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gavel and scales

Beating over good night kiss lands man in prison

Girlfriend beater gets over 16 year in prison

oil tank

Skagit sets oil train safety rules for Anacortes refinery

Shell refinery plans for 100-cars of oil per day

drunk driving

DUI emphasis patrols through Labor Day

WSP looking for drunk and high drivers

Victor Barnard

Tip: Man sought in Minnesota seen in Washington

Man wanted on child molestation charges spotted on coast

police lights

Bellingham murder suspect spray-paints apology

Suspect confesses to Bellingham murder before killing himself

missing girl

Dad of slain girl: I’ve already forgiven suspect

Girl's suspected murder described as "part of the family"

job search

State’s unemployment rate drops to 5.6 percentĀ 

State adds an estimated 7,300 jobs

dirty water

Two local companies fail to report pollutants in water

Ecology fines 14 companies for failing to send stormwater reports

beer glass

New Bellingham business guides beer loves to ale

Beer tours through Bellingham Tap Trail

border check

Southbound border traffic up

Increase in border traffic compared to last year

semi truck

Bellingham exports third largest in state

Canada major role in export business

missing girl

Slain girl’s siblings with Bellingham family members

Nooksack tribe reaches out to murdered girl's family

bank dollars

Reward offered for info on I-5 bank robber

Bellingham thief suspected of more bank robberies

A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk Friday, July 18, 2014, in Winthrop, Wash. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles. Friday's dawn revealed dramatic devastation, with the Okanagan County town of Pateros, home to 650 people, hit especially hard.

Inslee to appeal federal denial of homeowner aid

Feds deny personal aid for wildfire victims

marijuana dea

US judge dismisses marijuana tax case

Federal court turns away Bellingham pot dispensary owner


Even campfires at Washington campgrounds banned

"No flame at all" on state-protected lands


Bellingham top ten place for work-life balance

Study: Bellingham in balance with work and life

wwi metal

WWI metal found in Bellingham returned to family

Bellingham man returns First World War metal to B.C. family

missing girl

Teen’s bail $1 million in Bremerton girl’s death

Murdered girl's parents attend suspect's court appearance

WASART Facebook page. Photo by Jess Curry.

Dog reunites with family after week in national forest

Volunteers rescue dog at base of waterfall

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Daughter reveals Joan Rivers is still on life support

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.

in National

Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

in Lifestyle

Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

in Lifestyle

Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.

in Sports

Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.