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Local community takes part in ‘Great Shakeout’ drill

World wide earthquake drill at 10:17 a.m.

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Hunting with Heroes’ vets get a hero’s welcome

Ten veterans sent on an all-expenses-paid trip


WCC recognized as top cyber-security institution

Becoming headquarters for CyberWatch West program


Bellingham ranked among most livable cities

Calls Bellingham “picture perfect”

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U.S. stuck with violent sex offender

Canadian officials will not seek extradition if escapee is located

Photo courtesy of City of Bellingham

Groundwater testing 14 years after pipeline explosion

Turning off filtration system in Whatcom Falls Park

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Lawsuit claims EPA lets state poison fish eaters

Argues low fish consumption rate allows for more pollution

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WTA fares to remain steady in 2014

No fare increases in budget

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in Entertainment

HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week


This week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.

in Sports

MNF: AFC North bottom two square off on KPUG

Ravens at Browns Monday

You can hear the Ravens and Browns on KPUG 1170AM beginning at 4:45pm following The Zone.

in Local Sports

Wizards waive, Seattle’s own, Martell Webster


The Washington Wizards have waived forward, and former Seattle Prep star, Martell Webster after he had hip surgery and signed center Ryan Hollins.

in Entertainment

Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.

in Local Sports

AP men’s poll: Kentucky No. 1 again; Zags drop three spots


Kentucky, Maryland and Michigan State held the top three spots in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, but Gonzaga falls three spots.