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yard fire

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

Photo provided by WSDOT

New I-5 bridge section over Skagit River opens

Speed limit remains below 60 mph

Skagit bridge

Dozens of Wash. bridges in disrepair or at risk

Classified “structurally deficient” and “fracture critical.”

speeding ticket

It’s the law: Lawmakers don’t get speeding tickets

Constitutionally protected during a legislative session

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in Entertainment

Daughter reveals Joan Rivers is still on life support

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.

in National

Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

in Lifestyle

Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

in Lifestyle

Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.

in Sports

Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.