Big drop in local unemployment

Local jobless rate falls in March

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Senator proposes bill to ticket slow left-lane drivers

Going slower than the speed limit in a highway's fast lane could earn Washington drivers a speeding ticket under a bill pending in the state Senate.


Marijuana prices drop by more than half since last summer

The average gram of marijuana in the state's system sells for about $12. That's down from a $30 average.


Allegiant pilots bring up safety concerns during contract talks

Allegiant Airlines Pilots say mechanical problems with the airline’s fleet and a culture where profits come before safety have them concerned, but it’s not unusual for pilots to bring up safety issues during labor talks.

Runners approach the finish line in the rain during the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston.

Bellingham runners participate in Boston Marathon

Bellingham-area runners had strong times at this year’s Boston Marathon.


Snow-challenged Mt Baker Ski Season is over

One the worst… if not the very worst… Mount Baker Ski season has come to a close.

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Principals named for several Bellingham schools

Shuksan, Northern Heights, Lowell and Sehome are getting new principals.


Coach: 12 year old Bellingham girl may have broken 5K world record

Serena Tyran ran the Fun with the Fuzz 5k in 18:08

The dome of the Capitol is seen in on Capitol Hill Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. On Tuesday, President Barack Obama will give his State of the Union address, an annual rite of official Washington that for one night squeeze the three branches of government underneath the same roof for the speech.

Hardware Sales employee represents small businesses in Washington, D.C.

Will talk with state lawmakers about improving exporting, e-commerce


Marijuana fair to celebrate ‘420’ today in Bellingham

KGMI News Reporting By Karen Taylor BELLINGHAM, Wash. — In the marijuana world, April 20 is a big deal. As…

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Demonstrations in Ferndale and around the world take aim at trade deals

Protesters in Whatcom County and around the world will demonstrate against two proposed international trade deals tomorrow (Saturday).


Bees bound for Lynden die in I-5 crash

A semi-truck carrying millions of honeybees to a Lynden berry farm overturned on I-5 north of Seattle today (Friday).

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Teacher’s walkout to close Bellingham, Ferndale schools

No school in Bellingham, Ferndale and several other districts around the state next Friday.

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School bus wreck, reports of armed man make Kulshan students late

A Bellingham school bus was rear-ended this (Friday) morning at the corner of Yew and Texas Streets.

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Roosevelt Elementary School on lockdown

Report of armed person prompts school lockdown


Alaska Airlines bans baggage handler who fell asleep in cargo hold of plane

A baggage handler who fell asleep inside the cargo hold of one of its planes and called for help when the plane took off "has been permanently banned from ever working on any Alaska Airlines flights."


Sehome robotics team to compete in world competition

Robotics team made up of students from all of Bellingham's High Schools in big competition.

Photo by Jeffery Lustick

Teen rear-ends a trooper patrol car on I-5

Neither the driver, his passenger nor the trooper were hurt

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.

Kelley pleads not guilty, will take leave of absence

Governor, Attorney General and others calling for Kelley to resign immediately


Whatcom County boy honored after death for saving others through organ donation

KGMI News Reporting By Karen Taylor BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The young boy who died after slipping and falling down Whatcom…

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