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Developers renovating historic Lynden building

Historic building in Lynden being renamed

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Port Angeles considering Indigenous People’s Day

City considers different day to celebrate Indigenous people

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Whale population looking grim as anniversary approaches

Pudget Sounds Orca numbers lowest since 1985

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Lawmakers “poke” at state Supreme Court with new bill

New bill suggest judges run on partisan ticket

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Former Blaine leader, Ferndale man hit, killed

Man killed on Semiahmoo Spit going after dog

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Patrols on the lookout for reckless holiday drivers

Holiday emphasis patrols in force

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Safety officials wants stricter cell phone driving laws

Law would ban smart phone activities while driving

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Ferndale man walking on the road struck, killed

The Washington State Patrol says alcohol and drugs weren't involved

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Mt. Baker limited opening Saturday

The Mt. Baker Ski Area opens in a limited fashion December 20th.

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Haggen is getting much larger

Bellingham's based Haggen is spreading down the coast in a big way

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Local bead shop closes, goes online only

Fairhaven bead shop closes after 26 years

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Two states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

Legal marijuana law goes to Supreme Court

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EPA will step up fish rules if state doesn’t

EPA water standard will effect fish consumption rate

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Child rapist locked up

Man to serve four decades for molesting children

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Thieves stealing packages from door steps

Mail thieves following delivery drivers

Jan. 2014, Governor Inslee in final preparation for his State of the State address

Inslee proposes more taxes

Governor's budget includes new capital gains tax

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Trooper crashes into intoxicated pedestrians

Investigators say pedestrians crossed on "do not walk" signal

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Wages up in Whatcom County

Second quarter wages up 1.6 percent

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Dock workers working without contract

Bellingham longshoreman in contract talks

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Legendary rocker Joe Cocker dead at 70

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The raspy-voiced, Grammy-winning "You Are So Beautiful" singer has lost his battle with lung cancer.

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Chris Brown committed to finishing community service

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The singer has turned his community service into a full-time job for the next six weeks.

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New Jersey Christmas tree controlled by tweets

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Twitter users anywhere in the world can control the lights on this holiday display.

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Leaked Sony emails reveal Idris Elba in line for ‘Bond’

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A leaked Sony email named British actor Idris Elba as the frontrunner to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond.