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  1. Former Washington bistro co-owner sentenced for rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Columbian

    A Washington bistro co-owner must serve two years and five months in prison for preying on women who were too drunk or high to consent to sex. The Bellingham Herald reports 33-year-old Jamison Scott Rogayan was sentenced Tuesday morning.

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  2. Washougal hires pair of assistants to fill basketball vacanciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Columbian

    Washougal High School hired a pair of assistant coaches - including one with extensive playoff background as a prior head coach - to fill its boys and girls basketball coaching vacancies, athletic director Doug Cox announced Tuesday. LaBree spent the past two seasons as an assistant under Blake Conley at Union.

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  3. Police: Son fatally beat father, kept body in garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Columbian

    Police say a man near Bellingham beat his father to death in an argument and kept his body in a garage. The Bellingham Herald reports police responded to a Ferndale home Tuesday because a concerned family member hadn't seen 65-year-old William Koop Jr. for weeks.

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  4. Bellingham works to secure site for shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Columbian

    Hoping to convince the Port of Bellingham to give up its option to buy the property on Roeder Avenue, the site of a proposed homeless shelter, the city of Bellingham is offering $300,000 and other incentives. "This was a way for us to continue the conversation with the port about what we can do as a city to help support what they want, which is to have a strong, successful working waterfront," said Vanessa Blackburn, spokeswoman for the mayor's office.

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  5. Machete attack on Lummi Reservation leads to 8 felony chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | The Columbian

    A Whatcom County man has been charged with threatening to kill five men as he allegedly attacked them with a machete on the Lummi Reservation. A man, 43, confronted Charles Dean Crawford around 9 p.m. Saturday, because he'd been speeding through the Sandy Point Heights neighborhood in a Chevy Colorado pickup, according to charging papers.

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  6. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Columbian

    Dog owners could face new penalties in Washington if they tie up or "tether" their dogs in an inhumane way. Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law Wednesday that makes it illegal for a person to leave a dog tethered for a reckless period of time without providing him or her with adequate access to food, water and shelter.

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  7. Weather Eye: Cities report wettest March on record; warmer this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | The Columbian

    But there is hope! We see more clouds today with clearing periods and only a slight chance of a shower. Weather should be the same Monday.

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  8. At Boys & Girls Club, cookies feed brain as well as bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | The Columbian

    The Port of Vancouver's computer network was subject to a denial-of-service attack during Tuesday's contentious, 4A1 2-hour-long board of commissioners meeting For decades, department stores like Macy's and Sears have anchored sprawling suburban malls. Now as their business has languished and The word "back" has been on my mind a lot this past week.

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  9. Weather Eye: Don't expect much warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | The Columbian

    Winter just doesn't want to let go, does it? Cold rain, rain/snow mix, all snow at times. Bring on spring! The foothills around Clark County on Monday were covered with snow.

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  10. Lummi clammers, dairy farmers clean bacteria-polluted bayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | The Columbian

    For more than two years now, Lummi Nation has been unable to reliably open its prime clam beds on its reservation for harvest because of bacterial pollution in Portage Bay near Bellingham. Now in an unusual leap of faith, tribal leaders and seven family dairy-farm operators in Whatcom County are launching a collaborative effort to clean up the bay.

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  11. Get ready for new area code, other calling changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Columbian

    An iPhone as seen in February. Starting July 29, Western Washington residents will no longer be able to make phone calls without punching in the three-digit area code.

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  12. Oil pipeline safety rules arrive, scaled back after cost objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Columbian

    President Barack Obama's administration scaled back new safety measures for the sprawling network of fuel pipelines that crisscross the United States on Friday, following oil industry complaints that they would cost companies billions of dollars. Pipeline companies now will be required to conduct more rigorous inspections of lines in rural areas and install leak detection systems that are meant to speed up emergency response times when accidents occur.

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  13. Letter: Kudos to Thin Green LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Columbian

    Thanks to the many members of the Thin Green Line who have taken stands to protect our environment. In response to the Associated Press story "State denies sublease for coal export terminal," published Jan. 4 in The Columbian, I want to thank: The Army Corps of Engineers for stopping the coal terminal near Bellingham and for denying the easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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  14. Red-tailed hawk, found injured along near Ferndale, returned to wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Columbian

    A hawk found injured near Ferndale last month took flight again Tuesday afternoon when it was released from the Whatcom Humane Society. The adult male red-tailed hawk had been at the shelter for nearly a month, said Alysha Elsby, a wildlife rehabilitator and manager of the shelter's wildlife rehabilitation center.

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  15. Gov. Inslee grants reprieve in child killera s death sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The Columbian

    Gov. Jay Inslee has granted a reprieve to a man who was sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl. In 2014, Inslee announced a moratorium on executions in Washington state.

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  16. Man accused of raping woman at cabinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | The Columbian

    A 33-year-old man has been arrested after a woman reported that he raped and assaulted her at a cabin near Bellingham. The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office said a woman in her 20s was visiting Brubaker when he allegedly became assaultive and sexually assaulted her early Tuesday.

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  17. Inslee urged to allow girl's killer to dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | The Columbian

    But the odds of Washington state going through with it are slim. Gov. Jay Inslee pledged two years ago to halt executions while he's in office, and he was just re-elected.

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  18. Weather Eye: After this - balmy' weekend, we'll have another cold snapRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | The Columbian

    I bet there were more than just a few who had cabin fever the past several days as snow and ice pelted the county. Heavy ice accumulations caused many power outages, damage from falling trees and branches as well as car accidents.

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  19. Man shot in Washington motel, then arrested on warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | The Columbian

    Police say a man shot in the head in a Washington motel was taken to a hospital and then arrested on a felony warrant. The Bellingham Herald reports that the Ferndale Police Department did not name the man, who was shot in the head late Saturday.

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  20. Undocumented WWU students call to make Bellingham a sanctuary cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Columbian

    Western Washington University students asked Bellingham City Council on Monday night to protect undocumented immigrants by making the city a safe haven or sanctuary city. Students from WWU Blue Group, a club for undocumented immigrants and allies, said the results of the recent presidential election left many of them uncertain about their futures.

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