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Emergency Road Closures and Restrictions

Emergency road closures and restrictions happening NOW due to stormy weather and flooding.

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Snapped tree branch sends woman to the hospital

A windblown tree snapped off and struck a King County Metro bus in Shoreline, sending the driver to the hospital.


Land buy-back program helps Native Americans buy reservations accumulated by many owners

The Feds are buying land from nearly 900 Lummi Nation landowners. It’s part of an effort to consolidate tribal land.

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Stormy weather continues to blow on Whatcom County

Gusts of 45 miles per hour are battering the shoreline.

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Bellingham woman groped on trail

Bellingham Police say the woman was walking on the trail near St. Paul and Valhalla around 9:30 Tuesday morning. She says the man grabbed her and took off when she yelled at him.


Fire at Bellingham High causes $1,200 worth of damage

A fire at Bellingham High School forced the students to evacuate Tuesday morning.

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“Outside Magazine” says Ferndale business is a “super” place to work

Owning stock in the company is key, according to a "Superfeet" spokesman.


Windy weather causes power loss, flooding in Whatcom County

Puget Sound Energy says hundreds of customers in Whatcom County are without power.


Groper strikes on interurban trail

He’s about six feet tall, has a medium build, a one week old mustache and beard, with a medium to darker complexion. She says he was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with a jacket over top.

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Small fire at Bellingham High School forces students into the cold

Nobody is hurt and the fire department says the small blaze in a bathroom was quickly extinguished.

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Two leaders to receive Presidential Medals of Freedom

An Indian Treaty Rights activist and an Environmental Protection Agency leader from our state will receive Presidential Medals of Freedom.


Update: North Cascades Highway is closed until next year

The North Cascades Highway is officially closed until next year.

The logo of German carmaker Volkswagen is seen on the front grill of a Passat car in Willmette, Illinois, September 24, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

The state is cracking down on Volkswagen

The Department of Ecology issued a formal notice to the company, the first step in a process that could result in large fines.

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Inslee says our state will welcome Syrian refugees

He says Washington will "continue to be a state that welcomes those seeking refuge from persecution, regardless of where they come from or the religion they practice."

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AG: No evidence of Planned Parenthood breaking law in WA

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he found no evidence Planned Parenthood is breaking the law in our state.


A Bellingham woman returns home after she was close to the Paris attacks

A Bellingham woman was among the passengers from Paris to land at the Vancouver airport over the weekend. After Eve Wood-Gaines hugged her husband and nine yr. old son, she told CTV she wasn’t far from where gunmen opened fire.

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Stormy weather could bring another round of power outages and flooding

The high winds started Monday and are expected to ramp up today.


Mt. Baker Ski Area set to open this week

The Mt. Baker Ski Area will reopen at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, according to the area’s ski manager

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Labor groups push to raise minimum wage across the state

The 'Alliance for a Just Society' released a report contrasting the minimum wage with a living wage, the amount needed to make ends meet. In Washington State, they claim a single adult working full time needs to make $15.95 an hour to cover necessities.

Seattle Seahawks center Patrick Lewis gets set to snap the ball on the line of scrimmage against the Carolina Panthers in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

Fantasy sports gambling may be legalized in Washington State

Washington State leaders are taking a closer look at possibly legalizing fantasy sports gambling on sites like Draft Kings and Fan Duel.

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