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Disenrolled Nooksack tribal members appeal

More than 300 members have been disenrolled

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Sierra Club sues BNSF over Washington State coal pollution

Wants to require Clean Water Act permits for coal trains

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PeaceHealth says partnerships will not reduce services

Reaction to ACLU’s call for a moratorium on secular and non-secular hospital mergers

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Fire Chief: Fireworks ban good for city

Allows focus on more important fire emergencies

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Council asks Mayor to consider coal study budget

Could cost the up to $25,000.

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Port approves airport Holiday Inn

Expected to open by summer 2015

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Ferndale gas tax vote nixed from ballot

Council reverses may decision

Rep. Steve O'Ban, R-28

O’Ban will replace Carrell in Senate

Appointed by Piece County Council

allergies

No relief from long allergy season

Locals doctor says longer season is new norm

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

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Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage to a symbol of celebrity.

in Local Sports

Sherman doubts any punishment ahead for Patriots

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Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Renton, Wash. The Seahawks play the Denver Broncos in the NFL football Super Bowl on Feb. 2.

Sherman said after defending champion Seattle's arrival in Phoenix that a "conflict of interest" exists because of how close Commissioner Roger Goodell and Pats owner Robert Kraft are. He noted they "are taking pictures at each other's homes."

in Lifestyle

‘No-tip’ restaurant offers food for thought on pay, benefits

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The restaurant has reignited debate over working conditions in the food service industry.

in National

Juror questioning to resume in Boston Marathon bombing trial

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Many prospective jurors said they could not be impartial because they already believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty.

in National

U.S. pediatricians oppose legal pot

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Despite some states allowing recreational and medical use of marijuana, pediatricians say the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal.