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3 days ago

One dead in I-5 crash

A driver died in a crash involving two vehicles on I-5 near Nulle Road on Saturday. State Trooper Mark Francis…

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4 days ago

Anheuser-Busch faces fine in Seattle ‘pay-to-play’ probe

A spokeswoman for the company said they don't agree with the allegations.

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4 days ago

The State Republican convention is taking place right now in Pasco

Republicans say they can win more statewide political offices if they’re able to flip Snohomish County to the GOP side.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis perform during halftime of the NFL football NFC Championship game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Seattle.

4 days ago

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are coming to Bellingham

Tickets are already sold out.


4 days ago

Senator Maria Cantwell was in Bellingham today to talk about affordable housing

Cantwell met with the Whatcom County Housing Authority and others.

U.S. President Barack Obama with Pope Francis during a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House

4 days ago

Obama’s sister to present scholarship on Mercer Island

Stanley Ann Dunham was a member of the Mercer Island High School Class of 1960.


4 days ago

A woman set an awning on fire in Bellingham

Joyce Camacho-Cruz is now in the Whatcom County Jail.

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4 days ago

Bellingham woman dies after getting trapped by garage door

Police say the death appears to be an accident, but investigators don't know exactly how the door ended up on top of the woman.

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4 days ago

Republican Bill Bryant to run for governor, challenging Democratic incumbent Gov. Inslee

Bryant has served on the Seattle Port Commission since 2008.

In this photo taken Tuesday, March 24, 2015, an Alaska Airlines jet moves past others already parked at a terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash.

4 days ago

TSA aims to speed up security line waits at Sea-Tac

The Transportation and Security Administration is aiming to speed up security line waits at Seattle-Tacoma Airport by hiring 90 private contractors.

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4 days ago

10-digit dialing to be enforced sometime next year

They're also adding a new 564 area code for all of Western Washington next year. It will kick in when we run out of numbers in the 360, 206, 253, and 425 area codes.

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4 days ago

Seattle now 18th biggest city in the US

The U.S. Census says Seattle is one of the top five fastest growing big cities.

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4 days ago

Canadian regulators give thumbs up to major pipeline expansion

The National Energy Board recommends the Canadian government approve a plan to nearly triple pipeline capacity.


4 days ago

Offensive graffiti at Larrabee State Park under investigation

The graffiti will stay up until the investigation is complete.


4 days ago

Canadian man arrested after bribing officer at Sumas border

The border guard says the Nanaimo man had marijuana and shotgun ammuntion with him as he tried to cross into the US in Sumas.


6 days ago

One of the men accused of killing an Oso couple has a record in Whatcom County

Tony Reed turned himself in this week.

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6 days ago

Attorney General asks state Supreme Court to end sanctions

The state is on track to fulfill its constitutional requirement to properly fund education


6 days ago

Transgender bathroom choice nothing new for Seattle schools

Seattle's public schools have accommodated transgender students in the bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their identity since 2012.

USGS and Forest Service scientists stand at the crater rim of Mount St Helens August 2005 Mount St. Helens is an active volcano in southwest Washington. Photo courtesy of US Forest Serivce.

6 days ago

36th anniversary of Mount Saint Helens

It will erupt again and I would really like to know that months in advance rather than days in advance" says Seismologist Bill Steele.

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Expert says Whatcom County’s economy looks strong

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Vance-Sherman says the losses in financial reflect a statewide trend and the retail decline is likely related to the weak Canadian dollar.

8 mins ago in Local

Bellingham is a pretty exciting place to live

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Bellingham is the 4th most exciting place in the state to be exact.

15 mins ago in Local

Murder charge dropped for man accused in landlord’s death

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The charge was dismissed without prejudice, meaning prosecutors can re-file it in the future.

29 mins ago in Local

State schools Superintendent Randy Dorn will not run for a third term

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There is a forum happening tomorrow night.

54 mins ago in Local

Teacher who was attacked hopes to return to classroom soon


Cal Pygott says he won't let the attack turn him into a victim.