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Washington ranks 20th in prescription-drug abuse

Fourty-one percent increase in eleven years

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Ruling: Skagit River basin reserved for fish not wells

Hundreds of homes affected by state Supreme Court decision

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Man missing in Baker Lake area

Last seen collecting pine cones near Elbow Lake trail head

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King crab season in jeopardy because of shutdown

Crabbers may not be able to obtain permits

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County homes sales rise

Up over 20 percent from last year

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Women’s shelter joins YWCA

Keeping staff and services

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One dead, three injured in weekend’s second fatal car crash

One man is dead and three are injured after a car swerved into oncoming traffic on Slater Road last night,…

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Unindentified man found dead in Franklin Park

An unidentified man is found dead in Franklin Park earlier this morning. A neighbor called officers to the scene after…

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Lynden woman dies in high-speed rollover crash

A young woman has died and a man is seriously injured¬†after a rollover crash¬†Friday night on West Badger Road near…

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How low will gas go?

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AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

in Entertainment

The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

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The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

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The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik

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New Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik speaks at a news conference introducing Lloyd McClendon Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Seattle. McClendon spent eight patient seasons as a coach waiting for another opportunity to be a major league manager after his stint in Pittsburgh. The Mariners are giving McClendon that chance and formally introduced him on Thursday as their new manager.

Jeff Kingston, who has been the Mariners Assistant General Manager since 2009, will handle the GM responsibilities for the remainder of the 2015 regular season.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

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The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.