Local: News

News

smoking pot

State: Average marijuana user consumes 123 joints per year

Factor in licensing for marijuana production

graph

Local unemployment rate drops

6.5 percent in August

katie brown

Skuksan teacher named Wash. Teacher of the Year

English Language Learner Specialist Katie Brown honored

whatcom_police copy

Man believed to be murder suspect flees traffic stop

Salvador Rodriguez wanted for killing a man in Lynden

smoking pot

WWU: Pot still banned on campus

Federal law takes precedent on campus policy

plane sign

Allegiant returning to skies after emergency inspections

Dozens of flights canceled or rescheduled

Ann Busswell

State Assistant Principal of the Year goes to local educator

Assistant Principal Ann Buswell of Whatcom Middle School

Recent Headlines

in Sports

Steelers RB Bell has suspension reduced to 2 games

Fresh
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) is hit by Cincinnati Bengals free safety Reggie Nelson (20) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Bell was injured on the play.

The league initially suspended Bell three games in April following his arrest in August 2014 on DUI and drug charges.

in Sports

NFL upholds Brady’s four-game Deflategate suspension

tombrady

The New England QB's punishment for his role in using under-inflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season was upheld by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

in Sports

Wisconsin Assembly approves Milwaukee Bucks arena deal

Fresh
bucksnewarena

The bill passed on a bipartisan 52-34 vote Tuesday. The measure now goes to Gov. Scott Walker who has been working with lawmakers to reach a deal.

in Entertainment

Tom Cruise takes on Jimmy Fallon in latest lip-sync battle

17-overlay12

The Weeknd, the Righteous Brothers, and Meat Loaf are among the artists to get reinterpreted in this battle between "The Tonight Show" host and the "Mission Impossible" star.

in Sports

Arizona Cardinals hire the NFL’s first female coach

14-overlay18

The Arizona Cardinals are being hailed as groundbreakers after hiring Dr. Jen Welter to be a coaching intern during training camp this year, working with inside linebackers.