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Chipotle customers hit by E.coli outbreak

Health experts worry the number of e-coli cases linked to Chipotle restaurants could grow in Washington and Oregon. So far,…


CDC investigates E.coli outbreak at Lynden Fairgrounds

An E.coli outbreak at the Lynden Fairgrounds is thought to have sickened about 60 people. The CDC says the strain of…


Farmers share concerns of new state regulation with Ecology bigwig

A standing-room-only crowd of concerned farmers met with Ecology Director Maia Bellon yesterday to express their concerns over a new…


Time for studded snow tires!

It’s that time of year again: time to prepare for winter! And the Washington State Department of Transportation says you can put…

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Former firefighter arrested for lying to get across border

A former volunteer firefighter was arrested after police say he lied to border agents about responding to an emergency in…


Supporters of carbon tax initiative turn in signatures

Supporters of a carbon tax have turned in tens of thousands of signatures in order to qualify the initiative.

Stewart Mountain Fire is now 50% contained

Small Business Administration offers wildfire disaster loans

Small Business Administration offers wildfire disaster loans SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest disaster loans…

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Firm that owns Haggen isn’t losing as much money as you might think

The Seattle Times reports before Haggen’s majority owners bought 146 stores from Albertsons, it reached a deal to sell much of the property under the stores and lease the buildings back.

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Rivers will rise as the rain continues in Whatcom County

Steve Reedy with the National Weather Service says a flood watch is in effect for Northwest Washington.

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Vote 2015: Your guide to the election in Washington

With a larger than usual ballot, it can be overwhelming to try and learn about every initiative, proposition, or candidate.…


FEMA to help pay for August windstorm in Whatcom County

FEMA is offering federal disaster aid to three more Washington counties affected by a windstorm in august. Whatcom, Grays Harbor…


Western, Bellingham Police team up for active shooter training

Local law enforcement joined forces with Western’s campus police department for an active shooter training session today. Lieutenant Bob Vanderyacht…


Less Canadians coming to Whatcom County to shop

Canadians are visiting Whatcom county 25 percent less than last year, now that the Canadian dollar doesn’t go as far.…


Murray: ‘We do not allow bureaucracy to dictate who gets a roof over their head…’

A VA policy could put some homeless veterans on the street, and a new bill by senator patty Murray is fighting…


Search continues for a missing man after whale watching ship went down

The search continues off Tofino, British Columbia for a missing Australian man. He hasn’t been seen since a whale watching ship went down.


Allegiant Air under tight scrutiny after FAA finds loose bolts in jets

An inspection of a plane after a botched Las Vegas takeoff in August revealed equipment in the tail came loose.

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Wyoming-based company forced to re negotiate coal shipping deals with BC

Cloud peak energy was forced to re-negotiate its deal to ship coal through BC’s Westshore terminals.

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Looking forward after the states worst wildfire season

On the heels of the state's worst wildfire season, Washington's Public Lands Chief is asking the legislature for more money for more firefighters, equipment and training.

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13 yr. old pulls out a gun at a Spanaway bus stop

Police say a 13 yr. old middle school student pointed a rifle at two students at a Spanaway bus stop.

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2nd half spurt lifts Washington past Charlotte

Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar, right, talks with Andrew Andrews in the second half of an NCAA men's basketball game against Mississippi Valley State Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in Seattle.

ndrew Andrews had 30 points and 13 rebounds and Washington rallied in the second half to slip past Charlotte Friday in the seventh-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis.

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Gandy lifts women’s woops to win over Hawai’i Pacific

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Junior forward Kiana Gandy hit the game-winning basket with less than three seconds left in the game to lift Western to a victory over Hawai'i Pacific in the O’ahu Women’s Basketball Thanksgiving Classic.