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Summer heat is on its way

Temps may jump 15 degree or more next week

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Ferndale road closure

Portal Way and Grandview Road 24 hour closure

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Inslee asks for economic-disaster declaration

For areas and businesses affected by bridge collapse

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Mount Vernon City Council considers pot moratorium

Six month ban on marijuana retail

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Starbucks hikes prices

Raising prices at a time when coffee costs are falling

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Boy robbed of belt and shoes

Man and woman arrested

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Ericksen: Budget agreement as soon as today

Temporary shutdown if no agreement is reached by June 30

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Public Works presents plan to keep asbestos out of Swift Creek

Naturally occurring asbestos coming down Sumas Mountain

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Majority of roads in Mount Baker-Snoqualimie National Forest to be closed

Forest Service asking for public input on which roads to keep

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WTA holding kid art bus display contest

Events at three area libraries

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in Local Sports

WWU volleyball begins defense of GNAC title this week

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No.9 Vikings host three matches at Carver Gym against conference foes.

in Local Sports

Huskies’ Marcus Peters reinstated

Water droplets fly as Washington running back Deontae Cooper, right, is tailed by defensive back Marcus Peters, Saturday, April 19, 2014, during the team's spring NCAA college football game in Seattle.

The standout cornerback served a one-game suspension for the University of Washington

in Sports

Redskins optimistic RG3 will return this season

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) leaves the game on a cart after injuring his left ankle during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Landover, Md.

RG3 left the Redskins game vs. the Jaguars with a ankle injury but an MRI shows no broken bones and the Skins hope he will return this season.

in Sports

Knowshon Moreno leads list of NFL injuries

Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno (28) walks off the field after an injury during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

Moreno, RG3, Ingram and more are injured in week 2 of the NFL season.

in Entertainment, Weird

Chinese city sidewalk offers ‘cell phone’ lane

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The special path offers a lane for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.