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WTA’s Wednesday service shutdown was the first in nearly 30 years

Icy Whatcom County roads, stuck buses called for rare solution

A WTA bus leaves Bellingham Station as it tries to maneuver onto the icy snow as snow falls.
A Whatcom Transportation Authority bus leaves Bellingham Station on Wednesday, Jan. 17. WTA ended service at 12 p.m. Wednesday, a rare move. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Charlotte Alden General Assignment/Enterprise Reporter
The heavy snow that dropped on Bellingham on Wednesday, Jan. 17 meant a first in 30 years for the Wh

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