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Federal jury reaches verdict for father of Marysville school shooter

A federal jury has found the father of the Marysville-Pilchuck school shooter guilty of illegally owning firearms. This included the…


Jason Lovelady still missing after two years

What happens when a person mysteriously disappears, out of the blue…for two years? Whatcom Undersheriff, Jeff Parks, says his agency’s investigators…


Faithlife makes Fox

Faithlife, formerly Logos Research systems, is a pretty important company in Bellingham. Most recently, Faithlife CEO Bob Pritchett was featured in a…


Bagelry sold, head bakers buy

The Bagelry has been a Bellingham staple for more than 30 years.  But Ken Ryan, its current owner, says it’s time…

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Advance notice of oil train shipments still in the works

It could be many more months before cities, counties and fire departments get advanced notice of when an oil train is coming through their communities.

CORRECTS FROM CHIARA ROSE TO CHIARA D’ANGELO-In this Friday, May 22, 2015 photo provided by Reese Semanko, a woman identified as Chiara D’Angelo has suspended herself in a climbing harness from the anchor chain of the Royal Dutch Shell support ship Arctic Challenger in the harbor at Bellingham, Wash. Rob Lewis, spokesman for protest organizers Rising Tide Bellingham, said she was protesting Shell's plan for Arctic drilling. The Coast Guard said it has no plans to remove her but has impounded the activists' support vessels. The ship isn't scheduled to leave the port for several days.

The latest on Royal Dutch Shell ending exploratory oil drilling in Arctic

EarthJustice: Obama should end Arctic drilling


State suspends operations of duck company, Ride the Ducks: Other tour companies complied with axle fix

Authorities have identified a fifth international college student who died following last week's crash of a charter bus and an amphibious tour vehicle, or duck boat, in Seattle.

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Planes bump at Sea-Tac airport, no injuries

No one was injured after two slow-moving planes collided at Seattle Tacoma International Airport.


Alcoa splitting into 2 companies

Alcoa will split into two independent companies, separating its bauxite, aluminum and casting operations from its engineering, transportation and global rolled products businesses.


Bellingham bistro owner accused of rape held on $500,000 bail

Jamison Scott Rogayan co-owns Cosmos Bistro, but his partner banned him from the Bellingham restaurant.


Volo Auto Museum: new Whatcom lead in hunt for James Dean’s Porsche

Man says wreckage is behind a false wall in a building in Whatcom County.

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Last night’s blood moon glowing rich and red

A photo of last nights blood moon, taken by Tara Almond.


Controversial details found regarding transfer of the Green River Killer

Newly obtained documents reveal more about the planning that went into the controversial prison transfer of the Green River Killer.

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More Haggen employees get pink slips

The Bellingham based grocery chain is closing 15 stores in Washington because of bankruptcy, and 200 local employees are soon to be out of the job.

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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation sues oil giant

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation sues PetroBras, a government-run company that's been accused of money laundering.

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Seattle’s Archbishop spent time praying with Pope while in DC

Archbishop Peter Sartain was in the nation's capital this week, where he was able to pray with the Pope during his historic visit to the US.

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5th crash victim dies from “Ride the Ducks” accident

A 20 year old woman dies in the hospital three days after the "Ride the Ducks" deadly bus crash.


Duck boat in deadly crash did not have a recommended safety repair

The National Transportation Safety Board's Earl Weener says Ride the Ducks International issued a warning about potential axle failure, and the boat that crashed into the bus did not have the repair.


Leaders want safety improved on the Aurora Bridge

After another wreck on the Aurora bridge, state lawmakers want safety improved.


Washington is the first state allowing non-lawyers to give legal advice

Paralegals who take additional courses and pass exams can advise clients, perform research and draft documents, but they can't represent their clients in court or negotiations.

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With QB Bortles ailing, Jaguars sign former Coug Tuel to practice squad

The Jacksonville Jaguars logo is seen on the stadium wall during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, in Jacksonville, Fla. Jacksonville won 16-14.

The Jaguars claimed the former Washington State QB off waivers from Buffalo in June

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More people are dying from painkiller overdoses


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WWU women’s golf in third at own Western Invite

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Sophomore Jenn Paul tied for fourth individually at halfway point

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Did the governor’s tweet jinx the Astros?


Here's a new "oops" moment for a Texas governor: prematurely celebrating a Houston Astros playoff victory.