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Beware of Valentine’s Day scammers

Scammers targeting online daters looking for love

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Major leap forward for new Bellingham Costco store

City, Costco, Fred Meyer come to agreement on roads

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Fight forces lockdown at nearby Sehome High School

School resumes normal operations after "precautionary" lockdown

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Ferndale woman beats incredible odds to give back to others

Survives abandonment, homelessness and horrible abuse

In this July 20, 2014 photo, shooters practice with pistols at the gun range at Dragonman's, a gun dealer east of Colorado Springs, Colo. When Colorado lawmakers expanded background checks on firearms last year, they were expecting a huge increase. But the actual number the first 12 months of the law is far lower than projected, according to an analysis of state data by The Associated Press.

Washington lawmakers looking at gun background check law

Washington lawmakers are considering proposals to exempt police, military personnel and security guards from a new law that requires background checks on gun transfers.

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Winter snowpack is just 39 percent of normal

A mild winter is wreaking havoc with the mountain snowpack that is supposed to provide water during dry summer months.

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West Coast seaports fully reopen as contract talks resume

West Coast seaports fully reopened this morning after two days during which no ships were unloaded amid a labor dispute between dockworkers and their employers.

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Bill would require ballots to include initiative cost impact

Whether or not voters should have to read about the potential cost of initiatives on their ballots is up for debate before a Senate Committee.

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TurboTax fraud now nationwide

The story of fraudulent TurboTax returns KGMI first brought you last week is now making national news.

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Canadian dollar starts to affect local economy

Retailers may take the worst hit

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Gun rights advocates rally at state capitol

Open carry advocates rally at state capitol

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WSU’s medical school hopes stalled in the Legislature

Religious partnerships stalls WSU's medical school in Legislature

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BNSF to spend money on state tracks

BNSF to upgrade Washington tracks

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Friends, family want to expand Involuntary Treatment Act

Family asks lawmakers to expand Involuntary Treatment Act

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A new bill would punish Johns not prostitutes

Prostitutes wouldn't be the only ones punished under a new bill

Money

The Powerball jackpot is getting big

Now may be a good time to buy a Powerball ticket

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Two mudslides shut down rail traffic

Rail traffic suspended between Seattle and Everett

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Help is out there for victims of recent floods

The victims of recent state floods can get help

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New Bellingham Safeway opens doors

The new Sunset Square Safeway store finally opens today.

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Bellingham area home sales/prices up, foreclosures down

The good economic news continues for the Bellingham-area.

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