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1 week ago

Investigator hired to look into early prison release

A state senate committee approved hiring an outside investigator to look into the early release of thousands of prisoners.

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1 week ago

Stormy weather and lack of protective bicycle gear attributed to teen’s death

Biking experts says when you’re riding at night you should always have a headlight and reflectors on your bike, clothes and helmet. Jordan Sants wasn't wearing any when we has riding his bike in the dark.

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1 week ago

Representative faces grilling over questionable military service

Republican leaders in the state house say one of their members should resign if he can't prove he didn’t knowingly exaggerate his military service.

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1 week ago

State senate leaders work on education funding to meet 2018 deadline

State Senate Republicans now have an education bill to compete with the one passed by the democratically controlled house.

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1 week ago

Local garbage company has big plans for former Lynden dump

Ferndale-based Recycling and Disposal Services wants to remove the old garbage and build anaerobic digesters and a new transfer station.

2015 file photo on Birch Bay Drive at Harborview (KGMI/Peter Wagner)

1 week ago

Stormy weather brings floods and power outages to Whatcom County

Some nasty weather made things difficult for Whatcom County residents at times yesterday.

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1 week ago

Student sues Olympia School District over basketball team hazing

A former high school student who says he was a victim of hazing at a Western Washington University basketball camp is suing the Olympia School District.

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1 week ago

County seeks options for keeping Lake Samish bridge open

County officials say more than 800 vehicles cross the structure daily.

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1 week ago

Head-on crash kills Maple Falls man on Mt. Baker Highway

Troopers say driver was impaired

Marijuana

2 weeks ago

Puyallup Tribe to open marijuana testing laboratory

The Squaxin Island and Suquamish tribes have opened retail marijuana stores.

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2 weeks ago

Whatcom County jail flyer draws controversy

When the State Public Disclosure Commission meets today, one item that will not be on the agenda is a controversial Whatcom County Jail flyer.

donut

2 weeks ago

Calling all donut lovers: Uber and Rocket Donuts pair up today only

You can get donuts rocketed to your door today only!

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2 weeks ago

Ferndale may welcome more pot shops

The City Council is considering removing a temporary ban on new marijuana stores.

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2 weeks ago

Deadly wreck kills pedestrian

Trooper Mark Francis says the car hit and killed the walker.

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2 weeks ago

Another Deming business shuts down

The Hungry Bear Restaurant in Deming will cease operations by the end of next month.

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2 weeks ago

Boeing shares slide, outlook remains positive

Boeing shares slid to their lowest levels in two and a half years after the company reported a disappointing forecast, but, CEO Dennis Muilenburg says the future looks bright.

flowers

2 weeks ago

Washington florist to testify before Indiana Legislature

Stutzman says she and others should have artistic freedom and the right to disagree without having being threatened by the government.

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2 weeks ago

A woman attacked a man with an ax before he shot her

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that police filed court documents seeking a murder charge against the man, who is not in custody.

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2 weeks ago

Senate panel hears debate over transgender bathroom rule

Sharon Ortiz, the commission's director, previously said the shift was only a clarification of the state's existing anti-discrimination law.

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2 weeks ago

JBLM rocket battalion heading back to Iraq

U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division is heading to Iraq to work with that country's army and with Kurdish Peshmerga fighters.

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Blueberry growers admit to violating rights of workers

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Eastern Washington growers will pay $385,000 to workers; $20,000 in fines.

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Everett barista killed by propane heater accident

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The coffee stand owner suffered fatal burns in the accident, January seventh.

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Man shot while riding a Seattle bus

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In 2010, the victim was paid $42,000 after getting kicked by a police officer.

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Semi-truck driver arrested after an eight car crash that killed two

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SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says the driver of a semi-truck has been arrested for investigation…

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Stormy weather headed our way today

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Blustery winds forecast for today have the National Weather Service worried enough to issue a high wind warning.