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Bellingham Man Killed Self With Pipe Bomb

The Whatcom County medical examiner says a man found dead Tuesday after a seven-hour police standoff in Bellingham was fatally injured by an accidental pipe bomb explosion.

CBS Seattle–06/13/2014

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Bellingham Driver Plows Truck Into 4 People, Kills 1

The 27-year-old driver veered onto a sidewalk, hitting pedestrians, before driving into a chained-off parking lot

CBS Seattle–05/27/2014

Martin Nickerson Jr. has sued Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and state tax chief Carol Nelson in federal court, arguing that he cannot be taxed on the state and local levels because he’s already being federally prosecuted, Courthouse News Service reports. His attorneys argue that he is unable to defend himself from state tax charges because he would be forced to waive his Fifth Amendment rights by responding to the local tax charges. (credit: Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Lawsuit: State Can’t Tax Marijuana Because Pot Is Illegal On Federal Level

Washington State should be barred from collecting thousands of dollars in state and local marijuana taxes from an authorized marijuana dispensary and its owner because there are already pending federal charges, a lawsuit filed in federal court claims.

05/12/2014

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WWU President Dismayed By Weekend Melee Off-Campus

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard acknowledged Monday that the school is facing challenges when it comes to student drug and alcohol use, but he says an off-campus melee that erupted Saturday is counter to the university’s culture.

CBS Seattle–10/14/2013

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Wash. Police: College Revelers Clash With Officers

Hundreds of college-age revelers in Washington state — thwarted in efforts to continue a large party — threw projectiles at police who responded with pepper spray to disperse them, officials said.

10/13/2013

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Bellingham Educator Named Wash. Teacher Of Year

A middle school teacher from Bellingham, who works with students just learning to speak and read English, is the 2014 teacher of the year in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–09/24/2013

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British Columbia Beachcomber Finds 107-Year-Old Message In Bottle

A man combing a beach south of Tofino last week discovered a glass bottle with a crusted cap containing what turned out to be a message from 107 years ago.

CBS Seattle–09/17/2013

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Bicyclist Shoves 70-Year-Old Man Into Traffic

A bicyclist shoved a 70-year-old man into oncoming traffic Friday morning in Bellingham, the the man almost got run over by an SUV.

CBS Seattle–08/23/2013

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Bullet Grazes Man’s Head At Wedding After-Party

A suspected gunman was arrested after shooting at another man attending a wedding after-party over the weekend in Bellingham.

CBS Seattle–08/20/2013

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Bellingham To Pay $15K To Man Who Wore Gun In Park

Lawyers say Bellingham has agreed to pay $15,000 to a man who was threatened by a police officer for wearing a holstered gun in a city park.

CBS Seattle–08/13/2013

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