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Strike continues at Bellingham Technical College

Other college workers honoring picket lines


Students play nurse in new life-like classroom

New building at WCC opens with school year


Road to Artist Point closing for tree cutting

Removing dead trees before storms hit

grocery shopping

Strike authorization vote results announced today

Grocery workers in the Puget Sound area

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Report: Washington taxes poor the most of any state

Nearly 3 percent higher than second place state

Play Steve Mudd on negotiations

Judge wont force striking BTC teachers back to work

State mediators will set next bargaining session

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Coal terminal backers applaud Corps separate review decision

Say Corps doesn’t agree with scope of state’s review


Specialty crop grant included in House farm bill

Local berry farmer says program could be a major asset


Knutson taking leave of absence for back surgery

Asking fellow city council members for time off

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2015 to be the hottest year in history


This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El NiƱo weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.

in National, World

Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill


Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.

in Sports

Rams’ Bailey in critical condition after shooting


The suspended Rams wide receiver was shot during an incident late Tuesday night.

in Entertainment, Sports

Baseball great Willie Mays, 16 others, receive honors from Obama


Yogi Berra, Barbra Streisand, Itzhak Perlman, and among 14 others were given the highest U.S. civilian honor.

in Sports

Warriors crush Lakers for best start in NBA history


The Golden State Warriors registered the best start in NBA history with their 16th straight victory in a blowout win over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.