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Group asks judge to send Seattle elephants to sanctuary

The Elephant Justice Project has gone back to court to try to stop two former Woodland Park Zoo elephants from being sent to the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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The Whatcom County housing market continues to be hot.

Nearly 300 homes were sold in Whatcom County last month.

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Seahawks don’t talk to witnesses in draft pick domestic violence case

The Seattle Seahawks did not interview witnesses to the domestic violence incident involving draft pick Frank Clark.

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Forum Wednesday night on high rent in Bellingham

It's at the WECU on Holly Street from 6-7:30pm Wednesday night

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Three-car crash injures three

Morning collision snarls traffic on Badger Road

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Local chef named best in Northwest

The Willows' Blaine Wetzel wins prestigious culinary honor

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Bellingham highlights successes as host of ‘Main Street’ conference

Business owners and city designers will show off the best parts of the downtown core

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Western professor and Charter Review member running for Whatcom County Council

Western Washington University professor and member of the Charter Review Commission Todd Donovan is running for a seat on the Whatcom County Council.

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3 hurt in crash on Badger Road

Crash snarls traffic leaves 3 hurt

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Public meeting tonight on Padden Creek re-routing project

Following thirty years of visioning and planning by the City, the Happy Valley neighborhood and interested citizens, Public Works plans to "daylight" Padden Creek.

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New sea star babies offer hope amid mass deaths in Pacific

Disease wiped out millions of sea stars up and down the West Coast, but now researchers are seeing hundreds of juvenile sea stars.

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The Bellingham man whom police say shot and killed a dog is dead

David Latham faced several charges related to the September shooting – trial was scheduled for later this month.

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The price of gas in Bellingham is up

It hit $3.04 a gallon

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Bellingham pedestrians cited after being struck by trooper

The Washington State Patrol says a trooper who hit two pedestrians with his patrol car in Bellingham won't face any consequences.

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Seattle mayor: Port needs new permit for Arctic oil fleet

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the Port of Seattle can't host Royal Dutch Shell's offshore Arctic oil-drilling fleet unless it gets a new land-use permit.

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Washington State moving ahead with medical school

Washington State University is moving ahead with plans to launch its own medical school in Spokane.

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Kent police seeking vehicle in connection with baby’s death

Kent police are asking for the public's help in finding a vehicle possibly linked to a drive-by shooting that claimed the life of a baby girl.

Plastic cups sit at memorial Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. The cups cover candles and bear the names of Zoe R. Galasso, right, and Gia Soriano, left, both 14, who were killed when Jaylen R. Fryberg, 15, named on the center candle, opened fire Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the school cafeteria before taking his own life. The school will be closed all week.

Students wear T-shirts supporting shooter to school memorial

Some students wore T-shirts supporting the gunman to a memorial remembering the teens who died in an October shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School.

Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley speaks at a news conference, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Tacoma, Wash. Earlier in the day, Kelley entered a not guilty plea to a federal grand jury indictment on charges of filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of stolen property.

State employee with ties to investigation of auditor fired

A state worker who was at the midst of a federal investigation into Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley is no longer employed by the agency.

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NASA contacts Northwest Indian College

College is now part of effort to give under-represented students chance at science, engineering programs

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AP Source: Adrian Peterson tells coach he won’t be at OTAs

In this Aug. 16, 2014, photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) warms up before a NFL preseason football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Minneapolis.Millions of people using the top three fantasy football platforms have generated three different answers to the question of that top draft pick. Yahoo says LeSean McCoy of Philadelphia. ESPN says Adrian Peterson. CBS Sports says it’s Jamaal Charles of Kansas City.

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