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Seattle to install new public toilet in Pioneer Square

Seattle officials are hoping to purchase and install a new public toilet in Pioneer Square by the end of the year.

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Feds: Troy Kelley paid stolen money to law firm

Federal prosecutors say indicted Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley paid more than $900,000 in stolen money to his high-priced law firm.

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Annoying train horns are the topic of a meeting in Bellingham

Tonight’s meeting at the Chrysalis Inn starts at 6:30.

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A portion of Portal Way is closed today

The section between Eaton Avenue and Somerset Street in Ferndale is shut down.

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Your home may be worth more than it was last year at this time

Whatcom County home values are up 5 percent in the first quarter of this year from the same period a year ago.

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Whatcom County’s economy continues to improve

The latest unemployment rate is at a six year low and retail sales were up.

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Blaine man crashes truck, drowns in Drayton Harbor after police chase

Ex-girlfriend called police last Friday saying he had threatened to commit suicide


Mechanical issue causes dump truck to tumble from I-5 onto Bellingham street

A dump truck smashed through barriers on Southbound I-5, fell down to the street below near the corner of Iowa and Lincoln and burst into flames

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Police still looking for armed robbery suspects in So. Bellingham

Sheriff Bill Elfo says the suspect who pulled gun is considered armed and dangerous

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Teen killed in shooting at Burlington park

No suspects in fatal shooting

Road Work

Major road work for Alabama Street

Expect lane closures

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Police: Men threatened to stab Bellingham Macy’s employee with syringe during shoplifting attempt

The two were confronted by store security just after noon on Monday after trying to take some jewelry and a watch

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Bellingham oil drilling protest ends

Activist descends anchor chain with Coast Guard assistance


Birch Bay-Lynden Road overpass on I-5 suffers ‘substantial damage’

Bridge is still safe, but impact from oversize semi damaged two girders

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Power to Birchwood neighborhood restored

2,530 customers are currently impacted by the outage in the Birchwood neighborhood of Bellingham

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Blaine man injured in wreck

Man was driving impaired and with a flat tire

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Fire in Mount Vernon, Wash., building damages 3 businesses

Authorities say a stubborn fire has caused significant damage to three businesses that share a downtown Mount Vernon, Washington, building.

Tayler Drayton, 16, finishes painting words of support on a bus stop for those affected by a deadly mudslide nearly two weeks earlier nearby, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Oso, Wash. More than a dozen people are listed as missing and 30 bodies have been found in debris from the March 22 landslide that broke off a steep hill, roared across the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River and buried a community at Oso, about 55 miles north of Seattle.

Oso store near mud slide in danger of closing

The owner of the Oso General Store is struggling to keep her business afloat just three months after opening.

A sidewalk outside the Legislative building is bustling with people on the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington state Legislature, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

Senate policy may reduce partisan squabbling on social media

A new Senate policy is attempting to reduce lawmakers' partisan squabbling on social media sites such as Twitter.

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WSU researcher says drought could get worse

Drought conditions in Washington that prompted Gov. Jay Inslee last week to declare an emergency are likely to grow worse.

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Bob Barker is a boss at retirement


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Seven of the most powerful figures in soccer face extradition to the U.S. after their arrest in Switzerland, where authorities also announced a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two World Cups.

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Patti LaBelle giving fans personal tour of her hometown


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