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Hot Whatcom market means distressed homes getting snapped up

Whatcom County homeowners received 198 foreclosure filing notices in the first half of 2016, according to a recent report by RealtyTrac. That is down 17.8 percent compared to the first six months of 2015, according to the data. It’s a bigger decline than the national average of 11 percent for the same time period and puts Whatcom County back to pre-recession levels.

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83-year-old accused of hitting husband with cast iron skillet

Linda Jane Houser, 83, appears in Whatcom Superior Court Monday, July 25, 2016, accused of hitting her husband over the head with a cast iron skillet at their Bellingham home early Saturday morning.
Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bhamherald.com
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83-year-old accused of hitting husband with cast iron skillet

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