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2 weeks ago

Man asked to be shot to be initiated into club

The man had an employee shoot him so he could be initiated into an Internet-based "club" where members were required to be shot.


2 weeks ago

Photos: NWC Coaches vs. Cancer

Check out pictures from Coaches vs Cancer.


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Defense Department says some bases won’t accept Wash. IDs

Washington state already offers, but does not mandate, enhanced driver's licenses and IDs that require proof of U.S. citizenship.


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Lawmakers consider a new gun-control measures

Democratic Representative Ruth Kagi says it could help avoid tragedies like the Marysville High School shooting in 2014.


2 weeks ago

Threats of avalanche temporarily close passes

The Northwest Avalanche Center warns of high avalanche danger along the west slopes and the cascade passes and advises against back country travel.

Job Briefcase

2 weeks ago

State’s unemployment rate remains the same

The unemployment rate counts the percentage of people who are unemployed and actively looking for work.


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Whatcom County’s poor struggle to save and cover basic needs

Three-quarters of the poor people surveyed in Whatcom County say they don’t make enough money to save anything.

Haggen Generic 2

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The Haggen name may live on…

KGMI News The deadline for bidders for the bankrupt Haggen’s remaining stores – including its 5 anchor stores in Whatcom…


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Meridian Middle School issues whooping cough warning

Meridian Middle School is warning parents about a case of whooping cough.

health insurance

2 weeks ago

Federal audit finds problems with Washington health exchange

The auditors said their findings don't necessarily mean people were improperly enrolled or denied.


2 weeks ago

Washington State Carbon Tax Initiative Certified

The proposal would add a $25 per ton fee on fossil fuels.

police, jail, arrest, cops, sheriff

2 weeks ago

$1 million bail set for man accused in stabbing, house fire

29-year-old Zachary Konicke remains jailed for investigation of murder, assault and arson in connection to the Jan. 14 incident.


2 weeks ago

Twisp River wildfire survivor says he’s improving each day

The 25-year-old is recovering from third-degree burns that covered nearly 70 percent of his body.

Vote Election

2 weeks ago

McMorris Rodgers has 4 challengers for House seat

The 46-year-old McMorris Rodgers has held the seat since 2005 and is a member of House leadership.

2nd amendment

2 weeks ago

Washington lawmakers take on gun-control bills

Among the bills to be considered is one requiring the safe storage of firearms to avoid tragedies like the Marysville high school shooting in 2014.

UW Husky Hoops

2 weeks ago

Disabled UW alum files lawsuit over arena accessibility

The lawsuit says all wheelchair accessible seats are in the arena's expensive sections, forcing disabled fans to pay a higher price.

mudslide road

2 weeks ago

Mudslide halts passenger service between Seattle, Everett

The slide hit the BNSF mainline about 9 miles north of downtown Seattle at about 9:20 a.m. today.


2 weeks ago

State budget director: No education funding deal this year

No one ever expected the Legislature to finish the work set out by the Supreme Court in the 2012 until the 2017 session.


2 weeks ago

Public Lands Commissioner seeks extra $24M to battle wildfires

Goldmark said that the money would be used for additional equipment and training.


2 weeks ago

Tim Eyman’s anti-tax measure ruled unconsitutional

Gov. Jay Inslee says striking down Initiative 1366 will allow the Legislature to focus on its priorities.

Recent Headlines

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Blueberry growers admit to violating rights of workers

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Eastern Washington growers will pay $385,000 to workers; $20,000 in fines.

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Everett barista killed by propane heater accident


The coffee stand owner suffered fatal burns in the accident, January seventh.

2 days ago in Local

Man shot while riding a Seattle bus

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In 2010, the victim was paid $42,000 after getting kicked by a police officer.

2 days ago in Local

Semi-truck driver arrested after an eight car crash that killed two

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SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says the driver of a semi-truck has been arrested for investigation…

2 days ago in Local

Stormy weather headed our way today

KGMI/Dillon Honcoop

Blustery winds forecast for today have the National Weather Service worried enough to issue a high wind warning.