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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

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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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Lloyd hits stunning hat-trick as U.S. tops Japan for third Women’s World Cup title

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With the victory, the Americans avenged their loss to Japan in the 2011 final and earned a record third title and their first since 1999.

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Fire burns mountainside east of Lake Whatcom

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View of a fire east of Lake Whatcom Sunday, July 7th

It’s currently unclear how contained the fire is, but a spokesman for DNR is expected to provide additional details later Sunday evening

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Montgomery solid into 6th, Mariners beat Athletics

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Seattle rookie Mike Montgomery put together another fine start, pitching the Mariners past the Oakland Athletics Sunday.

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McCoughtry leads Dream over Storm 72-64

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Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points and the Atlanta Dream held off the Seattle Storm 72-64 on Sunday.

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McClendon to take leave from Mariners for sister’s funeral

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Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon will miss his team's upcoming three-game series against the Detroit Tigers to attend a funeral for his sister.