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Bellingham highlights successes as host of ‘Main Street’ conference

Business owners and city designers will show off the best parts of the downtown core

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Western professor and Charter Review member running for Whatcom County Council

Western Washington University professor and member of the Charter Review Commission Todd Donovan is running for a seat on the Whatcom County Council.

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3 hurt in crash on Badger Road

Crash snarls traffic leaves 3 hurt

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Public meeting tonight on Padden Creek re-routing project

Following thirty years of visioning and planning by the City, the Happy Valley neighborhood and interested citizens, Public Works plans to "daylight" Padden Creek.

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New sea star babies offer hope amid mass deaths in Pacific

Disease wiped out millions of sea stars up and down the West Coast, but now researchers are seeing hundreds of juvenile sea stars.

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The Bellingham man whom police say shot and killed a dog is dead

David Latham faced several charges related to the September shooting – trial was scheduled for later this month.

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The price of gas in Bellingham is up

It hit $3.04 a gallon

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Bellingham pedestrians cited after being struck by trooper

The Washington State Patrol says a trooper who hit two pedestrians with his patrol car in Bellingham won't face any consequences.

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Seattle mayor: Port needs new permit for Arctic oil fleet

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the Port of Seattle can't host Royal Dutch Shell's offshore Arctic oil-drilling fleet unless it gets a new land-use permit.

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Washington State moving ahead with medical school

Washington State University is moving ahead with plans to launch its own medical school in Spokane.

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Kent police seeking vehicle in connection with baby’s death

Kent police are asking for the public's help in finding a vehicle possibly linked to a drive-by shooting that claimed the life of a baby girl.

Plastic cups sit at memorial Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. The cups cover candles and bear the names of Zoe R. Galasso, right, and Gia Soriano, left, both 14, who were killed when Jaylen R. Fryberg, 15, named on the center candle, opened fire Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the school cafeteria before taking his own life. The school will be closed all week.

Students wear T-shirts supporting shooter to school memorial

Some students wore T-shirts supporting the gunman to a memorial remembering the teens who died in an October shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School.

Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley speaks at a news conference, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Tacoma, Wash. Earlier in the day, Kelley entered a not guilty plea to a federal grand jury indictment on charges of filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of stolen property.

State employee with ties to investigation of auditor fired

A state worker who was at the midst of a federal investigation into Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley is no longer employed by the agency.

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NASA contacts Northwest Indian College

College is now part of effort to give under-represented students chance at science, engineering programs

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Lynden E. coli cases now at 41

Several families now considering legal action

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Middle schoolers see legal system in action at Bellingham court

Students will visit Bellingham Municipal Court four days this month

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Seafood festival set to become city’s newest signature event

The first Bellingham Waterfront & Seafood Festival set for Fall 2016

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Realtor: ‘Desperate shortage’ of rentals in Bellingham

Mike Kent says we won't see much relief for another 1-2 years

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Stolen Stanwood school bus smacks cop car in Blaine, driver jumps in water

Female driver in water for about 20 minutes before rescuers fished her out

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One dead in car wreck at border

Law enforcement is saying some sort of medical problem may be to blame for the crash.

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Game 7 showdown in West finals welcomed by Ducks, Blackhawks

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Chicago Blackhawks center Brad Richards (91) waits for linesman Jean Morin, left, to release the puck in a face-off against Anaheim Ducks center Nate Thompson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.

One year after the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks both exited the playoffs with a loss in a seventh game, they're facing off in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals on tonight at Honda Center.

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Lightning strike: Tampa Bay beats Rangers, will play for Cup

Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) and New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) battle for the puck during the second period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Tampa, Fla., Friday, May 22, 2015. The Rangers won 5-1.

The Tampa Bay Lightning will play for the Stanley Cup, winning their third straight game at Madison Square Garden 2-0 on Friday night to beat the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals in seven games.

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Belichick avoids direct answers on deflated footballs

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, left, speaks with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels during an NFL football organized team activity Friday, May 29, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass.

Coach Bill Belichick is shedding little light in his first public remarks since the Wells report on the Patriots' use of underinflated footballs.

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Magic hire former player Scott Skiles as head coach

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Scott Skiles questions a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Indianapolis.

The 51-year-old Skiles becomes the 12th coach in franchise history. He follows Jacque Vaughn, who was fired in February.

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