Close this search box.
Get unlimited local news and information that matters to you.

With shutdown averted, funding available to Whatcom flood victims

Federal budget extension includes $16B for FEMA

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen pointing as he smiles and chats.
U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen announced Sunday, Oct. 1 that the Federal Emergency Management agency received new funding as part of the weekend deal that averted a government shutdown. The congressman said victims of the November 2021 Nooksack River floods are now among those first in line to receive FEMA grants. (Andy Bronson/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Federal money to help those affected by the November 2021 Nooksack River floods should become availa

Already a subscriber?

Log in

Unlock the paywall!

Get 24 hours of unlimited digital access to for just $1 with our new Digital Day Pass

Or become a subscriber.

Latest stories

500 volunteers made sure sold-out race ran smoothly
May 28, 2024 2:53 p.m.
Protesters and university administrators meeting again today to discuss student demands
May 28, 2024 1:44 p.m.
Ferndale-based global bike brand will refocus on relationships
May 27, 2024 10:00 p.m.

Have a news tip?

Email or Call/Text 360-922-3092

Sign up for our free email newsletters