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3 weeks ago

Republican Senate candidate says he won’t vote for Trump

The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Washington state says he can't support Donald Trump as his party's nominee.


3 weeks ago

1st District Republican calls campaign quits

She's giving up her campaign for health reasons.


3 weeks ago

Bellevue School District considers two-year ban for celebrated coach

The Bellevue School District booster club paid head football coach Butch Goncharoff $60,000 a year.

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3 weeks ago

Lynden Main Street makes finalist in America’s Main Street contest

You can vote online daily through May 29th.


3 weeks ago

Police on bikes saving lives with overdose reversal drug

Seattle police bicycle officers are saving lives.

Photo by Center for Disease Control and Prevention

3 weeks ago

Third case of Zika virus in Washington found in King County man

The mosquitoes that transmit Zika aren't found in the Pacific Northwest so the virus isn't expected to spread here.

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3 weeks ago

Big plans for longtime Bellingham store Piper Music

William Brooke purchased Piper Music and says it will remain at its current Fountain District location through the end of this month then it will move to a triangular-shaped building on State Street.

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3 weeks ago

Whatcom County retail sales increased last year

County retail sales were up nearly five-percent... and City of Bellingham sales rose a little more than four percent compared to a year earlier.


3 weeks ago

Aeropostale seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy, closing sales begin this weekend

Aeropostale, once the vibrant epicenter of the US mall scene, is now seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.


3 weeks ago

Fire burns Bellingham garage

Firefighters kept the blaze from spreading.

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3 weeks ago

Whatcom County beaches are closed to recreational shellfish harvesting

Toxic shellfish poisoning is responsible for the ban on the harvesting of clams, mussels, oysters and scallops.


3 weeks ago

Driver not guilty in deadly Ferndale crash

Two Windward High School students killed, two others seriously hurt when SUV hit them last June

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3 weeks ago

Western State Hospital builds fence to keep patients from escaping

Nearly 200 involuntarily committed patients at Western State Hospital walked away from the mental facility since 2013... even though at some point... they were considered a danger to themselves or others


3 weeks ago

Demonstrators set up homeless camp outside of Bellingham City Hall

The makeshift homeless camp was meant to send a message to city leaders about breaking up homeless camps.

Autumn Veatch

3 weeks ago

Reasons determined for plane crash last July

Their teenage step-granddaughter, Autumn Veatch of Bellingham, was the only survivor of the crash.


3 weeks ago

Bellingham Schools’ Superintendent “walks in the shoes” of LGBTQ students

"Walks in the Shoes" helps Baker get a better understanding of what his staff and students experience in the district.


3 weeks ago

Cruz planned rallies in Puget Sound area

Cruz has withdrawn his bid for the presidency.


3 weeks ago

The State ups the ante for Ride the Ducks

State regulators say the previous fine amount is inadequate.

PC: Kimball Gainor

3 weeks ago

Jury rests after William Klien took the stand

Klein faced questioning about sleep patterns and the recent bout of the flu.


3 weeks ago

Seven-year-old makes threats with a knife at a Bellingham school

The boy brought the knife to Alderwood Elementary School Tuesday morning.

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Jim Morrison’s iconic L.A. home for sale


He lived on the top floor of an apartment building in West Hollywood with girlfriend Pam Courson between 1970 and 1971, and now the whole building is being listed for sale this month for $3.5 million.

43 mins ago in Sports

Curry and James top All-NBA Team


Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is a unanimous selection to the All-NBA First Team after taking every first-place vote in the MVP balloting.

53 mins ago in Entertainment

Running Man dance craze sweeps police departments across U.S.


Police officers across the U.S. are dancing an updated version of the running man to a catchy 1990s hip hop song in videos that are gaining wide online popularity.

1 hour ago in Sports

Baylor removes Starr as president, will fire coach over rape cases


Baylor University has removed Kenneth Starr as president and will fire head football coach Art Briles after an independent report found administrators mishandled sexual abuse cases involving football players, the school announced on Thursday.

1 hour ago in Lifestyle

AP Poll: Many take Social Security before full retirement


Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans age 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age.

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