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A small woodworking shop in Bellingham is gutted in a fire

The backyard shop in the Sunnyland Neighborhood burned late Tuesday.


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A crash closes the southbound lanes of I-5 in Bellingham for three hours

A water tanker hauling a forklift wrecked at about 1:30 Wednesday afternoon.


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Arrieta, Cubs silence Pirates 4-0 to win NL wild-card game

Jake Arrieta allowed four hits in nine dominant innings and the Chicago Cubs rolled to a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game on Wednesday night.

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WWU moves up to No.3 in NCAA Division II poll

Vikings host pair of GNAC contests at Harrington Field this week.


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Seattle’s offensive line inconsistent through 4 weeks

Russell Wilson has been sacked 18 times through four games, tied for the most in the league and on pace for 72 over 16 games.

Florida Panthers center Scott Gomez skates with the puck against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, March 23, 2014 in Anaheim, Calif.

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Blues sign former Blaine Borderite Scott Gomez to 1-year contract

Gomez attended Blaine High School in 1997 while playing hockey for the South Surrey Eagles of the British Columbia Junior Hockey League.

UCLA's Zach LaVine, right, is greeted by NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected 13th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves during the 2014 NBA draft, Thursday, June 26, 2014, in New York

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Wolves coach names former Bothell High School star Zach LaVine starting shooting guard

LaVine, the 2013 Associated Press Washington state player of the year and Washington Mr. Basketball, gets the nod over the 32-year-old Kevin Martin

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Huskies’ visit to No. 17 USC is reunion for Steve Sarkisian

College football coaching is a harsh profession even for its successful practitioners, and Sarkisian hasn't betrayed any serious emotion about his first chance to coach against the Huskies since leaving them for his dream job.

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Ex-wrestler ‘Superfly’ Snuka going to trial in woman’s death

Seventy-two-year-old Snuka of Waterford Township, New Jersey, is charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter. He will remain free on 10 percent of a $100,000 bail, pending trial.


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South Africa blanks United States at Rugby World Cup

South Africa routed the United States, 64-0, to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2015 Rugby World Cup at Olympic Stadium in London.

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Squalicum and Mt. Baker the lone Whatcom County teams in AP state football poll

The undefeated Storm stay at No. 4, while the Mountaineers drop two spots.


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Oh no! We might be facing a pumpkin shortage by Thanksgiving

An unusually wet June has cut yields of the autumn favorite by about half.


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Patriots will try to stop Greg Hardy in DL’s Dallas debut

Hardy said this week that he loves seeing Brady. And then he brought up Tom Brady's wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen. "I hope she comes to the game," Hardy said. "I hope her sister comes to the game, all her friends come to the game."


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FanDuel bans employees from all daily fantasy play for money

The company's announcement comes after New York's attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman sent letters to DraftKings and FanDuel Tuesday demanding they turn over details of any investigations into their employees.

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Note threatening Ferndale High School a hoax, police say

A threatening note found in a bathroom at Ferndale High School Wednesday morning was a hoax, according to Ferndale Police


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We’ve reached the ‘future’ as it was envisioned in ‘Back To The Future’

We're still waiting on those flying cars ... but almost everything else was predicted in the '80s film franchise has come close to being true.


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Obama makes pitch to win support for Pacific trade pact

U.S. President Barack Obama kicked off a sales pitch for a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade agreement.


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Newcomer cast as lead in Toni Braxton biopic

Production is underway on "Unbreak My Heart: The Toni Braxton Story," a film based on the Grammy winner's 2014 memoir.

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Prep results from Tuesday

Burlington's Breckenridge scores six goals in win over Bellingham

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‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure


In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

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Taylor Swift is taking a break


After seven months on the road the "Shake It Off" singer is ready for some time off.

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Miranda Lambert channeling heartbreak into new music


The "Mama's Broken Heart" hitmaker is turning her divorce into good songwriting material, insisting she has "never felt so inspired."

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Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure


The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.

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Selena Gomez battling Lupus


The "Heart Wants What It Wants" singer, 23, revealed she has secretly been battling the disease and took a break from the spotlight in order to undergo chemotherapy.