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

    Tuesday | 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.


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

    Saturday Oct 25 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Oct 22 | 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.


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

    Saturday Oct 18 | 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

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

    Tuesday Oct 14 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Oct 14 | 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.


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

    Monday Oct 13 | 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.


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

    Monday Oct 13 | 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.


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

    Thursday Oct 9 | 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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.


  15. 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.


  16. Bellingham police investigating rental truck gas theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | KOMO News

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Bellingham police are trying to figure out who cut the fuel lines on eight rental trucks at a local storage facility, siphoning and stealing about 200 gallons of gasoline over a three week period.


  17. Police nab accused 'Alabama Band Bandit'Read the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | KOMO News

    A Snohomish County sheriff's spokeswoman says members of the county's violent offender task force have arrested a man police believe robbed at least five Washington banks last month.


  18. July finishes as 2nd warmest on record at Sea-TacRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | KOMO News

    If it seems our seemingly days-on end of 80s this past month is a bit unusual, you would be right.


  19. Wash. pot grower: Could take months for retail supply to meet demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | KOMO News

    Clark County's only licensed recreational marijuana grower currently in business thinks it will be several months before prices drop and there's enough bud to go around.


  20. Hundreds line up as legal marijuana sales start in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | KOMO News

    The first legal sales of recreational marijuana in Washington state have begun. Eager customers bought pot at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Bellingham's Top Shelf Cannabis, the very first seller of recreational pot in Washington state.


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