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Bellingham gas prices cheaper than ever

You can find the least expensive gas in the state in Richland, but it’s only three cents less than Bellingham’s prices.

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Bellingham is the 72nd best place to live in US

Bellingham ranked the 72nd best place to live by livability.com, Bellevue ranked 2nd.


Former WWU president James L. Jarrett Dies

Former Western Washington University President James L. Jarrett died last Friday, at the age of 98.

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Bellingham school bus ‘sideswipes’ parked car

A Bellingham School District bus sideswiped a parked car on its way to Bellingham High School Monday morning, but no students were hurt according to the district

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A Mount Vernon man is accused of luring

Detectives investigating whether he's involved in other crimes


Fire burns local meat processing business

Cause of the fire is still being investigated

In this May 16, 2012 photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook's stock has fallen below $30 for the first time. That's down 20 percent since its stock began trading publicly on May 18, following one of the most anticipated stock offerings in history.

Detectives use Facebook photos to nab Walgreens robber

Bremerton detectives used Facebook to nab a suspect in several robberies at Walgreens.


Scientists seek insights from 6-state western drought study

Federal scientists are conducting a drought study in six western states in an attempt to gain insights that could help resource managers better allocate scarce water supplies during future droughts.

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Potential witness among 4 found dead in Washington state

Sheriff's officials say a potential witness in an earlier murder case was among four people found shot to death in central Washington state this week.

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Bellingham Beer Week is here

This marks the fourth year of the annual event, which will last until September 20.


Annual motorcycle ride honorS those lost on 9/11

Riders will start at Swinomish Casino in Anacortes at 7:45 A.M. and ride to Blaine, just in time for a 9 A.M. ceremony at the Canadian border.


One person dead in four-car crash on I-5 in Skagit County

A car heading south crossed the median, went into northbound traffic and slammed head-on into another car.


Bellingham Council close to telling County what it needs to support jail

The City Council met Wednesday night and decided to consider a proposal on Monday.

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Lynden Police: Child stabs mother

An 11-year-old stabbed her mother Wednesday evening, but Lynden Police say the woman wasn't seriously injured


Bellingham hospital cutting down on blood transfusions

Of the approximately 14 million blood transfusions that take place every year, an average of 3,000 of those will be…

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Haggen files for bankruptcy

Bellingham-based grocer falters under strain of huge expansion

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