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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”

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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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PeaceHealth: Partnership will help patients in need of specialized care

Says working with UW Medicine will streamline services

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Century old message in a bottle washes ashore Vancouver Island

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

Environmental impacts of new jail open for review

Some wetlands would be permanently impacted

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Wash. schools receive grant to teach sexual health

Sexual health education is currently optional

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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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