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ACLU Challenges Warrant for Pipeline Protest Facebook Data
BELLINGHAM  (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a sheriff's search warrant in northwestern Washington that seeks private Facebook data as part of an investigation into a Dakota Access oil pipeline protest.
The ACLU in Seattle filed the motion Wednesday to quash the Whatcom County…
Whatcom County Eyes Potential Vaping Ban
BELLINGHAM (AP) — Officials in Whatcom County in northwest Washington state are considering banning vaping in certain areas.
The Bellingham Herald reports that the County Council is looking at putting the same restrictions on e-cigarettes as traditional cigarettes...
Everson Sex Offender Sentenced for Sexting Teen Girl
EVERSON, Wash. (AP) — A Whatcom County sex offender charged with sending sexual text messages to a teen girl who lied about her age has been sentenced to two years in prison.
The Bellingham Herald reports 25-year-old Jonathan Richard Brouwer, of Everson, was sentenced after pleading guilty to c…
Races Heating Up For Election Day
SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell is likely to clinch her third term in the U.S. Senate, while the race for one of Washington's redrawn congressional districts remains a toss-up.
Cantwell, a Democrat, has led Republican newcomer Michael Baumgartner in the polls and in fundraising sin…