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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.…


Chipotle customers hit by E.coli outbreak

Health experts worry the number of e-coli cases linked to Chipotle restaurants could grow in Washington and Oregon. So far,…

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HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week


This week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.

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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.

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Royals players get $370K bonus for World Series win


The World Series champion Kansas City Royals generously split up their Fall Classic players' pool haul of more than $25 million into 55 full shares worth $370,069 apiece, Major League baseball said on Monday.

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Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting suspect to appear in court


Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is expected to face multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in December


Get your remotes ready for a new round of binge-worthy movies and TV.