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Family, doctor say injured firefighter making slow progress

The firefighter severely injured in a Washington wildfire flare-up that killed three of his comrades is making progress, but he's not out of danger yet.

A student wearing a Marysville Pilchuck football jersey is comforted at a church Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to reunite with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

Records show Washington school shooter planned killing

Newly released investigative records show the Washington state high school freshman who fatally shot four friends then himself planned the slayings

The wreckage of a news helicopter sits on a city street after crashing Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Seattle. A news helicopter crashed into a city street near Seattle's Space Needle on Tuesday, killing two people, critically injuring a person in a car on the ground and sending plumes of black smoke over the city during the morning rush hour.

NTSB releases factual report on Seattle news chopper crash

Federal investigators have released factual findings into last year's Seattle news helicopter crash

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From Lynden cop to jail inmate and registered sex offender

That’s the road Donald Glunt is traveling after pleading guilty to child porn charges.

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Whatcom County, Bellingham back to negotiating table on jail

County Executive Jack Louws told the city council he is willing to entertain the city’s recommendations.

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Mountains in state, including big one in Whatcom County, were renamed

History-link says Captain Vancouver "named every island, mountain, waterway and point of land in sight”.

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Drug epidemic fuels crime in Western Washington, Whatcom County

The D-E-A says the drugs and violence can be tracked to Mexican cartels.

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Anchor fired over off-the-clock pot use coming to Bellingham

Eugene, Oregon news anchor who was fired after testing positive for marijuana is fighting back. Reporter Cyd Maurer was driving a company vehicle…

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Death of Island County inmate to be reviewed by Whatcom County prosecutor

In April, Island County Jail was put under a microscope after a 25-year-old inmate died of dehydration and malnutrition. Now,Island County prosecuting attorney Greg Banks has…

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Haggen sues Albertsons for $1 billion

Bellingham-based Haggen has filed a lawsuit against Albertsons, seeking payment for damages over a deal gone wrong. In their 55-page complaint…

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Rain means you can now have camp fires in Whatcom County.

The County Fire Marshal’s office modified the burn ban in areas outside cities.

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Drop off of storm debris at Bellingham’s Civic Athletic Complex

You can take it to the parking lot at the corner of Fraser and Puget Streets.

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Gas is getting cheaper in Bellingham

Prices fell 13 cents a gallon in Bellingham in just the last week.

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Shooter’s ex-girlfriend seeks to block release of text messages

Shooter's ex-girlfriend seeks to block release of records

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Firefighter burned in Okanogan wildfire undergoes 3rd surgery

Burned firefighter undergoes 3rd surgery

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Scott Walker says building a wall along Canadian border is worth considering

Republican Presidential Candidate Scott Walker says building a wall along the northern border is seriously worth considering.

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Search goes on for the missing kayaker in Lake Whatcom

The search continues for a 24 yr. old Skagit County man who went kayaking around 5 o'clock in the morning after partying with friends.

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North Cascades Highway back open

Had been closed due to wildfire

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Thousands honor fallen fire fighters

Three died when fire overtook their truck

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Kayaker missing in Lake Whatcom

Man ventured out after partying all night

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