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Windy weather causes power loss, flooding in Whatcom County

Puget Sound Energy says hundreds of customers in Whatcom County are without power.


Groper strikes on interurban trail

He’s about six feet tall, has a medium build, a one week old mustache and beard, with a medium to darker complexion. She says he was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with a jacket over top.

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Small fire at Bellingham High School forces students into the cold

Nobody is hurt and the fire department says the small blaze in a bathroom was quickly extinguished.

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Two leaders to receive Presidential Medals of Freedom

An Indian Treaty Rights activist and an Environmental Protection Agency leader from our state will receive Presidential Medals of Freedom.


Update: North Cascades Highway is closed until next year

The North Cascades Highway is officially closed until next year.

The logo of German carmaker Volkswagen is seen on the front grill of a Passat car in Willmette, Illinois, September 24, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

The state is cracking down on Volkswagen

The Department of Ecology issued a formal notice to the company, the first step in a process that could result in large fines.

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Inslee says our state will welcome Syrian refugees

He says Washington will "continue to be a state that welcomes those seeking refuge from persecution, regardless of where they come from or the religion they practice."

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AG: No evidence of Planned Parenthood breaking law in WA

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he found no evidence Planned Parenthood is breaking the law in our state.


A Bellingham woman returns home after she was close to the Paris attacks

A Bellingham woman was among the passengers from Paris to land at the Vancouver airport over the weekend. After Eve Wood-Gaines hugged her husband and nine yr. old son, she told CTV she wasn’t far from where gunmen opened fire.

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Stormy weather could bring another round of power outages and flooding

The high winds started Monday and are expected to ramp up today.


Mt. Baker Ski Area set to open this week

The Mt. Baker Ski Area will reopen at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, according to the area’s ski manager

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Labor groups push to raise minimum wage across the state

The 'Alliance for a Just Society' released a report contrasting the minimum wage with a living wage, the amount needed to make ends meet. In Washington State, they claim a single adult working full time needs to make $15.95 an hour to cover necessities.

Seattle Seahawks center Patrick Lewis gets set to snap the ball on the line of scrimmage against the Carolina Panthers in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

Fantasy sports gambling may be legalized in Washington State

Washington State leaders are taking a closer look at possibly legalizing fantasy sports gambling on sites like Draft Kings and Fan Duel.

State Patrol is short more than 100 troopers

The Washington State Patrol is short more than 100 troopers. Officers in eight jurisdictions in our state having starting salaries higher than the state patrol.

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Mudslide halts trains between Tacoma and Olympia

A mudslide stopped all passenger trains between Tacoma and Olympia. BNSF says a 90-foot cliff let loose and slid over a portion of the track.


Seahawks fans get a taste of increased security after Paris attacks

Seahawks fans experience heightened security at the home game against Arizona Cardinals, after Paris attacks included a bombing at a sports stadium.


Skiers and snowboarders are hopeful after seeing a little snow

Skiers and snowboarders hope it's a sign of things to come in the mountains. While there may not be a ton of snow around the chair lifts, it's just enough to get skiers and snowboarders pumped about the season ahead.

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Rain leading to Nooksack and Skagit flooding, but power restored

Heavy rain is drenching Northwest Washington.

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Mount Baker schools closed today

Power outage affecting schools.

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NFL’s top official says inadvertent whistle on Monday Night Football was “mistake”

Dean Blandino, vice president of officiating for the NFL

"Line judge lost track of the football, blew his whistle inadvertently. It was a mistake. Whistle shouldn't have been blown." said Dean Blandino.

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BHS freshman named Conference cross country Runner of the Year

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Annika Reiss won the award in voting done by conference coaches

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Seahawks make several roster moves

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Hawks re-sign RB Bryce Brown and promote WR B.J. Daniels from practice squad

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Eastern’s Cooper Kupp named Big Sky Offensive Player of the Year

Eastern Washington wide receiver Cooper Kupp

Kupp, a junior, caught 114 passes for 1642 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2015 and became only the second wide receiver in 42 years to win the award.