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Strings return to Bellingham Schools

Donations allow Bellingham fifth grade music program to return

fishing boat

New fishing rule protects endangered seabird

Fisherman could be forced to use spinning plastic on lines


Pacific Northwest called “ground zero” in climate fight

Study: NW carbon would be five Keystone pipelines

bank dollars

Background check initiative loaded with donations

Steve Ballmer, wife, give $250K to gun initiative

flag on firetruck

American parade to meet Canadian parade on 9/11

Bellingham FirePipe to lead 9/11 procession

do not enter

High Street through campus closed permanently

Only buses and emergency vehicles allowed through WWU

video camera

Public access hits airwaves next month

City providing information on public television


New baby orca spotted in Washington waters

L-Pod welcomes new baby whale

army war

Agent Orange still affecting veterans and their families

Town hall reaching out to Vietnam veterans


Water district vote next month

Farmers invited to water district informational meetings

Bellingham Travel Hawaii 2

Allegiant’s Hawaii flights delayed indefinitely

Bellingham to Hawaii flight options drop

bellingham police

Pedestrian killed on Alabama identified

Suspected drunk driver in fatal crash makes court appearance

elderly hands

PeaceHealth closing Adult Health Day Center

Bellingham Alzheimer program ending after 37 years

mail room

Rash of Bellingham mail thefts

Recent mail thefts appear unrelated

Photo provided by the State of Washington

State’s workforce sees small increase

Jobs added to state government


WA tribes want EPA to step in on clean water rule

Tribes dissatisfied with fish consumption rate plan

pot dispensery

Marijuana limo tours coming soon

Pot tour guide says it not about a party

rescue copter

Injured hiker airlifted back to car

Hiker near Deming rescued by helicopter

police lights

Sudden Valley teen in jail for torturing cat

Camera catches son abusing family pet

bellingham police

Pedestrian dies crossing Alabama Street

Driver involved booked into Whatcom County jail

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Cardinals RB Dwyer arrested on assault charges

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Phoenix police announced the arrest Wednesday, the latest in the string of cases involving off-the-field violence by NFL players. The Cardinals said they became aware of the situation on Wednesday and are cooperating with the investigation. He has been deactivated from all team activities.

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The Dawgs release the 2015 football schedule

"Harry," the Washington Huskies mascot runs on the field with a giant flag as Washington football players come out of the tunnel for an NCAA college football game against Arizona, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Seattle.

The University of Washington football team will play seven home games in 2015, including five against Pac-12 opponents. The 2015…

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Slam center Poole heading to new destination overseas

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Slam all-star center Blake Poole heads Portgual after signing with SC Lusitania

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Vikings bar Peterson from team activities

Minnesota Vikings executive vice president & general manager Rick Spielman, left, owner/chairman Mark Wilf, center, and executive vice president legal affairs Kevin Warren, right, take part in a news conference in Eden Prairie, Minn., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, owner Zygi Wilf said that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says the team "made a mistake" in bringing back Adrian Peterson following his felony child-abuse charge

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Rockets acquire Jason Terry, picks from Kings

Brooklyn Nets guard Jason Terry yells from the bench in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. The Pacers defeated the Nets 97-96.

The Rockets have acquired, former Franklin High School star, Jason Terry, from the Kings in exchange for Alonzo Gee & Scotty Hopson.