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BNSF reports drop in Wash. oil train shipments

Bakken crude oil train shipments depend on week

detour sign

Traffic: Section of James Street closed

James Street detour in place

Seahawks House yard

Ferndale house painted in Seahawk colors

Woman turns house into Seahawks tribute


Talks begin with state unions, who want more money

State negotiating raises for state employees


Bug infests new Sudden Valley Library

Library closed by wood eating beetles

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.

Two local pot shops open tomorrow

First marijuana retail stores open doors

house for sale

Home sales down, prices up

Home prices impacting sales


Police: Fourth of July quieter, still busy

Fireworks ban didn't stop all

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Tire hits boy at speedway

Close call at Skagit Speedway

alcohol and keys

Police keeping watch for drunk drivers

Impaired driving emphasis patrol in full effect

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Red Cross needs help for 200 people displaced by fire

Donations needed for families homeless after apartment fire


Paving scammers return to Whatcom County

Paving scam targets local business


All county beaches closed to shellfish harvesting

Shellfish poisoning found in Bellingham Bay


Washington class size proposal turns in signatures

Class size initiative likely to be on Nov. ballot

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

No job, no housing for Skagit Valley berry pickers

Sakuma Brothers not in contempt over hiring complaint

A firefighter from Whatcom County Fire District 7 douses a burning pickup truck with water in front of the Ferndale Dollar Tree store Wednesday, July 2.

Small truck catches fire in Ferndale

A lot of smoke as small truck ignites in Ferndale

Firefighters Putting Out a Fire

Police officer among 5 hurt in Mount Vernon fire

Fire displaces about 200 in Mount Vernon


Lombardi Trophy in Bellingham Sunday

Superbowl trophy and Seahawk crew coming to town

football genric image

Group wants football back at WWU

Golf classic supports bringing back Western football


Northwest plant field guide has Bellingham roots

Identifying local plants just got easier

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