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Job Briefcase

Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Job growth is up in Whatcom County

In News

Statewide growth slowest in rural counties.

Oklahoma Tornado

Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Local Red Cross ready to help tornado victims

The local Red Cross is waiting for word from the National Red Cross.

Scam Money Pocket

Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Charity scams surface amid Oklahoma disaster

In News

Scammers are using more than fake websites and phone calls.

Flag

Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Local Tea Partiers protest IRS

In News

About a hundred people gathered downtown Tuesday to protest against the IRS.

Handcuffs Arrest

Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Bellingham woman sentenced for role in drug ring

In News

A Bellingham woman will serve a nine year sentence for her role in a Whatcom County meth and heroin distribution ring.

Computer Privacy

Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Inslee signs privacy bill

In Lifestyle, News

New bill bars employers from asking for employees’ social-media website passwords.

Mount Everest

Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Bellingham climber summits Mount Everest

In Lifestyle, News, Sports

Dave Mauro reached the top of the world’s tallest mountain in Nepal on Monday as part of a team of 21.

Oklahoma Tornado

Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

Local Red Cross volunteers on stand-by after OK tornado

In News

Local Red Cross volunteers are on stand-by to travel to Oklahoma in the wake of yesterday’s tornado.

Copper Tubing

Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

Metal thieves hit local Fred Meyers

In News

Metal thieves broke into a fenced construction site located next to the Lakeway Fred Meyers.

Job Briefcase

Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

Local unemployment down sharply in April

In News

Preliminary figures from the state Employment Security Department show Whatcom County had an unemployment rate of 6.9% in April.