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Inmate back behind bars after surprising escape

Scaled a “climb-proof” enclosure

Marijuana

City council considers interim pot zoning

State licence applications start in September

Photo provided by the Port of Bellingham

First of five waterfront work sessions

Goal of finishing plans by end of year

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Suspect in lewd attack south of Lynden arrested

Tip from an alert local resident helped deputies nab the suspect

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Weekend thunderstorms pose fire threat

Fire weather watch in effect in Whatcom County

Road Work

Downhill lane of W. College Way closing for construction

May be closed up to five weeks starting Monday

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New public access channel in the works

Would take over digital channel 24.3

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It’s time for the Northwest Washington Fair

New roller coaster debuts Aug. 12 to 17

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Mount Baker Highway high-speed chase and shootout injures two

Two suspects are now in the hospital with gunshot wounds after getting into a firefight with police on the Mount…

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Wimbledon latest sporting event to ban ‘selfie sticks’

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Tennis fans: Leave your selfie stick at home.

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Sandra Bullock’s son has no idea his mom is a superstar

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Five-year-old Louis doesn't know his mom is an international movie star.

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Hundreds of cinemas refuse to show ‘Avengers’ film

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Theaters in Germany are refusing to show the much-anticipated sequel in a dispute with Disney.

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Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death

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Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

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PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake

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Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.