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Southbound border traffic up

Increase in border traffic compared to last year

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Bellingham exports third largest in state

Canada major role in export business

missing girl

Slain girl’s siblings with Bellingham family members

Nooksack tribe reaches out to murdered girl's family

bank dollars

Reward offered for info on I-5 bank robber

Bellingham thief suspected of more bank robberies

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.

Inslee to appeal federal denial of homeowner aid

Feds deny personal aid for wildfire victims

marijuana dea

US judge dismisses marijuana tax case

Federal court turns away Bellingham pot dispensary owner


Even campfires at Washington campgrounds banned

"No flame at all" on state-protected lands


Bellingham top ten place for work-life balance

Study: Bellingham in balance with work and life

wwi metal

WWI metal found in Bellingham returned to family

Bellingham man returns First World War metal to B.C. family

missing girl

Teen’s bail $1 million in Bremerton girl’s death

Murdered girl's parents attend suspect's court appearance

WASART Facebook page. Photo by Jess Curry.

Dog reunites with family after week in national forest

Volunteers rescue dog at base of waterfall


Retail sales in county show decrease

County falls behind in first quarter retail sales

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Bellingham Murder Suspect Found Dead

Police: suspect killed himself after leaving state

City of Bellingham

Bloulevard Park entrance closed for train track repairs

Limited access to Blvd. Park for three days


Federal letter claims Wash. schools fail to meet standards

Superintendents to refute letter about failing schools

drunk driver car

Police say man’s own texts prove he was driving drunk

Texts give insight into fatal Memorial Day crash

train tracks

Teen hit by train in Marietta area

BNSF: 17-year-old boy sitting on tracks when hit

missing girl

Teen suspect in 6-year-old’s death due in court

Forensic evidence links17-year-old to girls murder


Weather service warns of dire fire conditions

Thunderstorms put fire danger high


Teen suspect in 6-year-old’s death due in court

Authorities still haven't released the name of the suspect, who was arrested Saturday in the Bremerton-area mobile home park from which Jenise Wright had disappeared a week earlier.

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Right guard Boone passes physical, rejoins 49ers


The 27-year-old Boone reached agreement on a restructured $6 million, two-year contract Sunday. The 49ers requested a roster exemption and Boone must be added to the 53-man roster before he can play.

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Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank Championship


Chris Kirk closed with a 5-under 66 on Monday to win the Deutsche Bank Championship and bolster his case for a Ryder Cup pick.

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Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

Houston Astros manager Bo Porter is seen during batting practice of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Kissimmee, Fla., Sunday, March 16, 2014.

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros have fired manager Bo Porter in his second season with the club. General manager…

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Jennifer Lawrence threatens action over nude photos


Lawrence's representative has threatened to prosecute those behind a nude photo leak affecting dozens of A-list celebrities.

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Family of seriously ill Joan Rivers ‘keeping fingers crossed’


Joan Rivers remains in serious condition after suffering cardiac arrest.

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