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2 weeks ago

In-person registration deadline to vote in February special election is today

You have until 4:30 today to register in person to vote.

Team USA huddles around the net before their game against Slovakia during the 2014 Winter Olympics men's ice hockey game at Shayba Arena, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

2 weeks ago

Hopes of an NHL team in Seattle, dashed again

The NHL is considering expansion in Las Vegas and Quebec City... But the idea of a team in Seattle isn't even being entertained.

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2 weeks ago

New Miss Washington USA takes over the crown

First runner up Kelsey Schmidt takes over for Stormy Keffeler who resigned in the wake of a drunk driving controversy.

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An old Shetland pony inspires new legislation

An old, partially blind Shetland pony may be responsible for a move to change state law. Lost horses could stay with their finders if a bill in Olympia passes.

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2 weeks ago

Lawsuit seeks to determine fault in 2013 bridge collapse

Steve Block, a lawyer representing Mullen Trucking and Scott, says the bridge collapsed because the state failed to properly maintain it.

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Snohomish County places restrictions on high-speed chases

The county's announcement comes a week after the city of Bothell paid $3 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit involving a woman who was struck by a fugitive during a chase.

Road Work

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Whatcom County considers fixes for failing bridge

Rotten beams in Lake Samish span


2 weeks ago

Investigator hired to look into early prison release

A state senate committee approved hiring an outside investigator to look into the early release of thousands of prisoners.


2 weeks ago

Stormy weather and lack of protective bicycle gear attributed to teen’s death

Biking experts says when you’re riding at night you should always have a headlight and reflectors on your bike, clothes and helmet. Jordan Sants wasn't wearing any when we has riding his bike in the dark.


2 weeks ago

Representative faces grilling over questionable military service

Republican leaders in the state house say one of their members should resign if he can't prove he didn’t knowingly exaggerate his military service.


2 weeks ago

State senate leaders work on education funding to meet 2018 deadline

State Senate Republicans now have an education bill to compete with the one passed by the democratically controlled house.

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Local garbage company has big plans for former Lynden dump

Ferndale-based Recycling and Disposal Services wants to remove the old garbage and build anaerobic digesters and a new transfer station.

2015 file photo on Birch Bay Drive at Harborview (KGMI/Peter Wagner)

2 weeks ago

Stormy weather brings floods and power outages to Whatcom County

Some nasty weather made things difficult for Whatcom County residents at times yesterday.

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Student sues Olympia School District over basketball team hazing

A former high school student who says he was a victim of hazing at a Western Washington University basketball camp is suing the Olympia School District.

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County seeks options for keeping Lake Samish bridge open

County officials say more than 800 vehicles cross the structure daily.

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Head-on crash kills Maple Falls man on Mt. Baker Highway

Troopers say driver was impaired


2 weeks ago

Puyallup Tribe to open marijuana testing laboratory

The Squaxin Island and Suquamish tribes have opened retail marijuana stores.

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2 weeks ago

Whatcom County jail flyer draws controversy

When the State Public Disclosure Commission meets today, one item that will not be on the agenda is a controversial Whatcom County Jail flyer.


2 weeks ago

Calling all donut lovers: Uber and Rocket Donuts pair up today only

You can get donuts rocketed to your door today only!


2 weeks ago

Ferndale may welcome more pot shops

The City Council is considering removing a temporary ban on new marijuana stores.

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