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Inmate back behind bars after surprising escape

Scaled a “climb-proof” enclosure

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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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in Sports, Viral Videos

Porcupine predicts Super Bowl winner

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He's been right the last three years. Can Teddy Bear the porcupine go four-for-four?

in Entertainment

Lee Daniels wants Denzel on ‘Empire’

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The Hollywood moviemaker wants the Oscar winner to join the cast for a cameo appearance.

in Sports

Lawmaker again takes aim at NFL tax status

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Days before the Super Bowl, a lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the NFL's tax exemption.

in Sports

Murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez set to start

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Massachusetts prosecutors will seek to prove he fatally shot a semi-professional football player in 2013.

in National

As gas prices drop, Americans favor oil exports

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A new poll shows Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil.