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Many Whatcom County law enforcement agencies will increase patrols from Monday, May 23, to Sunday, June 5, as part of a national movement to promote seat belt safety.

Police departments in Bellingham, Blaine, Ferndale, Lynden, Everson and at Western Washington University, as well as the…

For the second time in less than a week, a man snatched a cellphone from a woman’s hand on the Western Washington University campus and ran away.

The man approached two women at the bus stop outside Buchanan Towers at the south end of campus at about 1 a.m. Sunday, April 17, according to…

Another strong-arm robbery was reported early Sunday morning near the Buchanan Towers residence hall on Western Washington University's campus.

A Western Alert notification sent just after 3 a.m. Sunday stated that a man approached two female Western students at the bus…

Officials at Western Washington University plan to conduct a test of the school's Western Alert emergency notification system at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, April 20.

Western Alert is a group of ways to reach students, faculty and staff with important information about safety.…

A 26.2-mile pursuit of a stolen car from Bellingham to Bow topped 110 mph in the early morning hours of Monday, April 11, ending with two arrests in Skagit County.

A state trooper tried to pull over the car, a white Acura ILX, around 3:30 a.m. north of Western Washington University, after…

University Police said a Western Washington University student was robbed of her phone and other belongings in front of Buchanan Towers residence hall on campus at 9:44 p.m. Sunday.

Police said the student was waiting at the bus stop at Bill McDonald Parkway when a man approached her,…

In his early days on the University of Washington campus as a freshman, Kaid Tipton got his first taste of what it was going to be like as a student of color at the state’s most elite public school.

He ran into a former classmate from Kentridge High School in Kent, who greeted him with a…

Western Washington University police and officials responded appropriately after a threat against a student prompted cancellation of classes in November, according to a consultant’s report released March 2.

However, consultant John N. Vinson, the chief of police at the University of…

When racist threats were posted about Western Washington University’s black ASB President, Western took action.

A new report says that action was appropriate.

Western spokesman Paul Cocke recognizes the findings probably won’t satisfy everyone.

Outside consultant John Vinson, hired by Western Washington University to review the procedures and processes used to investigate a threat made via Yik Yak last November, has completed his report, which is available online here.

Vinson, police chief at the University of Washington,…

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