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Lynden explosion hurts 3

Fire Chief: 3 workers taken to hospital after Lynden blast

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Poll: Voters support background check measure

Swing voters could decide gun measure

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Bellingham car safety company expands

Merger and new name for Bellingham car camera company

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Business of the Year nominees announced

Chamber of Commerce creates new award

USGS and Forest Service scientists stand at the crater rim of Mount St Helens August 2005 Mount St. Helens is an active volcano in southwest Washington. Photo courtesy of US Forest Serivce.

Warming climate could change North Cascades

UW study says large fires could be new normal

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Child molesters gets 7 1/2 year sentence

Convicted child molester admits to abusing in past

Plastic cups sit at memorial Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. The cups cover candles and bear the names of Zoe R. Galasso, right, and Gia Soriano, left, both 14, who were killed when Jaylen R. Fryberg, 15, named on the center candle, opened fire Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the school cafeteria before taking his own life. The school will be closed all week.

Surgery for Marysville school shooting victim

School shooting victims remain hospitalized

Banner at Nooksack High School.  High school across Washington are showing their support for Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

Marysville gives football trophy to Oak Harbor

High school football rivals comes together over shooting

Protesters yell at police wearing riot gear Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Racial tensions have run high in in the predominantly black city of Ferguson following the shooting death by police of Michael Brown, 18, an unarmed black man.

Ferguson, Missouri sparks local police panel

Local police organizations and ACLU discuss military equipment

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Washington launches health exchange for businesses

Small businesses have new health coverage options

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Saint Joseph sets example for medicare care

PeaceHealth medicare readmission rates below national average

Last year berry pickers picketed pay and conditions at Sakuma Brothers Farm.

Skagit judge says guests OK at farmworker housing

Workers win ruling against Sakuma Farms

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Cheaper airfair in Bellingham

Airfare decreases at Bellingham Airport

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Money approved for two new county parks

County purchases land in Maple Falls and Birch Bay

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Sex offender arrested at border

Man with child porn on phone arrested at border

People react as they wait at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

Marysville teacher releases statement on shooting

Teacher who approached school shooter speaks out

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Woman crashes car into children’s museum

Car crash into museum leaves minor damage

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New Bellingham Police officers inducted

Bellingham Police now fully staffed

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New Ferndale Library opens

Lots of space to curl up with a book at new library

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Chancellor, Okung to be game-time decisions

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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.

The Seattle Seahawks could be without starting safety Kam Chancellor and left tackle Russell Okung for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders.

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Raiders may be without starting CB Carlos Rogers

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Oakland Raiders assistant head coach Tony Sparano looks on before an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in East Rutherford, N.J.

Interim coach Tony Sparano said the Raiders are expected to be without cornerback Carlos Rogers for Sunday's game against the Seahawks.

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AP Source: Warriors, Thompson agree to extension

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Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, right, puts p a shot as Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes defends during the first half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Los Angeles.

A person with knowledge of the deal says Golden State Warrior and former WSU Cougar, Klay Thompson has agreed to a four-year contract extension worth about $70 million.

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Bellingham Blazers hit the road this weekend

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The Blazers are 9-2 on the season

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Washington looks to end 2-game slide vs. Colorado

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Washington Huskies head coach Chris Petersen in action against Eastern Washington in an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Seattle. Washington won 59-52.

Washington coach Chris Petersen doesn't lose often, let alone two in a row. So this is strange territory as the Huskies get ready for Colorado