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Between Bite of Bellingham and Hoppingham, get ready for a busy weekend

You’re going to need an appetite this weekend for one more big community celebration before summer ends! Saturday, the Bellingham…


Bellingham family loses home to fire

No injuries are reported.

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Haggen wants employees to be able to go back to work for Albertsons.

The companies are looking to waive a ban preventing Albertsons from hiring workers at the 146 stores it sold to Haggen.


Bellingham colleges rank high in federal scorecard

The U.S. Department of Education released data over the weekend designed to help students decide where to go to college,…

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Haggen prices compared with Vons, Safeway

Sometimes first impressions are hard to change. In the wake of filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy, Haggen is having a…

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Accusations of Racial Profiling against Bellingham Police

Latino Advocacy of Seattle plans a protest at police headquarters tomorrow morning.

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Washington State reporting record fall enrollment

Washington State University has record enrollment this fall, registering 29,686 students at its campuses across the state.

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Judges issue contempt orders, fines in competency cases

Some judges say the failure to provide services isn't because the hospitals can't do it, it's because they won't.

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Family of inmate who died in jail sues Snohomish County

He had been arrested for shoplifting beer and cigarettes from a convenience store. Seventeen minutes later, he was dead.


Marysville City Council bans vaping in city parks

The ordinance puts vaping devices in the same category as tobacco.

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No DUI charge for driver who killed two teens

Faces charges of vehicular homicide and assault

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Lynden City Councilmembers could vote to give themselves a raise

The council will consider pay increases for the mayor and the council at a Monday meeting.


Seattle teachers’ tentative deal tackles issues beyond pay

Striking Seattle teachers have won unusual concessions in a tentative contract deal.


The Whatcom County Jail saga continues this week

As the county and city inch closer to the November election, the proposal for a new county jail is still a major issue.


WWU Students Move into Residence Halls Sept. 18-20

About 4,000 students will move into Western Washington University’s residence halls and apartments.


Teachers go on strike in Kelso

Teachers, parents, students picket in Kelso as strike begins

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Father of Marysville-Pilchuck shooter awaits trial to begin Monday

A judge denies a request to move the trial of the father who’s teen shot and killed four friends in a high school cafeteria last fall. The father is charged with illegally possessing the gun his son used in the shooting.


Forty percent of Whatcom residents can’t afford to live here

Can you afford to live in Whatcom County? According to the state department of commerce, it’s the least affordable rental…

Unemployment rate holds steady in Washington

The state's unemployment rate is holding steady. August’s 5.3 rate is unchanged from July and June.

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Seattle is the first stop for China’s President during visit to US

Governor Inslee invited him to Washington in recognition of the area's strong economic, academic and cultural ties to China.

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