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  1. 8 family members escape Deming house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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.


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

    Saturday Dec 20 | 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.


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

    Friday Dec 12 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Dec 10 | 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.


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

    Monday Nov 24 | 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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.


  9. 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

  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. First blustery fall storm rolls into Western WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | KOMO News

    It's mid-October, and right on schedule comes the first blustery storm of the fall season in Western Washington. A potent cold front was rolling inland Monday night, bringing gusty winds to the coast and North Sound area and promising another dose of heavy rain for everyone.


  13. AAA: Average price of gas in Wash. drops to $3.51Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | KOMO News

    Gasoline prices in Washington continue to drop. The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gas is $3.51.


  14. Police: Knife-wielding man attacks 2 veterinarians after cat diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | KOMO News

    A knife-wielding man whose cat had just died is under arrest for allegedly attacking two veterinarians at two separate Bellingham animal hospitals Thursday morning, according to Bellingham police. Police say 57-year-old Charles A. Smith went to the Maplewood Animal Hospital around 8:15 a.m., angry at his cat's death that he blamed on veterinarians that had provided treatment to the cat.


  15. Bacteria causes shellfish harvesting closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | KOMO News

    LUMMI RESERVATION, Wash. - Lummi Nation has closed 335 acres in Portage Bay to shellfish harvesting due to worsening water quality.


  16. Will retail pot stores lead to more college tokers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | KOMO News

    Will they be tempted? Will they be indifferent? Will they be calling home asking mom for pot money? College students are returning to fall classes this week for the first time since marijuana retail stores opened near some college campuses. Wednesday was the first day of school for Western Washington University students in Bellingham, which has four retail stores.


  17. Corgi owners rally around slain Bellingham dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | KOMO News

    Corgi owners around the nation are rallying around a slain Bellingham dog, calling for the harshest penalty for the man charged with killing Molly, a Pembroke Welsh corgi. A Facebook page called " Justice for Molly the Corgi " has garnered nearly 5,000 followers as of Saturday.


  18. Bellingham motel rooms flagged for meth contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | KOMO News

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Two Bellingham business owners have until early October to decontaminate more than a dozen meth-laden motel rooms, health officials said Friday.


  19. Irate about barking, Bellingham man kills neighborhood dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | KOMO News

    Bellingham police said a man who was upset about a barking dog in his neighborhood shot and killed a Corgi that belonged to a neighbor up the street. But police said he actually meant to shoot a dog at a different neighbor's house.


  20. Crews raise sails to support breast cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | KOMO News

    As a sailor, Michele Bennett of Bellingham has fought many rough seas, but it's her fight with breast cancer that's given her new strength and purpose. "I always had the attitude I was going to beat this," said Michele Bennett.


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