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  1. Investigators: Whatcom County inmate kills self with razorRead the original story

    Friday May 29 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Bellingham Herald reports that 50-year-old Timothy Blair Drafs of Bellingham was being held in a single cell. Corrections Chief Wendy Jones says inmates who have not been flagged as mentally unstable are given Bic safety razors late each Wednesday, so they can shave before going before a judge on Thursday mornings.

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  2. Astoria port uses beach balls to scare sea lions off docksRead the original story

    Thursday May 28 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Daily Astorian reports that a resident suggested the colorful balls as a deterrent. He says unlike seals, who like to play with the toys, sea lions are afraid of them.

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  3. Police: Robber arrested after threatening guard with syringeRead the original story

    Thursday May 28 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A northeastern Washington man has been arrested after police say he stole jewelry from Macy's and threatened to stab a security guard with a dirty syringe. Lt. Bob Vander Yacht tells the Bellingham Herald that 33-year-old Hans R. Eaton was captured on surveillance footage Monday walking out of Macy's in Bellingham with jewelry in his pocket.

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  4. Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 25thRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    An Oregon community is bringing in some unusual help to try to fix their sea lion problem. They're hoping a fake killer whale from Bellingham, Washington, will do the trick.

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  5. 1,056 Flags Fly Honoring Lost Lives for Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Hundreds gathered at Sunset Gardens where 1,056 flags flew that represented lives of those that served the country that are no longer with us. Each flagpole has a name printed on it honoring those lost lives.

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  6. The two employers help veterans stay in the workforce.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Washington's Employment Security Department honored seven businesses across the state for the work they have done to keep veterans on the job. One is Triumph Actuation Systems in Yakima.

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  7. Man Fighting Rare Brain Tumor is Hoping for "More Sonny Days"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    It is called a Pineal Tumor or Pineal Cyst. Not only did he not know what it was but a lot of doctors were unsure too.

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  8. Ceremony Honors Memorial Day at Columbia Memorial GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The American Legion Pasco Post 34 recognized those who served and are no longer with us at a memorial ceremony at Columbia Memorial Gardens. Guest speaker Edgar Hargrow, a Vietnam Veteran and a Bronze Star Recipient, gave a speech about what a memorial is and what it means to the country.

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  9. Protester leaves Shell ship north of Seattle; 1 remainsRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    One of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle left the vessel Sunday, but the other remained suspended from its anchor chain in an effort to draw attention to climate change and the risks an oil spill could pose in the remote waters off northwestern Alaska. Protester Matt Fuller requested help getting down from the Arctic Challenger in Bellingham Bay about 4:30 a.m. Sunday, and the Coast Guard said it obliged.

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  10. 2 people chained to Shell ship north of SeattleRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Two people have chained themselves to a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans and currently moored in Washington state. Eric Ross of the Backbone Campaign said on Saturday morning that Matt Fuller joined student activist Chiara Rose in suspending themselves from the anchor chain of the Arctic Challenger, which is in Bellingham Bay.

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  11. Oregon community takes unusual approach to sea lion problemRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A community in Oregon is bringing in some unusual help to try to fix their sea lion problem. They're hoping a fake killer whale from Bellingham, Washington, will do the trick.

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  12. Seattle Archdiocese paying $1.2M to settle abuse caseRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Seattle Archdiocese has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit brought by a woman who said she was molested by a priest in the 1960s and '70s. Jeri Hubbard, a 63-year-old from Sedro Woolley, sued in Whatcom County Superior Court in 2012, alleging she was abused by former priest Michael Cody, who was pastor of St. Charles Parish in Burlington and Assumption Parish in Bellingham.

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  13. License suspended for Bellingham nurse after patient deathRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Washington state Department of Health has suspended the license of a nurse after a resident died in her care at a Bellingham nursing home. Health Department spokesman Marqise Allen says the woman who died in February was in her 90s and was receiving "end-of-life care."

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  14. Tribes ask feds to reject permit for coal-export projectRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Leaders from nine Native American tribes have urged the Army Corps of Engineers to deny permits for a proposed coal-export terminal near Bellingham. The leaders from Washington, British Columbia and Montana met in Seattle on Thursday to oppose the Gateway Pacific Terminal at Cherry Point.

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  15. Hundreds of Bellingham hospital workers on 1-day strikeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Hundreds of workers at a Bellingham, Washington, hospital have walked out in what they say is a one-day strike. The Bellingham Herald reports the workers are members of SEIU Healthcare Local 1199NW, which has been negotiating with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center over a three-year contract.

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  16. Woman charged with arson in Bellingham for fire at her homeRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Court documents show a Bellingham-area woman was drunk when officers witnessed her setting her own home on fire with her 12-year-old daughter inside. Thirty-eight-year-old Casey Ann Evans has been charged with first-degree arson in connection with last Wednesday's fire.

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  17. Man who left bank with found money sentenced to jailRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A man who found $2,000 in an unmarked envelope in a bank in Bellingham, Washington, then walked out with the money and spent it, has been sentenced to four months in jail for second-degree theft. The Bellingham Herald reports that a man withdrew $2,000 in cash from another downtown bank on May 27, 2014, then walked into a U.S. Bank branch to open an account for his new auto dealership.

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  18. At least 3 children sick with E. coli after dairy festivalRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Health officials say at least three schoolchildren have become sick with E. coli after attending a Whatcom County dairy festival last week. KGMI Radio in Bellingham reports that more than 1,000 elementary school pupils attended the Milk Makers Fest at the Lynden fairgrounds.

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  19. Teachers from 8 school district to hold one-day strikesRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Washington Education Association says members of the union from eight school districts plan to hold one-day strikes to protest legislative inaction on education funding reform. The WEA says Arlington, Lakewood and Stanwood-Camano teachers will strike April 22. Bellingham and Ferndale teachers plan to strike April 24. Teachers in Mount Vernon, Blaine and Sedro-Woolley have approved strikes, but haven't selected days yet.

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  20. Magnitude 2.4 quake north of Friday Harbor, Wash.Read the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network says a magnitude 2.4 earthquake was recorded late Tuesday afternoon about eight miles north of Friday Harbor, a community in Washington's San Juan Islands.

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