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Possible pay raise in store for Washington State Patrol Officers

Proposals from lawmakers want to raise Washington State Patrol Officers salaries because troopers are unhappy.

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Washington police group calls deadly force bill ‘radical’

Police Chiefs executive director Mitch Barker says the bill is "radical" and it will drive officers from the profession.


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Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortions

The bill would make it a Class C felony for a doctor to knowingly perform or attempt an abortion sought solely because of the sex of the fetus.

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Daughter’s propose to change visitation process of sick loved ones

The adult children of two late celebrities want it to be easier for family and friends to visit sick elders.

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State lawmakers discuss legalizing home grown marijuana plants

If it's legal to brew your own beer in our state, and it is, a handful of lawmakers say it should be ok to grow your own recreational pot.

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No charges filed in the stabbing of Seattle Sounder Marco Pappa

We're hearing the 911 call former Miss Washington Stormy Keffler made as her boyfriend, former Seattle Sounder Marco Pappa, was bleeding from a stab wound.

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Seattle’s Chai the elephant, passes away in Oklahoma City Zoo

The 37-year-old female that was transferred from Woodland Park Zoo last May... Was found in her habitat at the Oklahoma City Zoo yesterday.


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In-person registration deadline to vote in February special election is today

You have until 4:30 today to register in person to vote.

Team USA huddles around the net before their game against Slovakia during the 2014 Winter Olympics men's ice hockey game at Shayba Arena, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Hopes of an NHL team in Seattle, dashed again

The NHL is considering expansion in Las Vegas and Quebec City... But the idea of a team in Seattle isn't even being entertained.

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New Miss Washington USA takes over the crown

First runner up Kelsey Schmidt takes over for Stormy Keffeler who resigned in the wake of a drunk driving controversy.

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An old Shetland pony inspires new legislation

An old, partially blind Shetland pony may be responsible for a move to change state law. Lost horses could stay with their finders if a bill in Olympia passes.

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Lawsuit seeks to determine fault in 2013 bridge collapse

Steve Block, a lawyer representing Mullen Trucking and Scott, says the bridge collapsed because the state failed to properly maintain it.

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Snohomish County places restrictions on high-speed chases

The county's announcement comes a week after the city of Bothell paid $3 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit involving a woman who was struck by a fugitive during a chase.

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2 weeks ago

Whatcom County considers fixes for failing bridge

Rotten beams in Lake Samish span


2 weeks ago

Investigator hired to look into early prison release

A state senate committee approved hiring an outside investigator to look into the early release of thousands of prisoners.


2 weeks ago

Stormy weather and lack of protective bicycle gear attributed to teen’s death

Biking experts says when you’re riding at night you should always have a headlight and reflectors on your bike, clothes and helmet. Jordan Sants wasn't wearing any when we has riding his bike in the dark.


2 weeks ago

Representative faces grilling over questionable military service

Republican leaders in the state house say one of their members should resign if he can't prove he didn’t knowingly exaggerate his military service.


2 weeks ago

State senate leaders work on education funding to meet 2018 deadline

State Senate Republicans now have an education bill to compete with the one passed by the democratically controlled house.

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2 weeks ago

Local garbage company has big plans for former Lynden dump

Ferndale-based Recycling and Disposal Services wants to remove the old garbage and build anaerobic digesters and a new transfer station.

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2 weeks ago

Stormy weather brings floods and power outages to Whatcom County

Some nasty weather made things difficult for Whatcom County residents at times yesterday.

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Washington Apple Health data breach


The affected people can have a year of free credit monitoring.

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Bellingham Aloha Motel site becoming affordable housing and offices

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The city declared the Aloha Motel a blight and used the threat of condemnation to buy the site.

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Bellingham City Council opposes violence against Planned Parenthood

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Tuesday night the council approved a resolution that affirm the safety of all Planned Parenthood patients, staff and facilities in Bellingham.

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Bellingham Technical College to offer Bachelor’s degree


The Bachelor of Applied Science Degree will be in Operations Management.

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Bellingham cyber stalking conviction thrown out


Bellingham Schools staff found out about threatening tweets and reported the girl to police.