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City council president resigning at year’s end

Lehman stepping down for new job

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New president and CEO at WECU

Local credit union has new leadership after 41 years

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Forbes ranks Seahawk’s fans only 9th

12th Man reacts to low fan ratings

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Lynden family members hurt in Oregon crash

Crash in Oregon injures Lynden family members

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Bellingham’s first Baconfest benefits local teens

Bacon lover united over bacon dishes and bacon beer

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New performing art school opening in Bellingham

Old sporting good store turned into arts school

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Feds weigh moving grizzlies into Washington

Bear recovery may focus on Wash. Cascades

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Court expands convicts’ access to DNA testing

Convicted rapist allowed DNA test

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Mud, slides close roads, trap motorists in central wash.

Areas hit by wildfires not battling mudslides

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Coal terminal approved north of border

More coal trains to pass through Whatcom into Canada

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.

Bellingham pot shops up to four

More pot stores in Bellingham than Seattle-metro

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House prices up, sales down

Homes not as affordable

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Blaine, Birch Bay prepare for tsunamis

Shoreline communities plan for future threats

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Blue Skies for Children collecting backpacks

Local backpack drive for kids in need

A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk Friday, July 18, 2014, in Winthrop, Wash. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles. Friday's dawn revealed dramatic devastation, with the Okanagan County town of Pateros, home to 650 people, hit especially hard.

Letter: Federal aid needed for wildfire victims

State ask feds to reconsider aid for wildfire victims

Job Briefcase

Women shorted on federal loans and contracts

Less opportunity for state women business owners

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Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

Medical examiner working to confirm climber's identities

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State rakes in the green from local pot shop

Local pot shop pays over $80,000 in taxes in first month

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Identity of I-5 bank robber released

Bail denied for suspected serial bank robber

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Man charged with 4th murder count; 3 in Wash.

Prosecutors say cross-county killer was exacting vengeance against U.S.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 19

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Alook back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Falcons romp to 56-14 win over hapless Buccaneers

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) throws during warmups before an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

Atlanta built a stunning 56-0 lead. Tampa Bay scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to avoid the worst loss in franchise history.

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Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

This is a 2014 photo of Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. This image reflects the Arizona Cardinals active roster as of Monday, June 9, 2014 when this image was taken.

Police say Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose, Cards also release Chris Rainey for his history of domestic violence.

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Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

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A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

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R&A set for historic vote on women members

FILE - In this July 17, 2013 file photo, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club's Chief Executive Peter Dawson listens during a press conference ahead of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland. Dawson announced last month that he will retire in September 2015 as secretary of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club and chief executive of The R&A, a business division he wisely created 10 years ago. He will have served 16 years, the same tenure as the three R&A secretaries before him. What sets him apart is coping with perhaps the most challenging times in the club's 260-year history.

On the same day Scotland votes on whether to become independent, a historic sporting decision will be made inside arguably the most famous building in golf.

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