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Single-car accident on Slater sends man to the hospital

State Patrol investigators say it was triggered by a medical problem.

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Pedestrian struck in Skagit County

He was not using a crosswalk, according to the State Patrol.

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Freeway barriers that truck crashed through aren’t going anywhere

Some 27 cars and trucks were involved in the wreck Saturday, when the dump truck crashed through the median and hit traffic backed up for an earlier murder investigation.

Fix for education funding is a mixture of accomplishment and hope for the future

"We'd like to see education guarantee our kids have access to early learning... and allow kids to be better prepared for jobs in the future"


Bellingham Technical college receives $1.1 million grant

BTC received one of twenty-seven SSS awards granted in Washington State this year.

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Riverside fugitive turned over to CBP at the Peace Arch Port of Entry

Officers at the Peace Arch point of entry took into custody a man wanted in Riverside, California for an alleged felony for crimes against child pornography

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Local unemployment steady in June

Slight change from May


Coast Guard rescues 4 from grounded Wash. boat

The Coast Guard says one of its helicopters has rescued four people after their 23-foot pleasure boat ran aground near San Juan Island.

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Primary ballots arrive in Whatcom homes

The Whatcom County Auditor’s Office reminds you not to misplace them and get them postmarked on time.


Two Lummi teachers involved in murder-attempted-suicide

A real estate agent discovered the scene Sunday at the family’s Noon Road home.

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New program to waive outstanding tolls, fees, and penalties

State transportation officials say first-time offenders can now resolve their civil penalties by paying their outstanding tolls, without fees.

Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee announces Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, that he is suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington state. Inslee's moratorium, which will be in place for as long as he is governor, means that if a death penalty case comes to his desk, he will issue a reprieve, which isn't a pardon and doesn't commute the sentences of those condemned to death.

Gov. Jay Inslee uninvited to speak at labor conference

Governor Jay Inslee has been uninvited to speak in front of the Washington State Labor Council.


I-90 closed in Grant County due to brush fire

The Washington State Patrol has closed I-90 in Grant County because of a brush fire. The State Patrol reports heavy smoke and fire across the freeway and they are still unsure how long it will be closed for.

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Hot summer weekend ties record for hottest July 19

According to the National Weather Service, the official temperature recorded at Bellingham International Airport hit 89 degrees yesterday tying the record last reached in 1988.


Bellingham Repair Café grand opening on September 6th

The Bellingham Repair Café is a new space where volunteers will help you fix, mend, or repair many household goods.


Woman kills husband and young son

Tried to take her own life in murder/suicide attempt

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Oak Harbor man dies in dune buggy crash

State patrol says a 54-year-old Oak Harbor man was killed in a dune buggy crash east of Sedro-Woolley on Saturday.

Previous records shattered by this year’s drought

The State Departments of Ecology and the US Geological Survey says drought records have been shattered, but help is available for some farmers during this widespread emergency.

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28 cars total involved in massive wreck in Mount Vernon

Seven people were injured in a crash involving 28 vehicles on I-5 in Skagit County.

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