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PeaceHealth: Partnership would increase services for Skagit patients

Skagit Calley Hospital and Cascade Valley Hospital in talks with PeaceHealth

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Back to school tips to boost success

Sylvan Learning’s guidelines for parents and students

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Villa Inn Motel shooter identified

Fired a shotgun at Bellingham Police officers

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Nurses reach contract agreement

Wage increase and no cuts to sick leave

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Hospitals vote to partner with PeaceHealth

Hospital districts in Mount Vernon, Arlington, and Anacortes

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Lawsuit alleges sex abuse at Washington Boy Scout camps

Says organization conspired to sweep allegations under the rug

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Beach report card, pass and fail

Whatcom County home to the best and one of the worst

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Ski to Sea may change course

Task force forming to look at relocating race legs

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee, left, is joined by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson as he talks to the media in Olympia, Wash. about the federal government's announcement that it will not sue to stop Washington and Colorado from taxing and regulating recreational marijuana for adults, on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. Last fall, voters made both states the first in the country to legalize the sale of marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores. The states are creating rules for the system, with sales expected to begin early next year.

Federal government will not sue WA over legalization of pot

AP Reporting Seattle’s top federal prosecutor says Washington’s medical marijuana system is “untenable” in light of new guidance from the…

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Drug smuggling archer aims ‘pot’ shot at jail

Claims he was hunting a squirrel

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Bells lose to Victoria HarborCats 4-2

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The Bells already clinched the West Division Title, and are 32-13 on the season.

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Chen leads Orioles past Mariners 2-1

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Wei-Yin Chen won his fifth consecutive start and had a season-high eight strikeouts to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.

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WWU women’s soccer ready to follow up best season in school history

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Vikings look strong again after national semifinal appearance in 2013.

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Spurs give Parker an extension

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker shoots the ball during basketball practice on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in San Antonio. The Spurs play Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Thursday.

Parker averaged 16.7 points and 5.7 assists in 29 minutes per game last season to help the Spurs to the franchise's fifth NBA title.

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PGA Tour refutes report Dustin Johnson suspended

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Golf.com reported Friday that the tour had suspended Johnson for six months for failing a drug test.