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Locally Knitted Knockers looking to expand and need your help

Knitted Knockers have been flying off the shelves since the group started knitting years ago. And now they need your help.

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Nation’s airports not immune to security breaches

AP investigation reveals more than 260 perimeter breaches nationwide in last decade

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Food banks find the beef

Annual fundraiser provides over $24,000 for beefing up food banks

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Bellingham police chief wants to expand body cam program

If money is there, he'd like to have 20 to 30 more body cams

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)

Loud Navy growler jets rattling San Juan County

Deafening vibrations felt up to 5 days a week from miles away

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Lynden school bond ballots in the mail

District voters will decide on $48 million in school improvement bonds.


NW Washington Fair announces some performers

KGMI News Reporting By Peter Wagner LYNDEN, Wash. – Part of the lineup for this year’s Northwest Washington Fair has…

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Son of Ferndale councilman to run for dad’s spot

Mel Hansen says 16 years on the council is plenty

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Winter snowpack at only 22 percent of normal on April 1

The natural resources conservation service says the April 1st report found the statewide winter snowpack at only 22 percent of normal, shattering the previous record of 33 percent of normal set in 2005.

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.

Black market fading as more people flock to Whatcom County pot stores

2020 Solutions: Lower prices drawing customers away from black market to buy legal pot

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Jury finds Bellingham businesses cheated workers out of wages

A jury unanimously found the owners of Pacific Coast Foods guilty of denying minimum wage and overtime pay to over 100 employees.

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Montana congressman urges Inslee to support GPT project

Representative Ryan Zinke wrote to Governor Inslee and says the project would create thousands of jobs in our state.

FILE - This Nov. 6, 2013 file photo shows a warning placard on a tank car carrying crude oil near a loading terminal in Trenton, N.D. Thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under regulations proposed in response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year. The oil industry's lead trade group released new standards on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, for testing and classifying crude shipped by rail after prior shipments were misclassified, including a train that derailed in Canada and killed 47 people.

NTSB: Make oil train cars safer in five years

Cars need a special ceramic thermal lining

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Bellingham ecologist hosts special on PBS

First of three-part series airs tonight on PBS


Local farmers okay WFC-CHS merger deal

The Minnesota-based companies’ board of directors still need to approve the merger, which would become official in late July.

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2-year-old dies after falling into septic well

The Skagit County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a report of a missing child near Burlington Monday morning.

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Barker announces bid for Bellingham council

April Baker announced she’s seeking the spot left open by Jack Weiss.

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County libraries offer Netflix-like service

Libraries county-wide now offer thousands of movies, T.V. shows ,music streaming and audio books free with your library card.

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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

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. 
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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


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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