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House prices up, sales down

Homes not as affordable

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Blaine, Birch Bay prepare for tsunamis

Shoreline communities plan for future threats

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Blue Skies for Children collecting backpacks

Local backpack drive for kids in need

A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk Friday, July 18, 2014, in Winthrop, Wash. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles. Friday's dawn revealed dramatic devastation, with the Okanagan County town of Pateros, home to 650 people, hit especially hard.

Letter: Federal aid needed for wildfire victims

State ask feds to reconsider aid for wildfire victims

Job Briefcase

Women shorted on federal loans and contracts

Less opportunity for state women business owners

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Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

Medical examiner working to confirm climber's identities

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State rakes in the green from local pot shop

Local pot shop pays over $80,000 in taxes in first month

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Identity of I-5 bank robber released

Bail denied for suspected serial bank robber

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Man charged with 4th murder count; 3 in Wash.

Prosecutors say cross-county killer was exacting vengeance against U.S.

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Tree sitter trying to block Wash. mall comes down

Western Washington University student ends tree protest

Photo provided by Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

The world’s richest man interviews Bellingham teacher

Bill Gate calls Bellingham teacher "mind blowing"

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Report: Costco is worth the trip

Study says shopping Costco saves up to 25 percent

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Eastern Washington wildfires down but not out

Weather helping put out wildfires

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Lynden extends pot ban, Ferndale delays

No home for pot shops in Lynden

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12 free meal limit for lawmakers

Ethics board seeks to limit free meals from lobbyists

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Suspected I-5 bank robber caught

Police: Woodinville man responsible for Bellingham bank robberies

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Unemployment up slightly in Whatcom County

Local jobless rate up a bit in July

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Two men injured in Lynden crash

Both drivers hospitalized in Pangborn Rd. crash north of Lynden

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Third pot store opens in Bellingham

New pot shop opens this week

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Video store takes a shot as nonprofit

"Film is Truth" finds unique way to survive

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in Sports

Reports: Broncos WR Welker suspended for 4 games

A football before the first half of an NFL preseason football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

Wes Welker is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, according to published reports.

in Sports

49ers’ Harbaugh won’t tolerate domestic violence

San Francisco 49ers' defensive tackle Ray McDonald (91) against the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011.

Jim Harbaugh gave stern comments about the topic Tuesday during his radio show on KNBR-AM, two days after 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested on felony domestic violence charges.

in Entertainment

Daughter reveals Joan Rivers is still on life support

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.

in Music

Paul McCartney urges Scots to shun independence

Sir Paul McCartney performs with his band during the "Out There" Tour at the Times Union Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.

Paul McCartney has signed an open letter to Scottish voters urging them to choose 'No' in a crucial poll over plans for the nation to break away from the rest of the U.K.

in Lifestyle

Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

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