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Demonstrations in Ferndale and around the world take aim at trade deals

Protesters in Whatcom County and around the world will demonstrate against two proposed international trade deals tomorrow (Saturday).

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Bees bound for Lynden die in I-5 crash

A semi-truck carrying millions of honeybees to a Lynden berry farm overturned on I-5 north of Seattle today (Friday).

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Teacher’s walkout to close Bellingham, Ferndale schools

No school in Bellingham, Ferndale and several other districts around the state next Friday.

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School bus wreck, reports of armed man make Kulshan students late

A Bellingham school bus was rear-ended this (Friday) morning at the corner of Yew and Texas Streets.

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Roosevelt Elementary School on lockdown

Report of armed person prompts school lockdown

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Alaska Airlines bans baggage handler who fell asleep in cargo hold of plane

A baggage handler who fell asleep inside the cargo hold of one of its planes and called for help when the plane took off "has been permanently banned from ever working on any Alaska Airlines flights."

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Sehome robotics team to compete in world comeptition

Robotics team made up of students from all of Bellingham's High Schools in big competition.

Photo by Jeffery Lustick

Teen rear-ends a trooper patrol car on I-5

Neither the driver, his passenger nor the trooper were hurt

Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley speaks at a news conference, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Tacoma, Wash. Earlier in the day, Kelley entered a not guilty plea to a federal grand jury indictment on charges of filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of stolen property.

Kelley pleads not guilty, will take leave of absence

Governor, Attorney General and others calling for Kelley to resign immediately

WHATCOMCREEK-BOY-RESCUE

Whatcom County boy honored after death for saving others through organ donation

KGMI News Reporting By Karen Taylor BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The young boy who died after slipping and falling down Whatcom…

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Man exposes himself to student near Western campus

Man drove up next to student near Cedar and Forest St around noon today

A sign at Marysville Pilchuck High School promotes conference days in Marysville, Wash., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, the afternoon after a morning shooting in the school's cafeteria. Officials announced that the school would be closed all next week.

Father of school shooter pleads not guilty to gun charge

Prosecutors say Fryberg Jr. bought a handgun sometime between January 2013 and October 2014.

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Washington auditor indicted, charged with false tax returns

The grand jury returned the indictment Wednesday, and it was unsealed Thursday

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Toxin shuts down Whatcom shellfish harvest

Toxic water means you can’t go out and get clams and oysters from beaches north of Birch Point to the Canadian Border.

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Bellingham molester sentenced to 15 years

A Bellingham man who sexually assaulted five girls is headed to prison.

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911 call from night councilman’s son shot released

The 9-1-1 call from the night a Bellingham councilman’s son was shot and killed indicates the people at the scene may not have known initially how serious the situation was.

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UPDATE: State says Bellingham mover needs permit to operate

Bellingham Delivery Service says it was a misunderstanding

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Pot shops uneasy over medical marijuana bill

Governor Inslee is expected to sign the bill soon

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Helicopter joined search for suspected auto thief in Custer

Whatcom County Sheriff’s deputies are trying to catch a young suspect wanted for a weeks-old auto theft near Custer School Road and Birch Bay-Lynden Road.

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Power out at Meridian Middle School

Meridian Middle School closed today

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Saturday’s NHL Playoff Results

FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

Lightning rebound to even series against Red Wings Tampa Bay’s Ben Bishop stopped 24 shots for his first NHL playoff…

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NBA Playoffs: Warriors survive scare, Wizards beat Raptors in OT, Bulls decisive over Bucks, Rockets beat Mavs

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Stephen Curry gestures against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first quarter of Game 6 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State went up big before holding off New Orleans.

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NHL player Jarret Stoll arrested in Las Vegas

File Photo: Jarret Stoll at the 2014 ESPY's. 
Credit: FayesVision/WENN.com

The two-time Stanley Cup winner was arrested Friday for suspected cocaine possession at the MGM Grand Hotel's Wet Republic pool complex.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has bypass surgery

FILE - This April 1, 2014, file photo shows former Los Angeles Lakers player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at an NBA basketball ball game in Los Angeles. Abdul-Jabbar is recovering after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery. A hospital statement on Friday, April 17, 2015 says Abdul-Jabbar had the surgery on Thursday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. The doctor who performed the surgery, says the 68-year-old former NBA and UCLA star is expected to make a full recovery.

Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is recovering after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery.

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