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Christian school principal arrested on child rape charges

Authorities say Allison was arrested after an investigation involving a 10-year-old student at Mountain View Christian School.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Padden Creek resurfaces after 120 plus years

A celebration is scheduled for Friday at Fairhaven Park.

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4 weeks ago in Local Sports

Bellingham Slam to return this summer

The Slam has accepted an invitation to participate in the Seattle Pro-Am League this summer. Bellingham didn't field a team in 2015 after winning three straight International Basketball League championships from 2012 to 2014.

Kid School

4 weeks ago in Local

Gov. Inslee signs education bills aimed to help disadvantaged kids

One measure will help improve education for foster kids and the other looks to close the achievement gap between students of different ethnic group.


4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: March 31

A look back at Hollywood's headlines.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Driver sentenced to four years for Blaine hit-and-run fatality accident

Kirichkov says he had no time to react, panicked and left the scene.

UFC fighter Conor McGregor

4 weeks ago in Sports

Diaz-McGregor rematch, Aldo-Edgar title bout on UFC 200 card

Conor McGregor is getting a rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200 in July. Diaz beat McGregor by submission in the second round of a welterweight bout March 5 at UFC 196, one of the most lucrative pay-per-view shows in mixed martial arts history.


4 weeks ago in Local Sports

Mariners ace Hernandez pitches 3 innings in tuneup

Felix Hernandez allowed four runs — all in the first inning — and four hits. He struck out one and walked one.


4 weeks ago in Sports

Kings give GM Vlade Divac multiyear contract

The team announced the move to keep Divac in the role running the franchise on Wednesday. Divac originally joined the front office last March, oversaw most of the offseason moves and was officially named to his current position in August.

Lauren Jackson

4 weeks ago in Local Sports

Former Seattle star Lauren Jackson announces retirement

At a Basketball Australia media conference, the 34-year-old Jackson, the WNBA's most valuable player in 2010, said right knee and left Achilles tendon injuries forced her to end a career that began in 1997.

WWU softball player Emily Benson Courtesy of WWU Athletics

4 weeks ago in Local Sports

Emily Benson named NFCA DII National Player of the Week

In 32 games this season Benson is batting .376 with 25 runs scored, 5 doubles, 12 home runs and 40 RBI.

A puck sits on the face-off dot during the first period of an NHL hockey game between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Carolina Hurricanes, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C.

4 weeks ago in Local Sports

NHL suspends Canucks Virtanen 2 games for blindside check

The NHL has suspended Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen two games without pay for what the league called a "vicious" blindside check on San Jose Sharks defenseman Roman Polak.


4 weeks ago in Sports

US men’s soccer misses 2nd straight Olympics

Roger Martinez scored twice, Americans Luis Gil and Matt Miazga were ejected and Colombia's under-23 team defeated the U.S. 2-1 Tuesday night to earn the last berth in the Rio de Janeiro Games with a 3-2 aggregate win.

Kara Bajema

4 weeks ago in Local Sports

Kara Bajema named 1A Player of the Year, 5 others named all-state

Bajema led the Lyncs to the 1A state championship, a share of the Northwest Conference championship and a 25-2 record this season.


4 weeks ago in Sports

Keith offered in-person hearing for high-sticking Coyle

The offer of an in-person hearing means the NHL can suspend Keith more than five games, but isn't required to hand out that penalty.

Oregon State University Provost and Executive Vice President Sabah U. Randhawa, a the preferred candidate in Western's search for a new president (COURTESY WWU)

4 weeks ago in Local

Western Washington University trustees pick new president

AP News BELLINGHAM, Wash. – The Western Washington University board of trustees has picked the provost at Oregon State University…


4 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Meet the Blacks’ spoofs stereotypes

Mike Epps, George Lopez, and Mike Tyson star in this comedy about a family who picked a bad time to move.


4 weeks ago in Sports

Lakers dismayed D’Angelo Russell’s video of Young became public

Russell apparently recorded a video in which he asked Young about being with women other than his fiancée, rapper Iggy Azalea. The video began circulating online in the past week.


4 weeks ago in Local Sports

Washington and Oregon State new faces in Final Four

The runs by Oregon State and Washington to the Final Four mark the latest evolution of West Coast women's basketball.


4 weeks ago in Local Sports

Mariners acquire RHP Nick Vincent from Padres

M's to send San Diego a player to be named later

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7 hours ago in Local

American Airlines flight forced to turn around in Seattle after striking bird


The flight with 150 passengers landed safely yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon, but it did have a big dent on its nose.

7 hours ago in Local

National Association of Secretaries conference in Nashville will miss Washingtonian attendees


Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman says part of the reason nobody from her office is going is the recently passed law allowing counselors to refuse to treat patients based on the therapist's religious or personal beliefs.

7 hours ago in Local

Some Whatcom County schools make list of best high schools in state

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Squalicum High School is number 13 on the list, Sehome comes in at number 20, Bellingham High School is the 39th best high school in the state and Meridian is ranked 63rd.

8 hours ago in Local

Upcoming wildfire season won’t be as threatening as last year


U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell says there are still areas that could face severe fires this year.

8 hours ago in Local

Trial officially underway for driver of fatal crash killing two high school students near Ferndale

PC: Kimball Gainor

The trial of William Klein, the driver who ran into four high school students near Ferndale, killing two of them, got underway yesterday.