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14 hours ago in Local

Whatcom County taxpayers to spend 34 million on crumbling courthouse

Shoddy construction back in the 90s, means Whatcom County needs to spend up to 34 million dollars now to fix the County Courthouse.


14 hours ago in Local

Information released regarding fatal Mount Vernon shooting

We now know the name of a Mount Vernon man who was shot and killed on Sunday. The Skagit County Coroner identified him as 22-year-old Faustino Morales.


14 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers consider different approach to state funding of schools

The republican-controlled state senate is considering a different approach to the way the state pays for schools.


17 hours ago in Local

Sumas man goes to prison for sexual abuse of a minor

The victim says she was molested over a period of years--from the age of four.

People gather next to tributes placed near a mural of British singer David Bowie by artist Jimmy C, in Brixton, south London, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday aged 69. He was born in Brixton. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

21 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 11

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


23 hours ago in Local Sports

LC boys defeat Cedar Park Christian 64-58 in district semi-final action

Lyncs will play King's for district title in state championship rematch


23 hours ago in Local Sports

Washington struggles in Utah

Jakob Poeltl finished with 23 points for the Utes as Utah defeated Washington Wednesday night in Pac-12 play.

Carolina Panthers' head coach Ron Rivera talks to the media following an NFL wild card playoff football game victory against the Arizona Cardinals in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. The Panthers won 27-16.

1 day ago in Sports

Panthers turn page to 2016 after deflating Super Bowl loss

Rivera congratulated his players on a special season Tuesday before they packed their bags and headed out the door, then flipped the page forward to next season.

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1 day ago in Local

The High School basketball playoffs are underway.

The Class 1A district basketball tournament continues tonight.


1 day ago in Local

Senate rejects reversal of transgender bathroom rule

Senate Bill 6443 failed by one vote, with 25 senators voting to reject the measure.


1 day ago in Local

Investigation into ferry captains burned by laser continues

One of two captains that had the laser shined at them reportedly suffered a damaged retina and a third-degree burn to his eyelid.

Lynden 2a Champs 2-9-2016

1 day ago in Local Sports

Lynden High School boys and girls move up one spot in AP Poll

The Lynden Christian High School boys and girls team's remain No. 1 in Class 1A.


1 day ago in Local

Boeing to cut commercial airplane workforce

Doug Alder, spokesman for the aerospace giant, said in a statement that the company would begin the reductions with executives and managers.


1 day ago in Local

Most Washington school levy, bond elections gaining voter OK

The bond elections in Sequim and Yelm would likely have passed if the state only required a simple majority for passage like school levies.


1 day ago in Local

Washington Senate takes a detour on school funding plan

The bill still requires a vote on the Senate floor before lawmakers can compare it with a completely different approach approved by the House last month.

Governor Jay Inslee

1 day ago in Local

Acting secretary to Department of Transportation named

Roger Millar, who is currently the Deputy Secretary for the state Department of Transportation, would replace Lynn Peterson, who was ousted.

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2009, file photo, Atlanta mayoral candidate Lisa Borders makes calls to supporters in her office at her campaign headquarters in Atlanta. Borders, who helped bring the Dream to Atlanta in 2008 as the city's vice mayor, will become the WNBA's fourth president, the league announced, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. The move comes three months after former president Laurel J. Richie stepped down. (AP Photo/Johnny Clark, File)

1 day ago in Sports

Lisa Borders announced as new WNBA President

The move announced Wednesday comes three months after former president Laurel J. Richie stepped down.


1 day ago in Viral Videos

Who’s your daddy?

When you're a baby and your dad is a twin, life can be confusing.

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in Washington February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

1 day ago in National

Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks

Chances are slim the Federal Reserve would need to reverse the rate tightening cycle it began in December.


1 day ago in Local Sports

US adds Damian Lillard to Olympic basketball roster pool

Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo said in a statement Wednesday that he and U.S. coach Mike Krzyzewski feel Lillard is "playing at a very high level" and deserves a spot among the Olympic finalists.

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2 hours ago in Local

Whatcom County public defender says video conferencing in court is unfair

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Hall wrote about this for the Whatcom County bar association and hopes it can generate thoughtful discussion on the topic.

3 hours ago in Local

Operator of ‘sober’ housing arrested on gun, drug charges

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Investigators said they found about a pound of crystal methamphetamine.

3 hours ago in Local

Washington keeps moving toward new college savings plan


Nearly $164 million in refunds have been processed for Washington's prepaid tuition program since the state agency told people in they could ask for their money back.

3 hours ago in Sports

Report: NFL holds up Burfict’s suspension


Burfict earned the suspension for his hit on Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown in a wild-card game on January 9.

3 hours ago in Local

Car slammed into moving Amtrak train

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The Amtrak engineer didn't realize what happened until the train was 30 miles down the track.