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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

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Report: NHL Commissioner not considering expansion into Seattle now

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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has thrown up a big stop sign in front of expansion plans focused on the Emerald…

yesterday in Entertainment

‘The Other Woman’ serves up revenge in comic female fantasy

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"The Other Woman" is a somewhat rare species - a comedy by women, about women and for women.

yesterday in Sports

Pineda not only pitcher in majors to try pine tar

Home plate umpire Gerry Davis ejects New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda after a foreign substance was discovered on the right side of his neck in the second inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

The Yankees pitcher is hardly the first major leaguer to use pine tar to aid his grip. He just got caught.

yesterday in Local Sports

Green Bay vs. Seattle will cost you

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson tries to avoid the rush of Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews (52) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

So you want to see 2014 NFL season opener between the Packers and the Seahawks…prepare to open up your wallet.

yesterday in Local Sports

Sherman says money equals respect

Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman (25) comes up with the football as Seahawks' Earl Thomas (29) celebrates after Sherman intercepted an Arizona Cardinals pass in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Seattle.

Seattle Seahawk cornerback Richard Sherman wants to get paid.