Local: News



Free services and hand-up for homeless

Over 50 service providers at Bellingham High School this Friday

ambulance 1

County looks at new option for cutting emergency service costs

Moves some Bellingham staff to Ferndale

meat locker

Council postpones slaughterhouse vote

Changes made to proposed ordinance


Businesses see rise in retail sales

Local numbers up 6 percent in first quarter

dinner plate

Wash. ethics panel examining free lobbyist meals

Sen. Doug Ericksen among top recipients of free meals

Fire Engine Sign

Tri-plex fire called “suspicious”

Samples being tested at crime lab


Fire chief: Orcas Island fires called suspicious

Two house fires and a gallery fire in the town of Olga


Local unemployment up in June

Same rate as a year ago


Autopsy: Boy likely died from self-inflicted gun shot wound

Initial suspect turns himself in, questions remain

Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

Blazers hand Lakers 5th straight loss with 108-96 win


It was Portland's seventh straight victory over the Lakers.

in Local Sports

WSU beats Texas Southern 77-65 behind Hawkinson


Washington State led 47-26 at the half after shooting 60.6 percent from the field and holding Texas Southern to 32.3 percent.

in Sports

Watson’s 4 TDs lead No. 1 Clemson to victory

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney

Deshaun Watson ran for three touchdowns and passed for a fourth as No. 1 Clemson capped an undefeated regular season by holding off rival South Carolina 37-32 on Saturday.

in Sports

No. 2 Alabama claims SEC West with win over Auburn

Alabama head coach Nick Saban seems frustrated during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.

Derrick Henry ran 46 times for 271 yards and Adam Griffith kicked five field goals to propel No. 2 Alabama to the SEC West title with a 29-13 victory over rival Auburn on Saturday.

in Sports

Michigan State takes division with rout of Penn State

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio walks with his team before the first half of an NCAA college football game against Ohio State in East Lansing, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes in his return from a shoulder injury, and No. 6 Michigan State wrapped up a spot in the Big Ten championship game with a 55-16 rout of Penn State on Saturday.