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Local CEO recognized

Executive for Bellingham-based "Faithlife" scores high marks from employees


Lynden Fair to feature local motocross

Fair is partnering with Mount Baker Motorcycle Club for event

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Next steps for new jail pending

County council delays decision on construction bond vote by two weeks

Photo of Dionisio Ochoa, courtesy Bellingham Police Department

Missing man last seen near Amtrak station in Bellingham

Dionisio Salgado Ochoa, pictured above, was last seen around the Amtrak station in Bellingham on Monday, Lt. Bob Vander Yacht said.

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Local man dies in industrial accident

James Loyd Bost was killed by a falling beam

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Acid may be making a comeback in Whatcom County

Sudden jump in teens reporting acid use in last several months

The devastating mudslide that killed 43 people last March in the community of Oso, Wash., is shown Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. The road through the slide area re-opened Monday night to two-way, 50 mph traffic and was realigned and raised as much as 20 feet in places. Crews also installed six new culverts.

Families of Oso slide victims plan to sue slide tour company

David Button took three people through slide zone last weekend for $45 a piece


More Whatcom County teens using synthetic drug ‘Spice’

Many teens say they try it because it doesn't show up in most drug tests

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Five arrested for anti-drilling protest in Seattle

"Raging Grannies" taken into custody for blocking train tracks


Twitter video shows Trooper escorting lady driving scooter on Badger

At first it looked like the trooper was pulling her over

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.

Attorney General to investigate indicted Washington auditor

The investigation by Attorney General Bob Ferguson is expected to focus on the relationship between Kelley and a former part-time worker at the auditor's office, Jason JeRue


Senate budget negotiator: No deal on spending level yet

Republican disputes statements made last week that indicated lawmakers had reached a tentative deal.

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Supreme Court confirms it will wait for K-12 funding report

Court will wait until after the Legislature adjourns from its last 2015 special section to hear a progress report.

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Bellingham gas price getting lower

A gallon of gas is averaging around 3-dollars-11-cents… that's 2-cents lower than last week.

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Indecent exposure, stabbing, drunk driver hits walker in Bellingham

Indecent exposure, a stabbing and a drunk driver hits a walker… Those are few crime highlights from the Bellingham Police Department.

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Bellingham man facing charges in Longview after leading police on chase

Bellingham police called Longview Police about reports of a stolen car.

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Seattle Office for Civil Rights investigating Bellingham-based bank

Lizzi Duff of Seattle says when she called Peoples Bank for some account information, the bank didn’t believe she was a woman, so they denied her access to her account.

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County Council to take action on new jail, mental health services

Councilmembers need to sign-off on asking voters for a sales tax increase on the November ballot to pay for the jail and an agreement with the seven cities on financing the measure.

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Bellingham mayor, police chief eye changes to policing strategy

A relatively small group of people in downtown Bellingham attract their fair share of police attention and resources

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Lawmakers claim $180,000 in daily payments for special session

Total bill could double by the end of the second special session

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