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Governor Jay Inslee

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Executive order signed for support for former prisoners

It directs several state agencies to take steps aimed at reducing recidivism for recent prisoners.

Yakima SunDome

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Yakima to open up resource center for LGBT youths

It will offer access to counseling, housing and health care and be a place to express themselves.

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A former Bellingham woman is suing the Canadian government

She's suing for $21,000,000.

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Suspect in the death of a Native American master carver is in jail

Tina Alcom is being held without bail.

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New information in the missing Oso couple murder investigation

Investigators believe Tony and John Reed, who are charged with murdering the couple, may have fled to Mexico.

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A Bellingham dock builder is working on the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii.

The memorial honors the nearly 1200 crewmen who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Guilty verdict in Bellingham self defense case overturned

Kamuran Chabuk shot his neighbor Joshua Kiener in 2013. Kiener survived.

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Tests show more Tacoma schools with high lead levels

Yesterday we told you two schools, today we learn there are four more.

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Ferndale

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A Ferndale 8th grade boy is dead, the cause is unknown

The district can't release any information.

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Jury continues deliberating in Washington auditor trial

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal jury in Tacoma continues trying to reach a verdict in the fraud trial of Washington State…

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Two Whatcom County women ordered to stop misrepresenting themselves as health care providers

Both women have falsely represented themselves as health care providers with certifications that do not exist or are incorrect.

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Public Works Project of the Year targets Squalicum Creek to improve water quality

A project to move Squalicum Creek around Sunset Pond to improve water quality is a Public Works Project of the Year.

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Judge says state can release info about child care providers

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Thurston County judge says the state may release contact information about licensed child care providers under a public records request. A union…

Former Seahawks broadcaster Tony Ventrella greets the crowd in Bellingham for a display of the Lombardi Trophy. July 2014
(Photo: KPUG - Brandon Naff)

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Former sportscaster Tony Ventrella to run for Congress

Former Seattle sportscaster Tony Ventrella has announced a bid for Congress in the 8th Congressional District, challenging Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert.

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Citizens in Vancouver, Spokane oppose city leaders’ raises

Citizens in Vancouver and Spokane are working to undo pay raises recently approved for elected leaders in their cities.

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Two Tacoma elementary schools found high levels of lead in water

Two elementary schools in Tacoma found high levels of lead in their drinking water nearly a year ago, but didn't say anything about it until now.

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Inslee vetoes parts of bill to aid psychiatric hospital

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed several sections of a bill aimed at improving operations at Western State Hospital, a state-run psychiatric facility.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a rally at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Monday, March 7, 2016, in Detroit, Mich. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

1 week ago

Local Sanders supporters protest Inslee’s decision to side with Clinton

Local Bernie Sanders supporters protested Governor Jay Inslee's stand to support Hillary Clinton.

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Inslee visits Bellingham, promotes outdoor activity for children

Governor Jay Inslee was in Bellingham to announce nearly one million dollars in grants to help kids get outside and connect with nature.

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Anacortes woman found alive after 5 days missing in woods

56 year old Let Curvers was found after a tourist spotted her car near Baker Lake and alerted authorities.

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Western State Hospital builds fence to keep patients from escaping

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Nearly 200 involuntarily committed patients at Western State Hospital walked away from the mental facility since 2013... even though at some point... they were considered a danger to themselves or others

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Demonstrators set up homeless camp outside of Bellingham City Hall

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The makeshift homeless camp was meant to send a message to city leaders about breaking up homeless camps.

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Reasons determined for plane crash last July

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Their teenage step-granddaughter, Autumn Veatch of Bellingham, was the only survivor of the crash.

23 hours ago in Local

Bellingham Schools’ Superintendent “walks in the shoes” of LGBTQ students

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"Walks in the Shoes" helps Baker get a better understanding of what his staff and students experience in the district.

23 hours ago in Local

Cruz planned rallies in Puget Sound area

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Cruz has withdrawn his bid for the presidency.