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Wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

Sales tax dwindles as incomes stay stagnant

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Dams removed, chinook spotted in upper Elwha River

Chinook return to Olympic National Park river

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First county pot shop outside of Bellingham opens

Marijuana retailer opens in Maple Falls

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Fred Meyer and QFC warehouse workers authorize strike

Grocery warehouse strike teeters on healthcare and wages

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Costco switches political allegiance

Liquor fee fight turns Costco toward state GOP

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County council considers vacation rental regulations

Complaints could prompt vacation rental licensing or ban

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WWU president calls state’s budget request idiotic

Shepard won't create WWU "hit list"

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Doctors: Finding source unlikely in E. coli deaths

Boy struggling with E. Coli upgraded

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Taking a Bite out of Bellingham

9th annual Bite of Bellingham this Sunday.

Northwest Marine Industries goes up in flames on Labounty Road in Ferndale. 9/11/14

Fire rages through boat manufacturer in Ferndale

No injuries in Northwest Marine Industries fire

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Groups sue over oil shipments in older tank cars

DOT faces lawsuit over old train cars

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Washington Supreme Court holds state in contempt

Legislature held in contempt of court over schools

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Zamora could be moved to prison

Judge rules convicted killer can leave mental hospital

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Class on 3D printing available at WCC

Lynden Public Library gets 3D printer

A DC-10 air tanker pulls up after dropping fire retardant over a wildfire Saturday, July 19, 2014, near Carlton, Wash. A wind-driven, lightning-caused wildfire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes Thursday and Friday, leaving behind solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles in the scenic Methow Valley northeast of Seattle.

Inslee asks feds to reconsider aid

Governor isn't giving up on aid for wildfire victims

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Progressive councilmember wont sign carbon reduction letter

Letter to reduce fossil fuels gets little support from county council

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PETA sends letters to Bellingham schools

Animal cruelty by local teenager gains PETA's attention

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Legal pot grows add new demand to NW power grid

Estimated power needed for pot growing could power small city

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