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Washington has a budget, but Legislature isn’t finished

Washington state has a budget for the next two years. The government has not shut down. So why haven't state lawmakers gone home for summer vacation?

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PeaceHealth, union come to agreement

St. Joseph Hospital workers took one day-strike over contract back in May

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Bellingham bans all outdoor fires

You can still use charcoal for BBQ

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Louws urges no fireworks

County executive asks people to make other plans for celebration

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Bellingham paramedic seeking reinstatement

He was fired, following a second alcohol-related incident.

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Family of immigrant killed by police gets documents

Authorities released the files to relatives of Antonio Zambrano-Montes on Tuesday, a day before they were to be released to the public.

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Semi from Anker Trucking in Sumas catches fire at truck stop

A semi-truck full of hundreds of gallons of fuel caught fire at a Marysville gas station Tuesday afternoon.

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Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 anti-transgender donation

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington says it has returned a $100,000 donation because it came with the provision that the money couldn't be used to support transgender girls.

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Tulalip man died while fighting brush fire

The Snohomish County Fire Marshal's office says a fatal brush fire on the Tulalip Indian Reservation spread from outdoor vegetation burning.

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Fire crews gain ground on central Washington brush fire

State officials say a wildfire that has burned across nearly 5 ½ square miles of sagebrush and grass near the town of Mansfield in central Washington is 50 percent contained.

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Washington Legislature cuts state tuition by 15-20 percent

A decision this week to cut tuition for Washington state's public universities by 15 to 20 percent over the next two years is a rare move.

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Officials getting hand on Wenatchee fire

Sleep Hollow fire has burned dozens of homes

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GP Pier not open for firework-watching

Study says pier is unsafe and failing

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State Patrol: Arsonist setting fires on I-5 in Northwest Washington

As many as a dozen brushfires on I-5 southbound between Marysville and Mount Vernon may have been an act of arson.

Fire broke out in the 1500 block of Samish Way Tuesday, June 30

Blaze torches yard close to So. Bellingham home

The Bellingham Fire Department quickly got the upper hand on a fire that broke out in bushes in front of a home on Samish Way Tuesday morning

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Second Shell drill rig leaves for Alaska

Met by Arctic drilling protesters

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39 local restaurants score well for safe food handling

All received the Silver Platter Award

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Fire damages home on Yukon Way

Four people were able to leave safely.

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‘Mind blowing’ flames destroy homes in Washington state

Officials are now saying between 24 and 28 homes were burned in a fast-moving wildfire in central Washington.

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Drone flying over Seattle parade crashes, strikes woman

Seattle police say a 25-year-old woman was knocked unconscious when a small drone aircraft crashed into a building and fell, striking the woman in the head.

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Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex

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The AP reports that during a 2005 deposition "The Cosby Show" star admitted to giving sedatives to at least one woman.

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