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  1. Quick-thinking deputy saves runaway UPS truck from tragic outcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KOMO News

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- A Whatcom County Sheriff's deputy is being credited with potentially saving a number of lives by preventing a runaway UPS delivery truck from smashing into other cars and people Tuesday afternoon.


  2. One wounded in shooting outside Bellingham mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | KOMO News

    Authorities in Bellingham, Washington, say one man in a car was shot and wounded Friday evening in a mall parking lot in what may have been a dispute involving money. Keith Johnson with the Bellingham Police Department said a group of people in a parked car were approached by another group.


  3. Driver charged in Ferndale crash that killed 2 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | KOMO News

    A Bellingham man accused of driving an SUV that struck four high school students out walking during gym class, killing two and seriously injuring two others, was charged Monday with two counts of vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault. Charging papers filed in Whatcom County Superior Court said William Klein, 34, fell asleep in the passenger seat of his vehicle after the June 10 collision, needed to be shaken awake and didn't seem to be reacting to the seriousness of the crash, the Bellingham Herald reported.


  4. Ferndale community moving forward after tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | KOMO News

    Chairs were stacked on desks in dark empty classrooms within hours of Windward High School's last bell of the school year. But after a tragic week at the small Ferndale school, assistant superintendent Scott Brittain pointed to what he considered "a sign of life."


  5. Driver arrested in fatal Ferndale crash held on $200,000 bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | KOMO News

    The lawyer for a 34-year-old Bellingham, Washington, man arrested in a traffic crash that killed two high school students and injured two others out walking during gym class says his client was not impaired by drugs at the time. Driver William Klein was arrested after the Wednesday afternoon crash in Ferndale for investigation of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.


  6. WWU President Bruce Shepard announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | KOMO News

    The president of Western Washington University has announced he will retire at the end of the next academic year. Bruce Shepard has been president of the state university in Bellingham since 2008.


  7. Ferndale community, students grieve over teens' deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | KOMO News

    High school students in northwest Washington grieved over two classmates who were killed when an SUV jumped a curb and plowed into a group of teens on a walk during gym class. About 30 students from Windward High School in Ferndale, about 13 miles south of the Canadian border, were walking with a teacher Wednesday afternoon when the vehicle struck four teens on a sidewalk, Washington State Patrol Trooper Mark Francis said.


  8. Fake orca nearly drowns before it can scare Oregon sea lionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | KOMO News

    When a 32-foot replica killer whale buzzed through the water to scare off hundreds of sea lions piled on an Oregon dock, onlookers cheered. And then the dummy orca went belly-up.


  9. Fake orca meant to scare off sea lions runs into troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | KOMO News

    A fake life-sized orca officials hope will scare sea lions off docks in Oregon has run into a snag its first day on the job. KGW-TV reports the orca was brought overland from Bellingham, Washington, on Thursday, but as soon as it hit the water at Astoria, its engine flooded.


  10. Investigators: Whatcom County inmate killed self with razorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | KOMO News

    Investigators in Bellingham say a Whatcom County Jail inmate found dead in his cell Thursday had killed himself with a shaving razor. The Bellingham Herald reports that 50-year-old Timothy Blair Drafs of Bellingham was being held in a single cell.


  11. Inmate found dead inside Whatcom Co. Jail; suicide suspectedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KOMO News

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- A 50-year-old Whatcom County Jail inmate was found dead inside his cell Thursday morning, and police believe the man committed suicide.


  12. Beach balls used in Astoria's battle to keep sea lions off docksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | KOMO News

    In this May 26, 2015 photo, California sea lions and harbor seals rest on a dock as Robert Evert, Jose Delgado, and Michael Weston, with the Port of Astoria, walk on a recently cleared dock in the East End Mooring Basin in Astoria, Ore. The Port of Astoria is attempting to use the beach balls as a sea lion deterrent according to the Daily Astorian.


  13. 2 people removed from Shell ship in Bellingham BayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | KOMO News

    Members of the Coast Guard, along with Bellingham police, have assisted two activists off of a Shell support ship Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m., the Coast Guard said. Matt Fuller and Chiara Rose had chained themselves over the weekend to the Arctic Challenger, a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans, and refused to leave.


  14. Woman spends night chained to Shell ship in Bellingham BayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | KOMO News

    A woman chained herself to the Arctic Challenger, a support ship for Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans Friday night, Bellingham police said. 20-year-old Chiara Rose D'Angelo is suspended in a climber's harness from the anchor chain of the ship in Bellingham Bay, and has a support vessel nearby.


  15. License suspended for Bellingham nurse after patient deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | KOMO News

    The state Department of Health has suspended the license of a nurse after a resident died in her care at a Bellingham nursing home. A report from the Health Department says the investigation of Tina Brightwell began when a whistleblower contacted the authorities.


  16. Police: Man assaults daughter's boyfriend with cattle prodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | KOMO News

    A Bellingham man is facing assault charges after allegedly poking another man with a cattle prod because he was dating his 25-year-old daughter. The Bellingham Herald reports that 52-year-old Vincent Price Jones was arrested Tuesday, more than a month after Norman Gerstner reported the man for attacking him.


  17. Thousands of Washington teachers prepare for 1-day strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | KOMO News

    Tens of thousands of students and parents are learning that school will be canceled for a day this week as teachers all over Washington stay home to protest school funding issues being debated by lawmakers. The teachers, all members of the Washington Education Association, say they are fed up with state lawmakers not fulfilling the obligation set forth by the State Supreme Court to adequately fund state schools, which is known as the McCleary decision.


  18. 1 man dead, 1 under arrest after 'horseplay' with handgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | KOMO News

    One young man is dead and his friend is under arrest after a gun went off as they were playing around with it Thursday night at a Bellingham home, police said. Officers and medics responded to the home, in the 1200 block of Grant Street, at about 10:50 p.m. after receiving a 911 call reporting that a man had been shot by a handgun and was seriously injured, said Lt.


  19. Family searching for special shirt accidentally given to GoodwillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | KOMO News

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- A Northwest family is searching for a needle -- in a shirt stack.


  20. Boiler turned into a bomb in Bellingham homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KOMO News

    A boiler turned into a bomb inside a Bellingham home and the family's nanny-cam captured the powerful explosion on camera. Within a few seconds, the video shows the wall exploding.


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