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How much screen time are your kids getting?

It’s become common to see young children using smartphones and tablets….and now, there are new recommendations when it comes to…


Prepare for a more normal winter this year

This winter should be far better for skiers and snowboarders… Meteorologist cliff mass says the mountains should see a snow…

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Wyoming looks to export coal from Powder River Basin to Asia

Wyoming governor Matt Mead says he expects ports in the northwest will ultimately approve coal exports from the powder river…


Test results could help pinpoint source of E.coli outbreak

It’s been one week since an E.coli outbreak forced all Chipotle restaurants in the Northwest to close. Test results expected…

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Bellingham man drives off road, submerges car

The Washington State Patrol has provided an update on the submerged Chevy Blazer that went off the road on Lummi Shore Road.…


The mustache may not be the most popular style in men’s grooming, but for at least one month a year…

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State law loophole endangers new pot business

A loophole in state law is threatening a brand new Bellingham marijuana retailer before they even open. A neighboring pot…

People react as they wait at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

Feds gives 10 tribes access to national criminal databases

The U.S. Department of Justice has named 10 American Indian tribes that will take part in the first phase of a program giving tribes more access to national criminal databases.


Lummi Nation and other tribes asking Obama to nix coal terminal

A big tribal conference is happening at the White House and a local tribe is there to send a message.


Ericksen to introduce two-thirds-for-taxes constitutional amendment

To refer a constitutional amendment to the ballot, two-thirds of the members of the House and Senate must vote yes.


A new lawsuit is filed over commercial salmon farms in Puget Sound

The lawsuit would force the federal government to reconsider commercial farms in light of the outbreak.


Tax foe Tim Eyman’s latest effort to limit taxes is looking up

The measure would decrease the sales tax by one percent unless the legislature sends voters a constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds legislative majority to raise taxes.


A confirmed case of e. coli in Whatcom County.

Katie Stanford with the County Health Department says the local resident did not eat at a Chipotle restaurant… so it may be hard to figure where it came from because of the 10-day incubation period.

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Pudding maker Kozy Shack faces recall

Pudding maker Kozy Shack Enterprises is recalling some pudding because it was not labeled as containing eggs.


Police Sergeant accused of filming a teenage babysitter in the shower

A Snohomish County jury will decide the fate of a former Monroe Police Sergeant who is accused of filming a teenage babysitter taking showers in his home.


Latina candidates elected to Yakima City Council, making history

In the wake of a Federal court lawsuit, Hispanic candidates have for the first time been elected to the Yakima City Council.

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Another tally of ballots reveal changes in local election results

Another tally of ballots reveals some changes in local election results, with the next ballot count scheduled for 5 pm this afternoon.

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Fire destroys over a million-dollars in “Healthy Pet” inventory

No injuries are reported. The cause is under investigation.


Federal gov. threatens to cut funding for Western State Hospital unless changes are made

No more expansion at Western State Hospital until they can hire more staff at the psychiatric facility. The federal government has threatened to cut millions in funding if changes aren’t made.

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Largest recorded algae bloom on the west coast kills marine life

Tests on dead or dying marine wildlife show the animals were exposed to a vast bloom of toxic algae off the west coast. The toxic algae bloom is the largest recorded on the west coast and has already shut down lucrative fisheries.

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Viking men fall to Hawai’i Pacific

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Hawai'i Pacific closed out the game scoring the final 6 points to secure the 82-76 victory for its third consecutive win and improve to 3-2 on the season.

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Strong aerial attack lifts Seattle past Pittsburgh

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse (15) celebrates after scoring on a 63-yard touchdown reception next to wide receiver Doug Baldwin (89) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Carolina Panthers in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.

Jermaine Kearse caught two touchdowns, while Doug Baldwin caught three, including an 80-yard catch-and-run score with 2:01 left after Pittsburgh had trimmed Seattle's lead to 32-30.

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Jimmy Graham suffers patellar tendon injury in win over Pittsburgh


Graham was hurt with 13:36 left in the fourth quarter after trying to grab a deep pass in the end zone from Russell Wilson.

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Kobe Bryant says he will retire at end of 2015-16 season

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, talks with head coach Byron Scott, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in San Antonio. Los Angeles won 112-110.

The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players' Tribune on Sunday

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Heat check: College coaching carousel turns into roller coaster

LSU head coach Les Miles watches from the sideline in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Florida in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. LSU won 17-6.

This coaching carousel is more like a roller coaster and this weekend there was enough action to make those trying to keep up dizzy.