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Bellingham molester sentenced to 15 years

A Bellingham man who sexually assaulted five girls is headed to prison.

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911 call from night councilman’s son shot released

The 9-1-1 call from the night a Bellingham councilman’s son was shot and killed indicates the people at the scene may not have known initially how serious the situation was.

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UPDATE: State says Bellingham mover needs permit to operate

Bellingham Delivery Service says it was a misunderstanding

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Pot shops uneasy over medical marijuana bill

Governor Inslee is expected to sign the bill soon

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Helicopter joined search for suspected auto thief in Custer

Whatcom County Sheriff’s deputies are trying to catch a young suspect wanted for a weeks-old auto theft near Custer School Road and Birch Bay-Lynden Road.

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Power out at Meridian Middle School

Meridian Middle School closed today

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Dozens speak at public hearing for new county jail

Bond for the jail could go before voters later this year

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Rare cougar attack in Whatcom County

Dairy cow found dead with large gash in its neck

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Washington couple killed by falling concrete slab

Fell from Highway 410 overpass onto their truck

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Mount Baker Ski Area set to open Thursday

Operate through Sunday, likely close for season after that

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Home care workers demonstrate in Bellingham

Starts 10:30 am Wednesday at Best Western Lakeway Inn

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Boss behind $70,000 minimum wage in Bellingham Wednesday

Now all Gravity Payments employees in Seattle make at least $70,000 a year

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Lawmaker wants to use aircraft carriers for toll bridge

Rep. Jesse Young would like to link Bremerton and Port Orchard using two retired carriers now moored at the naval shipyard.

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.

House Democrats release transportation revenue plan

House Democrats have released their take on a transportation revenue package, a version that looks very similar to the Senate's

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New Squalicum High principal named

The next principal of Squalicum High School is the current principal at Meridian High School.

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Kansas child rape fugitive arrested in Bellingham

A Kansas man described as a dangerous child predator is arrested in Bellingham

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Your chance to sound off on Whatcom jail plan

Before you’re asked to raise your taxes to pay for a new Whatcom County jail, you have an opportunity to comment on the proposal.

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Prosecutor: Shooting by deputies justified

Whatcom County Sheriff’s deputies were justified in shooting and killing a Mosquito Lake Road man in November

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Fire near Barkley Cinemas sends two to hospital

Smoke could be seen pouring out of the Undine Street duplex as crews battled the flames.

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines that have made history.

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Walker has solid start for Mariners in 3-1 win at Rangers

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

Walker struck out five and allowed only an unearned run.

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Teacher says he ran toward gunfire like anyone else would

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A popular teacher who tackled a shooter inside a school says he did what any other teacher in the U.S. would do: He ran toward the gunfire instead of away from it.

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Budget writers meet ahead of start of special session

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Budget negotiators returned to the Capitol for a meeting with Gov. Jay Inslee ahead of a midweek start of a special session that could last up to 30 days.