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Suit seeks to block anti-tax measure from Washington ballot

Opponents of Tim Eyman's latest anti-tax initiative are suing to keep the measure off of the November ballot.

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Guilty plea in crash through Sammamish home that killed 2

A Sammamish woman who plowed her SUV through her lakefront home, killing two family members, has pleaded guilty.

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Ex-tribal police chief pleads guilty to stealing from tribe

The former police chief of the Swinomish Police Department has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $34,000 from the tribe in northwest Washington.

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Arctic-bound ship leaves Portland after oil drilling protest

A Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker that was the target of environmental protesters is leaving Portland, Oregon, bound for an Arctic drilling operation.

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USGS awards $4M to boost earthquake early warning systems

The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded $4 million to four universities in the Pacific Northwest and California to boost the development of earthquake early warning systems.

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Ferndale teen killed in crash on Laurel Rd. in Whatcom County

The State Patrol says Michael Waltari’s pickup drove off the road, hit a power pole and landed on its top Thursday afternoon.

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Haggen struggles in Seattle market

The cuts are connected to layoffs in the southwest after the Bellingham grocer acquired 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores earlier this year.

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New Costco approved with storm water mitigation facility

Permits were approved for a new Costco on West Bakerview road.

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DRIVE Act draws support from both parties

The DRIVE Act drew support from both parties including Senator Patty Murray and will help improve our ferries, support new public transit, and make moving freight safer.

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Rats on the move in developing Lynden

Rats are a growing concern in Lynden as new development has eliminated former habitats leaving many rats racing around town looking for a new home.

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New bill allows pharmacists to prescribe, treat, and bill insurance.

Governor Jay Inslee signs a bill letting pharmacists treat patients, prescribe medication, and bill insurance companies for their time.

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Power outage at Bellis Fair Mall closes stores

Power outage affected nearly 1,200 customers in the Cordata area, including Bellis Fair Mall and Whatcom Community College

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Alleged gunman makes first court appearance

Formal "attempted murder" charge is pending.

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Al Arbour, who coached Isles to 4 Cup titles, dies at 82

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Beginning in 1973-74, Arbour led the Isles to 15 playoff appearances and won an NHL record 119 playoff games over 19 seasons.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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This week’s best sports shots

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Some of the best plays and biggest newsmakers from the week in sports.

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This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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