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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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Postal carriers getting a panic button

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It used to be that mail carriers had to just contend with dogs and weather but a rise in other work-related dangers has pushed the postal service to adopt new technology.

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Oreos get thin, going for ‘sophisticated’ air

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Oreos are getting a new look.

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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

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Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.

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U.S. and Iran: the unbearable awkwardness of defending your enemy

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It's always awkward to defend your enemies. But that's the position U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has found itself in with Iran as it pushes for an historic accord that would end a 12-year nuclear standoff.

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McIlroy suffers severe ankle injury ahead of British Open

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Rory McIlroy's defense of golf's British Open has been thrown into doubt.