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84-year-old man hits, tips over mail van

An 84-year-old man struck the side of a mail delivery van after failing to stop at a stop sign at…


Man who shot wolf ordered to pay $100 and never do it again

Conservationists and state game officials say a prosecutor in eastern Washington is going too easy on a man charged with…


Cigarettes, “E-cigs” banned in parts of some national parks

According to a new policy by the U.S. National Parks Service (NPS), wherever smoking is banned, so are e-cigarettes. The park…

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Seattle officer fired for an arrest gone wrong

Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole fired an officer involved in the arrest of a 69-year-old man who refused to drop a golf club he was using as a cane.

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Forks, missing the rain it’s famous for

The famously rainy-gray city that served as home to the "Twilight" vampire romance novels is facing emergency water restrictions.

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Blue Origin Space Company moves to Florida

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is shipping his Space business to Florida. The Blue Origin Space Company will build rockets and launch them into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base.

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Recovered body of a climber found on Mt. Ranier

Rescue crews recovered the body of a climber who fell to his death on Mount Rainier national park.

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Lawmaker to file initiative related to Supreme Court ruling

A Republican lawmaker says he's filing an initiative to the Legislature that would require state Supreme Court justices to recuse themselves from cases if they've received large campaign contributions from those before the court.


Nation’s first state-tribal marijuana compact signed

The Suquamish Tribe and Washington State Liquor Cannabis Board have signed what they say is the nation's first state-tribal marijuana compact.


Whatcom County hears what it’ll take for Bellingham to support new jail

The council voted to send the new offer to the county.


Mount Baker Highway at Anderson Creek reopens

An eight million dollar bridge project finished 12 days ahead of schedule.


Teachers in Pasco end strike

Teachers in Pasco voted overwhelmingly to approve a contract agreement and end their two-week strike.


Teachers in Seattle want to go back to work

Seattle teachers say they want to go back to work, but they remain on strike.

Fire in Klickitat County threatens residents

A fast-moving grass fire in Klickitat County already charred nearly 13 square miles.

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Bellingham gas prices cheaper than ever

You can find the least expensive gas in the state in Richland, but it’s only three cents less than Bellingham’s prices.

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Bellingham is the 72nd best place to live in US

Bellingham ranked the 72nd best place to live by livability.com, Bellevue ranked 2nd.


Former WWU president James L. Jarrett Dies

Former Western Washington University President James L. Jarrett died last Friday, at the age of 98.

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Bellingham school bus ‘sideswipes’ parked car

A Bellingham School District bus sideswiped a parked car on its way to Bellingham High School Monday morning, but no students were hurt according to the district

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A Mount Vernon man is accused of luring

Detectives investigating whether he's involved in other crimes

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Dos Santos to miss Mexico’s playoff vs US


Forward Giovani Dos Santos will miss Mexico's playoff game at the United States on Saturday, a match that determines which nation will represent its region at the 2017 Confederations Cup.

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Nationals fire manager Matt Williams, coaching staff


The Nationals say they have fired manager Matt Williams and his coaching staff after a season in which the team went from World Series favorite to failing to make the playoffs.

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Headed to rehab, Yankees’ Sabathia to miss playoffs


Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is checking into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will miss the postseason.

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‘Spectre’ destroyed nearly $34M worth of cars


The price tag for the latest installment in the "James Bond" franchise includes millions in automobiles, including seven specially-created Aston Martins that were wrecked during filming.

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