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  1. The Latest: Schrier, Rossi spar over health care in debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    In the only debate for one of the most closely-watched midterm races in the country, the two candidates vying for Washington state's open U.S. House seat sparred Wednesday night over the issues in the context of GOP control. At stake is the 8th Congressional District race, where Democrats are trying to flip the seat that's been held by the GOP since it was created decades ago.

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  2. Schrier, Rossi head to only debate for open House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    In this March 26, 2018 file photo, Dino Rossi, a former state senator now running for Washington state's 8th District, poses for a portrait in Issaquah, Wash. The two candidates vying for Washington state's 8th Congressional district seat are set to debate Wednesday night Oct. 17, 2018, in their only joint appearance ahead of one of the tightest midterm races in the country.

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  3. GOP lawmaker declines to resign, won't serve another termRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Despite Republican leaders calling on Washington lawmaker Rep. Matt Manweller to resign in the wake of new sexual misconduct allegations, Manweller said Monday he will finish his term but will not serve another if re-elected in November. Manweller, whose name cannot be removed from the November ballot, said in a statement that it's important he's re-elected so the seat can be filled with another Republican when he resigns, the Yakima Herald-Republic reported .

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  4. Grandma and granddaughter die when tire blows on family holiday outingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    A Snohomish woman and her 6-year-old granddaughter died on Labor Day when a tire blew on their motorhome and the driver lost control. Only two of the nine family members in the RV were wearing seat belts.

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  5. 2 killed in motorhome crash on I-90Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Two people - including a 6-year-old girl - were killed and six others were critically injured when a motorhome crashed off an I-90 overpass and went into a creek near Ellensburg. KOMO reports the 40-foot motorhome and trailer were heading west on I-90 just before 3:30 p.m. Monday when it suffered a blown tire and the driver lost control Authorities say Louis Edelbrock, 61, of Snohomish, was pronounced dead at the scene, and 6-year-old Kaci Edelbrock died at an Ellensburg Hospital.

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  6. Aeshna palmata, commonly known as the paddle-tailed darner, at Picture Lake near Mt. Baker Ski Area.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    It took Peterson, a professor in the Biology Department at Western Washington University, more than a decade to research, write and photograph the insects for his book. "The field guide was a 14-year labor of love and adventure that involved hiking across snow fields, wading through swamps and crawling through meadows to find particular insect species to photograph," Peterson said.

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  7. The Latest: Interstate 90 to reopen at noonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    The main east-west highway across the state has been closed all day because of a wildfire near the tiny town of Vantage. Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work to produce.

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  8. 2 arrested after Randle teen's body found in shallow graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Authorities in Lewis County have arrested two suspects after investigators searching for a missing teen found his body buried in a shallow grave. Lewis County Sheriff's Office said Saturday that a 16-year-old boy and a 21-year-old man had been arrested by state troopers on Interstate 90 in Ellensburg.

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  9. Oregon dog that survived 2 gunshot wounds finds new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    A dog that was shot twice and left for dead in a rugged area of northeast Oregon has been given a new home. KATU-TV reports the dog named Rez was found in the mountains near Pendleton, Oregon, in February covered in blood from two bullet wounds in the head, causing him to lose an eye and several teeth.

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  10. Panel: Kittitas County should ban solar panels on farmlandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    The Ellensburg Record reports that the planning commission will present its recommendation to county commissioners, who will make a final decision on new regulations. Last year, the county in central Washington passed a moratorium on commercial solar projects after rejecting a proposed solar project.

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  11. Police from 3 states search for more clues in girl's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Authorities have conducted an additional search of the area where the remains of 10-year-old Lindsey Baum were found last year. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that melted snow allowed for the area in Kittitas County to be searched again on Saturday.

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  12. Here's what happened when other cities allowed 'backyard houses'Read the original story

    May 6, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    As Bellingham's elected officials consider a controversial plan that could allow more backyard cottages and other accessory dwellings in single-family residential zones citywide, other U.S. cities have OK'd them - with varied results. A decision on the matter could come as early as Monday night, when the Bellingham City Council is being asked to vote.

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  13. Solar panels on farmland stir debate in central WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    In this March 20, 2018 photo, farmer Jackie Brunson, right, walks with Tuusso Energy co-founder Jason Evans, whose project would place photovoltaic panels on some of the Brunson land and property belonging to three other Kittitas County landowners, in Ellensburg, Wash. In this March 20, 2018 photo, farmer Jackie Brunson, right, walks with Tuusso Energy co-founder Jason Evans, whose project would place photovoltaic panels on some of the Brunson land and property belonging to three other Kittitas County landowners, in Ellensburg, Wash.

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  14. Photographer compiling album to honor Yakima Nation womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    In a Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 photo, Terri Benson fixes a bald eagle feather to a headband worn by Neville S. Benson while preparing for a photoshoot on their property in Brownstown, Wash. In a Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 photo, Terri Benson fixes a bald eagle feather to a headband worn by Neville S. Benson while preparing for a photoshoot on their property in Brownstown, Wash.

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  15. Embattled lawmaker ordered to stay away from studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Central Washington University records show a state lawmaker who is also a professor has been barred from contacting past or present students while the school investigates allegations of sexual harassment against him. The News Tribune, The Olympian and Northwest News Network reported Friday that university officials didn't offer details when they previously said they were looking into accusations of inappropriate conduct against Republican Rep. Matt Manweller of Ellensburg.

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  16. GOP lawmaker Matt Manweller placed on leave from CWU due to investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    State Rep. Matt Manweller has been placed on administrative leave by Central Washington University, where he teaches political science, because of an investigation. The university confirmed the investigation Monday but would not disclose the nature of the investigation or any further details about it.

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  17. Ex-wife, former high school student of GOP lawmaker now calls relationship a inappropriateaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Pictures from the August 2000 wedding ceremony of Matt Manweller and OraLynn Reeve. She was 18 and he was 30. The two had married in June at a Boise courthouse but later held a more formal event.

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  18. Republican lawmaker says he wona t resign despite past allegations he sexually harassed studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Republican Rep. Matt Manweller speaks on the House floor against a bill to raise Washington state's minimum wage on March 3, 2015, in Olympia. Allegations that Manweller sexually harassed students at Central Washington University, where he is a tenured political science professor, resurfaced this week.

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  19. Ellensburg man involved in fiery fatal Oregon crash arrested in BellinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    This 15-passenger GMC van was involved in a fiery fatal crash north of Lincoln City, Oregon in July 2016, where the driver drove off the highway, hit a tree and caught the vehicle on fire. The 27-year-old passenger was found dead in the burnt van.

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