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Oil trains arriving at BP

Receiving up to one train a day

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Troopers suspect mulitple factors in deadly crash

Early New Year’s Eve crash kills two

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New law changes ‘riot’ wording

Easier to charge rioters

Marijuana

State taxes medical marijuana dependencies

Lawyers argue for exemption

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

No welcome yet for pot shops in many cities

Bans and moratoriums on pot sales

Job Briefcase

Two cities increase public defense

Complying with court ruling

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Employees give bonuses to charity

Local company gives back

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Police search for driver following hit and run on Pole Road

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A couple from Everson was injured and a person is being sought in a hit and run crash on Pole Road last evening.

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Weak loonie isn’t keeping Canadians from shopping in the states

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The falling Loonie means more Americans shopping in Canada and fewer Canadians shopping in America. But our neighbors to the north still spend much more in the US than we do in Canada.

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Beware of over-the-phone tax scam

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Several people in Whatcom County are reporting a tax scam.

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Seattle FBI arrests man suspected of supporting ISIS

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The FBI in Seattle arrested a Montesano man suspected of being an ISIS sympathizer.

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Whatcom Humane Society opposes ‘Donkey Basketball’ fundraiser

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The Whatcom Humane Society is condemning a popular Ferndale Schools fundraiser. The annual Donkey Basketball game is scheduled for Saturday.