Powerful firearms stolen from truck

Rifles and pistols taken.

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WWU students, faculty and staff meet to seriously discuss campus equality

At a Monday morning meeting Western President Bruce Shepard apologized to students threatened by racist social media posts. The threats prompted Shepard to cancel classes last Tuesday. Speakers at the meeting say students, faculty and staff are… both victims… and… perpetrators of racist comments.

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State struggles to keep up with much needed foster care

One reason why is the foster care system is experiencing a big reduction in foster homes


State Representative calls for business tax savings to be made public

State Representative Reuven Carlyle says many businesses want the specifics of their tax breaks to be kept under wraps. He sponsored a bill requiring tax savings to be made public in 2013.


PDC recommendation: Whatcom County jail flyer at election time not a violation

Report: "...enforcement does not appear warranted in this instance."

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WWU Police Arrest Online Threat Suspect

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

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Starbucks sets new energy-efficient record

Starbucks has more “leed certified” energy efficient stores than any other retailer in the world, and it’s not slowing down.…


Post-college shooting, Roseburg sheriff takes on issue of gun control

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — Two months after a 26-year old English student opened fire at a community college in…


Congressman McDermott slams refugee naysayers

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — Congressman Jim McDermott is slamming his political opponents who say the U.S. should slam the…


U.S., Canada plan to receive Syrian refugees

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — Canada is slowing down its timetable for accepting Syrian refugees into their country. The government…


Expect a warmer, drier winter again this year

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — Thanks to one of the strongest El Nino weather systems in 60 some years, we…


Good news for Alcoa workers in New York — but Washington?

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — Thanks to nearly $70 million in state incentives, Alcoa says it will not shut down…


Family identifies sketch of famous D.B. Cooper as their vanished father

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — A Michigan family believes a man who disappeared from their lives 46 years ago was…

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Forest Service hiring

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — Need a job? How about a job outside? The U.S. Forest Service is gearing up…


Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables

Craig Wilson, Costco vice president of food safety and quality assurance, said Wednesday he was told by the Food and Drug Administration that the strain of E. coli seems to be connected to an onion and celery mix.


Western’s black student body president says she no longer feels safe on campus

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — The Western Washington University student body president says she received death threats and no longer…


Mt. Baker highway needing more repairs

The state says it will take a month to repair the Mount Baker Highway about six miles east of Nugents Corner.

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Cold windy weather shakes up Whatcom County

"As you probably feel outside right now, we've got a flow of cooler, drier air coming from the interior British Columbia through the Frasier River Canyon." Puget Sound Energy was forced, once again, to deal with thousands of power outages.


A new lawsuit against Tim Eyman’s latest voter-approved tax-limiting initiative

Opponents of Tim Eyman's latest voter-approved tax-limiting initiative filed a new lawsuit.

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WWU investigation continues regarding hate speech targeting minorities

School spokesman Paul Cocke says they may be related to the school’s Viking mascot.

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Report: Seattle City Council could vote in January on Occidental Avenue South


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