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Janis DeJager crowned Washington State Dairy Ambassador. Photo courtesy of  Washington State Dairy Women.

Everson teen crowned state Dairy Ambassador

Local dairy farmer brings crown home

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May job numbers better than last year

Monthly unemployment increases to 6.4 percent

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BNSF releases oil train figures

Five Bakken crude oil trains each week in county

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Washington prepares for marijuana retail sales

Rules set to keep pot away from kids

Photo provided by the U.S. Navy

Navy rescues injured man near Ross Lake

Hiker awaiting rescue fends off bears


Bellingham fireworks ban will be enforced

Extra patrol to focus on firework violators


Football players come to sinking boat’s rescue

Kids rescued from logs in Nooksack boating crash

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Climber’s body recovered

Seattle man identified in climbing fall


Safeway makes room for new gas station

Empty spot in Sunset Square only temporary

Photo courtesy of City of Bellingham

Wastewater treatment plant remodel finished early

Upgraded treatment plant good for next 20 years

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City extends medical pot rules

Medical marijuana rules won't change just yet

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State Senators take up oil train regulations

Ranker: All Bakken crude oil trains should be disclosed

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Woman admits to setting apartment on fire

Police: Drug and sex arrangement leads woman to set fire

Inspectors at Bloedel Donovan boat launch catch contaminated boat.

Inspectors catch boat with invasive species

Boat with Quagga mussels stopped before entering Lake Whatcom

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Suspected DUI driver hits car with teenagers

Troopers: Five injured in DUI head-on crash

Road to Artist Point. WSDOT 2013.

Artist Point opening in early July

Crews clearing top of Mount Baker Highway

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Local doctor wants FDA to ban surgical tool

Gynecological medical practice may spread cancer

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Unlocking smartphones with an ear

Bellingham company is all ears with cell phone app

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Walker to start against Mets Wednesday

Seattle Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker throws in a bullpen session during spring training baseball practice, Thursday Feb. 20, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

The Seattle Mariners will start Taijuan Walker on the mound in Wednesday’s affair against the New York Mets.

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Smoak optioned to Tacoma, Ramirez called up to Seattle

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The Seattle Mariners have optioned first baseman Justin Smoak to AAA Tacoma and recalled starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez.

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Obama visit makes bad traffic worse

President Barack Obama accompanied by Col. David L. Almand, Commander of 89th Airlift Wing, walks toward Air Force One upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, en route to Seattle in a three-day West Coast trip includes at least five fundraising events in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

President in Seattle for political fundraisers

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Dunga hired again as Brazil soccer coach

Brazil soccer coach Dunga, right, is embraced by Brazilian Soccer Confederation President Jose Maria Marin, after a press conference announcing Dunga as the new head coach of the Brazilian national team, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Dunga returned to the post replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned after Brazil failed to win the 2014 World Cup eliminated in a 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals.

Brazil has hired Dunga as its new national team coach as he returns to a job he held four years ago.