File photo of a train on train tracks. (Photo by STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Railway Fined For Placing Damaging Railroad Ties In Whatcom, Skagit County Water Bodies

BNSF didn’t immediately return a message seeking comment.


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Bacterial Levels In Portage Bay Means Shellfish Restrictions

The state Department of Health says its restricting shellfish harvesting for part of the Portage Bay in Whatcom County due to high levels of bacteria.

CBS Seattle–03/25/2015

Search Continues For Missing Mount Hood Climbers

Mt. Baker Highway Still Shut Down

Washington Transportation Department officials say the Mount Baker Highway east of Maple Falls is likely to remain closed into the weekend due to heavy snow and rain that have caused more than 100 trees to fall across the road.

CBS Seattle–12/21/2012