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Local newspaper carrier honored for heroic rescue

Gary Spurling saved a fellow carrier trapped in his car on a flooded road

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Bellingham company builds boats for King County ferry system

The first boat will be used starting in April, second will be delivered this fall

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Two teens injured in Lynden crash

Speed a factor in crash that hospitalizes two teens

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.

State legislators consider changing their tune on marijuana home grows

Currently illegal to grow pot at home for recreational consumers

Money

State House Dems release their 2-year budget

Senate Republicans to release their budget in next week or so

Marijuana

State attorney general backs up Colorado pot law

Filed a "friend of the court" brief supporting Colorado's pot legalization

Ed Murray, center, talks with reporters Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 after attending a fundraising luncheon for ROOTS, a shelter for homeless youth in Seattle. Following Tuesday's election Murray led incumbent Mayor Mike McGinn by a 56-44 margin.

Seattle’s mayor to ban city employees from work-related trips to Indiana

His reaction to Indiana's new religious freedom law

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The Governor won’t appoint a special prosecutor in deadly Pasco police shooting

A Latino activist group had raised concerns about the county prosecutor

House Real Estate

County home sales could see new regulations

If adopted, county could inform buyers of code violations

Joe Moser in WWII

Ferndale WWII POW profiled in advance of French award

Seventy-one years ago, Ferndale resident Joe Moser was shot down over France, captured by Germans and sent to Buchenwald Concentration Camp.

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Two Whatcom residents find out punishments

Sentences are handed down for a child molester and an arsonist.

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Whatcom business people honored

The 29th Annual Whatcom Business Person of the Year Awards are out.

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$7500 fine for Whatcom Dairy Farm

A local dairy farm is hit with a fine after allowing manure to get into a tributary of the Nooksack River.

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Counterfeit bills appearing in N.W. Washington

Funny money appeared at a Shell Gas Station and Food Mart in Anacortes three times in a week.

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New County Public Works head comes from city

The new public works director for Whatcom County is familiar with the office.

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Bellingham buys land for Cordata Park

The City of Bellingham is spending more than 3-and-a-half million dollars for land in the Cordata area.

FILE - This Nov. 6, 2013 file photo shows a warning placard on a tank car carrying crude oil near a loading terminal in Trenton, N.D. Thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under regulations proposed in response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year. The oil industry's lead trade group released new standards on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, for testing and classifying crude shipped by rail after prior shipments were misclassified, including a train that derailed in Canada and killed 47 people.

Cantwell introduces bill to make oil trains safer

Oil trains pass through Washington every week

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Richmond man sentenced for smuggling rhino horn

Flew from Richmond to buy rhino horn from undercover agent

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Comcast experiencing outages

Comcast cable service interrupted

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President Barack Obama holds up a Ohio State football jersey that he was presented with from Ohio State football players Curtis Grant and Doran Grant, as head coach Urban Meyer watches at right, as he welcomed the NCAA College Football Playoff National Champion Ohio State Buckeyes, Monday, April 20, 2015, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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