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BNSF taking extra precautions at traffic crossing, truck crash site

Truck crashes into crossing ending Police chase

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WSP ‘tweeting’ in real time

Follow event at #daywithwsp on Twitter

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Bomb threat disrupts Port Townsend ferry service

Threat received via text message

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Man accused of abuse takes stand at trial

Death of 13 year-old adoptive daughter Hana Williams

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Free-roaming cats now outlawed in Edmonds

Supporters say cats invite health hazards

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High speed police chase ends in fiery crash

Man crashes into railroad crossing near Sumas

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Man wounded in shootout with police

Sheriff and Police Chief calling shooting attempted murder

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Sheriff’s Department settles dispute over handcuffing deaf man

Changes arrest policy and communication efforts

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Bellingham School District optimistic over test scores

Eighty-eight percent of Bellingham students pass requirement

Photo provided by City of Bellingham

Bellingham working on deal with Lynden, PUD

Keeping Lake Whatcom from dropping too low

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Teacher says he ran toward gunfire like anyone else would

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A popular teacher who tackled a shooter inside a school says he did what any other teacher in the U.S. would do: He ran toward the gunfire instead of away from it.

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Budget writers meet ahead of start of special session

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Budget negotiators returned to the Capitol for a meeting with Gov. Jay Inslee ahead of a midweek start of a special session that could last up to 30 days.

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State of Washington wants more time to answer contempt order

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DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press   SEATTLE (AP) — Washington’s attorney general says the Legislature needs more time to figure…

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Another local missing in Nepal, but 4 WWU students OK

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A former Whatcom County restaurant owner is missing in Nepal. Four Western Washington University students in Nepal are safe.

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‘Glamping’ comes to Orcas Island

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Overnight visitors to the Orcas Island park can simply pack a bag and leave the sleeping bags, tents and other gear behind.