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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
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
3 fires set on Marysville elementary school campus
On Sunday, shortly after 5:30 a.m., firefighters put out a small fire in a green recycling bin near the gym area of Pinewood Elementary.
Most of Arlington couple's $30k in belongings stolen have been recovered
ARLINGTON, Wash. -- An Arlington couple spent Wednesday morning rediscovering what they thought was lost forever. Thousands of dollars worth of their personal belongings that had been stolen the week before, now back in their possession.
Sirens: Graffiti Reported, Tools Stolen Accused Shoplifter Takes Hair Products, Resident Complains of Noisy Teens
• At 5:28 p.m. on Monday, a hit and run was reported at the intersection of Harrison Avenue and Interstate 5. A driver reportedly caused a two-vehicle collision, then fled the scene.
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
Bellingham High girls finish second at state golf | 1170 KPUG-AM
The Bellingham High School girls golf team had the best finish among Whatcom County teams as state tournament action wrapped up Wednesday. Bellingham finished second in Class 2A, behind only state champion Sammamish.Bellingham’s Jada French was the highest individual finisher tying for second place
How did Funko go from Redmond garage to Everett flagship store?
The crafters of the big-headed, vinyl dolls have taken the world by storm, growing from a small operation focused on nostalgic bobbleheads to more than 600 employees in offices around the world, with a headquarters and flagship store based just north of Seattle in Everett.
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
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.
Family Center breaks ground on affordable housing facility
The center is a social services provider, and housing is just a supplemental piece of a bigger puzzle, Johnson said.
Everett man accused of trying to kill ex-girlfriend with opioid spray
MUKILTEO, Wash. (AP) — An Everett man is accused of holding down his ex-girlfriend at a Mukilteo hotel, shoving Xanax down her throat and forcing a fentanyl spray up her nose in what police say was attempted murder.
‘The show must go on’
The show must go on.It is a maxim Joan O’Meara would always use at some point during her decades spent teaching dance and putting on shows in Port Townsend, her daughter, Erin O’Meara, recalls.And now, go on it must.
Port to save pieces of Junk Co. building during deconstruction
Port of Anacortes commissioners voted Thursday to deconstruct the Anacortes Junk Co. building on Second Street and preserve the facade and floor boards, among other materials.Commissioners approved a budget of no more than $106,800 to deconstruct the building, also known as the livery stable, and sa
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
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
Woman Dies In 6-Car Crash On Hood Canal Bridge
PORT GAMBLE, WA - A 65-year-old woman died in a six-car crash on the Hood Canal Bridge Thursday evening. According to Washington State Patrol, the crash happened due to an erratic driver.
Washington police say DNA led to arrest of man for 1987 murders of Victoria couple
Snohomish County Cold Case Detective Jim Scharf, right, shares details of the unsolved case of the 1987 double homicide of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg, during a press conference in Everett, Washington on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ian Terry /The Herald via AP)
Man arrested in 1987 double killing in Washington
William Earl Talbott II enters the courtroom Friday at the Skagit County Community Justice Center in Mount Vernon, Wash., before entering a plea of not guilty for the 1987 murder of Tanya Van Cuylenborg.Associated Press
Arlington man charged after pregnant woman beaten to death with cooking pot
EVERETT, Wash. --The Arlington man arrestedin April for reportedly beating a pregnant woman to death with a cooking pot was charged Friday with first-degree murder in Snohomish County Superior Court.Court documents state that on Apirl 16, 29-year-old Christopher David Yacono kicked down the front do