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Whatcom County home prices going up

Prices increase more than eight percent in the first part of 2015

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Bellingham mayor ‘shocked’ by accidental shooting of council member’s son

Bellingham City Hall is mourning the accidental shooting death of a council member’s son.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, second from left, walks back to his office after giveing his annual State of the State speech, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, to a joint session of the Washington Legislature in Olympia, Wash.

Gov. Inslee rescinds Indiana travel ban

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee is rescinding a ban on state-funded travel to Indiana after a law that critics said had the potential to discriminate against gays and lesbians based on religious beliefs was amended.

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Bellingham City Council member’s son killed by gunshot

Accidental gunshot claims City Council member's son

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Whatcom man accused of making and possessing child porn

Prosecutors say Justin Redington hid a camera in a 13-year-old girl’s bedroom and the bathroom she used.


Fairhaven Middle School girls stage dress protest after public shaming

A group of girls who decided to wear dresses to school to say goodbye to a classmate in style didn't expect the response they got from teachers at Fairhaven Middle School.


Western Washington University imposes Indiana travel ban

Ban follows one announced by governor on Monday


Man wanted for questioning in Vancouver murder arrested

Daniel Paul had been on the run for a month


North Cascades Highway expected to open Friday

One of the earliest openings on record

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Cabela’s store planned in Abbotsford

Expected to open fall 2016


Lynden crash sends 3 to the hospital

Woman fails to stop at red light and gets hit by semi


Missing shirt may be in Bellingham

A family is desperately searching for their grandfather's old shirt.

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State auditor: Federal investigation not affecting work

State Auditor Troy Kelley, embroiled in a federal investigation, skipped a chance to testify before lawmakers


Measles vaccinations up in Washington this winter

State Department of Health data shows that measles vaccinations in Washington are up about 27 percent this winter, compared to last winter.


The 2015 Ski to Sea Race is on, but probably without the ski part

The low snow pack at Mt. Baker is insufficient to run the traditional ski events this year

Cop Traffic

Judge: Border Patrol illegally arrested Anacortes man

Man originally stopped by Anacortes police officer for failing to use a turn signal


Court upholds death sentence of Bellingham man

Clark Richard Elmore has been on death row since 1996 for raping and murdering his stepdaughter


UPDATE: Allegiant gets court order to block pilot strike

Pilots and airline have been in talks since November

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Waterfront development deal done

The Port of Bellingham and an Irish developer will partner on the redevelopment of the waterfront.

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Former County Councilman “Corky” Johnson passes away

Clark “Corky” Johnson was a commissioner for eight years and a councilman for ten years.

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Harden, Howard lead Rockets to 130-128 win, 3-0 lead on Mavs

File Photo: James Harden at the NBA 2K15 Launch Celebration held at the Standard
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Monta Ellis missed a potential tying jumper just before the buzzer, leaving Dallas to face a fourth straight year without winning a postseason series since taking the franchise's first championship.

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Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male

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Jenner spoke in a long-awaited interview televised Friday with ABC's Diane Sawyer saying that he has always been confused about his gender identity.

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NCAA puts Oklahoma St on probation for infractions

Oklahoma State plays its NCAA college spring football game in Stillwater, Okla, Saturday, April 18, 2015.

OSU penalized for failing to follow its own drug-testing policies

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MLS will have plan in 6 months to expand beyond 24 teams

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber launch the league's new logo during a press conference Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in New York.

Comissioner Don Garber looks to expand on current league of 20 teams

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Billboard suggests Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs in the line of fire for ‘Rush Hour 4′


Is this a prank or is Puff Daddy replacing Chris Tucker in the fourth installment of the franchise?

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