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Bellingham officials claim homeless encampment a nuisance

City asks judge for order allowing removal of 'trespassers' at site of overdose death

A Bellingham Police Department photo taken on Oct. 25 shows a homeless encampment at 4049 Deemer Road. The piles of garbage have grown larger and more widespread since the photo was taken
A Bellingham Police Department photo taken on Oct. 25 shows a homeless encampment at 4049 Deemer Road. The piles of garbage have grown larger and more widespread since the photo was taken (Photo courtesy of Bellingham Police Department)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Bellingham officials are seeking a court order to remove a homeless encampment at 4049 Deemer Road.

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