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Bail’s set for a man who allegedly fired a shot; led officers on a chase

Michael Martin's not allowed to possess a firearm, due to a previous felony conviction.


Western seeks help from community to choose new president

Western Washington university is looking for a new president, but it’s not doing it alone. When someone takes the place…

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Student Technology Think Tank recommends bringing devices to the classroom

Teachers, parents and business leaders have been looking at ways to improve the Bellingham School District’s use of technology. They…


A weak Canadian dollar means less Canadians flying to the states

A weak Canadian dollar is making it tough for Canadian travelers flying to and from the states. As the value…

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Coal terminal bringing large amounts of money into local politics

A proposed coal terminal continues to bring hundreds of thousands of dollars into local political races.


A man applying to be a police officer gets arrested for child porn

An Arlington man who applied to be a police officer in Mount Vernon was arrested- investigators say he confessed to…

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Two people arrested after a high speed chase

After a shot fired Lummi Tribal police chased after a car which turned into a high speed chase.

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Mount Vernon man arrested for bestiality

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says 56 yr. old James Allen Darland met Monday with an undercover officer and offered to trade his dog in order to have sex with farm animals.

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Garbage truck on the loose

A stolen garbage truck crashed into another garbage truck in Seattle this Tuesday morning. The chase ended when it slammed into the other garbage truck.


New details emerge about sunken whale watching boat

Dramatic new details from that British Columbia whale watching tour that left at least five people dead. One person is…


Truck drivers save woman, grandkids from burning pickup truck

Two truck drivers became heroes today after rescuing a woman and her grand kids from a burning pickup truck. She…

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Orcas Island teacher under investigation by sheriff’s office

  An intensive investigation is underway after serious allegations surfaced regarding a teacher at Orcas island high school. The San…


If paid sick leave isn’t a thing at your workplace, it may be soon

If your employer doesn’t offer paid sick leave, soon they may have to. The Bellingham City Council is considering a…

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What affect is the exchange rate between the loonie and the dollar having on the housing market?

As the value of the Canadian loonie has changed, so has the value of property in Whatcom county for Canadian…

Man high on drugs steals car and runs from police

A man on drugs stole a car and Whatcom County Sheriff’s Deputies say he sped away at speeds up to 80-miles an hour.


13 yr. old boy dies after being shot in face by accident

A 13 yr. old boy died at the hospital after being shot in the face last week. A 17 yr. old with him says it was an accident and pleaded not guilty.


The deadly sinking of a whale watching boat is a mystery

The deadly sinking of a whale watching boat Sunday off Vancouver Island remains a mystery.


Seattle Sounders fans break attendance record

The Seattle Sounders broke their own Major League soccer attendance record Sunday.

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Fruit growers looking for help from Trans-Pacific Partnership

Our state’s fruit growers are hoping the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership will help them. The fruit growers want fewer tariffs when they export their crops to other nations.


Beware of a phone call “from the IRS…” it’s a scam

People receiving automated messages from the IRS could be a scammed.

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