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mosque

2 weeks ago

Boeing contractor pushes to block the building of a mosque in Mukilteo

An email Zieve sent suggests that people should "understand the danger" associated with a mosque opening in Mukilteo.

lab-scientist

2 weeks ago

The Barefoot Bandit wants to freeze his mom

Colton Harris-Moore's mother is dying from an aggressive form of lung cancer, so the imprisoned convict wants to cryogenically freeze her until medical science has advanced enough to save her life.

Police lights

2 weeks ago

Another robbery on WWU campus, suspect still at large

The man was described as African American, 5 feet 11 inches tall with a thin build, short hair, wearing a gray sweatshirt, dark pants, a gray beanie cap and a green sweatshirt tied around his waist.

driving at night

2 weeks ago

Blaine man hit by a car in Skagit County, seriously injured

Troopers say he was wearing dark clothes and was walking in the roadway when he was hit.

bus stop

2 weeks ago

Driver hits children waiting at bus stop in Maple Valley

The 19 year old driver of a pickup truck that slammed into children at a school bus stop Thursday has a history of seizures. The driver was arrested on suspicion of vehicular assault.

oil spill

2 weeks ago

Oil spill drills south of Lummi Island test crews ability to respond

The drill tests their ability to respond in multiple places at once and was the first of its kind, as required by legislation passed in 2011.

generic tractor or farming

2 weeks ago

Man who molested teen at Lynden-area tractor pull receives sentence

Adrian Butler of Marysville was sentenced to half a year in jail.

Delft-Square

2 weeks ago

The Waples Building in Lynden was featured on TV

Billy Waples first opened a store on the site about 120 years ago.

orca

2 weeks ago

Canadian officials find no clear cause of orca death

Second dead orca in 2 months.

court mallot

2 weeks ago

Privacy lawsuit on Seattle food waste law has hearing

The law was designed with the environment in mind.

Governor Jay Inslee

2 weeks ago

Inslee visits Sikh temple that was vandalized

Inslee helped celebrate the holiest Sikh festival.

police-lights

2 weeks ago

First grader brings flare gun to Port Orchard school

The student's parents are cooperating with the investigation.

court mallot 2

2 weeks ago

African American commission spent money improperly for years

The commission diverted public money to an organization that spent it inappropriately.

bee

2 weeks ago

Bee hives installed on lawn of Washington governor’s mansion

30,000 European honeybees arrive next week.

A car drove into a Lynden Papa Murphy's Pizza store on the Guide Meridian Thursday, April 14 (KGMI: Alex Gray)

2 weeks ago

Car crashes into pizza store in Lynden

Shatters front door and window

burger

2 weeks ago

Win’s Drive-In in Fairhaven closing for good

Building owner Jim Swift plans to remodel the restaurant and reopen it with a new name.

warm weather summer bellingham whatcom county 
Kimball Gainor

2 weeks ago

Bellingham one of warmest places in the state, after widespread temperature increase

Our country experienced unprecedented widespread warmth last month.

In this photo taken Oct. 23, 2012, a dilapidated structure is seen jutting out into the Strait of Georgia along the beach just south of the location of a proposed coal exporting terminal in Ferndale, Wash., just north of Bellingham, Wash. In the distance behind are an existing aluminum plant and oil refinery. The progressive college town of Bellingham is at the center of one of the fiercest environmental debates in the region: should the Northwest become a hub for exporting U.S. coal to Asia? A proposal to build one of as many as five coal terminals here has divided the town, pitting union and businesses that welcome jobs against environmentalists who worry about coal dust and greenhouse gas emissions. A trade group is running TV ads touting the projects, while numerous cities such as Seattle and Portland are opposing coal trains through their communities.

2 weeks ago

Nation’s largest coal miner files for bankruptcy, planned to use GPT at Cherry Point

At one point, Peabody was looking to ship 24 million metric tons of coal per year through the GPT at Cherry Point.

work office employment

2 weeks ago

Washington jobless rate holds steady at 5.8 percent

Washington state added 9,000 new jobs from February to March, but its unemployment rate remains at 5.8 percent for the fourth straight month.

westernlogo

2 weeks ago

Western Washington University reports anti-Semitic incidents

The university is releasing few details about the incidents, citing confidentiality for those involved.

Recent Headlines

13 hours ago in Local

18yo arrested on suspicion of abandoning son in Everett dumpster

baby

Police got a tip this week that she had been pregnant and then appeared not to be pregnant anymore, refusing to talk about what happened.

23 hours ago in Local

Ulta Beauty and Sephora coming to Bellingham

beauty products

Ulta Beauty is setting up shop next to Abercrombie and Fitch in the Bellis Fair Mall, and Sephora will be opening in JC Penny.

24 hours ago in Local

National pharmaceutical company forced to pay state $23 million

pharmacy

The State Attorney General says drug-maker Wyeth, which is owned by Pfizer, underpaid Medicaid.

1 day ago in Local

Bellingham man is sentenced to nine months for rape

Updated
prison

it could have been much longer.

2 days ago in Local

A rental scam to watch out for in Whatcom County

rent graphic

The scammer was obviously hoping to get money before the renters learned it was a scam.