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Inmate back behind bars after surprising escape

Scaled a “climb-proof” enclosure


City council considers interim pot zoning

State licence applications start in September

Photo provided by the Port of Bellingham

First of five waterfront work sessions

Goal of finishing plans by end of year


Suspect in lewd attack south of Lynden arrested

Tip from an alert local resident helped deputies nab the suspect

fire debris

Weekend thunderstorms pose fire threat

Fire weather watch in effect in Whatcom County

Road Work

Downhill lane of W. College Way closing for construction

May be closed up to five weeks starting Monday


New public access channel in the works

Would take over digital channel 24.3


It’s time for the Northwest Washington Fair

New roller coaster debuts Aug. 12 to 17


Mount Baker Highway high-speed chase and shootout injures two

Two suspects are now in the hospital with gunshot wounds after getting into a firefight with police on the Mount…

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WWU Police Arrest Online Threat Suspect

Western Washington University

Western Washington University student Tysen Campbell, 19, was arrested by University Police.

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Four Vikings named to D2CAA All-West Region Women’s Soccer Team

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WWU has advanced to the NCAA II Final Four and meet two-time defending NCAA II National Champion Grand Valley State University Thursday, Dec. 3 in Pensacola, Fla., in the semifinal

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Big day by Wilson comes with loss of Graham for Seahawks


Pete Carroll insisted on Monday that Graham should be able to be back for the 2016 season, although an exact timeframe for when surgery will take place and the recovery schedule has not been set.

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MRI shows no tears in knee of Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, center, leaves the field in a cart after being injured in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass.

Source tells ESPN that Gronkowski's injury is considered "minor knee sprain"

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Bells Add Assistant Coach Jake Whisler to 2016 Coaching Staff

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Whisler has three years of experience as a player in the West Coast League, playing for the Medford Rogues and the Klamath Falls Gems