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Last year berry pickers picketed pay and conditions at Sakuma Brothers Farm.

Berry farmer speaks out about latest strike

Calls strike a “misunderstanding”

police in car

U.S. Attorney’s Office supports Lummi and Noosack crime fighting efforts

Implementing Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

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Unincorporated burn ban lifts Wednesday

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hospital

PeaceHealth: Partnership will help patients in need of specialized care

Says working with UW Medicine will streamline services

ocean waves

Century old message in a bottle washes ashore Vancouver Island

Written by a man traveling from San Francisco to Bellingham in 1906

jail

Environmental impacts of new jail open for review

Some wetlands would be permanently impacted

condoms

Wash. schools receive grant to teach sexual health

Sexual health education is currently optional

vaccination

More children being vaccinated in U.S.

Coverage lags for people below poverty line

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New I-5 bridge section over Skagit River opens

Speed limit remains below 60 mph

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Reports: Bears benching Cutler

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler throws before a preseason NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Seattle.

ESPN first reported Wednesday that the Bears were switching quarterbacks, with Jimmy Clausen getting the nod over Cutler for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions

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Updated Prep Basketball Polls Released

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The updated prep boys and girls basketball polls are out - see where Whatcom County's teams rank

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Judge rejects NCAA concussions deal

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A federal judge has rejected a proposed $75 million head injury settlement with the NCAA as too broad.

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49ers release McDonald amid further legal trouble

San Francisco 49ers' defensive tackle Ray McDonald (91) against the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011.

Defensive lineman Ray McDonald has been released by the San Francisco 49ers amid an investigation by San Jose police into McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault.

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Wisconsin brings Pitt’s Chryst home as coach

Pittsburgh head coach Paul Chryst in an NCAA football game between Pittsburgh and Miami on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 in Pittsburgh.

The school made it official on Wednesday, hiring Chryst away from Pittsburgh. The announcement ended days of speculation following the surprising departure of Gary Andersen