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16 hours 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.


1 day 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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2 days 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


2 days 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

2 days ago

Reasons determined for plane crash last July

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


2 days 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.


2 days ago

Cruz planned rallies in Puget Sound area

Cruz has withdrawn his bid for the presidency.


2 days ago

The State ups the ante for Ride the Ducks

State regulators say the previous fine amount is inadequate.

PC: Kimball Gainor

2 days ago

Jury rests after William Klien took the stand

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


2 days ago

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

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


3 days ago

Another record-breakingly hot day in Whatcom County

The old record for May 2nd was set 25 years ago

Photo courtesy of City of Bellingham

3 days ago

Fewer Canadian shoppers doesn’t mean local tourism is on the ropes

Bellis Fair plans to try and pump up Canadian sales with nice offers

PC: Kimball Gainor

3 days ago

Testimony continues in the William Klein case

Testimony continued yesterday in the William Klein case. He’s the man who drove into four local teens near Ferndale, killing…

Photo Courtesy of City of Ferndale, WA

3 days ago

Ferndale bank and street closed after natural gas leak

A car hit a natural gas meter near the Wells Fargo Bank on Main street around 2 yesterday afternoon.


3 days ago

Alcoa to stay open until February 2018

The company says the power deal and three million dollars from the state were enough to keep the plant from shutting down next month.


3 days ago

Two escape fire on Lummi Reservation

The blaze Sunday destroyed a double-wide mobile home.

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4 days ago

Police arrest May Day protesters in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police say they arrested nine people during anti-capitalist protests that injured five officers on May Day. Authorities…


4 days ago

Missing boy found dead after hiking near the Big Four Ice Caves

Officials report it is unclear how the boy died but it did not involved the ice caves. The trail leading to the caves only just reopened Friday, after a fatal incident last July.

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4 days ago

Seattle traffic is backing up, Viaduct isn’t only construction project causing problems

The State Department of Transportation's Lisa Van Cise says the SnoCo Squeeze is also bad.

traffic jam

4 days ago

Seattle braces for heavier traffic this Monday due to Viaduct closure

If you thought Friday's traffic was bad due to the viaduct closer, the State Department of Transportation says brace yourself for today.

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