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Play Steve Mudd on negotiations

BTC teachers poised to strike

Classes scheduled to start tomorrow

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Larsen: House Republicans are wasting time

Says progress on Affordable Care Act will continue

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Bellingham teenager dies in car crash

Collision at Hannegan and Van Wyck Road

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Preparing the community for natural disasters

Local seminars coincide with National Preparedness Month

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Sales increase for Wash. Discover Pass

Nearly $1 million higher

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

State’s bank agrees to handle marijuana cash

Bank of America holds state contract through June

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National Endowment for the Arts honors Lummi elder

Pauline Hillaire receives highest honor in folk and traditional arts

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BTC receives nursing education grant

College recruiting veterans, unemployed and underemployed students

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Officers found justified in returing fire

Man shoots at Police at Bellingham motel

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New wildfire burns buildings, forces residents to flee

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Just days after a wildfire tore through homes in central Washington, a new blaze in the hot, dry region has burned some buildings and forced about two dozen residents to flee.

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Columbia River water temperature is hottest since 1950

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The Columbia River is the warmest it has been since 1950.

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12-year-old burned by fireworks near Auburn stand

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Fire officials say a 12-year-old boy has been taken to a Seattle hospital after being burned by fireworks near an Auburn fireworks stand.

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Officials rule out natural causes in Wenatchee blaze

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Authorities say a wildfire that has destroyed nearly 30 homes in the central Washington city of Wenatchee was likely human-caused.

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Legislative all-nighter: ‘Nasty things slip through’

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A sidewalk outside the Legislative building is bustling with people on the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington state Legislature, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

When lawmakers race to pass budgets and bills by working into the early morning hours, advocates of open government say they are working in the dark in more ways than one.