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Prosecutors: Man argued with ex before killing different Bellingham woman

A man who police say killed a Bellingham woman shortly after meeting her son, had just got done arguing with his ex-girlfriend in Arizona about his own son according to prosecutors.


Bestiality advocate wanted in Whatcom County jailed in Canada

A man who advocates sex with animals is back in the news. Douglas Spink was arrested in Canada.


The Okanogan wildfires continue to threaten to expand

Firefighters in Washington state are keeping a wary eye on rising temperatures and winds that threaten to expand what's already the largest wildfire on record in the state.


Small chemical fire in WWU’s chemistry building

After a small chemical fire in the Chemistry building at Western Washington University, university spokesman says no one was injured and the fire was quickly extinguished.


Unemployment rate up slightly in July

Still lower than same time last year


Okanogan fire largest in state history

The Okanogan Complex of wildfires was measured at just over 400 square miles.


Woman sentenced to year, 1 day in prison in arson case

A Bellingham woman is going to prison and undergoing a mental health evaluation as part of her sentence in an arson case.

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Bellingham man dead after jumping off Alaska bridge

29-year-old Tyler jumped off a bridge in Sitka Friday night and planned to swim to shore.


NRA sues the city of Seattle over “gun-violence tax”

National Rifle Association and two other gun-rights groups, are suing the city of Seattle over its adoption this month of a so-called "gun violence tax."


Another deer is shot by a poacher in Bellingham city limits

Another deer was shot by a poacher in Bellingham city limits.

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After a smoky weekend, air quality improves in Whatcom County

Air quality improves in Whatcom County after a weekend of smoky skies caused by wildfires.


Car rolls over in downtown accident

Traffic in downtown Bellingham was delayed this morning after a Subaru and a Honda collided at holly and commercial, causing…

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Northwest Washington Fair brings top attendance to Lynden

More than 189,000 people visited the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden this past week… An event that Jim Baron, manager for the fair,…

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Local author drives water to firefighters in Newhalem

With Washington set ablaze by wildfires and in a federal state of emergency, many are asking what they can do.…


State warns against use of car wash chemicals

A chemical commonly found in commercial car washes can cause serious burns to workers. A close look at workers’ compensation…


El Nino events may mean another dry winter

Another dry winter could mean California-like draught conditions for farmers in Washi


Sen. Cantwell: “Civilian hobby drones a threat to firefighting efforts”

The U.S. Forest Service and Department of Interior have had to ground firefighting aircrafts thirteen times due to drones.

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The Red Cross and Northwest Credit Union Foundation team up for wildfire relief

Donors are able to choose specific areas affected by wildfires as well as a general fund to help all wildfire victims.

In this photo taken Tuesday, March 24, 2015, an Alaska Airlines jet moves past others already parked at a terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash.

Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workers

The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in the city of SeaTac should apply to workers at the airport.

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