAM, Wash. - An arrest in a series of Bellingham explosions. Police arrested 26-year-old Nicholas McNairy Friday morning. They say McNairy was cooperative when they took him into custody at his home not far from the scene of the explosions. T

KPUG1170.COM - 2017-09-22 19:56:06

Bargain Bellingham-Affordable Fall Fun in Whatcom County

Fall in Whatcom County conjures our senses of beautiful changing colors and the feel of the approaching coolness in the air. We catch the tasty comfort smells of apple orchards and pumpkin patches. The season tells us school is in session and the holidays are just around the corner. As we welcome th

WHATCOMTALK.COM - 2017-09-22 14:00:59

Arrest made over Bellingham explosions

Bellingham police arrested a 26-year-old man Friday in connection with several explosions that rocked Bellingham city center on September 5 and 16. Nicholas McNairy was arrested after video evidence from a witness placed him at the scene. The September 5 explosion occurred on the 400 block of York S

KING-5 - 2017-09-23 00:05:26

Local group hears about campaign for carbon tax

BURLINGTON - A group of Skagit County residents met Monday to discuss their vision for a clean energy future. Indivisible Skagit hosted a campaign kickoff at the Burlington Public Library for the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy, which aims to get a carbon tax initiative on the state's 2018 ballot

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

New affordable housing units planned for next year

Low-income families in Anacortes should soon have an option for affordable housing. A proposed four-story, 19-unit complex would be made up of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. Tenants would need to qualify as low income (meaning their annual income is less than 50 percent the median i

GOANACORTES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

These museums offer free admission on Saturday

Four museums in Whatcom and Skagit counties and several other Puget Sound-area institutions are participating in the annual nationwide Museum Day Live! event offering free admission Saturday. Museum Day Live! is sponsored every September by Smithsonian magazine, in the spirit of the free Smithsonian

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Hear new songs from Josh Clauson at Saturday release party

CONWAY - Arlington-reared musician Josh Clauson - the producer of Darrington's Summer Meltdown music festival and leader of the band Flowmotion - has a new solo album out. This time, however, his wife and Meltdown production partner, Genevieve, is the lyricist. Their collaboration has resulted in "D

HERALDNET - 2017-09-21 08:30:00

ACT Theatre stages a rollicking "Young Frankenstein"

Never has the idea of re-animating life been so entertaining as in "Young Frankenstein," the legendary comedy from the mind of Mel Brooks. ACT Theatre in Anacortes continues its challenging list of productions in staging the rousing musical version of "Young Frankenstein," opening Friday, Sept. 22,

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2017-09-21 12:05:00

Outland Trophy winner helps Seahawks

ANACORTES - The Anacortes football team's defensive front may have a slight edge Friday night when it lines up against visiting Sehome. That edge supplied by former Tennessee Titan and Outland Trophy winner, Anacortes alumnus Rien Long. Long played at Washington State University from 1999-2002 and w

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

High school renovation project continues on budget, on time

Phase one of the construction project was Rice Field. Phase two, which is about a third of the way done now, is the new building on the old War Memorial Field. Up next is phase three, demolition and renovation of the existing building.Contributed / Doug Seward Clear weather and good planning came to

GOANACORTES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

Seahawk swimmers heading in right direction, coach says

Lauren McClintock took first place for Anacortes in the 100-yard backstroke Thursday, with a time of 1 minute, 8.79 seconds. Back-to-back wins against top teams mean the Anacortes Seahawks girls swim and dive team is looking at a very positive season, coach Leslie Mix said. "We are on track to be le

GOANACORTES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

Motorcycles to fill streets for Oyster Run

The 2017 Oyster Run takes to the downtown streets on Sunday with thousands of motorcycles, music and the Seattle Cossacks Motorcycle Stunt and Drill Team. Motorcycles are going to come roaring into town Sunday for the 36th annual Oyster Run. Bikes, bikers, entertainment and vendors will fill Commerc

GOANACORTES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

Candidates for port offer varied visions

The six candidates running in three contested races for the Port of Anacortes Commission come from backgrounds in finance, real estate, tourism and port operations. A Sept. 12 forum hosted by the Fidalgo Democrats highlighted the candidates' priorities and how they might accomplish them. Commissione

GOANACORTES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

Service for Funk is Saturday at First Baptist

A memorial service for Wallie Funk will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Anacortes, 2717 J Ave. Funk was former owner of the Anacortes American and Whidbey News-Times in Oak Harbor. He helped start the Anacortes Community Theatre, Whidbey Playhouse and Anacortes Arts Festival. He

GOANACORTES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

ACT musical breathes new life into classic movie plot

Writer, comedian and filmmaker Mel Brooks is one of Mike Jenkins' personal heroes, so when it was time for the 17-year Anacortes Community Theater veteran to take director's chair for the first time, choice of show soon became pretty clear. Jenkins will direct "Young Frankenstein," the musical writt

GOANACORTES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:00