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Teacher says he ran toward gunfire like anyone else would

A popular teacher who tackled a shooter inside a school says he did what any other teacher in the U.S. would do: He ran toward the gunfire instead of away from it.

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Budget writers meet ahead of start of special session

Budget negotiators returned to the Capitol for a meeting with Gov. Jay Inslee ahead of a midweek start of a special session that could last up to 30 days.

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State of Washington wants more time to answer contempt order

Supreme Court wants answers over school funding

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Another local missing in Nepal, but 4 WWU students OK

A former Whatcom County restaurant owner is missing in Nepal. Four Western Washington University students in Nepal are safe.

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‘Glamping’ comes to Orcas Island

Overnight visitors to the Orcas Island park can simply pack a bag and leave the sleeping bags, tents and other gear behind.

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Teacher called hero for stopping student with gun

Teacher tackles student after shots fired in school

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Whatcom family loses home in fire

Family safely escapes mobile home fire

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No one hurt in school shooting in Lacey

Everyone safe following shooting at Lacey school

FILE - This Nov. 6, 2013 file photo shows a warning placard on a tank car carrying crude oil near a loading terminal in Trenton, N.D. Thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under regulations proposed in response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year. The oil industry's lead trade group released new standards on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, for testing and classifying crude shipped by rail after prior shipments were misclassified, including a train that derailed in Canada and killed 47 people.

State lawmakers pass oil train safety bill

Bill now awaits Governor Inslee's signature

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Lummi Island couple missing in Nepal

Family hasn't heard from them since the quake hit

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Crazy weather causes nasty traffic north of Bellingham

Hail, lightning and heavy rain in Whatcom County today

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Sample 50 craft beers during April Brews Day tomorrow

It's tomorrow night starting at 6:30 at Bellingham's Depot Market Square

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Teachers, parents, students gather downtown during walkout

Teachers say strike aimed at lawmakers, not school districts

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Razor blade traps found at Bremerton naval shipyard

Police are investigating the discovery of seven "razor blade traps" aboard vessels at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

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Teen wears fake bomb to ask date to prom, gets suspended

18-year-old senior says he was trying to go all out with his proposal, wearing a vest filled with paper-tube props made to look like explosives.

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Campaign finance reform bill stalls in Senate

A bill to require more disclosure of political spending appears dead in the Senate.

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Seattle elephants will likely spend a few weeks in San Diego

The aging Asian pachyderms changed course in Salt Lake City and then stopped in California instead of heading straight to Oklahoma last week after being diverted by a storm.

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Inslee calls for special session to start next Wednesday

RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Press   OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has called a special session to start…

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Inslee believes pay to indicted auditor can be withheld

Gov. Jay Inslee believes the state has the authority to withhold pay from indicted state Auditor Troy Kelley.

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