Home appreciation in Whatcom County increased 11.4 percent at the end of March compared to a year earlier, according to a new report from the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Whatcom's increase was 18th-highest among 245 U.S. metro areas.
A top official within the U.S. Department of Justice says the U.S. Supreme Court should review a case in which a Crow tribal member and game warden from Montana is asserting his treaty right to hunt elk in the Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming.
A new "whale warning flag" will be flown by boats and select land stations along the west side of San Juan Island starting this weekend to let boaters know whales are in the area, and to pay attention.
Russ Fulcher, the Idaho Republican Party's 2018 nominee for the 1st Congressional District, US House, broke ribs in motorcycle crash. As of May 25, Congress candidate likely to leave hospital soon, recover at home.