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New standards could cut down on wood burning pollution in WA

Newer wood burning stoves would conform to standards

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Some Pasco residents see similarities with Ferguson, MO

Draw comparisons with Ferguson police situation

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The Makah tribe closer to hunting grey whales again

A new report proposes 6 options

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The Lummi Blackhawks win their first state championship

Lummi boys basketball beat Neah Bay

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Ferndale man stabs wife, calls police on himself

Ferndale Police say a man stabbed his wife Friday afternoon and called 911 to say he wanted to kill her

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Strong month for Whatcom home sales

February was a good month for Whatcom County home sales.

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Whatcom Home Garden Show time

The annual Whatcom County Home & Garden Show is this weekend.

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Girl walks in other’s shoes so she can better help them someday

Living with a disability or some sort of abnormality is hard, but most of us don’t know just how difficult it is. 10-year-old Haley Biane decided to find out.

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Regulators close Alger daycare

State regulators say they closed Treasures Childcare because of overcrowding.

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Bellingham foreclosures down

he number of foreclosures in Bellingham continues its downward trend.

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Tribe says Corps has what it needs to deny G.P.T.

The Lummi Nation says the Army Corps of Engineers now has all information required to make a decision on the proposed Gateway Pacific coal terminal.

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Police release sketch of Bellingham groper

Sketch of accused Bellingham groper

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Fire destroys Lynden-area home

Owner says dad built house 30 years ago

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Washington House votes to retake tuition-setting power

The Washington House of Representatives has voted to revoke tuition-setting power it previously gave to the state's universities.

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Critics rap payday lenders’ attempt to change Washington law

Payday lenders are pushing Washington lawmakers to change a state law that restricts high-cost loans marketed to poor people.

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Washington House passes bill to outlaw spying via drone

It would become a crime to spy on people with a drone under a bill passed by the Washington House of Representatives.

A sidewalk outside the Legislative building is bustling with people on the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington state Legislature, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

Senate OKs judicial review of mental health decisions

Bill would allow family members to ask a judge to step in if a mental health professional will not involuntarily commit a relative they believe could be suicidal or a danger to others

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Bellingham fifth highest in country for fraud complaints

Only four other cities in the country reported more fraud per-capita than Bellingham last year

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Chemical fire burning in Vancouver

Emergency crews have evacuated northeast corner of the city

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James Street bridge reopens this weekend

Opens after two month delay

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Seattle Seahawks fullback Will Tukuafu (46) reacts against the New England Patriots during the second half of NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

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