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Washington ranks 20th in prescription-drug abuse

Fourty-one percent increase in eleven years


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


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,…


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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in National, Sports

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber to argue for new trial

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court on Tuesday to seek a new trial for their client, who was sentenced to death in June for the 2013 bomb attack that killed three people and injured more than 260.

in Sports

Kentucky remains on top


The Wildcats are off to a 7-0 start and got 59 of the first place votes.

in Sports

Warriors’ perfect start being put to the test


Golden State extended their NBA record start to 19-0 with a narrow win over the Utah Jazz but that inevitable first defeat of the season may come sooner rather than later.

in Sports

Ravens beat Browns with touchdown off blocked field goal


Baltimore Ravens safety Will Hill gave up the tying touchdown in the fourth quarter Monday night, but he atoned for that error in a big way.

in National, World

China, U.S. high-level cyber crime talks to begin Tuesday


Top U.S. and Chinese officials will convene this week in Washington for the first round of cyber security talks following the signing of a bilateral anti-hacking accord in September.