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Everett police lieutenant fired for connection with drunk driving

The lieutanant who had worked with the department for 25 years was deemed unfit for duty.

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Senate rejects constitutional amendment on tax increases

Two-thirds vote is required to send the ballot for a public vote.

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17-year-old gets 17 years in prison for shooting

The teenager shot the victim because he was wearing shorts from a rival gang.

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Growing industrial hemp passes the Senate, but only for research program

Hemp growers would be able to make several items, such as bio-fuel.

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Man with handgun spotted on WWU campus

He was in class with a friend who is a western student.

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State attorney connected to prison error resigns

Ronda Larson told corrections officials they didn't need to recalculate prisoners' sentences even though a software error was allowing convicts to be released too soon.

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A big settlement for two victims of sexual abuse in the foster care system

A local jury ordered the State Department of Social and Health Services to pay the girls eight million dollars after they were sexually abused for years by two brothers in their foster home.

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Whatcom County public defender says video conferencing in court is unfair

Hall wrote about this for the Whatcom County bar association and hopes it can generate thoughtful discussion on the topic.

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Operator of ‘sober’ housing arrested on gun, drug charges

Investigators said they found about a pound of crystal methamphetamine.

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Washington keeps moving toward new college savings plan

Nearly $164 million in refunds have been processed for Washington's prepaid tuition program since the state agency told people in they could ask for their money back.

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Car slammed into moving Amtrak train

The Amtrak engineer didn't realize what happened until the train was 30 miles down the track.

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State House passed a bill that makes contraceptive more accessible

Supporters say the law would help reduce missed doses and unintended pregnancie

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Burlington Edison High School threatened

Burlington Police say a 17-year-old boy threatened to shoot students at Burlington Edison High School yesterday.

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Senate passes bill to stiffer penalties for vehicular homicide

Kennewick Republican Senator Sharon Brown sponsored the bill.

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Gravitational waves detected

Albert Einstein predicted the ripples in the fabric of space-time a century ago.

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Man arrested for beating elderly grandmother

Used a "stick" in attack

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The Northwest Soccer Park gets a renovation and a new name: Phillips 66

The Northwest Soccer Park is getting two artificial turf fields with lights and scoreboards… and a new name… thanks to a large donation. The Whatcom County Council voted to allow Whatcom Sports & Recreation to rename the complex after Phillips 66.

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1 day ago

Whatcom County taxpayers to spend 34 million on crumbling courthouse

Shoddy construction back in the 90s, means Whatcom County needs to spend up to 34 million dollars now to fix the County Courthouse.

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Information released regarding fatal Mount Vernon shooting

We now know the name of a Mount Vernon man who was shot and killed on Sunday. The Skagit County Coroner identified him as 22-year-old Faustino Morales.

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Lawmakers consider different approach to state funding of schools

The republican-controlled state senate is considering a different approach to the way the state pays for schools.

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The week’s best sports shots

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt York)

A look back at some of the best plays and biggest moments in sports this week.

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The weekend sports schedule

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Here's a look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Everett police lieutenant fired for connection with drunk driving

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The lieutanant who had worked with the department for 25 years was deemed unfit for duty.

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Bill Murray tosses fans’ phones off rooftop

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The "Ghostbusters" star was unwinding at rooftop restaurant in California on Thursday when he spotted two starstruck fans trying to snap his photo.

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Senate rejects constitutional amendment on tax increases

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Two-thirds vote is required to send the ballot for a public vote.