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Heavy snow topples trees along Mount Baker Highway 
The flashing sign warns of snow removal equipment ahead - even though for drivers, the road was closed due to heavy snowfall and falling trees.

Tree removal closes portion of Mount Baker Highway

Trees being removed near Mount Baker Ski Area for safety

A DC-10 air tanker pulls up after dropping fire retardant over a wildfire Saturday, July 19, 2014, near Carlton, Wash. A wind-driven, lightning-caused wildfire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes Thursday and Friday, leaving behind solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles in the scenic Methow Valley northeast of Seattle.

Homeowners file wildfire claims against Washington

Victims say state mishandled wildfires

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Board could allow more pot growing in Washington

State could quadruple pot canopy

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Fingerprint scam claiming police affiliation

Fingerprint scheduling website a fraud

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Jail guard charged with attempted child rape faces judge

Trail next month for two of six in child sex sting

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911 tapes released in vet stabbings

New details in stabbing by man upset over dead cat

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Aloha Motel could be condemned by next week

Owners given chance to speak about motel drug activity

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Scammers target newspaper subscribers

Fake newspapers renewals notices going out

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Overnight shelter gets bigger location

Lighthouse Mission offers new severe weather shelter

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High wind could cause outages

High winds to hit coastal areas

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.

Pot business sales and fines posted online

State helping banks track pot customers

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Off campus housing near Fred Meyer breaks ground

National company pre-leasing "Fully loaded college living"

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Low voter turnout expected

Only 60 percent of those registered expected to vote

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League of Women Voters warn ads are deceiving

Over half of campaign groups don't need to fully disclose donors

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Free ride on a fuel free bus

WTA test drives electric bus

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Bellingham students share garden bounty

Key to get kids to eat vegetables may grow in garden

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Washington unemployment rate 5.7 percent

State jobless numbers rise slightly

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Charter Review up for ten year vote

County charter review voting a little tricky

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Earthquake drill felt around state

Great Washignton ShakeOut today at 10:16 AM

Photo provided by Whatcom County Parks and Recreation

300 visit Bellingham for trail conference

Conference chance to show off local trails

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