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4 weeks ago in Local Sports

Prep news from Wednesday

Handful of county players sign college letters of intent


4 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Harry Potter’ star Alan Rickman dead

The giant of stage and screen has died at the age of 69.

4 weeks ago in Local

Canadians caught the Powerball-fever, swarming Blaine and Point Roberts for tickets

Dean Priestman with the Point Roberts International Market Place says he has employees doing nothing but selling lottery tickets right now.


4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Chris Pratt’s ‘game plan’

The "Jurassic World" star is taking his diet in a hands-on way.

coal train

4 weeks ago in Local

New legislation looks to wean state off of coal-produced energy

Three of six utilities that own Montana's Colstrip Power Plant… including the one that serves Whatcom County… are making moves that may spell the end for the second-largest coal-fired plant in the west.


4 weeks ago in National, World

Special U.S. targeting force ‘now in place’ in Iraq: U.S.

While the force was expected to number only about 200, its deployment marks the latest expansion of U.S. military pressure on Islamic State.


4 weeks ago in National

Trump, Cruz tensions may provide liveliest Republican debate yet

Flaring tempers and sharp elbows may turn a debate of seven Republican presidential candidates into a seven-car pileup on Thursday with tensions between Donald Trump and rival Ted Cruz leading the way.


4 weeks ago in Sports

Reports: Giants to promote McAdoo to head coach

Offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo will replace Tom Coughlin, who stepped down last week after winning two Super Bowls in 12 seasons with the team.

Seahawks House yard

4 weeks ago in Local

Canadians look to sell their Whatcom County properties

The plummeting loonie has Canadians who own property in Whatcom looking to do the opposite of what they were doing not so long ago – sell.


4 weeks ago in Sports

Work to be done to rebuild Rams fan base, experts say

Los Angeles celebrated the return of the National Football League and the Rams, who had called the City of Angels their home for 49 years, but some experts say there is much work to be done to re-establish a fan base.


4 weeks ago in Music, Viral Videos

WATCH: Adele carpool karaoke

"Hello" from the outside ... of the car.


4 weeks ago in Entertainment, National

Winner, winner! Record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot to be split between three winning tickets

The winners of the record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot have yet to emerge, with lottery officials saying the massive prize will be split between ticket holders in three states - Tennessee, California and Florida.


4 weeks ago in National, World

House of Representatives to try again to seek Iran deal clampdown

The U.S. House of Representatives plans to reconsider legislation to restrict President Barack Obama's ability to lift sanctions on Iran under an international nuclear deal after its passage was canceled on Wednesday when too few members voted.


4 weeks ago in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.


4 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Jan. 14

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.


4 weeks ago in Local

State’s largest psychiatric hospital in crisis

The hospital is under threat of losing federal funding after several inspections found numerous safety violations.


4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

Play Drinko with Kevin Hart

It's like Plinko ... only much worse.

4 weeks ago in Local

Whatcom County’s Kim Borg gets pied in the face on Ellen

A Whatcom County woman got a pie in the face on national TV. Kim Borg was picked to play a game on “Ellen” on King TV.

4 weeks ago in Local

The Stamp & Coin Place closes its Bellingham store after 40 years

The Stamp & Coin Place is closing its downtown Bellingham store.


4 weeks ago in Local

Whatcom County Jail woes continue into the new year

Local officials say the jail's too old and too small.

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Local

Washington puts a price on closing oldest Colstrip units

coal refinery

This is the first time real numbers have been put out

3 hours ago in Local

The state looks to setting intentional fires to minimize unintentional wildfires


Bill sponsors want to permit more controlled burns

3 hours ago in Local

The state turns to automatic voter registration after record low turnout


Both the House and Senate are looking at separate bills

4 hours ago in Local

Accusations of trying to get a bribe is sending a Seattle auditor to court


Store owner says the man tried to get $20,000 out of him.

4 hours ago in Local

Governor Inslee’s cabinet takes a hit

Governor Jay Inslee

A rejection from the state senate and a department head steps down.