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Lynden family members hurt in Oregon crash

Crash in Oregon injures Lynden family members

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Bellingham’s first Baconfest benefits local teens

Bacon lover united over bacon dishes and bacon beer

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New performing art school opening in Bellingham

Old sporting good store turned into arts school

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Feds weigh moving grizzlies into Washington

Bear recovery may focus on Wash. Cascades

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Court expands convicts’ access to DNA testing

Convicted rapist allowed DNA test

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Mud, slides close roads, trap motorists in central wash.

Areas hit by wildfires not battling mudslides

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Coal terminal approved north of border

More coal trains to pass through Whatcom into Canada

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.

Bellingham pot shops up to four

More pot stores in Bellingham than Seattle-metro

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House prices up, sales down

Homes not as affordable

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Blaine, Birch Bay prepare for tsunamis

Shoreline communities plan for future threats

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Blue Skies for Children collecting backpacks

Local backpack drive for kids in need

A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk Friday, July 18, 2014, in Winthrop, Wash. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles. Friday's dawn revealed dramatic devastation, with the Okanagan County town of Pateros, home to 650 people, hit especially hard.

Letter: Federal aid needed for wildfire victims

State ask feds to reconsider aid for wildfire victims

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Women shorted on federal loans and contracts

Less opportunity for state women business owners

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Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

Medical examiner working to confirm climber's identities

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State rakes in the green from local pot shop

Local pot shop pays over $80,000 in taxes in first month

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Identity of I-5 bank robber released

Bail denied for suspected serial bank robber

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Man charged with 4th murder count; 3 in Wash.

Prosecutors say cross-county killer was exacting vengeance against U.S.

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Tree sitter trying to block Wash. mall comes down

Western Washington University student ends tree protest

Photo provided by Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

The world’s richest man interviews Bellingham teacher

Bill Gate calls Bellingham teacher "mind blowing"

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Report: Costco is worth the trip

Study says shopping Costco saves up to 25 percent

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