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Neighbors to north rocked by quakes

Similar tremors in two days

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.

Officials want to spend more on thinning forests

$20 million to prevent wildfires

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Loonie swings below U.S. dollar

Extra incentive for B.C. tourism

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WSP: Speed a factor in fatal county crash

The Washington State Patrol says a Deming man was driving too fast for conditions when he lost control of his car and it rolled over

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Avian flu found in SE Wash. backyard flock

Avian influenza has been found in a backyard poultry flock in southeast Washington after previously showing up in wild birds in the northwest part of the state

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Average Bellingham gas price drops to $2.50

2015 could bring gas prices not seen since 2009

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State gets rid of unpopular license plate law

Drivers can keep license plate as long as they want

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Skagit men find possible Amelia Earhart clue

Plane piece could be from crash

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More Bellingham brewers bottling beer

Kushan and Wander now selling bottles

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Scientists feed booze to birds

Tipsy birds similar to drunk humans

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Flu season hitting hard

Vaccine only offering some protection

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Medical marijuana a challenge for legal pot states

State looking for medical marijuana fix

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Minimum wage increase to $9.47

21 states raise minimum wage

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Deputy gets police award for Oso slide response

Deputies quick thinking lead to helicopter rescues

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Police out in force for NYE

Firework celebrations banned in Bellingham

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