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  1. Petrish, Lekanoff poised to face off in 40th District after Aug. 10 primary countRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Bellingham Herald

    Republican Michael Petrish of Anacortes moved into second place Friday afternoon in a six-way primary for the 40th District state House seat being vacated by Rep. Kristine Lytton. Petrish increased his share to 20 percent on the strength of 4,000 votes tabulated Friday by the Skagit County Auditor's Office, which conducts elections.

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  2. a Ita s time for us as women, and as women of color, ita s time for us to step inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 22 | Bellingham Herald

    'It's time for us as women, and as women of color, it's time for us to step in' Whatcom County voters will find women seeking office in nearly every local ballot race, less than two years after a crowd of 8,000 or more rallied in downtown Bellingham as part of a worldwide event to support women's rights. In the year after the #MeToo and Time's Up movements started, women who were demoralized at Hillary Clinton's loss to Donald Trump in 2016 have turned that defeat into action on issues such as firearm limits, universal health care, education, a living wage and pay equity.

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  3. Supreme Court may decide new sentencing for Beltway sniperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Witnessing a crime and reporting it can be just as frightening as being the victim of a crime. Here's what you should do if you witness illegal activity.

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  4. New DNR model shows how big a tsunami a Cascadia quake could create for BellinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Should a great earthquake occur along the Cascadia subduction zone, Belingham residents theoretically may have only an hour and a half to prepare before an 18-foot-high wall of water from a resulting tsunami arrives, according to a study released Monday by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. The state DNR published new maps showing the potential impacts to communities on the north Salish Sea from a tsunami generated by a magnitude 9 earthquake along the Cascadia subduction zone - an event that geologic history shows can occur approximately every 2,500 years and one that current building codes now prepare for in the region, according to a DNR release.

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  5. If you witness a crime, here's what to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Have you ever been a victim of a wiring scam? Here are some examples of common ways people try to get money from you. More than 35 alleged members of a drug trafficking organization have been arrested this week, part of an ongoing drug trafficking ring takedown across Pierce, King, Snohomish, Skagit and Thurston Counties, according to U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes.

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  6. Bellingham construction company sued by EEOC over disability discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    The lawsuit was filed against Diamond B Constructors, Inc . by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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  7. Thousands of crab pots are lost in Puget Sound each year. Theya re dedicated to finding them.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Thousands of crab pots litter the ocean floor along the Washington and Oregon coastline, killing marine life and disrupting navigation. About 640,000 tons of fishing gear is lost or discarded each year in oceans worldwide.

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  8. Massive Puget Sound drug operation taken downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    More than 35 alleged members of a drug trafficking organization have been arrested this week, part of an ongoing drug trafficking ring takedown across Pierce, King, Snohomish, Skagit and Thurston Counties, according to U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes. NYPD officials are looking for a man who stole a 10-year-old's cell phone before throwing her to the ground and kicking her in the face.

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  9. Body camera footage shows police officer hitting suspect with carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Body camera footage released by the Athens Police Department in Georgia shows a police officer hitting a suspect, who was running away on foot, with his car. The officer has been fired.

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  10. How to handle bear encountersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    People rarely get more than a brief glimpse of a mountain lion in the wild. But just in case you do encounter a mountain lion, this video will help you be prepared.

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  11. See how much Bellingham and Whatcom County spent fixing potholes last yearRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Philip Jackson and Russ Apana patch potholes on Thursday, May 31, at the intersection of Kelly Road and North King Mountain Road in Bellingham. Need an easy guide to buy a house? Here's simple step-by-step checklist to help you through the process.

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  12. See the damage vandals caused at Swinomish Golf LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    The Swinmomish tribe is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of vandals that caused an estimated $100,000 worth of damage at the Swinomish Golf Links near Anacortes, killing grass on 16 of the course's 18 greens. Do you know what to do if you accidentally dial 911? Do you know what information is crucial in an emergency? Here's what you need to know to get the police, fire or ambulance service you need fast.

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  13. - - - Hundreds of bikes are stolen in Bellingham each year. Here's how to help find yoursRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Here's how to register your bike for free, which could help you recover your bike if it is stolen. The Swinmomish tribe is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of vandals that caused an estimated $100,000 worth of damage at the Swinomish Golf Links near Anacortes, killing grass on 16 of the course's 18 greens.

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  14. What to do if you've been in a car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Be prepared when you hit the road. Here are some quick tips on what to do if you are in a car accident.

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  15. Bellingham Fire Department puts out brush fire on Maplewood AvenueRead the original story

    May 31, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Here's how to help find yours a a a a a Hundreds of bikes are stolen in Bellingham each year and only a handful get returned to their owners, according to Bellingham Police. Here's how to register your bike for free, which could help you recover your bike if it is stolen.

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  16. Port of Skagit, utility district form broadband companyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    The Port of Skagit and the Skagit Public Utility District have approved an agreement to jointly oversee the construction of a fiber optic network that extends from Anacortes to Concrete. The Skagit Valley Herald reports the port and utility district approved the agreement Tuesday and formed a joint company called SkagitNet.

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  17. A marine biologist finds an abundance of marine plant life on the...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    A marine biologist finds an abundance of marine plant life on the beach at Shannon Point Marine Center in Anacortes. Western Washington University in Bellingham will offer a new marine, coastal and watershed sciences major starting in 2019 at Shannon Point Marine Center in Skagit County.

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  18. China recycling policy impacting Skagit CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    In a Wednesday, March 21, 20018 photo, La Conner resident Nancy Lewis drops off her recyclables at the Skagit County Transfer Station off Ovenell Road in Mt Vernon, Wash. China has restricted what recyclables can enter it's markets.

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  19. Whale watch group adopts new rules for ecotourismRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    The Pacific Whale Watch Association, which includes 32 companies in Washington and British Columbia, has adopted vessel operation guidelines it says will better protect killer whales and humpbacks in the Salish Sea. The Pacific Whale Watch Association, which includes 32 companies in Washington and British Columbia, has adopted vessel operation guidelines it says will better protect killer whales and humpbacks in the Salish Sea.

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  20. Environmental groups appeal Skagit County permit for refinery projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    A coalition of environmental groups is appealing a permit issued by Skagit County for a project proposed for the Andeavor Anacortes Refinery, which was previously knowns at Tesoro. A coalition of environmental groups is appealing a permit issued by Skagit County for a project proposed for the Andeavor Anacortes Refinery, which was previously knowns at Tesoro.

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