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Local machinists will vote on Boeing contract

International Machinist Union forcing the vote

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Spring job outlook bright

Employers plan to double opening

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Judge considers fate of sex offender files

Making low level offenders public

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Scientists target invasive owls

Attempt to save native owls

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New fire hazard linked to marijuana

People extracting oil from pot

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Wooden toy all the rage in Canada

Old fashioned toy popular again

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AG sues food group over anti labeling campaign

Breaking campaign contribution laws

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Expanded oil trains raise safety questions

Rail plans in Whatcom County

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Loonie drop won’t stop shoppers

Canadian dollar falls to 93 cents

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Police search for driver following hit and run on Pole Road

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A couple from Everson was injured and a person is being sought in a hit and run crash on Pole Road last evening.

2 hours ago in Local

Weak loonie isn’t keeping Canadians from shopping in the states

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The falling Loonie means more Americans shopping in Canada and fewer Canadians shopping in America. But our neighbors to the north still spend much more in the US than we do in Canada.

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Beware of over-the-phone tax scam

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Several people in Whatcom County are reporting a tax scam.

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Seattle FBI arrests man suspected of supporting ISIS

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The FBI in Seattle arrested a Montesano man suspected of being an ISIS sympathizer.

2 hours ago in Local

Whatcom Humane Society opposes ‘Donkey Basketball’ fundraiser

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The Whatcom Humane Society is condemning a popular Ferndale Schools fundraiser. The annual Donkey Basketball game is scheduled for Saturday.