Sen. Karen Fraser announces run for lieutenant governor

Washington state Sen. Karen Fraser says she's running for lieutenant governor.


ACLU lawsuit: County jails people who can’t pay court fines

The lawsuit is part of a long national campaign by the ACLU to combat the effect of court fines on poor defendants.


Judge dismisses lawsuit in death of Susan Powell boys

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Washington state brought by the grandparents of Charlie and Braden Powell.


Prosecutor: Man enters Bellingham homes, fondles, masturbates in front of residents

Woman says he sat down and began masturbating. Man says he was asleep when he fondled him.

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Fire in Kendall may be arson and Maple Falls blaze still being investigated

A fire at a local school Tuesday may have been arson. The cause of a fire in Maple Valley remains under investigation.


Whatcom housing market stable, strong say experts

More Whatcom County homes sold in this year’s third quarter than in the last 10 years, according to a report released by Lylene Johnson of the Muljat Group.


A 12-year-old boy hit by car, dropped off at school

A 12-year-old boy was riding his bike early this morning when he was hit by a car.


Police dogs get Kevlar vests

Police dogs in Whatcom County’s k-9 units are a whole lot safer thanks to their new bullet-proof vests.

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy

Groups form alliance to tackle climate change by initiative

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy plans an initiative to tackle climate change in our state. They say racial and social equity are central in a measure that would cap greenhouse gas emissions and put a price on carbon pollution.

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Evergreen high school football player dies after game injury

Kenney Bui died late Monday morning. He was injured during the fourth quarter on Friday.

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Interfaith Community Health Center is now Unity Care Northwest

Unity Care Northwest has clinics in Bellingham, Ferndale and Point Roberts.

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105 acres on Lummi Island to be restored and preserved

The Lummi Island Heritage Trust is buying an old rock quarry about one-point-one million dollars.

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British Columbia woman who wrecked motorcycle no longer critical

The 50-year-old wrecked her Harley on Saturday on Highway Nine near Badger Road.

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Maple Falls fire consumes three buildings

The buildings are behind the old Frosty Inn in Maple Falls.

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Everson Police: Dad jailed after leaving 6 year old daughter alone in car

Everson Police say they found Tyler Davis’ 6-year-old daughter in a car near the Nooksack River Bridge.

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A couple companies want to buy some of Haggen’s failing stores

The stores are in Nevada and southern California.

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BC woman injured in motorcycle crash

Drugs or alcohol involved


State lawmakers ask public for ideas on school funding

State lawmakers are turning to the public for ideas on how to reform school funding. Starting this week – state…

Bill Gates

Gates Foundation offers workers paid parental leave, unlimited time off

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is making headlines for what they’re offering their workers. The foundation now has one of the most-talked…


Evergreen High School athlete injured, sent to Harborview

A local high school football player in in critical condition today. The Evergreen High School student got hurt during a friday night game at…

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Ellie Goulding battling heart condition


The "Burn" singer received the frightening news last year, but she has been too busy to follow it up with her doctor.