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Teachers in Pasco end strike

Teachers in Pasco voted overwhelmingly to approve a contract agreement and end their two-week strike.


Teachers in Seattle want to go back to work

Seattle teachers say they want to go back to work, but they remain on strike.

Fire in Klickitat County threatens residents

A fast-moving grass fire in Klickitat County already charred nearly 13 square miles.

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Bellingham gas prices cheaper than ever

You can find the least expensive gas in the state in Richland, but it’s only three cents less than Bellingham’s prices.

Beautiful Bellingham.

Bellingham is the 72nd best place to live in US

Bellingham ranked the 72nd best place to live by livability.com, Bellevue ranked 2nd.


Former WWU president James L. Jarrett Dies

Former Western Washington University President James L. Jarrett died last Friday, at the age of 98.

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Bellingham school bus ‘sideswipes’ parked car

A Bellingham School District bus sideswiped a parked car on its way to Bellingham High School Monday morning, but no students were hurt according to the district

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A Mount Vernon man is accused of luring

Detectives investigating whether he's involved in other crimes


Fire burns local meat processing business

Cause of the fire is still being investigated

In this May 16, 2012 photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook's stock has fallen below $30 for the first time. That's down 20 percent since its stock began trading publicly on May 18, following one of the most anticipated stock offerings in history.

Detectives use Facebook photos to nab Walgreens robber

Bremerton detectives used Facebook to nab a suspect in several robberies at Walgreens.


Scientists seek insights from 6-state western drought study

Federal scientists are conducting a drought study in six western states in an attempt to gain insights that could help resource managers better allocate scarce water supplies during future droughts.

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Potential witness among 4 found dead in Washington state

Sheriff's officials say a potential witness in an earlier murder case was among four people found shot to death in central Washington state this week.

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Bellingham Beer Week is here

This marks the fourth year of the annual event, which will last until September 20.


Annual motorcycle ride honorS those lost on 9/11

Riders will start at Swinomish Casino in Anacortes at 7:45 A.M. and ride to Blaine, just in time for a 9 A.M. ceremony at the Canadian border.


One person dead in four-car crash on I-5 in Skagit County

A car heading south crossed the median, went into northbound traffic and slammed head-on into another car.


Bellingham Council close to telling County what it needs to support jail

The City Council met Wednesday night and decided to consider a proposal on Monday.

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Friday, October 9 *home teams in BOLD Lynden 34 Burlington-Edison 16 (on KPUG) Meridian 49 Nooksack Valley 28 (on KGMI) Mount Baker…

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Lackey dominates, Cardinals beat Cubs in NLDS opener

The ball cap and glove St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jason Mote lie in the outfield grass during the baseball team's workout in Pittsburgh Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. The Pirates face the St. Louis Cardinals in the third game of the National League Division Series baseball game Sunday in Pittsburgh.

Game 2 of the best-of-five series is Saturday. The Cardinals turn to lefty Jaime Garcia who made 20 starts coming off risky thoracic surgery. Kyle Hendricks makes his postseason debut for the NL wild-card winners.

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Jackson left mark on Seahawks in start against Bengals


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Bae leads an International team rally amid Mickelson mistake at Presidents Cup


Phil Mickelson and Zach Johnson were assessed a one-hole penalty at No. 7 when Mickelson used a different model golf ball, ultimately costing the Americans the match.

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Ciscoe says if you have dogs, be careful what’s growing in your yard


In a recent Facebook post from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, he announced that his family dog had passed away from…