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11 hours ago

Police arrest May Day protesters in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police say they arrested nine people during anti-capitalist protests that injured five officers on May Day. Authorities…

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11 hours ago

Missing boy found dead after hiking near the Big Four Ice Caves

Officials report it is unclear how the boy died but it did not involved the ice caves. The trail leading to the caves only just reopened Friday, after a fatal incident last July.

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12 hours ago

Seattle traffic is backing up, Viaduct isn’t only construction project causing problems

The State Department of Transportation's Lisa Van Cise says the SnoCo Squeeze is also bad.

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12 hours ago

Seattle braces for heavier traffic this Monday due to Viaduct closure

If you thought Friday's traffic was bad due to the viaduct closer, the State Department of Transportation says brace yourself for today.

PC: KGMI/ Jennifer Irwin

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12 hours ago

4-alarm fire in Mount Vernon destroys two businesses

Craft Stoves and Hansen's Furniture were gutted and a carpet cleaning store nearby suffered heat damage.

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3 days ago

18yo arrested on suspicion of abandoning son in Everett dumpster

Police got a tip this week that she had been pregnant and then appeared not to be pregnant anymore, refusing to talk about what happened.

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3 days ago

Ulta Beauty and Sephora coming to Bellingham

Ulta Beauty is setting up shop next to Abercrombie and Fitch in the Bellis Fair Mall, and Sephora will be opening in JC Penny.

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4 days ago

National pharmaceutical company forced to pay state $23 million

The State Attorney General says drug-maker Wyeth, which is owned by Pfizer, underpaid Medicaid.

prison

4 days ago

Bellingham man is sentenced to nine months for rape

it could have been much longer.

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4 days ago

A rental scam to watch out for in Whatcom County

The scammer was obviously hoping to get money before the renters learned it was a scam.

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4 days ago

Tests show 6 more Tacoma schools with lead in water

Findings come from tests conducted months or years ago.

Photo Courtesy of City of Ferndale, WA

4 days ago

A new Ferndale Street will be named after two World War 2 veterans

The full council will officially approve the street name at its Monday meeting.

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4 days ago

UPDATE: William Klein trial

The defense moved to dismiss the case, but the judge denied the motion and the defense called its first witness.

airline

4 days ago

American Airlines flight forced to turn around in Seattle after striking bird

The flight with 150 passengers landed safely yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon, but it did have a big dent on its nose.

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4 days ago

National Association of Secretaries conference in Nashville will miss Washingtonian attendees

Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman says part of the reason nobody from her office is going is the recently passed law allowing counselors to refuse to treat patients based on the therapist's religious or personal beliefs.

Sehome high School

4 days ago

Some Whatcom County schools make list of best high schools in state

Squalicum High School is number 13 on the list, Sehome comes in at number 20, Bellingham High School is the 39th best high school in the state and Meridian is ranked 63rd.

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4 days ago

Upcoming wildfire season won’t be as threatening as last year

U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell says there are still areas that could face severe fires this year.

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4 days ago

Trial officially underway for driver of fatal crash killing two high school students near Ferndale

The trial of William Klein, the driver who ran into four high school students near Ferndale, killing two of them, got underway yesterday.

Marijuana

5 days ago

Emergency moratorium on Pot stores in King County

Council members voted for the four month ban after hearing reports that residents were opposing the businesses.

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5 days ago

Seattle Mariners CEO Howard Lincoln is stepping down

He's owned the team since 1999.

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