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BNSF releases oil train figures

Five Bakken crude oil trains each week in county

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Washington prepares for marijuana retail sales

Rules set to keep pot away from kids

Photo provided by the U.S. Navy

Navy rescues injured man near Ross Lake

Hiker awaiting rescue fends off bears


Bellingham fireworks ban will be enforced

Extra patrol to focus on firework violators


Football players come to sinking boat’s rescue

Kids rescued from logs in Nooksack boating crash

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Climber’s body recovered

Seattle man identified in climbing fall


Safeway makes room for new gas station

Empty spot in Sunset Square only temporary

Photo courtesy of City of Bellingham

Wastewater treatment plant remodel finished early

Upgraded treatment plant good for next 20 years

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City extends medical pot rules

Medical marijuana rules won't change just yet

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State Senators take up oil train regulations

Ranker: All Bakken crude oil trains should be disclosed

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Woman admits to setting apartment on fire

Police: Drug and sex arrangement leads woman to set fire

Inspectors at Bloedel Donovan boat launch catch contaminated boat.

Inspectors catch boat with invasive species

Boat with Quagga mussels stopped before entering Lake Whatcom

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Suspected DUI driver hits car with teenagers

Troopers: Five injured in DUI head-on crash

Road to Artist Point. WSDOT 2013.

Artist Point opening in early July

Crews clearing top of Mount Baker Highway

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Local doctor wants FDA to ban surgical tool

Gynecological medical practice may spread cancer

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Unlocking smartphones with an ear

Bellingham company is all ears with cell phone app

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in Music

George Harrison memorial tree killed by actual beetles


A tree planted in honor of the late Beatle has been devoured by bugs.

in Entertainment

Countdown: Supporting characters that need their own movie

From left: Jon Gries (Uncle Rico), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Aaron Ruell (Kip) in "Napoleon Dynamite," a comedy about a quirky teenager growing up in the remotes of Idaho, trying to understand his life.

Which of these supporting characters should have their own movies?

in Sports

Cavs plan to sign No. 1 draft pick Wiggins


The delay in signing the rookie shooting guard is reportedly not related to speculation the team may trade him to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love.

in Music

ZZ Top star’s surgery delays tour


The rockers delay their tour to allow bassist Dusty Hill time to undergo surgery.

in Entertainment

Zach Braff: Not dating Taylor Swift


The "Scrubs" star says he isn't dating the "Love Story" hitmaker.

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