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  1. Police: Armed robbers barge into home, beat residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KOMO News

    Police are searching for two men accused of bursting into a Bellingham apartment with guns drawn and then severely beating several people inside. Police say three armed men forced their way into a downtown apartment on Saturday.

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  2. Record high temperatures for 2nd day in Western Wash.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | KOMO News

    Temperatures hit record highs for the second day in a row at Sea-Tac Airport on Monday as an unseasonably mild weather system extended its stay over Western Washington. The National Weather Service says it was the third consecutive day for record highs in some areas.

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  3. Bellingham couple hospitalized after fire destroys homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | KOMO News

    Fire officials in the northwest Washington community of Ferndale say a husband and wife in their 60s have been hospitalized after a devastating fire at their home. The Bellingham Herald reports that Fire District 7 Chief Gary Russell says the home is a total loss.

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  4. Vancouver PD: 17-year-old struck, killed by oil trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | KOMO News

    VANCOUVER, Wash. A 17-year-old was struck and killed by an oil tanker train early Monday morning about 10 miles east of Vancouver, police officials said.

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  5. Record high temperatures Sunday across Western Wash.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | KOMO News

    Temperatures hit record highs Sunday in Western Washington. The National Weather Service says the 63 at Sea-Tac Airport was five degrees higher than the old record of 58 set in 1986.

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  6. Man walks away empty-handed after attempted ATM robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KOMO News

    Bellingham police are asking for help from the public to identify a man who tried to break into an ATM. Surveillance pictures show the man throwing a large rock at the machine in downtown Bellingham on January 10. He caused significant damage to the ATM but walked away without any money.

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  7. AAA: Average gas price falls to $2.37 in Wash. stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | KOMO News

    The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $2.37. That's down 10 cents in a week and 53 cents in a month, but it's 24 cents higher than the national average.

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  8. Man attempts to run over cop: 'I was trying to hit and kill you'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | KOMO News

    A man tried to run down a Bellingham cop, then led police on a chase before finally being arrested later told investigators he was indeed trying to kill the officer, police said. The ordeal began around 2:30 Friday morning when the officer was driving on West Holly Street and heard a car honking as it approached his patrol car.

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  9. Police: Bellingham man nabbed smuggling drugs into CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | KOMO News

    Drug charges have been laid in British Columbia against two men accused of trying to import 29 kilograms of cocaine from the United States. RCMP Sgt.

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  10. 8 family members escape Deming house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | KOMO News

    Authorities say eight members of a family managed to escape a fire that destroyed a century-old home near the northwest Washington community of Deming. The Bellingham Herald reports that no people were injured and four dogs also escaped the flames early Monday.

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  11. Haggen chain buying 146 Safeway, Albertsons storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | KOMO News

    The Washington state-based grocery chain Haggen Inc. plans to buy 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona. The Bellingham Herald reports the sales are required under the federal review of Safeway's sale to an investment group that owns Albertsons.

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  12. Windstorm batters Whatcom County ranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | KOMO News

    The storm that moved through the Puget Sound region on Thursday night was the latest punch in what's been a wild weather week at the Black Mountain Ranch in Deming, which is a small town northeast of Bellingham. Falling trees have damaged or destroyed 14 trailers and sheds at the ranch since Monday, the ranch's general manager said.

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  13. Heavy rains, strong winds, and now add record December warmthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | KOMO News

    When Seattle set its all-time record high temperature of 103 degrees back in July of 2009, people were streaming out to the beaches in relentless sunshine. Wednesday, when Seattle set another all-time temperature record, people were hunkered down inside amid drenching rains and gusty winds.

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  14. AAA: Average gas price in Wash. state now $3.09Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | KOMO News

    The AAA auto club reports the average prices of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.09. That's down a penny in a week, 20 cents in a month, and it's 22 cents less than a year ago.

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  15. Driver rams car into Whatcom Children's MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | KOMO News

    Police in Bellingham, Washington, say a driver backing out of an angled parking spot hit the wrong pedal and rammed the back of her Mercedes into the Whatcom Children's Museum. The Bellingham Herald reports that no one was hurt Tuesday afternoon and the building didn't sustain obvious structural damage.

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  16. Billionaire's cash flows to Washington senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | KOMO News

    Flush with cash from California billionaire Tom Steyer's group, a Washington state environmental group is backing candidates this November to help Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee pass sweeping climate change legislation. Inslee, who says the state has a moral responsibility to act on climate change, has gotten national attention for his efforts.

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  17. Heavy rain, strong winds pound Western WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | KOMO News

    High winds and heavy rain hit Western Washington early Wednesday as the first strong weather front of the fall moved ashore. The National Weather Service reported peak winds as of 3:30 a.m. in Washington of 41 mph at Hoquiam, 63 mph at Lopez Island, 48 mph at Bellingham and 48 mph at Whidbey Island.

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  18. Power plants lead in greenhouse gas pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | KOMO News

    Washington state's major industrial sources released about 6 million more metric tons of greenhouse gases in 2013, a 30 percent jump from the previous year, according to the latest data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The state's only coal burning power plant in Centralia topped the list, emitting 7.5 million metric tons of carbon dioxide and other gases blamed for global warming. 3 comments

  19. Police: Arrested suspect suffers case of 'bank robber's remorse'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | KOMO News

    Everyone has heard of buyer's remorse; but apparently a similar condition afflicts bank robbers, at least according to a 64-year-old man arrested Tuesday morning outside the bank he had reportedly just robbed. According to the Bellingham Police Department, Richard Gorton passed a note reading "This is a bank robbery" to a teller at the Banner Bank at 1600 Cornwall Ave. shortly after 9:30 a.m., demanded cash and walked out of the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

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  20. First strong storm of season brings rain, wind to W. Wash.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | KOMO News

    The first strong storm of the fall season swept through Western Washington overnight with gusty winds that took out trees in some areas and soaked much of the region with heavy rain. Wind speeds exceeded 50 mph on Whidbey Island and topped 40 mph in many other locations, including Mount Vernon, Bellingham and parts of the Olympic Peninsula.

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