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Health exchange website hits snag on first day

Spokesperson says glitches come with any new territory

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Long running Bellingham appliance store switches hands

Lehman’s Applaince now Judd & Black

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‘No on 522’ raises record campaign money

Initiative requiring GMO labeling

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Impact of federal shutdown on Washington State

Many services and workers impacted

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Grocery worker strike likely won’t affect Whatcom County

Only concerns workers with expired contracts

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State minimum wage raises 13 cents

Inflation low this year

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Winter weather closes Artist Point early

Postpones scheduled tree removal

Recent Headlines

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Blueberry growers admit to violating rights of workers

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Eastern Washington growers will pay $385,000 to workers; $20,000 in fines.

1 day ago in Local

Everett barista killed by propane heater accident

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The coffee stand owner suffered fatal burns in the accident, January seventh.

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Man shot while riding a Seattle bus

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In 2010, the victim was paid $42,000 after getting kicked by a police officer.

1 day ago in Local

Semi-truck driver arrested after an eight car crash that killed two

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SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says the driver of a semi-truck has been arrested for investigation…

1 day ago in Local

Stormy weather headed our way today

KGMI/Dillon Honcoop

Blustery winds forecast for today have the National Weather Service worried enough to issue a high wind warning.