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12 hours ago

Large power outage darkens Seattle downtown core

An equipment failure at a substation was apparently to to blame for the massive outage.


12 hours ago

People are destroying river gauging stations in Whatcom County

Thieves broke locks to steal batteries, solar panels and satellite antennas used to up-link the river data in real time.

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12 hours ago

An Everson man sent sexually explicit texts to a 14 year old girl

She initially said she was 21, then she told Brouwer she was 17 before finally admitting she was only 14.

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13 hours ago

Montana power plant needs new operator by May 2018

Puget Sound Energy is also a part owner.


14 hours ago

Gun seized in Seattle shooting traced to former deputy

Former deputy Daniel Murphy disputes the claim.

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21 hours ago

Bothell high school teacher recovers after attack

A Bothell high school teacher who was attacked in his classroom says he's recovering and hopes to return to the classroom as soon as possible.


21 hours ago

Bellis Fair responds to complaints from Canadian shoppers about “at par” shopping

Some Canadians are complaining about Bellis Fair Mall stores that didn't accept their dollar at par, despite a promotion saying they would.


21 hours ago

Bodies of missing Arlington couple found near Oso

Human remains are found near Oso where Snohomish County investigators believe Monique Patenaude and her husband, Patrick Shunn went missing last month.


21 hours ago

Small fire burns Custer-area flower farm

Flames appear to destroy a small out building.


21 hours ago

Bellingham woman pleads guilty to attemped murder

Esmeralda Martin who agreed to help her boyfriend murder a man pleads guilty.

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23 hours ago

3 yr. old from Battle ground is dead, mother’s boyfriend arrested

Battle Ground Police say they arrested 39 year old Ricardo Gutierrez after officers responded to a disturbance call.

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23 hours ago

Trump, Clinton win state primary

Trump's Tuesday victory pulls him within 44 delegates of the number needed to become the Republican nominee.

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1 day ago

Rape charge reduced to a gross misdemeanor

A Custer man's accused of raping a teenager in 2012.

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2 days ago

Expert says Whatcom County’s economy looks strong

Vance-Sherman says the losses in financial reflect a statewide trend and the retail decline is likely related to the weak Canadian dollar.

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2 days ago

Bellingham is a pretty exciting place to live

Bellingham is the 4th most exciting place in the state to be exact.

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2 days ago

Murder charge dropped for man accused in landlord’s death

The charge was dismissed without prejudice, meaning prosecutors can re-file it in the future.

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2 days ago

State schools Superintendent Randy Dorn will not run for a third term

There is a forum happening tomorrow night.


2 days ago

Teacher who was attacked hopes to return to classroom soon

Cal Pygott says he won't let the attack turn him into a victim.

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2 days ago

A foundation’s Bellingham office gives a “Miracle” gift

Father and daughter hear each other clearly for the first time

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2 days ago

Click It or Ticket campaign is underway

More officers will be out enforcing the seat belt laws over the next few weeks just focusing intensely on making sure all drivers are secured in their vehicles.

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