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Man faces vehicular homicide for twins’ death

Fatal crash near Anacortes on Halloween

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Lummi man sentenced to ten years for rape

Victim’s children witnessed rape

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Stenson retrial results in guilty verdict

Killed his wife and business partner in 1993

A woman survivor of Typhoon Haiyan weeps as she holds her daughter while waiting for her turn to get on a U.S. Air Force plane to leave for the capital city of Manila, at the airport in Tacloban, central Philippines, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday, leaving a wide swath of destruction.

Local Red Cross raising funds for typhoon relief

Death toll could reach well over 10,000

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Halloween crash claims another life

Second twin dies in hospital

Crews find cut cable that caused San Juan outages

May have been caused by small earthquake

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Downward gas trend to continue

Lowest price since February 2011

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Shellfish harvesting reopens in north county

Biotoxin no longer present on some beaches

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Girl escapes abduction in Columbia neighborhood

Suspect driving forest green four-door vehicle

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Department of Fishing closing parts of Nooksack River

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Low flows and warm water temperatures prompted the fishing ban on several stretches of the river.

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Rain returning to Whatcom County in big way

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We could see up to 2-and-a-half inches of rain just this weekend.

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Lummi Nation done talking about proposed Coal Terminal

In this photo taken Oct. 23, 2012, a dilapidated structure is seen jutting out into the Strait of Georgia along the beach just south of the location of a proposed coal exporting terminal in Ferndale, Wash., just north of Bellingham, Wash. In the distance behind are an existing aluminum plant and oil refinery. The progressive college town of Bellingham is at the center of one of the fiercest environmental debates in the region: should the Northwest become a hub for exporting U.S. coal to Asia? A proposal to build one of as many as five coal terminals here has divided the town, pitting union and businesses that welcome jobs against environmentalists who worry about coal dust and greenhouse gas emissions. A trade group is running TV ads touting the projects, while numerous cities such as Seattle and Portland are opposing coal trains through their communities.

The tribe says it sent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers its final letter on the matter and now expects the corps to deny permits for the project.

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Bids in for construction of new Skagit County jail

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The new 108-thousand-square foot jail will feature a health services area and a secure perimeter with concrete panels.