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Blaine man admits to starting house fire on purpose

Man claims fire was suicide attempt

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Cold front moves in

Temperatures to dip near freezing

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Armed robber targeting local businesses

Same suspect may be behind recent robberies

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Environmentalists upset over military “war games”

Concern over radiation packs Port Angeles hearing

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.

Biggest fire in state history hurting tourism

Wildfire perception affecting Okanogan County


Costco co-founder dies

Cancer takes Wash. business man, philanthropist


E-cigarette firm eyes emerging cannabis oil market

E-cigarette retailer explores cannabis market

Kenneth Bae, center, who had been held in North Korea since 2012, talks to reporters after he arrived Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., after he was freed during a top-secret mission. Looking on from left are Bae's brother-in-law Andrew Chung, his mother, Myunghee Bae, his sister, Terri Chung, and nieces Ella and Caitlin Chung.

Missionary imprisoned in North Korea back in Wash.

Kenneth Bae celebrates return with family and pizza

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B.C. company wants stake in local pot business

Canadian company crosses border to invest in marijuana

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Washington State celebrates birthday

Washington State became 42nd state 125 years ago

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Young man serves time for triplex fire

Man must pay over $257,000 for fire that threatened family

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Snohomish County to pay $600k in stun gun death

Snohomish County will pay $600,000 to the family of a man who suffered a heart attack after he was shocked with an electric stun gun by a sheriff's deputy.

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Class size initiative backers declare victory

Backers of a measure limiting class sizes in Washington state are declaring victory.

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Woman runs red light, hits police car in Bellingham

A suspected intoxicated driver blows through red light, hits two cars - including a police car.

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Off-campus housing near Fred Meyer halted

Student housing project near Fred Meyer may not get finished

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Local woman could win $1 million for “Amazing Doable Dinner”

Local woman finalists in Pillsbury Bake-Off contest

Connie Dewdney, left, Raquel Dufour and Cherlyn Ferguson hold their hands in the shape of hearts as a school bus carrying students on their return to Marysville-Pilchuck High School drives past Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in Marysville, Wash. After the shock from the Oct. 24 shooting there that left four students dead, including the shooter, and two students still in a Seattle hospital, administrators and teachers hope to transition to a new routine. The day was scheduled to begin with a morning assembly. Lunch is in the gym because the cafeteria where the shooting took place remains closed.

School shooting victim released from hospital

200 friends and family welcome school shooting victim home


Local filmmakers debut orca documentary

New documentary looks at orca and Chinook salmon recovery efforts

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Strife at West Coast ports threatens holiday goods

Washington crane operators accused of deliberately slowing work


Farmers approve four new water districts

Local farmers to tackle water issues

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