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In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

5 days ago

More deadly car crashes in Washington since Pot became legal

People may not completely understand marijuana impairment yet.

Money

5 days ago

The weak Canadian dollar is causing trouble for Whatcom retailers

The Canadian dollar was down to $0.68 U.S at one point a few months ago.

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Man pleads not guilty in dismemberment slaying

Charlton is being held on five million dollars bail.

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5 days ago

Trial begins today for driver of fatal Ferndale crash, killed two Winward High students

A jury is seated and opening arguments are scheduled for this morning in the William Klein trial. Klein drove into four Windward High School students near Ferndale last June, killing two boys and injuring two others.

State Auditor Troy Kelley

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State Auditor acquitted of single charge, jury fails to reach verdict on all other counts

A jury acquitted State Auditor Troy Kelley of one count of making a false statement, but failed to reach a verdict on all of the other federal counts against him.

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Local guitar builder made guitars for Prince

Andy Beech is from Maple Falls but moved to Los Angeles as a young man and ended up on tour with Ozzy Osbourne as the guitar tech for Ozzy’s guitarist at the time, Zach Wilde.

Governor Jay Inslee

6 days ago

Executive order signed for support for former prisoners

It directs several state agencies to take steps aimed at reducing recidivism for recent prisoners.

Yakima SunDome

6 days ago

Yakima to open up resource center for LGBT youths

It will offer access to counseling, housing and health care and be a place to express themselves.

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A former Bellingham woman is suing the Canadian government

She's suing for $21,000,000.

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Suspect in the death of a Native American master carver is in jail

Tina Alcom is being held without bail.

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New information in the missing Oso couple murder investigation

Investigators believe Tony and John Reed, who are charged with murdering the couple, may have fled to Mexico.

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A Bellingham dock builder is working on the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii.

The memorial honors the nearly 1200 crewmen who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Guilty verdict in Bellingham self defense case overturned

Kamuran Chabuk shot his neighbor Joshua Kiener in 2013. Kiener survived.

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6 days ago

Tests show more Tacoma schools with high lead levels

Yesterday we told you two schools, today we learn there are four more.

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6 days ago

A Ferndale 8th grade boy is dead, the cause is unknown

The district can't release any information.

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6 days ago

Jury continues deliberating in Washington auditor trial

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal jury in Tacoma continues trying to reach a verdict in the fraud trial of Washington State…

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Two Whatcom County women ordered to stop misrepresenting themselves as health care providers

Both women have falsely represented themselves as health care providers with certifications that do not exist or are incorrect.

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Public Works Project of the Year targets Squalicum Creek to improve water quality

A project to move Squalicum Creek around Sunset Pond to improve water quality is a Public Works Project of the Year.

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Judge says state can release info about child care providers

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Thurston County judge says the state may release contact information about licensed child care providers under a public records request. A union…

Former Seahawks broadcaster Tony Ventrella greets the crowd in Bellingham for a display of the Lombardi Trophy. July 2014
(Photo: KPUG - Brandon Naff)

6 days ago

Former sportscaster Tony Ventrella to run for Congress

Former Seattle sportscaster Tony Ventrella has announced a bid for Congress in the 8th Congressional District, challenging Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert.

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A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

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First pitch from O.co Coliseum in Oakland is set for 7:05pm. You can hear all the action on KPUG 1170AM beginning at 6:00pm.

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The league took issue with the nature of Orpik's hit on Maatta early in the first period of Pittsburgh's 2-1 victory in Game 2.

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No 24: Beastmode’s number will not be worn by Seahawks this season

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Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands on the field during a brief break against the St. Louis Rams in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

After the wrap up of the NFL Draft, Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin asked Pete Carroll via Twitter to make sure that none of the new players wore Lynch's number.