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Inslee wants carbon tax to fund transportation

Governor releases plan to tax polluters

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Border wait times come to smartphones

New app could make crossing border faster

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No Child Left Behind could get new life

Sen. Murray wants to revisit federal school system

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Grant: $65M to improve health care in Washington

State gets money to improve health care

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Congress approves sales tax deduction

Bill allows taxpayers to deduct state sales tax again this year

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Gas prices drop again

Some gas stations charging $2.50 a gallon

birds over water

Bird flu makes its way into Whatcom County

Some wild birds have tested positive for bird flu


Storage Fire in North Whatcom County

Firefighter battle a blaze in a converted barn on Harksell


Neighbor saves woman from suspected stalker

Ex-boyfriend caught breaking into campus area apartment


Train noise, pot and rentals discussed at Lehman’s last council meeting

Cathy Lehman leads her final city council meeting

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Two injured in W. Smith Rd. crash

Driver faces reckless driver in crash

bike lane

Bike lane decision up for debate

Ohio St. parking will be lost for bike lane

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Boy beaten with horse whip

Father jailed for cruel punishment of 10-year-old

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Woman stabs stranger in leg

Lynden man stabbed with 4 inch blade by stranger

money hand

Veteran rescues Saint Paul’s free food program

Anonymous man angered over church burglary takes action

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Whatcom County gets new Superior Court judge

New judge only Native America Superior Court Judge in state


Toys stolen from Salvation Army

Charity in Port Angeles ransacked


Counties and cities allowing rivers to roar

Municipalities working with nature instead of against it

Auction Gavel

Retrial ends with same verdict

Blaine child molester convicted again

prison fence

Bestiality advocate gets more jail time

Sumas man kept from ever owning dogs

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Rodgers, Packers clinch playoff spot, 20-3 over Bucs

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers drops back during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis.

Rodgers threw for 318 yards and one touchdown.

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Blazers finish off Outlaws

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The Bellingham Blazers finish off the Tri-City Outlaws 8-2 in Saturday night.

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Ferndale man walking on the road struck, killed

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The Washington State Patrol says alcohol and drugs weren't involved

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Tanev lifts Canucks over skidding Flames

Vancouver Canucks' goalie Ryan Miller (30) is congratulated by Kevin Bieksa (3) after the Canucks' victory 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in St. Louis.

The Vancouver Canucks defeated the skidding Calgary Flames 3-2 Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

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No. 8 Gonzaga struggles past Cal Poly

Gonzaga’s mascot

No. 8 Gonzaga struggled to shake pesky Cal Poly before pulling away for a 63-50 win on Saturday night.