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  1. Beachgoers watch shark devour seal just yards off shoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Olympian

    The brown bear known as 409 Beadnose has won Katmai National Park and Preserve's annual Fat Bear Week contest. It's a salute to bears who are "good at what they do," gorging on salmon to prepare for hibernation.

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  2. 57-cent gas hike? How Washington's carbon fee plan could affect a key House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | The Olympian

    Fighting to keep a key House seat in the Republican column, Washington state's Dino Rossi is trying to tar his Democratic opponent Kim Schrier as a supporter of steep gasoline taxes, partly because she backs a carbon fee proposal on the state's November ballot. "Kim Schrier's 57 cents per gallon price increase via the carbon tax won't alleviate WA's traffic," Rossi tweeted recently against his 8th Congressional District seat opponent.

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  3. Remains of one snowboarder missing since November found. Search continues for second.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The Olympian

    Whatcom County Sheriff's Deputy Mark Jilk and Joe Amancio, talk Friday, Nov. 17, about the search for Amancio's son, Jake Amancio, 22, and Drew Lenz, 20, both of Bellingham, after they didn't return from snowboarding in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie The remains of one of two Bellingham snowboarders missing since November in the Mount Baker wilderness is believed to have been located, according to a press release issued by Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo, while the search continues for the second. Jacob Amancio and Drew Lenz went missing Nov. 12 .

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  4. Training on dead body - was neither normal nor acceptable,' Bellingham fire chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | The Olympian

    A Whatcom Medic One ambulance returns to Bellingham Fire Department Station 1 in 2016. Two Bellingham Fire Department officers are no longer with the department after a deceased patient in July was brought to Station 1 and several department members performed multiple intubations on the dead body.

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  5. Do you drive to work by yourself? You have lots of companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | The Olympian

    Everyone seems to grumble about their morning commute, but most Northwesterners drive to work alone and wouldn't have it any other way, a new poll has found. Seattle-based PEMCO insurance company's monthly Northwest Poll asked residents of Washington and Oregon about their commuting habits and found that 94 percent of workers drive solo.

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  6. Ugh! Look what was in the wildfire smoke we were breathingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | The Olympian

    Images of smoke particles from WWU's scanning electron microscope show, clockwise from top left: a 1 micron soot particle magnified 30,000 times; 10 micron particle of wood plant debris magnified 8,000 times; 2 micron soot particle coated with tar-like goo magnified 25,000 times; soot and woody debris magnified 15,000 times; a ; 0.7 micron tar ball and soot particle magnified 14,000 times; and a 100 nanometer-wide soot particle, magnified 80,000 times. The web-like pattern is the filter used to snare the particles.

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  7. a Parents were going to all lengths of heroisma balancing childcare and work obligationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | The Olympian

    Barb Steele, left, and Tera Herting, lead infant teachers, watch infants play and nap at Promise Day Care near Bellingham. Parents often have trouble finding child care, especially for infants and toddlers.

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  8. Legal pot is leading to increased litter in environmentally conscious WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | The Olympian

    Plastic "doob tubes" and small Mylar bags used to package pot are moldering in gutters, bleaching out in landfills and bobbing in waterways. Concentrated nutrients and fertilizers left over from cannabis growing operations are being dumped in public sewers and making their way past wastewater treatment plants into Puget Sound.

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  9. A $250 online coupon to a grocery store sounds too good to be true. Turns out, it was.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | The Olympian

    In a Facebook post Monday, Cincinnati-based Kroger, the parent company of Fred Meyer stores in Bellingham, including this one on West Bakerview Road, advised its customers steer clear on an unauthorized "$250 Kroger Shopping Coupon" circulating on social media. In a Facebook post Monday, Cincinnati-based Kroger, the parent company of Fred Meyer stores, advised its customers to steer clear on an unauthorized "$250 Kroger Shopping Coupon" circulating on social media.

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  10. Hear how scientists use music to track salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Olympian

    Boise Police Chief Bill Bones was at the scene of the June 30, 2018, stabbing spree that left nine victims hospitalized soon after it occurred. The chief talked this week about that horrible night and his pride in the city of Boise.

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  11. Even when speed doesn't kill (and it does), it will really cost you in Thurston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | The Olympian

    Before you punch the gas pedal, remember that a recent report said the Evergreen State is among the toughest on speeders and reckless drivers. Personal finance website WalletHub said Washington is first among U.S. states where speeding is automatically considered reckless driving, seventh in average cost increase of insurance after one speeding ticket, and 10th for minimum jail time for a first reckless-driving offense.

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  12. Police Chief Bill Bones tries to help Boise heal after tragic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | The Olympian

    A helicopter crew from the Coast Guard Air Station in Port Angeles hoists an injured female hiker and a rescue swimmer from Obstruction Island, Washington on July 4, 2018. Obstruction is just south of Orcas Island in the San Juans.

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  13. Truck tip over spills chickens on the highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | The Olympian

    Cheryl Strange, the Secretary of the Department of Social and Health Services, responds to the loss of Western State Hospital's federal certification in a taped message to employees of the psychiatric facility in Lakewood. DSHS oversees the hospital.

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  14. That was close! Car, train narrowly miss collision at downtown Bellingham rail crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | The Olympian

    A Burlington Northern-Santa Fe train narrowly missed a collision with a car that had high-centered on a rail crossing in downtown Bellingham, Washington on Friday night, June 15. Neither the car nor the driver suffered a scratch. Eyewitnesses describe the turmoil that occurred during the deadly shooting at the Walmart in Tumwater Sunday afternoon.

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  15. Kennewick homeowner tries to pet coyote in his houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | The Olympian

    Eyewitnesses describe the turmoil that occurred during the deadly shooting at the Walmart in Tumwater Sunday afternoon. The store remained closed Monday.

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  16. Couple stranded in Pacific while sailing from Hawaii to Bellingham, rescued by Coast GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | The Olympian

    An armed man is dead and two others are injured following an active shooter situation at the Walmart in Tumwater, WA. about 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 17th.

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  17. A search party looks for Reece Rollins along the Selway RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | The Olympian

    Four young men went missing when their Suburban rolled into the Selway River along the Idaho-Montana border, including Reece Rollins of Oregon. In this 2014 file video, soldiers with B company 1-214 General Support Aviation Battalion train to take on the dangerous task of rescuing climbers on Mount Rainier.

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  18. Lawsuit: Washington jail must provide addiction treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | The Olympian

    This March 26, 2015 photo shows a maximum security cell block at the Whatcom County Jail in Bellingham, Wash. In a novel case with national implications, the Washington state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the jail to force it to provide opiate-withdrawal medication to prisoners, rather than requiring them to go cold turkey.

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  19. Watch as Boy Scouts are rescued from summit of Mount BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | The Olympian

    A U.S. Navy team rescued a group of Boy Scouts from the summit of Mount Baker Monday morning, June 4 after the foursome got lost in poor visibility and dug a snow cave for shelter overnight, when temperatures dropped below freezing. Rick Huggins of Bellingham spotted a black bear ambling up his diveway on Saturday, June 2 and ran out in his socks to captures this video.

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  20. What is it like to be a U.S. Air Force Thunderbird?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | The Olympian

    The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds do air demonstrations for audiences across the country flying F-16's and taking on high G-forces. Here's what it's like to be a Thunderbird for a day.

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