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File Photo: Kings Knights boys basketball team at Kings High School. December 2014. Photo Credit: Doug Lange

‘Miracle’ that Shoreline basketball team survived bus crash

The coach and members of the of the King's High School boys basketball team say it was a "miracle" no one was seriously hurt when their bus overturned after game with L.C.


WFC eyes merger with giant Minnesota cooperative

Lynden-based W-F-C is asking its farmer members to approve the merger with C-H-S Incorporated.


Turn your cup of joe into a cup of hope

Fundraiser benefits Rebound of Whatcom County

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Bellingham ranks high in Forbes ‘Top 25 Best Places to Retire’

Bellingham also received the honor last year

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Two arrested for weekend burglaries may be connected to more

Suspects accused in five burglaries in Bellingham, Fairhaven

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Snohomish County investigating hate graffiti at Hindu temple

A swastika and the words, "get out" had been painted on an outside wall of the Hindu Temple and Cultural Center. The graffiti was discovered Sunday.

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Washington health exchange extends enrollment by 2 months

The Washington health exchange signed up another 20,000 people for private health insurance over the weekend.

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New charter school application season begins

A new application season has opened for charter schools in Washington state.

Anastasia Danias, vice president of legal affairs for the NFL, holds samples of legitimate tickets, at a news conference regarding counterfeit Super Bowl merchandise and tickets for the upcoming Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.

House OKs bill banning ticket bots

The Washington state House has unanimously passed a bill to outlaw ticket bots — computer software that beats humans trying to buy seats online for concerts and sporting events.

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Lawmaker seeks link of aerospace tax breaks, state workforce

A lawmaker says she will introduce a bill that could reduce Boeing's multibillion dollar tax break if the company trims its overall Washington state workforce.


State lawmakers take on high priced text books

Two legislators want to do something about the high cost of college textbooks.

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Local school opts for year-round calendar

Whatcom Day Academy is cutting the long interruption of summer break down to five weeks in August.

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Acme Farms expands farm-to-table delivery service

Similar Seattle startup will close down

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Bellingham airport sees drop in passengers

Aviation director believes it's a "short-term" decline

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Port Angeles measles case has school taking precautions

Students at Olympic Christian School in Port Angeles have to show proof of measles immunization, or else go into quarantine.

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Bus crash injures H.S. basketball players, investigation ongoing

Eight high school basketball players a coach and the bus driver were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Ports to reopen as labor negotiations continue

The Ports of Seattle and Tacoma, along with ports all along the west coast, are scheduled to reopen on Tuesday.

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Bill to improve understanding of Puget Sound’s puny fish proposed

A bill in Olympia aims to improve the understanding of Puget Sound's little fish.


Unusual numbers of birth defects showing up in E. Washington

State health officials are interviewing women who lost babies to a deadly birth defect.

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Valentines Day attempted murder thwarted

A Bellingham man is accused of trying to kill his estranged wife's new lover on Valentine's Day.

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On Nique’s night, Eastern Conference leading Hawks pull away to beat Cavs

Atlanta Hawks' Kyle Korver, left, high-fives teammate Mike Muscala, right, along with Al Horford, rear, after Korver hit a 3-point basket in the final minutes of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Atlanta. The Hawks beat the Timberwolves 112-100 to win their 16th game in a row.

The Atlanta Hawks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 106-97, on Friday night in a game could be a preview of what's to come in the playoffs.

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Colts announce they won’t bring back Reggie Wayne

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne takes up his position during the first half of an NFL wildcard playoff football game against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Indianapolis.

The Colts have announced they will not re-sign veteran wide receiver Reggie Wayne.

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AP source: Jets agree to acquire Brandon Marshall from Bears

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) celebrates after catching a 5-yard touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

A person familiar with the deal says the New York Jets have agreed to acquire star wide receiver Brandon Marshall from the Chicago Bears, pending a physical exam.

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This week’s top sports shots


A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best photos in sports.

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This weekend’s sports schedule


A look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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