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Undercover police arrest Ferndale woman near elementary school | 1170 KPUG-AM

FERNDALE, Wash. — After a months-long drug investigation, a Ferndale woman was arrested Wednesday at a home in the 5600 block of First Avenue, across from Central Elementary.City Communications Officer Riley Sweeney says Ferndale Police worked with the Whatcom County Gang and Drug Task Force and mad

KPUG1170.COM - 2018-05-25 11:53:59

Influence of Netflix series causes concern around Bellingham School District | 790 KGMI

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Season 2 of “13 Reasons Why” recently released on Netflix and due to its popularity, especially among teens, the Bellingham School District is providing resources for those who need support.Mental health experts have raised concerns over potential risks this show could pose to vi

KGMI - 2018-05-24 13:08:07

Bellingham to Portland flights being discontinued in August | 1170 KPUG-AM

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Alaska Airlines is ending Bellingham to Portland service.The Bellingham Heraldreports the last flight is scheduled for August 25.An Alaska Airlines spokeswoman said the company is discontinuing the flights due to a low number of passengers.Most Bellingham-Portland passengers are

KPUG1170.COM - 2018-05-24 14:40:00

Burlington teen pleads guilty to murder

Buy NowCristian Alexander Quijas, 16, appears in court Thursday at the Skagit County Community Justice Center in Mount Vernon to enter a guilty plea in the 2017 shooting death of 16-year-old Angel Estrada.Charles Biles / Skagit Valley Herald

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2018-05-25 00:22:00

Suspect arrested and gold recovered from Lightcatcher Museum theft | 790 KGMI

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Bellingham Police arrested a suspect in the Lightcatcher Museum theftreported earlier this month.Lieutenant Danette Beckley says the suspect used a tool to access a display case holding a gold domino set with diamond inlays valued at $15,000.Paul Rich is suspected of melting down

KGMI - 2018-05-25 12:11:10

Bellingham's Best Cocktails  - WhatcomTalk

Bellingham knows beer. Whatcom County boasts 12 excellent breweries, with new pubs opening their doors left and right. The City of Renewed Excitement, as theDowntown Associationcalls it, goes beyond beer. Our bustling drink scene relies not only on craft beer, but on craft cocktails, too. Crafted dr

WHATCOMTALK.COM - 2018-05-25 16:00:42

Prep Roundup: Anacortes’ Hopper, La Conner’s Lagerwey win state track titles

“She was focused from the get-go this morning,” Anacortes coach Brad Templeton said. “In her first jump, she set a new school record and PR’d ... then she got to finals and popped another ... it was about a foot farther than she’d ever jumped. She was just money.”

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2018-05-25 20:07:00

Bellingham Bells Add Several 10-Day Players to 2018 Roster - WhatcomTalk

The Bellingham Bells have added multiple ten-day players to the 2018 roster. The ten-day player class consists of six pitchers, a catcher, three infielders and an outfielder.

WHATCOMTALK.COM - 2018-05-25 18:25:54

2018 Memorial Day Weekend ceremonies include parade and cemetery observances | 1170 KPUG-AM

At noon on Saturday, the newly dubbedWhatcom Memorial Day Paradestarts at Alabama Street and Cornwall Avenue, with the backing of the Bellingham-based Marine Corps League and community donations.

KPUG1170.COM - 2018-05-25 12:31:39

Pair of teen girls arrested in Mount Vernon after threat seen on Snapchat app | 790 KGMI

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — A Snapchat post with a vague threat against an unidentified school led to the arrest of two Skagit County teenage girls Wednesday.TheSkagit Valley Heraldreports the Mount Vernon School District alerted families and planned extra security when made aware of the post showing a te

KGMI - 2018-05-24 13:44:24

Naked man walks into several homes near WWU | 790 KGMI

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — A naked man was arrested Wednesday as Bellingham police say he entered several homes without permission, exposing himself to multiple people, including three children.Lieutenant Danette Beckley says at about 2:30 P.M. Dalton Williams Edwards walked into a woman’s apartment on Pal

KGMI - 2018-05-24 15:24:21

Man hit by car on SR 9 airlifted to Harborview

New to Washington: 'Diverging diamond' interchange coming to LaceyOnce killed, one injured in mountain lion attack near North BendWorker killed in fall at construction site on SR 520Tony Reed testifies against his brother, John Reed, in Oso murdersWoman left brain damaged after cosmetic surgery just


Bellingham Police Officer awarded for saving life of stabbing victim | 1170 KPUG-AM

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Bellingham Police awarded K-9 Officer Kaiser with a First Class Commendation last week for his actions in saving a man’s life.On January 13th, Officer Kaiser responded to reports of a stabbing at some apartments on Alderwood Avenue and found Cody Shadle bleeding profusely with mu


Have you seen this missing 15-year-old from Snohomish County?

EVERETT, Wash. -- The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 15-year-old last seen at a school bus stop in Bothell on Monday.The Sheriff's Office says Caydan Franzo was last seen about 2 p.m. in the 2100 block of Maltby Road.If you know where Caydan is, you are asked to call 911.


Arrest of 19-year-old in Ferndale turns up meth, gun, bulletproof vest | 790 KGMI

FERNDALE, Wash. — Deputies arrested a man in Ferndale early Saturday after they say a search of his car turned up a scale and baggies with meth residue, a bulletproof vest and a .44 caliber revolver.Whatcom County Undersheriff Jeff Parks says they contacted Dustin Binion at the Pilot Gas Station at


Snowboarder's body recovered on Mount Baker - NEWS 1130

BELLINGHAM, Washington (NEWS 1130) – Rescuers have recovered the body of a snowboarder, missing on Mount Baker since January.

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PeaceHealth fined for waste disposal violations | 1170 KPUG-AM

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center has agreed to settle several violations of dangerous waste laws and pay a $16,000 fine.The violations were from inspections conducted in 2017 and found that the hospital inappropriately disposed of dangerous waste by shipping to a facility no


Body of Meridian grad snowboarder found Sunday

MOUNT BAKER — The body of 24-year-old snowboarder Vitaliy Datskiy, a Meridian High School grad missing since January, was located over the weekend.Human remains were recovered on north-face cliffs of the Pan Dome on Sunday, May 20, Whatcom County Undersheriff Jeff Parks said. “There’s no question th


Almost 40% of Whatcom County households struggling to make ends meet, survey says | 1170 KPUG-AM

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — New data shows 39% of households in Whatcom County can’t afford basic necessities with their monthly wages.United Wayuses the acronym ALICE, which stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed to describe people struggling to pay bills with income coming from Social Secu


Body of missing snowboarder found on Mount Baker | 1170 KPUG-AM

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