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State Patrol is short more than 100 troopers

The Washington State Patrol is short more than 100 troopers. Officers in eight jurisdictions in our state having starting salaries higher than the state patrol.

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Mudslide halts trains between Tacoma and Olympia

A mudslide stopped all passenger trains between Tacoma and Olympia. BNSF says a 90-foot cliff let loose and slid over a portion of the track.


Seahawks fans get a taste of increased security after Paris attacks

Seahawks fans experience heightened security at the home game against Arizona Cardinals, after Paris attacks included a bombing at a sports stadium.


Skiers and snowboarders are hopeful after seeing a little snow

Skiers and snowboarders hope it's a sign of things to come in the mountains. While there may not be a ton of snow around the chair lifts, it's just enough to get skiers and snowboarders pumped about the season ahead.

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Rain leading to Nooksack and Skagit flooding, but power restored

Heavy rain is drenching Northwest Washington.

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Mount Baker schools closed today

Power outage affecting schools.

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Wind storm update: Strong winds leave nearly 4,000 without power in Washington

Well over 1,000 Puget Sound Energy customers were without power at one time or another but the crews were on top of it and most of those outages were short lived.

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Washington prosecutors want death penalty referendum

The death penalty has been on hold in Washington state since last year, when Gov. Jay Inslee issued a moratorium for as long as he's in office.


Uber in Bellingham: A new way to get around

The App based ride sharing service is a way for you to get around without using a taxi and an opportunity for drivers to earn some extra money.


Allegiant pilot says he was wrongly fired over evacuation

Captains are responsible for safety on the plane, but airlines can and do judge their work.


Border agency holds off on widespread use of body cameras

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has ordered additional study as it considers whether to equip agents and officers with body cameras.

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WSU seeks funding for agriculture degree program in Everett

The funds would be used to launch four degree programs at WSU North Puget Sound.

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Supreme Court: Legality of Eyman anti-tax initiative unclear

The high court said it allowed Initiative 1366 on the ballot because opponents had not made a slam-dunk case that it was unconstitutional.

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Navy gets OK for exercises, says little effect on orcas

Critics say sonar can disrupt the ability of those mammals to forage for food and communicate with one another, while causing injuries at close distances.

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A somber day in Whatcom County as we pause to honor veterans

It was a somber day in Whatcom County and across America as the nation paused to remember the sacrifice of veterans.

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Haggen’s first auction was a success

It’s estimated the auction brought in about five million dollars more than originally proposed.


Sudden Valley property owners speak up

The homeowners association board says a nearly 50-percent hike in dues is needed for basic maintenance, but property owners say they do not want to have to pay the higher dues.

14 yr. old is arrested for car crash that killed a 10 yr. old passenger

14 yr. old driver faces charges after a group of kids took a car out and crashed it into a pole and a tree. A 10 yr. old passenger died and others were injured.

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Woods Coffee heads into Canada

Woods Coffee plans to open a shop next year at the Tsawwassen Springs Golf Club.

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Police: Puig gets swollen eye during encounter with bouncer

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig batting in the seventh inning of the opening game of Major League baseball in the United States Sunday, March 30, 2014, in San Diego.

Miami police spokesman Major Delrish Moss says the injuries happened Wednesday night as the Cuban player was leaving the Blue Martini bar at bouncers' request following an argument with his sister.

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

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The weekend sports schedule


From the Associated Press, here’s a look at some of this weekend’s major sporting events. All times are listed in…

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WATCH: Holiday parodies of the year’s biggest hits


From "Bad Blood" and "Watch Me," to "Uptown Funk," here are the year's hottest songs made fit for the holidays.

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