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4 days ago in Local Sports

Astros avoid Mariners sweep

Jose Altuve opened the game with his third leadoff homer of the season, doubled twice and scored three runs to help the Houston Astros avoid a sweep with a victory over the Mariners on Wednesday night.

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard during an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

4 days ago in Local Sports

Blazers now in control heading home

CJ McCollum scored 27 points and the Blazers capitalized on the absence of injured Chris Paul and Blake Griffin to beat the Clippers on Wednesday night in Game 5 of their first-round series.

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4 days ago in Sports

Warriors grant Lakers permission to interview Luke Walton

The 36-year-old Walton, who won two championships during his nine seasons playing for the Lakers, guided defending champion Golden State to a record 24-0 start this season while filling in for Kerr when the coach was on a leave of absence following complications from two back surgeries.

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4 days ago in Sports

Goff, Wentz at ease in Chicago before NFL draft

The 2016 NFL football draft prospects are in the Windy City getting ready to hear their name called.

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4 days ago in Sports

NBA & NHL Playoff Scoreboard

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFS Final Charlotte 90 Miami 88 Final Portland 108 LAC 98 Final Golden State 114 Houston 81…

Marijuana

4 days ago in Local

Emergency moratorium on Pot stores in King County

Council members voted for the four month ban after hearing reports that residents were opposing the businesses.

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4 days ago in Sports

Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before games

After Wednesday's ceremony, the flame will travel to Switzerland, where it will visit the United Nations building in Geneva and the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.

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4 days ago in Local

Seattle Mariners CEO Howard Lincoln is stepping down

He's owned the team since 1999.

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4 days ago in Local Sports

Men’s golf takes home GNAC hardware

The Western Washington University men’s golf team continued its haul during awards season with four players being named to the 2016 GNAC Men’s Golf All-Conference team and Luke Bennett earning Coach of the Year honors.

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

4 days ago in Local

More deadly car crashes in Washington since Pot became legal

People may not completely understand marijuana impairment yet.

Money

4 days ago in Local

The weak Canadian dollar is causing trouble for Whatcom retailers

The Canadian dollar was down to $0.68 U.S at one point a few months ago.

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4 days ago in Local

Man pleads not guilty in dismemberment slaying

Charlton is being held on five million dollars bail.

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4 days ago in National

Email privacy bill headed for House approval

The House of Representatives is expected to vote to require law enforcement authorities to get a search warrant before asking technology companies to hand over old emails, with the bill's Senate prospects unclear.

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4 days ago in Sports

Players chosen in NFL draft need to plan for the long game

Every year, the National Football League draft makes a number of strapping young men very, very rich. But a word of advice from former NFL stars: Start thinking about your next career right away.

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4 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

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4 days ago in Local Sports

John Stanton new Chairman & CEO as M’s announce ownership changes

New chairman and CEO John Stanton takes over for the retiring Howard Lincoln. Stanton and the new ownership hope to officially take over in August following Major League Baseball approval.

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4 days ago in Local Sports

Storm point guard Sue Bird to play in fourth Olympics

New Storm center Breanna Stewart also makes the team

Rock singer Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., during his opening show, Feb. 18, 1985. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)

4 days ago in Music

‘Purple Rain’ coming to more movie theaters

The 1984 film is a big hit in cinemas all over again thanks to fans seeking ways to pay tribute to the late music icon.

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4 days ago in Weird

Don’t take a selfie with Flat Creek Floyd

Fearing Snapchat could take an ugly turn toward "snap chomp," police are warning people not to take selfies with an alligator in suburban Atlanta.

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4 days ago in Local Sports

A full day of high school baseball, softball and boys soccer Tuesday

Ferndale baseball beats Squalicum, Nooksack Valley softball scores 24

Recent Headlines

2 days ago in Local

18yo arrested on suspicion of abandoning son in Everett dumpster

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Police got a tip this week that she had been pregnant and then appeared not to be pregnant anymore, refusing to talk about what happened.

2 days ago in Local

Ulta Beauty and Sephora coming to Bellingham

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Ulta Beauty is setting up shop next to Abercrombie and Fitch in the Bellis Fair Mall, and Sephora will be opening in JC Penny.

2 days ago in Local

National pharmaceutical company forced to pay state $23 million

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The State Attorney General says drug-maker Wyeth, which is owned by Pfizer, underpaid Medicaid.

3 days ago in Local

Bellingham man is sentenced to nine months for rape

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it could have been much longer.

3 days ago in Local

A rental scam to watch out for in Whatcom County

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The scammer was obviously hoping to get money before the renters learned it was a scam.