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Tri-plex fire called “suspicious”

Samples being tested at crime lab

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Fire chief: Orcas Island fires called suspicious

Two house fires and a gallery fire in the town of Olga

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Local unemployment up in June

Same rate as a year ago

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Autopsy: Boy likely died from self-inflicted gun shot wound

Initial suspect turns himself in, questions remain

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New county slaughterhouses up for consideration

Public hearing tonight at Whatcom County Council meeting

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Vote expected tonight on Lake Whatcom phosphorus rules

Whatcom County Council considers storm water and building regulations

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Farm workers back on strike

Price negotiations break down at Sakuma Brothers Farms

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Bacteria closes two area beaches to swimming

High levels of fecal bacteria at Little Squalicum Park and Wildcat Cove

Recent Headlines

41 minutes ago in Sports

Sox rally for 6-5 win over O’s on Sunday Night Baseball

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Jonny Gomes hit a three-run homer for the Red Sox, who overcame a 5-0 deficit and improved to 4-5 in Fenway Park where they went 53-28 last season

54 minutes ago in Local Sports

Miami scores 2 in the 8th to sweep Seattle

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Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond (11) looks on in the dugout before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Washington.

Adeiny Hechavarria hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth inning after an instant replay went in Miami's favor and the Marlins beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 to complete a three-game sweep.

yesterday in Sports

Broncos to gather for 1st time since Super Bowl flop

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The AFC champs aim to use that 43-8 shellacking by Seattle as motivation for 2014 starting Monday when they gather for the start of offseason workouts.

yesterday in Entertainment, Sports

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, wrongly convicted of murder, dead

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The boxer's imprisonment, and battle to free him, are immortalized in the Bob Dylan song "Hurricane" and the film of the same name, starring Denzel Washington.

yesterday in Local Sports

Rockets host Portland in first-round of playoffs

Houston Rockets center Omer Asik, right, from Turkey, reaches in on Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, April 5, 2013.

Portland returns to the playoffs for the first time since 2011. Tip-off is schedule for 6:30pm Sunday.