The state 4-H community is being asked to help members’ families impacted by the Carlton Complex fires.
People impacted by the Carlton Complex fires can get a variety of relief supplies through Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort Inc., based in Nashville, Tenn.
People in, adjacent to and downstream from areas burned in the Carlton Complex fires are urged to take immediate action to protect themselves from erosion and flooding.
A dozen U.S. senators, including Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, both D-Wash., have sent a letter to Senate leaders calling for swift passage of President Obama’s emergency supplemental funding request, which would allocate $615 million to fight wildfires.
U.S. Bank has set up a mobile banking branch at its regular branch, 409 S. Whitcomb Ave. It is open during regular banking hours.
The Ellisforde Bridge Road is closed temporarily because of fallen trees.
President Obama has declared an emergency in Washington state, freeing up additional federal resources to help with the wildfires.
A new Red Cross shelter opened Tuesday night at Brewster High School, 503 S. Seventh Ave.
A Bellingham man was injured last Saturday, July 12, when his motorcycle hit a deer on state Highway 20 just south of town.
Level 3 evacuation notices were issued this afternoon for several areas west of town along state Highway 20 because of Carlton Complex fire activity.