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E. coli bacteria found in Mount Baker water system

Boil-water advisory in effect

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Exorcise caution when shopping this Halloween season

Some common sense can save you a big headache this Halloween season.

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Suspect in fatal Oak Harbor shooting arrested in Bellingham

The suspect in a fatal Oak Harbor shooting is arrested in Bellingham.

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Local unemployment holds steady

Whatcom County unemployment doesn't budge

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Warm Sunday sets record

75 degree day passes 1987 record

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New businesses and construction in Bellingham

Thai and Lao cuisine moves into downtown

The Lynden PRCA Rodeo, presented by the Northwest Washington Fair, donated $35,000 Friday to the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center for breast cancer patient care and research.

Rodeo rounds up money for cancer center

Cowboys prove they are tough enough to wear pink

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Washington Supreme Court to hear Backpage.com case

Lawsuit claims online classified exploits children

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Whatcom has some of state’s biggest polluters

Cherry Point hot spot in state for greenhouse gas emissions

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New report studies Cherry Point economic impact

NW Business Expo to address Obamacare and Cherry Point

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State calls for mental health insurance review

Ruling: Insurance companies must cover developmental therapies

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After school programs in high demand

Survey suggests a shortage in after school programs

Heavy snow topples trees along Mount Baker Highway 
The flashing sign warns of snow removal equipment ahead - even though for drivers, the road was closed due to heavy snowfall and falling trees.

Tree removal closes portion of Mount Baker Highway

Trees being removed near Mount Baker Ski Area for safety

A DC-10 air tanker pulls up after dropping fire retardant over a wildfire Saturday, July 19, 2014, near Carlton, Wash. A wind-driven, lightning-caused wildfire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes Thursday and Friday, leaving behind solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles in the scenic Methow Valley northeast of Seattle.

Homeowners file wildfire claims against Washington

Victims say state mishandled wildfires

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Board could allow more pot growing in Washington

State could quadruple pot canopy

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Fingerprint scam claiming police affiliation

Fingerprint scheduling website a fraud

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Jail guard charged with attempted child rape faces judge

Trail next month for two of six in child sex sting

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911 tapes released in vet stabbings

New details in stabbing by man upset over dead cat

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Aloha Motel could be condemned by next week

Owners given chance to speak about motel drug activity

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Scammers target newspaper subscribers

Fake newspapers renewals notices going out

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