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Limited inside tours offered of historic Army tank

Lynden Pioneer Museum gets vintage M-60 tank

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Tragic end after 4-day search for missing girl

Suspect sought in death of 6-year-old Bremerton girl

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State Supreme Court says psychiatric boarding illegal

Ruling: Hospitals are not housing alternative for mentally ill

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Ferndale construction company settles with feds

IMCO accused of submitting false minority claims

Photo provided by City of Bellingham

Locals buy historic downtown building

New owners for historic Bellingham National Bank

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Funeral chapel must pay fine or lose license

Jerns Funeral Chapel accused of cheating customers

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 seeks federal aid

Governor asks for FEMA assistance for wildfire victims

MountFairweather-Kayak

48-foot kayak hand built by Bellingham man

Massive Kayak will stay with owner for now

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Millon dollar bond on Lynden Ballot

Lynden bond would improve Bender Fields

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Latest ballot count changes little

Van Werven and Sidhu still top two in 42nd District race

Marijuana

Large pot growing operation approved for Ferndale location

Two more marijuana growers licensed in Whatcom County

WSDOT

Compact roundabouts planned for Slater Road and I-5

County: More roundabouts most practical option

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Medical Examiner: B’Ham woman murdered

The Medical Examiner's Office identifies weekend murder victim

missing girl

Father of missing Bremerton girl has record in Whatcom County

Disturbing new details from Whatcom County about father of missing Kitsap girl.

oyster

Up to four sick from eating oysters

Oysters harvesting closed in Samish Bay

Top Shelf Cannabis opening 1

Pot store first to open, now first to sell edibles

Marijuana edibles coming to Bellingham store

blue prints houses

City: Sunnyland lot could hold 34 homes

Sunnyland neighbors express corcern over dense development

Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.

City Council’s Gaza resolution dies in committee

City says Gaza conflict out of their domain

Photo courtesy of Komonews.com

Votes for dog won’t be counted

Nyima the dog’s political career short lived

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Woman’s death officially murder investigation

Bellingham Police searching for murder weapon

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Rose in, Lillard out for US basketball roster

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The U.S. national basketball team has kept Derrick Rose and cut Damian Lillard and three others, getting its roster down to 12 before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

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Reports: Machado to get season-ending knee surgery

In this Sunday, June 8, 2014 photo, home plate umpire Adrian Johnson, left, separates Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado, left, and Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt after Machado threw his bat into the infield in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore. Machado was ejected for throwing the bat and Athletics pitcher Fernando Abad was ejected for throwing at him a second time. The Athletics beat the nOrioles 11-1.

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will soon have season-ending surgery on his injured right knee, according to multiple reports.

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Cleveland greets reopening of historic ballpark

This Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 photo shows an entrance to League Park in Cleveland. The city of Cleveland has invested $6.3 million in restoring the old site of League Park, a historic site where the Cleveland Indians clinched its 1920 World Series title, Babe Ruth hit his 500th home run and where Joe DiMaggio extended his hitting streak to 56 games. Not much of the old ballbark, where Cy Young threw the first pitch in 1891 remains, but the new park will host high school and youth games on its all-turf field and will pay homage to the greats who once played there.

The city has spent $6.3 million to turn an empty, trash-strewn field into a handsome ballpark with a playing surface of all-weather field turf.

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