Gang member will face attempted murder charge in Blaine shooting

Steve Ibarra was just released from prison for an assault from around the same time.


Seattle watchdog recommends Seattle officer be terminated

  SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle police officer is at risk of losing her job over an arrest involving a…

Legal Docket Justice

Pierce County prosecutor, deputy sued in federal court

A woman who was charged twice in Pierce County and twice had those charges dismissed has filed a federal lawsuit against the county prosecuting attorney and one of his deputies.

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Washington governor seeks plan to limit carbon emissions

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has directed the state Department of Ecology to develop a plan to cap…


FAA investigating airliner that nearly ran out of fuel

Federal officials are investigating why an Allegiant Air passenger jet nearly ran out of fuel before landing at an airport that was temporarily closed to most traffic.


Closer to knowing what was in blood of man accused of killing 2 teens

18-year-old Shane Ormiston and 15-year-old Gabe Anderson died and two other Windward High School students were hospitalized.

Kroger spices recalled

Recall: Popular Kroger-brand spices are taken off Fred Meyer shelves

If you’ve bought popular Kroger spices such as cinnamon, garlic powder, course ground black pepper or Bac’n Buds, these products may be contaminated with Salmonella

House Real Estate

Foreclosures in Bellingham are down

The CoreLogic National Foreclosure Report shows nearly half a percent drop in Bellingham from last year.

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New waterfront trail opens

The new waterfront trail is finally open. The trail is a part of the Waterfront District Redevelopment Project to redevelop what used to be a pulp and tissue manufacturing facility.

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City condemns troubled Bellingham motel

Lots of crime and drug use

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Fewer shoppers visiting from the north; more from the south

The Canadian dollar's at its lowest point in eleven years.

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Body found in suitcase at SeaTac apartment complex

A body has been found inside a suitcase at a SeaTac apartment complex.


True-crime author Ann Rule dies at age 83

True-crime writer Ann Rule, who wrote more than 30 books, including a profile of her former co-worker, serial killer Ted Bundy, has died at age 83.

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Attorney general gives glowing report to court on education

The Washington attorney general's office says the state has made so much progress toward fully paying the cost of basic education that the state Supreme Court should dissolve its contempt order.


Snohomish County pays $620,000 over inmate’s death

Snohomish County has agreed to pay $620,000 over the death of a severely allergic jail inmate who died after being served oatmeal that contained dairy.

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Greenways levy for Bellingham parks probably not on fall ballot

The council indicated it’ll hold-off for now, but would be interested in putting it on a ballot sometime next year.

Injured Bellingham man airlifted out of North Cascades

A hiker who injured his ankle and had to be airlifted out of the North Cascades is a 51-year-old Bellingham man.

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Fugitive turned actor is arrested in Olympia

A fugitive has been arrested after federal agents saw his photo in a story featuring a low-budget horror movie in The Olympian.

Fire danger still very high.

Weekend’s rain does not lift burn ban

Burn ban still in effect after small rainfall

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Activists on kayaks protest Shell ship in Portland

"Kayaktivists" surround 380-foot icebreaker

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