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Baby, man dead in Whatcom County shooting

Realtor found grisly scene on visit for open house


Everson man drove semi in huge Mt. Vernon crash

Local gravel company truck caused 28-vehicle pileup

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Police seek Mt. Vernon freeway shooting witnesses

2 men killed in drive-by shooting near College Way

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6 injured in 23-car crash on Interstate 5 near Mt. Vernon

Northbound traffic was backed up at the time while police investigated an earlier shooting in Mount Vernon.

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Two killed in I-5 shooting near Mt. Vernon

Police closed the freeway's northbound lanes for hours to investigate


Ferndale man pleads “guilty” to attempted murder charge

Charles Foster faces ten-years in prison for attacking his wife.

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

Regulators: Blaine pot shop sold to minor

Nineteen recreational marijuana stores in our state sold pot to minors in a recent sting. One of them was Evergreen Cannabis in Blaine.

Last year berry pickers picketed pay and conditions at Sakuma Brothers Farm.

High court: Washington farmworkers entitled to break pay

The Washington Supreme Court says farmworkers who are paid by how much they pick are entitled to separate, additional pay for their rest breaks.


‘Superhero’ teen in Mazama plane crash speaks

The coroner says they were killed “instantaneously or quick” in the crash.

Beautiful Bellingham. Photo by Carole Gainor

Frustrated Seattleite’s flock to Bellingham

A steady trickle of fed-up and stressed-out Seattleites turn to Bellingham for calmer, cheaper, greener grass.


32nd Annual Birch Bay Sandcastle Contest

This weekend is the 32nd annual Birch Bay Sandcastle Contest.


Stronger dollar, weaker loonie a mixed blessing

Canadian study links fluctuating exchange rate to fewer visits to Whatcom County.

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Coast Guard rescues two after sailboat capsizes

The Coast Guard says they were wearing life jackets, wet suits and helmets.


Crews reach both planes that crash in North Cascades

We now know the locations of both planes that crashed in the North Cascades.

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Spokane police officer arrested in domestic violence case

Investigators say Officer John W. Yen was reportedly armed with his personal firearm as he kicked in the door of a residence where his girlfriend was, and that the woman asked him to leave


Gov. Inslee signs $16 billion transportation package

The package, which includes an 11.9 cent gas tax hike over the next two years, provides money for projects and maintenance across the state

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More witness interviews released in Pasco police shooting

Prosecutor Shawn Sant is reviewing the interviews and other evidence collected by a special investigations unit as he considers whether to bring criminal charges against the three officers involved in the shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes

Leland and Sharon Bowman of Marion, MT, stand next to their small plane in this undated photo.

Wreckage found near Mazama may be missing plane

The Skagit County Sheriff’s Office has taken over the search.


Traffic stinks? Consider those near portable toilet spill

Think your rush-hour commute stinks? Consider the plight of Tuesday afternoon drivers on Interstate 5.

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Arizona Cardinals hire the NFL’s first female coach


Dr. Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position in the NFL.

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This pregnant woman's trip to the zoo was a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Joe Jackson on the road to recovery after stroke scare


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DJ Ashba quits Guns N’ Roses


The guitarist has quit the legendary band after six years in the line-up.

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