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Bellingham Schools look at adding hours and changing start times

Bellingham middle and high school students may be in school a half-hour longer in the not-so-distant future

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Record warmth for Bellingham in February

To say it was warm in Bellingham last month is an understatement

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B’ham book store could be best

A big honor for Bellingham’s Village Books

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Suspect caught by police minutes after failed robbery

Arrested by BPD about 10 minutes later

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Governor Inslee calls for higher ed funding in Bellingham visit

Visits with students at Western for tuition, climate talks

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Gravel mining company’s appeal for more land fails again

Company wants more land for gravel mining in Whatcom County

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Olympia may raise the state highway speed limit

75 mph may be new speed on some state highways

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Newest orca learns to swim

Puget Sound orca born to the L-pod last week

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Over 300 Boeing employees axed in layoff

Workers will be phased out by end of April

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Seaport slowdown costs Washington millions

Eight ships still need to be unloaded in Puget Sound

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It’s a bad flu season so far and it’s not over yet

Already 120 confirmed flu deaths this season

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Rock blasting slowing down traffic on Mt. Baker Highway

Rock blasting part of realignment project

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Pete Kremen says he won’t seek re-election

Kremen: Done after 31 years

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Rock blasting on Mt. Baker Highway will cause delays

WSDOT crews are rock blasting not far from Maple Falls as part of the highway realignment project

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Measles sickens Whatcom County man

A Whatcom County man is the 7th person in Washington to get the measles this year.

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Whatcom County heroin ring broken up

KGMI News Reporting By Tracy Ellis & Karen Taylor WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. – A Whatcom County heroin ring is broken…

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Police bust seller of illegal drug ‘spice’

Ferndale Police bust a gas station convenience store, which detectives say was selling the illegal drug 'spice'

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Feds spot third baby orca born recently to imperiled pods

Biologist: baby whale looks healthy

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Community event to mourn teen killed in crash

Gathering to remember teen killed in crash

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Washington House votes to retake tuition-setting power

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The Washington House of Representatives has voted to revoke tuition-setting power it previously gave to the state's universities.

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Critics rap payday lenders’ attempt to change Washington law

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Payday lenders are pushing Washington lawmakers to change a state law that restricts high-cost loans marketed to poor people.

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Washington House passes bill to outlaw spying via drone

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It would become a crime to spy on people with a drone under a bill passed by the Washington House of Representatives.

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Senate OKs judicial review of mental health decisions

A sidewalk outside the Legislative building is bustling with people on the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington state Legislature, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

Bill would allow family members to ask a judge to step in if a mental health professional will not involuntarily commit a relative they believe could be suicidal or a danger to others

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Bellingham fifth highest in country for fraud complaints

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Only four other cities in the country reported more fraud per-capita than Bellingham last year