grocery shopping

Haggen is getting much larger

Bellingham's based Haggen is spreading down the coast in a big way

bead necklace

Local bead shop closes, goes online only

Fairhaven bead shop closes after 26 years

smoking pot

Two states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

Legal marijuana law goes to Supreme Court

fish dinner

EPA will step up fish rules if state doesn’t

EPA water standard will effect fish consumption rate

gavel and scales

Child rapist locked up

Man to serve four decades for molesting children

delivery truck

Thieves stealing packages from door steps

Mail thieves following delivery drivers

Jan. 2014, Governor Inslee in final preparation for his State of the State address

Inslee proposes more taxes

Governor's budget includes new capital gains tax

do not walk

Trooper crashes into intoxicated pedestrians

Investigators say pedestrians crossed on "do not walk" signal

pay day

Wages up in Whatcom County

Second quarter wages up 1.6 percent

dock workers

Dock workers working without contract

Bellingham longshoreman in contract talks


Construction set to start on Lowell Elementary

Bond funds improvements to elementary school

black lace

Woman turns online Etsy shop into Fairhaven business

Handmade lingerie shop opens in Fairhaven

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City chooses Cathy Lehman’s replacement

City council unanimously picks new council member

oil refinery

Inslee wants “cap-and-trade” program

Governor's plan would affect Whatcom, Skagit refineries

job search

Washington unemployment rate increases to 6.2 percent

Jobless numbers increase for third month

shopping cart

Possible Fred Meyer in Lynden nixed again

Developers pull application for Lynden retail center

police lights

Man reports strong arm robbery

Man reports robbery


Legendary broadcaster Haines Fay dies

Longtime KGMI broadcaster Haines Fay dies


Inslee wants carbon tax to fund transportation

Governor releases plan to tax polluters

border check

Border wait times come to smartphones

New app could make crossing border faster

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This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Reese Witherspoon in a scene from the film, "Wild."

Reese Witherspoon leaves her comfort zone as real-life hiker Cheryl Strayed in "Wild."

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Cameron Diaz engaged to Good Charlotte star


The "Charlie's Angels" star is reportedly planning to marry Benji Madden.

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MOVIES: 25 Days of Christmas Films

James Stewart, center, is reunited with his wife, Donna Reed, left, and children during the last scene of Frank Capra's "It's A Wonderful Life".

Count down to Christmas with these 25 festive holiday movies.

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