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Taking a Bite out of Bellingham

9th annual Bite of Bellingham this Sunday.

Northwest Marine Industries goes up in flames on Labounty Road in Ferndale. 9/11/14

Fire rages through boat manufacturer in Ferndale

No injuries in Northwest Marine Industries fire

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Groups sue over oil shipments in older tank cars

DOT faces lawsuit over old train cars

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Washington Supreme Court holds state in contempt

Legislature held in contempt of court over schools

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Zamora could be moved to prison

Judge rules convicted killer can leave mental hospital

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Class on 3D printing available at WCC

Lynden Public Library gets 3D printer

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.

Inslee asks feds to reconsider aid

Governor isn't giving up on aid for wildfire victims

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Progressive councilmember wont sign carbon reduction letter

Letter to reduce fossil fuels gets little support from county council

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PETA sends letters to Bellingham schools

Animal cruelty by local teenager gains PETA's attention

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Legal pot grows add new demand to NW power grid

Estimated power needed for pot growing could power small city

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Strings return to Bellingham Schools

Donations allow Bellingham fifth grade music program to return

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New fishing rule protects endangered seabird

Fisherman could be forced to use spinning plastic on lines

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Pacific Northwest called “ground zero” in climate fight

Study: NW carbon would be five Keystone pipelines

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Background check initiative loaded with donations

Steve Ballmer, wife, give $250K to gun initiative

flag on firetruck

American parade to meet Canadian parade on 9/11

Bellingham FirePipe to lead 9/11 procession

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High Street through campus closed permanently

Only buses and emergency vehicles allowed through WWU

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Public access hits airwaves next month

City providing information on public television

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New baby orca spotted in Washington waters

L-Pod welcomes new baby whale

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Agent Orange still affecting veterans and their families

Town hall reaching out to Vietnam veterans

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Seattle wins US Open Cup, beating Philadelphia

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New Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei, of Switzerland, dives to block a shot during MLS soccer practice, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Tukwila, Wash. The Sounders open the regular season on March 8 with a home match against Sporting Kansas City.

Seattle also won three straight titles from 2009 to 2011

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Union appeals Rice’s indefinite suspension by NFL

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice sits on the sideline in the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Thursday, Aug. 7. Rice was suspended by the NFL for the first two games of the regular season, but was cut by the Ravens before he could serve out the suspension. Photo: Associated Press/Nick Wass

Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL's personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault following a Feb. 15 altercation with his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.

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CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

In this Sept. 24 photo, Rihanna performs in Perth, Australia during the first concert of the Australian leg of her Diamonds World Tour. Photo: Associated Press

CBS and Rihanna are splitting up after more fallout from the Ray Rice incident.

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UW basketball TV schedule released

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The University of Washington and the PAC-12 have released the television broadcast schedule for the 2014-15 basketball season.

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Sacramento Kings to retire Stojakovic’s jersey

Sacramento Kings' Vlade Divac, left, and Peja Stojakovic chat on the bench during the first quarter of Sacramento's preseason game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Los Angeles, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002. The Kings won 115-94.

The Kings announced Tuesday that Stojakovic's jersey will be retired when they host Oklahoma City on Dec. 16