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Tuition freeze in place at Wash. state schools

High education funding gets a boost

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Salish Sea health report presents mixed results

Freshwater improving, marine quality in decline

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Shipyard in Fairhaven gets grant to expand

All American Marine awarded close to $1 million

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Majority of Western students won’t see higher tuition

New budget avoids increase for in-state undergrads

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Larsen co-sponsors Government Surveillance Transparency Act

Would allow private companies to inform customers

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Lummi Nation awarded HUD housing grant

Affordable housing to be built near Northwest Indian College

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Big Rock fire closes parts of Highway 9

No homes have been threatened

Photo courtesy of the Whatcom Tea Party by Dave Onkels

County Council candidates voice opinions at forum

Listen to what they had to say in two podcasts

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Doug Baldwin headlines group of unheralded receivers

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse (15) celebrates after scoring on a 63-yard touchdown reception next to wide receiver Doug Baldwin (89) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Carolina Panthers in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.

Criticism of Seattle's receivers comes from ex-players-turned-broadcasters, other reporters and plenty of fans on social media.

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Chancellor “looked pretty good” as Seahawks finish prep

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) celebrates a hit on St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor "looked pretty good" on Saturday according to coach Pete Carroll.

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Seahawks’ D could earn spot in NFL lore with Super Bowl win

Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor, left, and cornerback Richard Sherman warm up with their teammates at the start of NFL football practice Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks and the Denver Broncos are scheduled to play in the Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

The Seahawks are the first team since coach Buddy Ryan's 1985-86 Chicago Bears to give up the fewest points per game and fewest yards per game in back-to-back seasons.

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Viking men rout Nanooks

WWU Jeffrey Parker and Jamon Echols

Jeffrey Parker scored 26 points to break open a tight contest as Western Washington University pulled away to an 80-57 victory over University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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