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E. coli connected to Chipotle Restaurants spread to 37 people so far

37 people in Washington and Oregon have E. Coli connected to an outbreak tied to Chipotle restaurants. 12 have been hospitalized.

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Ride The Duck Tours will not be returning to the streets before next year

It's unlikely that Seattle's Ride The Ducks tour vehicles will be back on the streets before next year.


Vote 2015: More ballots are counted

Returns show it's an interesting election season, with not every race decided at this point.

A laboratory technician shows isolated Escherichia coli bacteria at the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency's micro biological laboratory in Sofia, Bulgaria, Friday, June 10, 2011. German vegetables caused an E. coli outbreak that has killed 29 people and sickened 3,000, investigators announced Friday after tracking the bacteria from patients in hospital beds to restaurants and then farm fields.

Correction to reports that Whatcom County girls were hospitalized

We have a correction to earlier reports that two Whatcom County girls were hospitalized after eating at Chipotle restaurants.

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Man stabbed in downtown Bellingham

Tried to calm argument

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Seattle’s homeless declared an emergency situation

Seattle's Mayor and King County Executive Dow Constantine declared the city's growing homelessness an emergency situation.

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High speed pusuit in Bellingham leads to a crash and an arrest

A high speed pursuit on Bellingham streets leads to a crash and an arrest early Monday morning.

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13 people hospitalized after Washington’s electronic dance show Freaknight

The majority of the hospitalizations were related to alcohol or drug use.

State Patrol struggles to recruit and retain troopers

Spokesman Kyle More says some new hires end up leaving for jobs with local law enforcement agencies that pay better.

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Today is election day!

We have links to the results page and where you can find your closest ballot drop box

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Four boats sank after a fire at Seattle Marina on Lake Union

Four boats sank and seven others were damaged in an early Monday morning fire at a Seattle Marina.

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New Bellingham housing project provides for local farm workers

A new Bellingham housing project will give local farm workers a place to live.

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Smoke damage, but no injuries in Bellingham fire

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Alcoa idles Intalco smelter near Ferndale

Company blames low aluminum prices


The road to Artist Point closes after a long run this summer

Snow over the weekend prompted the closing


Lawyers, mental health experts fighting for rights of sexual predators on McNeil Island

The Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island houses about 250 men who were found by a judge to be sexually…


Open enrollment for Washington’s health exchange

Open enrollment for Washington’s health exchange started yesterday. It’s also a chance for current subscribers to change their existing coverage.…


Recent storms bring flooding in Washington

The latest storm brought snow to the cascades and flooding to the lowlands. Brian Park and his family created their…


Voting is no time for funny business, says Thurston County auditor

Putting fake or joke names on your ballot may seem funny, but the Thurston county auditor isn’t laughing. Auditor Mary…


Washington gives new names to geographic features of state

The Washington state committee on geographic names has approved new names for geographic features in Grays Harbor,¬†Jefferson, and Pierce counties.…

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Deshaun Watson ran for three touchdowns and passed for a fourth as No. 1 Clemson capped an undefeated regular season by holding off rival South Carolina 37-32 on Saturday.

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Alabama head coach Nick Saban seems frustrated during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.

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Michigan State takes division with rout of Penn State

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Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes in his return from a shoulder injury, and No. 6 Michigan State wrapped up a spot in the Big Ten championship game with a 55-16 rout of Penn State on Saturday.