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1 week ago

Inslee vetoes parts of bill to aid psychiatric hospital

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed several sections of a bill aimed at improving operations at Western State Hospital, a state-run psychiatric facility.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a rally at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Monday, March 7, 2016, in Detroit, Mich. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

1 week ago

Local Sanders supporters protest Inslee’s decision to side with Clinton

Local Bernie Sanders supporters protested Governor Jay Inslee's stand to support Hillary Clinton.


1 week ago

Inslee visits Bellingham, promotes outdoor activity for children

Governor Jay Inslee was in Bellingham to announce nearly one million dollars in grants to help kids get outside and connect with nature.


2 weeks ago

Anacortes woman found alive after 5 days missing in woods

56 year old Let Curvers was found after a tourist spotted her car near Baker Lake and alerted authorities.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally Monday, March 7, 2016, in Madison, Miss. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

2 weeks ago

Donald Trump plans visit to Washington state

It looks like Donald Trump will be heading our way next month ahead of the Washington state primary.


2 weeks ago

Costco members may soon see raise in annual fees

Analysts say sometime next year the retail store is expected to bump their membership fee from 55 to 60 dollars, and the executive membership would go up by ten dollars to $120 per year.


2 weeks ago

Whitman College dumps long time mascot, no longer the Missionaries

The college says the Missionaries' mascot is non-inclusive, imperialistic and incorrectly implies Whitman is a religious school.

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, speaks at the FOX News town hall at the Gem Theatre, Monday, March 7, 2016, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

2 weeks ago

Bernie Sanders supporter jailed after protesting superdelegate vote

She was arrested while protesting Congressman Jim McDermott's decision to support Hillary Clinton instead of Sanders with his superdelegate vote.


2 weeks ago

Pothole on I-5 causes traffic to backup for miles

State transportation crews repaired a large pothole on I-5 that caused a traffic jam near Marysville for hours Sunday.

oil refinery

2 weeks ago

Tesoro oil refinery in Anacortes fined $720,000 for safety breaches

The EPA says inspectors found violations during two inspections in 2011.

State Auditor Troy Kelley

2 weeks ago

Jurors set to continue deliberations in case against Troy Kelley

If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison.

Governor Jay Inslee

2 weeks ago

Inslee to announce grants totaling nearly one million dollars Monday

Several counties will be awarded grants for programs that will help children get outside.

Green grass backlit by sun, shallow depth of field

2 weeks ago

Some kids may have made contact with incorrectly spread pesticide

A public works employee allowed chemicals to spread onto Eagleridge Elementary playground.

gavel laying

2 weeks ago

Nooksack tribe fires tribal judge

The Nooksack Tribe is about 300 tribal members the council wants to disenroll.


2 weeks ago

First person killed from measles in 13 years in USA

A Port Angeles woman was the first to be killed by the virus in the US since 2003.

Governor Jay Inslee

2 weeks ago

Bellingham protesters challenge Jay Inslee

The protest is scheduled for next week in Bellingham.


2 weeks ago

Man caught by police in Ferndale robbery

Deputies say he held the clerk at gunpoint before driving away with candy and money.


2 weeks ago

Woman gets life without parole for killing 6 family members

A Seattle judge has sentenced a woman to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing six of her family members on Christmas Eve 2007.

Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley speaks at a news conference, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Tacoma, Wash. Earlier in the day, Kelley entered a not guilty plea to a federal grand jury indictment on charges of filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of stolen property.

2 weeks ago

Jury wraps up first day deliberations in State Auditor Troy Kelley’s fraud trial

Jurors had two questions for the judge but didn't reach a verdict yesterday.

Boulevard Park
Photo credit: Kimball Gainor

2 weeks ago

Laser beams from Boulevard Park stops a Coast Guard training session

Green laser lights can temporarily blind people controlling boats and planes. That's why the training mission was cancelled and the crew headed back to base to be checked out.

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