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2 days ago

Closing costs for homes in Whatcom County among lowest in state

Financial technology firm Smart-Asset shows in a survey that the average closing costs here are the sixth lowest in the state.

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2 days ago

Garage door malfunction was reason behind Bellingham woman’s death

Catherine Preston was pinned underneath the door at her 32nd Street home last Thursday.

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2 days ago

SUV hits two Bremerton teenagers after getting off school bus

Police Chief Steve Strachan says the driver of the SUV has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.


2 days ago

Canadian shoppers see lack of follow through on “par dollar” deal at Bellis Fair

Many shoppers feel ripped off by the lack of follow through. Some shoppers say that many of the stores didn’t even know about the special.


2 days ago

Bellingham charter service to add “beer tour”

Tours start June 12th.

A Boeing 737 painted with the new logo and livery of Alaska Airlines is shown, Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, before its unveiling at an employee event in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

3 days ago

Members of State’s Congressional delegation asks Boeing to reconsider servicing Iran

Three members of our State's Congressional delegation...Dave Reichert, Cathy McMorris-Rogers and Dan Newhouse have contacted the presidents of Boeing and Airbus asking them to halt or reconsider potential sales of airplane parts and other aircraft-related services to Iran.


3 days ago

School kids across the state are “feeling the Bern,” voting for Sanders in mock primary

The State's MOCK Presidential Primary... where K-12 students across the state cast their ballots... showed Bernie Sanders with a commanding lead.

A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk Friday, July 18, 2014, in Winthrop, Wash. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles. Friday's dawn revealed dramatic devastation, with the Okanagan County town of Pateros, home to 650 people, hit especially hard.

3 days ago

Washington’s wildfire season off to an abrupt and early start

Fire officials say they were surprised to see wildfires burning this early west of the Cascades, particularly one that burned nearly 300 acres. The blazes fueled worries about what lies ahead.


3 days ago

6 year old girl rushed to hospital after falling from moving car in Lynnwood

The girl apparently fell out of the car as it was making a turn from a parking lot.

Photo by Center for Disease Control and Prevention

3 days ago

Two pregnant women in state test positive for Zika

The mosquito-bourne virus is especially dangerous for expectant mothers because it's been linked to birth defects.


3 days ago

One of two brothers charged with killing an Arlington couple makes first court appearance

Investigators say Tony Reed and his brother John murdered Patrick Shunn and Monique Patenaude last month.


3 days ago

CRF Frozen Foods in Pasco faces largest food recall in recent memory

So far, eight people have been sickened by listeria that's genetically similar to that found in CRF vegetables, and two have died, though listeria was not the primary cause of death.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis perform during halftime of the NFL football NFC Championship game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Seattle.

3 days ago

Macklemore sets date to play in Bellingham, September 1st

Seattle rapper Macklemore will play Bellingham's Wild Buffalo on September 1st.


5 days ago

One dead in I-5 crash

A driver died in a crash involving two vehicles on I-5 near Nulle Road on Saturday. State Trooper Mark Francis…

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6 days ago

Anheuser-Busch faces fine in Seattle ‘pay-to-play’ probe

A spokeswoman for the company said they don't agree with the allegations.

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6 days ago

The State Republican convention is taking place right now in Pasco

Republicans say they can win more statewide political offices if they’re able to flip Snohomish County to the GOP side.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis perform during halftime of the NFL football NFC Championship game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Seattle.

6 days ago

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are coming to Bellingham

Tickets are already sold out.


6 days ago

Senator Maria Cantwell was in Bellingham today to talk about affordable housing

Cantwell met with the Whatcom County Housing Authority and others.

U.S. President Barack Obama with Pope Francis during a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House

6 days ago

Obama’s sister to present scholarship on Mercer Island

Stanley Ann Dunham was a member of the Mercer Island High School Class of 1960.

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