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  1. Crews recover bodies from 2 Washington state plane crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Ground search crews recovered two bodies from the wreckage of a small airplane that crashed into a north-central Washington state mountainside last weekend, forcing a teenager who survived the impact to hike her way off a rugged slope to safety. The two victims haven't been formally identified, but 16-year-old survivor Autumn Veatch has said her step-grandparents, Leland and Sharon Bowman of Marion, Montana, were killed in the crash.

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  2. Teen survivor arrives home; searchers find wreckageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Star Tribune

    A teenager who survived a small plane crash, then managed to find her way off a rugged Washington state mountainside finally made it home to Bellingham, just as word came that searchers had located wreckage in the area where she emerged from the woods. Aerial searchers reported spotting wreckage, but crews were not able to reach the heavily wooded north-central Washington site Tuesday night and no positive identification has been made of either the missing plane or its two missing occupants, Leland and Sharon Bowman of Marion, Montana, said Barbara LaBoe, a Washington state Transportation Department spokeswoman for the plane search.

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  3. Searchers comb rugged area in Washington for missing planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Five aircraft were flying over a rugged, mountainous area of Washington state Monday, searching for a small, private plane carrying three family members that failed to reach their destination over the weekend. The red and white Beech A-35 left Kalispell, Montana, at about 1 p.m. PDT Saturday, headed for Lynden, Washington, according the state Department of Transportation.

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  4. Driver charged in Washington crash that killed 2 students, injured 2 othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Prosecutors have charged a Bellingham, Washington, man with two counts of vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault in a crash that killed two high school students and injured two others out walking during a gym class. The Bellingham Herald reports that charging papers filed Monday say 34-year-old William Klein fell asleep in the passenger seat of his SUV after the collision, needed to be shaken awake and didn't seem to be reacting to the seriousness of the crash.

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  5. 2 activists attach themselves to Shell ship in Washington state to protest Arctic drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Two activists suspended themselves early Friday from the anchor chain of a Royal Dutch Shell support ship docked north of Seattle to protest the petroleum giant's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean. The protesters sitting in cloth slings attached themselves around 3:30 a.m. to the anchor chain of the American Trader at the Bellingham harbor.

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  6. SUV hits 4 students near Bellingham, Washington, killing 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Star Tribune

    An SUV has struck four students in Washington state who were walking with their class as part of a physical education exercise, killing two teens and critically injuring two others. State Trooper Mark Francis says the students were on a sidewalk Wednesday afternoon when the SUV left the road and hit them from behind.

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  7. Fake orca nearly drowns before it can scare Ore. sea lionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Star Tribune

    An effort to use a fake, life-sized orca to scare off hundreds of sea lions crowding docks off the Oregon coast ended, at least temporarily, with the fiberglass creature belly-up after it was swamped by a passing ship. Still, Port of Astoria Executive Director Jim Knight said the sea lions briefly "got deathly silent" when the orca sailed into view.

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  8. Fake orca meant to scare off sea lions runs into troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Star Tribune

    A fake life-sized orca officials hope will scare sea lions off docks in Oregon has run into a snag its first day on the job. KGW-TV reports the orca was brought overland from Bellingham, Washington, on Thursday, but as soon as it hit the water at Astoria, its engine flooded.

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  9. Oregon community takes unusual approach to sea lion problemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Star Tribune

    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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  10. Federal data: As oil production soars, so do pipeline leaksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California coastline this week reflects a troubling trend in the nation's infrastructure: As U.S. oil production has soared, so has the number of pipeline accidents. Since 2009, the annual number of significant accidents on oil and petroleum pipelines has shot up by almost 60 percent, roughly matching the rise in U.S. crude oil production, according an analysis of federal data by The Associated Press.

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  11. Rail car owners ordered to replace bad valvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The directive applies to a 3-inch valve installed on roughly 6,000 tank cars, and their owners have 60 days to replace them. Within 90 days, tank car owners must also replace 37,000 1-inch and 2-inch valves manufactured by the same company.

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  12. Knives being seized, border costs rising: Some see solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Hardware Sales Inc. of Bellingham, Washington, does about 25 percent of its online business outside the United States. But going global can be frustrating.

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  13. Company maintains top priority is safety, integrity of oil pipelines; US regulators criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The Wyoming company whose pipeline leaked 30,000 gallons of crude oil into the Yellowstone River in Montana and its sister company have had multiple pipeline spills and federal fines levied against them in the last decade, according to government records. Bridger Pipeline LLC, the operator of the Poplar Pipeline that broke recently near Glendive, Montana, recorded nine pipeline incidents between 2006 and 2014, according to the pipeline administration.

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