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Barron Heating wins Ski to Sea

Barron was last year’s overall winner as well

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WA Governor Vows Thorough Investigation of Bridge Collapse

Inslee: A temporary bridge is the top priority.

Boy Scouts of America to allow openly gay scouts

Local volunteer: They made the right decision

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Festival of Flags honors Veteran Women

Will be 1,550 flags on display

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Memorial Day services honor veterans

Two services on Monday

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I-5 bridge over Skagit River collapses

Three people reportedly injured, no fatalities

County Executive Jack Louws

Whatcom County financially stable

Annual “State of the County” address

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Waning dollar not expected to deter Canadian shoppers

Canadian dollar has fallen below 97-cents

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County Councilmember resigns before term ends

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A longstanding conservative voice on the Whatcom County Council is stepping down.

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Lynch at Media Day: ‘I’m here so I don’t get fined’

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Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch leaves at the beginning of media day for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Phoenix.

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch constantly repeated "I'm here so I don't get fined" for five minutes before leaving the podium at Media Day.

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Washington Democrats oppose national education standards

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Leaders of the Washington state Democratic Party passed a resolution this past weekend condemning the national education standards known as the Common Core.

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Washington teacher, researcher testify before Congress

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A Seattle elementary school teacher at a University of Washington researcher testified before Congress Tuesday on the federal education law known as No Child Left Behind.

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Senate bill calls for end to Seattle tunnel project

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Two state senators want to kill the Seattle tunnel project and bury Bertha, the broken down drilling machine, so the transportation department can start over.