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2 weeks ago

Thief near Whatcom Middle School flees on bike

Ian Block smashed a truck window and stole things from inside.

PC: Kimball Gainor

2 weeks ago

Bellingham ranked top “clean air” city in the country

The American Lung Association's latest "State of the Air" report says Bellingham is one of the Cities with the cleanest air in the country.

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2 weeks ago

North Cascades Highway reopens earlier than expected

The North Cascades Highway will reopen at 11 o’clock Friday morning.

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2 weeks ago

Another heat record broken in Whatcom County

That’s right, the temperature hit 78 degrees yesterday at the Bellingham airport, breaking the previous record for the day, which was 73 degrees on April 20, 1956.

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2 weeks ago

DOT finishes repairs to Birch Bay-Lynden Road bridge

The State DOT finished repairs to the damaged bridge and reopened the overpass to two-way traffic.

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2 weeks ago

Bellingham High Schools transitioning to new schedule

They’ll all be on eight-period schedules beginning in the 2017-18 school year - the same point new start/end times go into effect.

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2 weeks ago

New hotel soon to open near Ferndale

The newly remodeled Orca Inn Suites was once Voyager's Landing.

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2 weeks ago

A kidnapping in Birch Bay ends with a car crash

She did everything she could to make sure she survived.

Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley speaks at a news conference, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Tacoma, Wash. Earlier in the day, Kelley entered a not guilty plea to a federal grand jury indictment on charges of filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of stolen property.

2 weeks ago

Closing arguments in State Auditor Troy Kelley’s trial

Kelley's lawyer says prosecutors were so intent on winning, they ignored evidence of Kelley's innocence.

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2 weeks ago

Another IRS phone scam hits Bellingham

A local accountant knew the call was bogus as soon as he heard it.

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2 weeks ago

Yeager’s Sporting Goods unsuccessfully robbed

The thief is in the hospital but will likely face charges.

Ferndale Police, Whatcom County Sheriff's deputies and Bellingham Police investigate the Patriot Pl. home where a woman was stabbed Friday, May 2nd, 2014.

2 weeks ago

Bellingham Police required to wear body cameras come July

Some officers are already using the cameras on a voluntary basis right now, but they’ll be required come July.

PHOTO CREDIT: KIMBALL GAINOR

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2 weeks ago

Another warm day in Whatcom County

Yesterday was another record breaking day when the Bellingham Airport reached 74 degrees. The old record was 73.

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2 weeks ago

911 accessibility improves in Glacier

Visitors and residents no longer have to rely on spotty cell phone service to report emergencies.

job search

2 weeks ago

More unemployed this year in Whatcom County

Construction, retail, and leisure and hospitality sectors have all lost jobs.

Governor Jay Inslee

2 weeks ago

New Poll: Inslee leading Republican challenger Bryant

State superintendent Randy Dorn is reportedly flirting with running for governor.

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2 weeks ago

Jails spend millions to house mentally ill

It's been a year since a federal judge said the state was violating the constitutional rights of mentally ill people charged with crimes by forcing them to wait in jails

State Auditor Troy Kelley

2 weeks ago

State Auditor Troy Kelley’s trial is almost over

Closing arguments will happen tomorrow.

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2 weeks ago

The presumed killers of an Oso couple could be fleeing to Mexico

Patrick Shunn and Monique Patenaude are still missing, but the Snohomish County Sheriff says they’re likely dead.

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Kimball Gainor

2 weeks ago

Bellingham residents could vote on taxes to pay for parks

You may see this on your November ballot.

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