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  1. A getaway to Bellingham feels fresh, but familiar for South SoundersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Olympian

    Like Olympia, it's a character-laden college town on the water. And like Olympia, it has a hippie vibe.


  2. Camps part of complex issue as Bellingham grapples with homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | The Olympian

    As the city continues to clean up homeless camps in parks and under bridges, Mayor Kelli Linville said a proposed shelter would offer one solution to a growing problem. The city has a backlog of more than 70 camps.


  3. Ferndale son beat father to death, kept body for days in garage, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Olympian

    Christopher Koop makes his first appearance in court on a charge of first-degree murder on Wednesday, April 26, at Whatcom County Courthouse in Bellingham. A Ferndale man beat his father to death with a hammer, hid his body in a garage for 1 A1 2 weeks, and dug a grave in the backyard to cover up the murder, according to police.


  4. Port of Olympia fuel dock is 2 months behind scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | The Olympian

    The Port of Olympia commission drilled down on the port's fuel dock on Monday, asking a series of questions about safe fuel pumping and the safety of non-motorized boaters in the area. They also learned that the dock, which was previously going to open in the spring, is now set to open in mid-June.


  5. Public invited to Olympia forum on possible affordable housing levyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | The Olympian

    A public forum on a possible housing levy for Olympia voters will run 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at United Churches, 110 11th Ave. SE in downtown Olympia. The forum is sponsored by the Home Fund, a nonprofit advocacy group that is asking Thurston County cities to put a property tax on the ballot in order to generate money for affordable housing.


  6. No damages for wrongful death of pets? Lawsuit against WSU could change thatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Olympian

    A lawsuit against Washington State University involving the euthanization of a sick dog could set a new legal precedent on the emotional value of pets. A lawsuit against Washington State University involving the euthanization of a sick dog could set a new legal precedent on the emotional value of pets.


  7. Cannabis pipe cleaning sparks 2-alarm apartment fire, injures Bellingham womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Olympian

    Bellingham firefighters finish putting out a fire in the 500 block of 32nd Street on Tuesday, March 21, in Bellingham. Bellingham fire crews respond to a fire in an apartment complex in the 500 block of 32nd Street Tuesday morning.


  8. Bellingham police release videos of deadly cop-involved shooting; suspect and officer identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Olympian

    Bellingham Police released this video from Officer Jeremiah Leland's body camera during the confrontation and shooting of Manuel Gonzalez, who they say stabbed a man in the neck in downtown Bellingham on Sunday, March 12. Bellingham Police released videos they gathered as part of their investigation into the police shooting of Manuel Gonzalez, who they say stabbed a man in the neck and eventually was shot when confronted by an officer in downtown Bellingham on Sunday, March 12. A screenshot of a video released Thursday by the Bellingham Police Department of the officer-involved shooting in downtown Bellingham on Sunday.


  9. In chaos of stabbing, woman stole medical kit from Bellingham paramedics, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | The Olympian

    In the chaos of a stabbing that led to an officer-involved shooting in downtown Bellingham, a woman stole a large medical kit from firefighters Sunday afternoon. Bellingham paramedics were treating a man for a stab wound to the neck around 4:20 p.m., when the bag went missing.


  10. Man shot dead by police in downtown BellinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | The Olympian

    Crime scene tape marks the scene where Bellingham Police shot a man to death in the downtown area on Sunday, March 12, 2017. A man armed with a knife was shot to death by police Sunday in downtown Bellingham, moments after another man's throat was slashed a block down the street, according to the Bellingham Police Department.


  11. Man claims to be werewolf after stabbing mother in Bellingham, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Olympian

    A Bellingham man made bizarre statements about being a werewolf before and after officers found his mother stabbed to death Sunday at her home in the Fairhaven neighborhood, Sheaen Emmette Smith, 29, placed a nonsensical 911 call around 2 p.m. from his mother's duplex across from a Fairhaven fire station, according to the Bellingham Police Department. Officers responded to find Smith's mother, Aurora Buol-Smith, dead on the ground floor of the home.


  12. Leif Whittaker blazes own trail by following in famous fathera s footstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | The Olympian

    Whittaker, 32, is the son of legendary mountaineer Jim Whittaker. In 1963, Jim Whittaker became the first American to climb Mount Everest.


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

    Feb 10, 2017 | The Olympian

    ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF FEB. 11-12 AND THEREAFTER - In a Dec. 29, 2016 photo, after walking across Lummi Bay at nighttime on a low tide, Lummi tribal chairman Tim Ballew talks about the new agreements with dairy farmers that will help clean up the runoff that drains into shellfish beds harvested by the tribe.


  14. State agency seeks funds to ramp up efforts to battle aquatic invasive speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | The Olympian

    These zebra mussels seen in 2010, at the Seaview North boatyard in Bellingham, came off the stern of a powerboat from Lake Erie in Ohio that was being transported to Vancouver B.C. The invasive mussels were found at the Cle Elum Port of Entry by a Washington State Patrol commercial vehicle enforcement officer and were removed by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. Preventative measures such as warning signs and fencing around Capitol Lake were used in 2010 to help prevent the spreading of invasive New Zealand mud snails.


  15. Police recover 2 of 3 priceless carvings stolen from Lummi cemetery, eldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Olympian

    Gov. Inslee on refugee order: "it is an insult and danger to all of the people of the state of Washington" Leland Cooper talks about the recent theft and damage of sculptures and totem poles at the Lummi Cemetery and the Lummi Reservation. Cooper's brother, Cha-Das-Ska-Dum, a well known artist is buried at Lummi Cemetery and a carved bear on his grave was damaged when thieves tried to steal it.


  16. Provocative hats and pot: Protesters fight for space and permits in inaugural splashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Olympian

    Kelly Krieger, 57, of Bellingham, Wash., has knitted 20 pink "pussy hats" and will wear one to the Women's March on Washington on Jan. 21. It's set to be the biggest demonstration in Washington on the day after President-elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office. Krieger said she'd bring about 200 hats made by people in Bellingham.


  17. Governora s quiet reprieve of death-row murderer draws ire from many directionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | The Olympian

    Gov. Jay Inslee signed his first reprieve of a death-row convict Thursday, part of his moratorium on Washington's death penalty. Inslee signed the reprieve for Clark Richard Elmore, who had been convicted of raping and killing his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter, Kristy Ohnstad, in Bellingham in 1995.


  18. Governor grants reprieve to Bellingham child-killer on death rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The Olympian

    Gov. Jay Inslee granted a reprieve Thursday to a Bellingham man sentenced to death for the brutal rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl. A Whatcom County jury sentenced Clark Richard Elmore to death in 1996, for the gruesome killing of his girlfriend's teenage daughter.


  19. Prosecutor asks Inslee to allow child killer's executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | The Olympian

    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.


  20. Some building halted as counties react to water rights caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | The Olympian

    In this Dec. 6, 2016 photo, Bud Breakey and his wife Deborah pose for a photo with their daughter Kaylin, 15 mos., by the well they paid to drill on property they own near Bellingham, Wash. The couple hopes to live on the land soon and build a house, but in October, the Washington state Supreme Court ruled that Whatcom County failed to protect water resources by allowing new wells to reduce flow in streams for fish and other uses, leaving landowners like the Breakeys in limbo.


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