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Starbucks sets new energy-efficient record

Starbucks has more “leed certified” energy efficient stores than any other retailer in the world, and it’s not slowing down.…


Post-college shooting, Roseburg sheriff takes on issue of gun control

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — Two months after a 26-year old English student opened fire at a community college in…


Congressman McDermott slams refugee naysayers

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — Congressman Jim McDermott is slamming his political opponents who say the U.S. should slam the…


U.S., Canada plan to receive Syrian refugees

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — Canada is slowing down its timetable for accepting Syrian refugees into their country. The government…


Expect a warmer, drier winter again this year

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — Thanks to one of the strongest El Nino weather systems in 60 some years, we…


Good news for Alcoa workers in New York — but Washington?

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — Thanks to nearly $70 million in state incentives, Alcoa says it will not shut down…


Family identifies sketch of famous D.B. Cooper as their vanished father

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — A Michigan family believes a man who disappeared from their lives 46 years ago was…

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Forest Service hiring

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — Need a job? How about a job outside? The U.S. Forest Service is gearing up…


Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables

Craig Wilson, Costco vice president of food safety and quality assurance, said Wednesday he was told by the Food and Drug Administration that the strain of E. coli seems to be connected to an onion and celery mix.


Western’s black student body president says she no longer feels safe on campus

KGMI News BELLINGHAM, WASH. — The Western Washington University student body president says she received death threats and no longer…


Mt. Baker highway needing more repairs

The state says it will take a month to repair the Mount Baker Highway about six miles east of Nugents Corner.

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Cold windy weather shakes up Whatcom County

"As you probably feel outside right now, we've got a flow of cooler, drier air coming from the interior British Columbia through the Frasier River Canyon." Puget Sound Energy was forced, once again, to deal with thousands of power outages.


A new lawsuit against Tim Eyman’s latest voter-approved tax-limiting initiative

Opponents of Tim Eyman's latest voter-approved tax-limiting initiative filed a new lawsuit.

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WWU investigation continues regarding hate speech targeting minorities

School spokesman Paul Cocke says they may be related to the school’s Viking mascot.

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Whatcom County woman injured in knife fight

Investigators say alcohol was likely a factor.

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Damaging winds hit Whatcom County

High winds knocked out power to dozens of Whatcom County homes and businesses.

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Three people hurt in DUI crash

On Mount Baker Highway


Another E. coli case… this one involving Costco stores

The State Health Department says some people who ate Costco’s Rotisserie Chicken Salad got E.coli. If you had the salad and now feel sick, contact your doctor.

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Driver intentionally hits man in parking lot of Sunset Square

Bellingham Police say Caelin Haskew slammed into a man who got out of his car to confront him.


Demolition on Bellingham’s waterfront

The top of the Big Digester building fell to the ground Monday.

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HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week


This week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.

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Wizards waive, Seattle’s own, Martell Webster


The Washington Wizards have waived forward, and former Seattle Prep star, Martell Webster after he had hip surgery and signed center Ryan Hollins.

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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.

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AP men’s poll: Kentucky No. 1 again; Zags drop three spots


Kentucky, Maryland and Michigan State held the top three spots in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, but Gonzaga falls three spots.

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Royals players get $370K bonus for World Series win


The World Series champion Kansas City Royals generously split up their Fall Classic players' pool haul of more than $25 million into 55 full shares worth $370,069 apiece, Major League baseball said on Monday.