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5th crash victim dies from “Ride the Ducks” accident

A 20 year old woman dies in the hospital three days after the "Ride the Ducks" deadly bus crash.


Duck boat in deadly crash did not have a recommended safety repair

The National Transportation Safety Board's Earl Weener says Ride the Ducks International issued a warning about potential axle failure, and the boat that crashed into the bus did not have the repair.


Leaders want safety improved on the Aurora Bridge

After another wreck on the Aurora bridge, state lawmakers want safety improved.


Washington is the first state allowing non-lawyers to give legal advice

Paralegals who take additional courses and pass exams can advise clients, perform research and draft documents, but they can't represent their clients in court or negotiations.

Number of killings by police surge

Killings by police in the line of duty have surged in Washington over the past decade but only one police officer has been criminally charged.


Everson woman dies a month after bike accident

An Everson woman died of her injuries more than a month after she was hit by an SUV on her bike.

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Close To 700 illegal crab pots seized in waters off Blaine

Washington Department Of Fish And Wildlife official says it's an ongoing problem.


Runners and motorcycles may make travel a bit challenging on Sunday

The Bellingham Bay Marathon starts at Gooseberry Point and finishes at Depot Market Square and The Oyster Run motorcycle rally is happening on Sunday.


Western Alert: An attempted stabbing near Sehome Haggen

A white male wearing dark clothing attempted to stab a 23-year-old man, who is not a Western student.

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Haggen plans to close 100 stores

We’re finding out how far Haggen is planning to slim down as bankruptcy proceedings continue.


Bellair president reacts to news of bus, “Ride the Ducks” crash

A tragic crash on Seattle’s Aurora Bridge stole the lives of four North Seattle College students Thursday. The crash involved a…


Seattle stops suspensions for elementary students

The Seattle School Board has declared a one-year moratorium on out-of-school suspensions for elementary school students who commit nonviolent offenses.

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Officials break ground for WSU’s Everett campus

Washington State University is now one step closer to its Everett campus after University and Snohomish County officials held a ceremonial ground breaking for new branch.

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Volunteers will soon run an “urban rest stop” to take care of Ballard’s homeless

The Seattle neighborhood of Ballard will soon have a so-called "urban rest stop" where homeless people can come to shower and wash clothes.

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Legislative leaders: Auditor Troy Kelley should resign

Washington legislative leaders are calling for embattled state Auditor Troy Kelley to resign.

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State begins process of aligning marijuana stores

The State Liquor and Cannabis Board's actions are the result of new legislation which established a priority system for licensing existing medical marijuana stores.


The Latest: Chinese president gets high school jersey

The latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the United States


Lighthouse Mission helping some attend college

Most people notice the Lighthouse Mission on f street and West Holly as they wait at a stoplight, or drive…

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