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PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

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Naval Air Station Patuxent River (Aug. 2, 2006) - A new era in Naval aviation have began for the first EA-18G Growler aircraft, the next-generation electronic attack aircraft for the U.S. Navy that combines the combat-proven F/A-18 Super Hornet with state-of-the-art electronic warfare avionics suite.The EA-18G will feature an airborne electronic attack suite based on Northrop Grumman's Improved Capability III system, a radically new jamming and information warfare system. The EA-18G is expected to enter initial operational capability in 2009. U.S. Navy photo (RELEASED)

PM Bellingham 1/2/14 – Navy resumes Coupeville flights

Mike Welding with Naval Air Station Whidbey Island says the practice flights will continue at an airfield near Coupeville even after locals complained about the noise in a lawsuit.

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PM Bellingham 12/30/13 – New Year’s in Birch Bay

Whatcom County Realtor Mike Kent talks about the Ring of Fire and Hope, the Polar Bear Plunge, and other New Year’s events happening at Birch Bay.

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PM Bellingham 12/30/13 – New Year’s in Bellingham

Lance Romo, events coordinator for Bellingham’s Parks and Recreation Dept., describes some of the fun events happening in Bellingham on New Year’s Eve and New Years Day.

Marijuana

PM Bellingham 12/27/13 – Medical Pot Rally Planned in Olympia

Steve Sarich with the Cannabis Action Coalition tells KGMI about the rally planned in Olympia for January 14-15 to protest changes to Washington’s medical marijuana laws.

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PM Bellingham 12/23/13 – Border crossing tips

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Chief Tom Schreiber offers advice so holiday travelers can avoid headaches at the U.S.-Canada border.

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PM Bellingham 12/23/13 – More local jobs created

Anneliese Vance-Sherman, state labor economist for the northwest Washington region, says jobs were added and fewer people were unemployed in November.

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PM Bellingham 12/19/13 – DOT prepares for snow

Harmony Weinberg with the Wash. Dept. of Transportation talks about the preparations they are taking ahead of the snow storm expected early Friday, Dec. 20.

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PM Bellingham 12/19/13 – Deputies roundup wanted felons

Whatcom County Undersheriff Jeff Parks says deputies hit the streets Dec. 18 in search of wanted criminals, including gang members.

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PM Bellingham 12/19/13 – Border crossing steady as Canadian dollar drops

Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce Interim Director Bill Gorman tells KGMI that Canadians will keep coming south to shop even as the Loonie fell to 93 cents this week.

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

PM Bellingham 12/17/13 – Pot business applications

Mikhail Carpenter with the Wash. State Liquor Control Board describes how people are rushing to enter the marijuana business in Whatcom County and statewide as the application deadline approaches.

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