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Ski to Sea Race Director Pete Coy talks about the improved timing system that’ll be used in this year’s race, an organizer describes what’ll be at the Historic Fairhaven Festival after the race, and Dillon Honcoop explains how KGMI is able to provide complete coverage of the big race.
Washington lawmakers join the call to get the NFL to change the name of the Redskins, two Ski to Sea teams honor a local man who died in an avalanche, and a Ski to Sea team organizer talks about a change in sponsorship.
The Red Cross responds to 5 house fires in 4 days in Whatcom and Skagit County, Consumer Expert Herb Weisbaum talks about how the rising cost of health care is causing financial hardship, and the Seattle Seahawks visit the White House.
The Freedom Foundation is hosting a debate on carbon emissions cap and trade, a woman tells the story of how she moved to Bellingham to escape climate change, and an expert shares tips for stay-at-home moms who are returning to work.
LifeCenter Northwest says the boy who died at Whatcom Falls will help save others through organ donation, a group of Lynden church members is opening a home for former prisoners, an expert shares several car insurance myths, and Estately has an odd list of the top search queries for our state.
An analyst talks about some good and some bad reports on the U.S. economy that came out today, a production assistant talks about the locally-made documentary “Out Of Nothing,” and KGMI’s Bob Carter takes a flight on one of the last remaining B-17s from WWII.
A WWU professor talks about a study showing a link between earthquakes and humans pulling water out of the ground, another brewery is opening soon in Whatcom County, Seifert & Jones Wine Merchants is turning 1 year old, and a film produced in Bellingham is making its world premiere.
A young boy is in critical condition after slipping into the falls at Whatcom Falls Park, former Whatcom County Council member Bill Knutzen says he wants to serve on the state legislature, and State Senator Kevin Ranker gives an update on what’s happening in Olympia.
Andy Sparhawk with the American Brewer’s Association talks about the craft beer boom, a new report that shows the U.S. is losing more businesses than it’s creating, and Seth Fleetwood says he’s running against Doug Ericksen for the 42nd district state senate seat.
Dave and Mandy from KAFE-FM 104.1 talk about Friday’s Drive-By Giving event to raise money for Royal Family Kids Camp, we learn more about Washington’s Guaranteed Education Tuition program, and the Whatcom County Commercial Fisherman’s Association gives a preview of Friday’s Blessing of the Fleet.