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Border agency holds off on widespread use of body cameras

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has ordered additional study as it considers whether to equip agents and officers with body cameras.

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WSU seeks funding for agriculture degree program in Everett

The funds would be used to launch four degree programs at WSU North Puget Sound.

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Supreme Court: Legality of Eyman anti-tax initiative unclear

The high court said it allowed Initiative 1366 on the ballot because opponents had not made a slam-dunk case that it was unconstitutional.

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Navy gets OK for exercises, says little effect on orcas

Critics say sonar can disrupt the ability of those mammals to forage for food and communicate with one another, while causing injuries at close distances.

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A somber day in Whatcom County as we pause to honor veterans

It was a somber day in Whatcom County and across America as the nation paused to remember the sacrifice of veterans.

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Haggen’s first auction was a success

It’s estimated the auction brought in about five million dollars more than originally proposed.


Sudden Valley property owners speak up

The homeowners association board says a nearly 50-percent hike in dues is needed for basic maintenance, but property owners say they do not want to have to pay the higher dues.

14 yr. old is arrested for car crash that killed a 10 yr. old passenger

14 yr. old driver faces charges after a group of kids took a car out and crashed it into a pole and a tree. A 10 yr. old passenger died and others were injured.

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Woods Coffee heads into Canada

Woods Coffee plans to open a shop next year at the Tsawwassen Springs Golf Club.

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Veterans Day

Several events are taking place in Bellingham today to honor veterans on Veterans Day


Bellingham parks ban smoking of all kinds

The ban doesn’t just pertain to cigarettes, cigars and pipes – it also includes electronic vaping devices.


Chipotle reopens after E. coli outbreak

Chipotle says it's reopening the 43 restaurants it closed in the pacific northwest during the E. coli outbreak that sickened about 40 people.

Rain in Puget Sound region boosts water supply for King County

Residents of Seattle, Everett and Tacoma are no longer being asked to reduce their water use.


Crews melt chewed gum off famed Seattle wall

A piece of Seattle history is coming down — or rather, 1 million little pieces.

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Will Haggen sell Whatcom County stores?

Bankruptcy court filings show the company is now considering auctioning-off all of its locations.


E. coli testing comes back negative for Pacific Northwest Chipotle restaurants

The source for the e-coli outbreak related to Chipotle's closure is still unknown. The company’s pacific northwest restaurants could reopen later this week.


Man dies after crashing into Bellingham Bay

Schmidt was alive when he left the scene, but later died at the hospital. The state patrol is investigating.


The Timber industry and environmentalists clash over new guidelines

The Timber industry and environmentalists don’t agree on an overhaul of guidelines for logging on unstable slopes.


Stormy weather and strong winds heading our way

Winds with gusts of 50 to 60 miles per hour are forecast to hit Whatcom County tonight through the rest of the workweek.


Boeing’s largest unions say state tax breaks should be tied to job numbers

Machinists President Jon Holden says the company isn't doing enough to live up to its side of the bargain. Holden and other leaders of the unions representing thousands of Boeing workers want lawmakers to act.

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WWU pole vaulter arrested in connection with online threat

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According to a WWU release, "University Police are continuing their investigation of other recent online messages targeting students of color, particularly black students."

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WWU Police Arrest Online Threat Suspect

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Western Washington University student Tysen Campbell, 19, was arrested by University Police.

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Four Vikings named to D2CAA All-West Region Women’s Soccer Team

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WWU has advanced to the NCAA II Final Four and meet two-time defending NCAA II National Champion Grand Valley State University Thursday, Dec. 3 in Pensacola, Fla., in the semifinal

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Big day by Wilson comes with loss of Graham for Seahawks


Pete Carroll insisted on Monday that Graham should be able to be back for the 2016 season, although an exact timeframe for when surgery will take place and the recovery schedule has not been set.

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MRI shows no tears in knee of Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, center, leaves the field in a cart after being injured in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass.

Source tells ESPN that Gronkowski's injury is considered "minor knee sprain"