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Large pot growing operation approved for Ferndale location

Two more marijuana growers licensed in Whatcom County


Compact roundabouts planned for Slater Road and I-5

County: More roundabouts most practical option

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Medical Examiner: B’Ham woman murdered

The Medical Examiner's Office identifies weekend murder victim

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Father of missing Bremerton girl has record in Whatcom County

Disturbing new details from Whatcom County about father of missing Kitsap girl.


Up to four sick from eating oysters

Oysters harvesting closed in Samish Bay

Top Shelf Cannabis opening 1

Pot store first to open, now first to sell edibles

Marijuana edibles coming to Bellingham store

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City: Sunnyland lot could hold 34 homes

Sunnyland neighbors express corcern over dense development

Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.

City Council’s Gaza resolution dies in committee

City says Gaza conflict out of their domain

Photo courtesy of Komonews.com

Votes for dog won’t be counted

Nyima the dog’s political career short lived

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Woman’s death officially murder investigation

Bellingham Police searching for murder weapon

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Man gets ten years for attempted kidnappings

Grocery store child abductor sentenced

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First round of primary election results in

Sidhu and Van Werven likely advance in 42nd District race

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6-year-old Bremerton girl still missing

Parents of missing girl to take lie detector test

Photo by Washington State department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation

New uses sought for old Washington mental hospital

Former Northern State mental hospital's future unknown

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Bellingham company facing trademark battle

Local Nautigirl Brand accused of copying national company

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Primary Election ballots due today

Expected voter turnout 40 percent


Wash. schools chief: sanctions not needed yet

State superintendent gives lawmakers until next year

Photo courtesy of Komonews.com

Cub burned in wildfire flown to care center

Methow Valley man rescues burnt bear cub

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Improvements planed for Maritime Heritage park

National Night Out event reclaims troubled park


Runners complete bay to Mount Baker and back

Bellingham runners recreate race that inspired Ski to Sea

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.