News

DelBene takes on long border wait times

DelBene takes on long border wait times

Photo: clipart.com

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – First District Representative Suzan DelBene says the long waits at the U.S./Canadian border are hurting Whatcom County residents.

She has called on Homeland Security and the U.S. Border Patrol to reduce wait times and increase border crossing capacity.

She says extending U.S. Nexus lane hours would be a good start.

 

Point Roberts residents have started a petition calling for extended hours.

Right now the U.S. lane is open from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, whereas the Canadian lane is open from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

Former Mariner Raul Ibanez joins Fox as studio analyst

Fresh
Seattle Mariners' Raul Ibanez sits on the bench against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.

Fox also hired M's broadcaster Aaron Goldsmith as play-by-play announcer

in Sports

Rockets guard Patrick Beverley to miss remainder of season

Fresh
Houston Rockets' Patrick Beverley celebrates his three-point basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Houston guard to undergo surgery

in Sports

StubHub files lawsuit against Ticketmaster

Fresh
StubHub Logo (PRNewsFoto/StubHub) THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PRNewsfoto and is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY**

StubHub alleges Golden State Warriors are requiring that fans resell tickets on Ticketmaster

in Sports

NFL suspends Browns GM 4 games for texting

Fresh
Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer answers questions about the Browns season during an NFL football news conference, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, in Berea, Ohio.

Cleveland to pay $250,000 fine, spared loss of draft picks

in Sports

Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise

Fresh
NFL competition committee chairman Rich McKay, left, who is also the Atlanta Falcons president and CEO, address the media to give a final report on the rules changes, as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell listens in at a news conference during the NFL Annual Meeting Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Phoenix.

Atlanta will pay $350,000, forfeit 5th round pick