12 People Arrested in Heroin Smuggling and Distribution RingThe U.S. Justice Department said in a news release that eleven people were arrested Wednesday and the twelfth was already in immigration custody.
Railway Fined For Placing Damaging Railroad Ties In Whatcom, Skagit County Water BodiesBNSF didn't immediately return a message seeking comment.
Bacterial Levels In Portage Bay Means Shellfish RestrictionsThe state Department of Health says its restricting shellfish harvesting for part of the Portage Bay in Whatcom County due to high levels of bacteria.
Mt. Baker Highway Still Shut DownWashington 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.