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Horseshoe Cafe closes, but set to reopen in a month

The Horseshoe Café has a new owner.


Bellingham mayor sounds off on controversial Indiana law

Linville says if law does discriminate, then she does not support it in any way

Last year berry pickers picketed pay and conditions at Sakuma Brothers Farm.

Berry pickers hope to block Sakuma Brothers Farm’s use of foreign guest workers

Steve Sakuma says despite a labor shortage, they will not use the H2A guest worker program this year

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Reports of counterfeit money spike in Bellingham

Bellingham Police spokesman Bob Vander Yacht says counterfeit cash is showing up in stores in the Meridian area

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.

Father of Marysville-Pilchuck school shooter arrested on gun charge

Prosecutors: gun used in school shooting was illegally owned

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Suspect arrested in shooting death of cabbie

Suspect in taxi driver's murder arrested in Lakewood

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Cab driver shot to death in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon taxi driver found shot to death


Kayaker dies on Nooksack

A Bellingham man died Saturday while kayaking on the Nooksack River.


Rolled lumber truck blocks Hwy. 9 for hours

Entire roadway near Nooksack High School shut down into evening

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Final approval for Bellingham Waterfront deal could come tonight

A partnership between the Port of Bellingham and an Irish developer for redevelopment of the waterfront could be finalized Tuesday evening.


More students than ever applying to Washington Universities

Western Washington University got its highest-ever number of freshman applications.


Retired Bellingham eye doctor has different theory on Germanwings co-pilot

He thinks co-pilot may have had vision loss caused by migraines

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Local newspaper carrier honored for heroic rescue

Gary Spurling saved a fellow carrier trapped in his car on a flooded road

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Bellingham company builds boats for King County ferry system

The first boat will be used starting in April, second will be delivered this fall

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Two teens injured in Lynden crash

Speed a factor in crash that hospitalizes two teens

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

State legislators consider changing their tune on marijuana home grows

Currently illegal to grow pot at home for recreational consumers


State House Dems release their 2-year budget

Senate Republicans to release their budget in next week or so


State attorney general backs up Colorado pot law

Filed a "friend of the court" brief supporting Colorado's pot legalization

Ed Murray, center, talks with reporters Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 after attending a fundraising luncheon for ROOTS, a shelter for homeless youth in Seattle. Following Tuesday's election Murray led incumbent Mayor Mike McGinn by a 56-44 margin.

Seattle’s mayor to ban city employees from work-related trips to Indiana

His reaction to Indiana's new religious freedom law

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Sunday’s NHL Playoff Action: Parise, Wild advance with 4-1 win over Blues

FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

The Blues had their third straight first-round ouster

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Memphis Grizzlies head coach David Joerger reacts to a call against his team as they play the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first quarter of Game 1 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oklahoma City on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Minnesota took advantage of three Mariners errors and two wild pitches.

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Flames end Canucks season with 7-4 win in Calgary


The Canucks lost despite having a 3-0 lead midway through the first period.