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Police surround Bellingham International Airport after a bomb scare Saturday morning (KGMI/Peter Wagner)

4 weeks ago

Pot grinder that looked like a grenade closed Bellingham’s airport temporarily

Marie Duckworth with the airport says the grinder was found at the security checkpoint

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4 weeks ago

Western State Hospital escapee found ‘under pile of debris’ in Spokane

Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich told reporters that Garver was located not far from his parents home under a pile of debris.

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4 weeks ago

Dakota Creek Winery is shutting down

KGMI wine expert Dave Radil weighs in on the closure.

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4 weeks ago

Another airline could be coming to Bellingham International Airport.

The question is when will that airline actually make it here?

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4 weeks ago

Ferndale Republican Sen. Doug Ericksen scores a win in the state senate

One of the biggest cleanup projects in the state is Bellingham's waterfront cleanup.

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4 weeks ago

Campaign to save charter schools spent close to $2 million

Organizers of the campaign believe lobbying by charter school students made more of a difference than the TV ads, robocalls and mailers.

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4 weeks ago

Marijuana testing lab at risk of losing license after audit

The state Liquor and Cannabis Board on Wednesday approved emergency rules to figure out how the state can suspend a lab or impose graduated penalties.

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4 weeks ago

Search for Western State escapee moves to Spokane

Mental health patient was being held in murder case

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4 weeks ago

Fire destroys Point Roberts storage facility

The contents of the building are badly damaged or ruined, but no one was injured.

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Father and son fishermen indicted on federal charges for polluting Blaine Harbor

A fishing boat owner and captain are indicted on federal charges after the Coast Guard says they dumped waste into Blaine Harbor.

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4 weeks ago

“Barefoot Bandit” says mother might die before his prison release

Colton Harris-Moore says his mother, Pam Kohler, is fighting advanced lung cancer.

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4 weeks ago

Boat Fire on Lake Whatcom

What caused the fire is still unknown.

Anthony Garver

4 weeks ago

One of the escaped mental patients is captured

The other is still out there, and potentially dangerous.

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4 weeks ago

Whatcom County man accused of molesting a child

Dan Watson was a home care aide.

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4 weeks ago

Student loan debt adjustors to refund illegal fees

Attorney General Bob Ferguson in a statement said the firms "preyed on students who sought their help."

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4 weeks ago

Sinkholes are a concern as Seattle’s “Bertha” continues to dig

Geo-technical experts believe the giant boring machine is over-excavating the area.

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4 weeks ago

The State Supreme Court says records of low-level sex offenders are public

Some Level-1 sex-offenders sued, arguing state law blocks the release of their records.

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4 weeks ago

Bus driver may have seen escaped mental patients

Men fled Western State Hospital

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4 weeks ago

New import tariffs could mean good news for Whatcom County aluminum workers

The Alcoa-Intalco smelter near Ferndale is scheduled to severely curtail operations in June, but some speculate if the aluminum market improves, that curtailment could be delayed.

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4 weeks ago

Everson man accused of coffee stand robbery

Zachary Ranahan has an extensive record--including a conviction for robbing a coffee stand.

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