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  1. Bellingham Police search for serial flasher near college campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | KOMO News

    Detectives in Bellingham are searching for a serial flasher believed to be behind at least six incidents near the campus of Western Washington University. The most recent case happened on Thursday night just after 11:15 pm, said Sergeant Keith Johnson with the Bellingham Police Department.

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  2. Bellingham to begin 2016 without jail contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | KOMO News

    It appears Bellingham will be starting 2016 without a jail contract. The Bellingham Herald reports the Whatcom County Council approved a six-month contract extension earlier this month, but the city of Bellingham is not ready to sign.

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  3. Skull found in forest is from missing Ferndale womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | KOMO News

    Authorities say a human skull found in a forest last month belonged to a Ferndale woman reported missing in 2006. The Snohomish County sheriff's office said Tuesday that the county medical examiner's office identified Sandy L. Rideout but that the manner and cause of her death is still under investigation.

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  4. Incoming storm triggers closures, mudslides, floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | KOMO News

    Days of continuous rainfall - with a threat of much more to come - was taking its toll on the region on Tuesday, toppling trees, triggering mudslides and sending some creeks surging over their banks. The National Weather Service issued a flood watch, wind advisory and landslide warning for much of Western Washington.

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  5. Over 18,000 in the dark as windstorm slams parts of regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | KOMO News

    It was certainly a dark a stormy night Sunday -- in some places, much stormier than others. As a potent storm brushed past Western Washington Sunday night, it brought heavy rain to much of the region, and a dose of very strong winds to both the far North Sound -- and far South Sound areas.

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  6. Grocer Haggen to sell state's core storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | KOMO News

    Grocer Haggen has gained approval to sell its remaining 33 stores in Washington and Oregon as part of bankruptcy proceedings. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross signed the order Friday with an auction slated for Feb. 5. The Bellingham Herald reports the company will actively market the stores and negotiate deals beforehand if possible.

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  7. Students return to WWU campus after racial threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | KOMO News

    Most, but not all, students returned to Western Washington University on Monday as police investigate racial threats against black students and others on social media that shut down the campus last week. At a public forum about the racist remarks, one student said she had to force herself to come to the state university campus in Bellingham to speak about the threats.

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  8. Students say WWU campus unsafe for women of colorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | KOMO News

    Members of campus Christian groups pray and sing for peace on Red Square at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wash., Tuesday morning, Nov. 24, 2015. SEATTLE - The student body president of Western Washington University says she has received death threats and no longer feels safe on the Bellingham campus.

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  9. WWU suspends all classes after threats against students of colorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | KOMO News

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Western Washington University suspended all classes Tuesday after threats and hate speech were posted on social media against students of color on campus, University President Bruce Shepard said.

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  10. Vandals cause thousands in damage at Bellingham cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | KOMO News

    Vandals hit a city owned cemetery in Bellingham more than 125 years old, knocking over large headstones and doing thousands of dollars in damages. "It's really a shame to see headstones knocked over," said Peggy Baca who walks her dog through the cemetery that is also a park everyday.

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  11. Fleeing suspect hits car with grandma, kids in BellinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | KOMO News

    A grandmother driving two toddlers was hit head-on by a car prowl suspect trying to outrun several troopers, according to state patrol. Investigators said the fleeing suspect topped speeds of 90 miles an hour, and was likely high on drugs when she crashed.

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  12. Albertsons to get 34 grocery stores in Haggen auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | KOMO News

    Grocer Albertsons will get 34 stores in the Haggen's bankruptcy auction. The Bellingham Herald reports Albertsons, which sold 146 stores to Haggen earlier this year, came with the highest bids on 34 of 55 stores that received bids.

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  13. Albertsons bids on 36 Haggen groceries in Wash., Ore., Ariz.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | KOMO News

    As the grocery chain Haggen looks to shed many of its stores during bankruptcy proceedings, Albertsons has come to take its locations back. Bellingham-based Haggen is auctioning off 95 stores.

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  14. Cops: Bank robber awaits arrest, says jail better than homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | KOMO News

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Richard Gorton got exactly what he asked for. Police say the 65-year old Bellingham man robbed a bank Monday, waited outside for arrest, and then told detectives he faced losing his apartment.

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  15. Former federal law enforcement officer drops gun in classRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | KOMO News

    A former federal law enforcement officer dropped his gun in a classroom at a community college that prohibits weapons on campus. The Bellingham Herald reports the 47-year-old student's handgun was concealed but not secured Monday morning as he sat in a classroom at Whatcom Community College.

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  16. Police: Masturbating burglar terrorized Bellingham residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | KOMO News

    A man accused of walking into a Bellingham home last week and masturbating in front of a frightened resident was charged Tuesday with a host of crimes. Prosecutors say Matthew L. Humphreys used an unlocked front door to walk into a stranger's apartment early last Friday in the 1000 block of York Street.

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  17. Man dies after being hit by car while retrieving lost item on I-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | KOMO News

    One man is dead after being struck by a car on Interstate 5, 15 miles south of Chehalis Friday night. The Washington State Patrol says 46-year-old Matthew Hearn of Castle Rock stopped on the side of the road to retrieve an item that fell off his truck.

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  18. 5 things to watch: Golden Bears vs HuskiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | KOMO News

    Washington is playing in its third straight home game, while the Golden Bears hit the road for the second straight week. Kickoff between the conference foes is scheduled for 2 p.m. You can watch the game live on the Pac-12 Network or listen to the call on KOMO Newsradio.

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  19. Drugs may be behind the death of a WWU honor student and athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | KOMO News

    Drugs may be behind the death of a 20-year-old Western Washington University honor student and athlete, KGMI Radio reported . Bellingham police are investigating the death of Junior Alex Binkerd.

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