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  1. Police kill machete-wielding man in Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Bellingham Herald

    Authorities say a Kent police officer shot and killed a man who refused to drop a machete in Des Moines. KIRO-TV reports that officers from Des Moines, Kent and Tukwila went to the house at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday after people reported an armed man behaving erratically.

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  2. Suburban Seattle jail inmate diagnosed with infectious TBRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Bellingham Herald

    Health officials say an inmate at a county jail in Suburban Seattle was diagnosed with infectious tuberculosis and had been in contact with at least 66 other inmates and staff between Nov. 20 and March 1. KCPQ-TV reports Public Health - Seattle & King County made the announcement Wednesday and said the county is working with jail staff to identify and screen exposed individuals for symptoms. Officials say the patient in King County Jail in Kent is receiving treatment and is currently not a risk for infecting others.

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  3. Police, FBI seek tips, offer reward in shooting of Sikh manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Bellingham Herald

    This undated sketch provided by the Kent, Wash., Police Department shows a man they and the FBI are seeking the public's help in identifying. He's a suspect in the shooting of a Sikh man in suburban Seattle, who says the man shot him in the arm and told him to go back to his country.

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  4. Sikh man is 'getting back to normal,' heartened by supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Bellingham Herald

    Men and women, including a man wearing a "USA" sweatshirt, attend Sunday services at the Gurudwara Singh Sabha of Washington, a Sikh temple in Renton, Wash., Sunday, March 5, 2017, south of Seattle. Authorities said a Sikh man said a gunman shot him in his arm Friday, March 3, 2017, as he worked on his car in his driveway and told him "go back to your own country."

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  5. Police search for man who shot Sikh in Seattle suburbRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | Bellingham Herald

    Police in a Seattle suburb were looking for a gunman who shot a Sikh man in the arm and told him to "go back to your own country," the Seattle Times reported. The victim - a 39-year-old man who observes the Sikh faith - told police that he was working in his driveway about 8 p.m. Friday when the unknown man came up to him, the Times reported.

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  6. She's Rosa Parks. Harriet Tubman. Angela Davis. 5-year-old depicts famous figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Lola Jones has had a first-hand view of black history. The 5-year-old from Kent, Washington can thank her mom's imagination - and her own spirit - for that.

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  7. Police: Driver flees after fatal hit-run crash in KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Authorities are trying to locate a driver suspected of fleeing on foot after a deadly hit-and-run collision that killed a woman in the south King County city of Kent. Kent Police Commander Jarod Kasner said in a news release that the woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle that was hit, died from her injuries following Saturday night's crash.

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  8. 2 teenagers seriously injured in Federal Way shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    The Kent Police Department tells the Seattle Times that the males ages 17 and 14 were shot Saturday evening and transported to Harborview Medical Center.

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  9. Teaching parents how to teach their toddlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Nearly a decade before Seattle voters agreed in 2014 to subsidize a preschool program for the city's families, a small, pilot effort for even younger children debuted in 106 living rooms across King County. Organizers approached parents with a simple sales pitch: Did they want help preparing their children for school? If so, the Parent-Child Home Program would send trained visitors to spend 30 minutes with them twice a week, demonstrating how to get the most educational value out of playing and reading with their 2- and 3-year-olds.

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  10. Apartment dweller dead after car crashes through wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Authorities in northwestern Washington say a man in an apartment died after a car crashed through one of the building's walls.

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  11. 16 homes evacuated after methane found in Washington cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Authorities say 16 homes were evacuated in a city south of Seattle after methane gas was found in soil samples there. Kent Regional Fire Authority spokesman Kyle Ohashi tells The News Tribune that Puget Sound Energy crews discovered traces of gas in the soil while taking routine samples in Auburn Thursday evening.

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  12. Semiahmooa s Coston wins third golf tournament of 2016 in playoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club instructor Jeff Coston won the 2016 Club Car WWC PGA Chapter Championship, Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Rainier Golf and Country Club in Des Moines. Coston, who turned 61 Sunday, Oct. 16, shot a first-round 73 Monday, Oct. 17, and a 71 Tuesday, which set him up for a playoff with Brian Davis of Grays Harbor Country Club.

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  13. Blue Origin successfully tests escape system, lands rocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    The aerospace startup led by Amazon's Jeff Bezos tested the escape system of its space capsule in remote west Texas. Forty-five seconds into the flight, the capsule popped off like a champagne cork, propelled by an escape motor mounted underneath.

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  14. NOAA video explains tagging orcas as a research toolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Researchers discuss what they have learned in 10 years of studying the endangered Southern Resident killer whales, including using tracking darts to follow their migration. An expert panel said Tuesday, Oct. 5 that a dart tag on an endangered Puget Sound orca was the source of a fungal infection that contributed to its death last March off Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

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  15. Blue Origin successfully tests escape system, lands rocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    The aerospace startup led by Amazon's Jeff Bezos tested the escape system of its space capsule in remote west Texas. Forty-five seconds into the flight, the capsule popped off like a champagne cork, propelled by an escape motor mounted underneath.

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  16. For this pilot, hot air ballooning is a passionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    For Terri Schofield, being a balloon pilot isn't a job, it's a passion. The Oregon native has been flying for 26 years with her husband Greg as her crew chief and they have traveled across the country flying their balloon Simpatico.

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  17. Ferndale-based Hemplera s acquires Washington firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Hempler Foods Group bought the business and certain assets of Fletcher's Fine Foods of Algona, according to a news release from Hempler's parent company Premium Brands Holdings Corp . The purchase price for Fletcher's was $5 million and does not include the Algona plant.

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  18. 1 injured, 5 mobile homes destroyed in SeaTac fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Kent Fire Department officials who responded say the fire appears to have started in a vehicle parked under a carport Friday night. The fire reportedly spread to the carport and then to nearby homes.

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  19. Trial begins for pair accused of fundraising for al-ShababRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    The federal trial of two women accused of raising money for the Somali terrorist group al-Shabab has begun with one of the women admitting she supported the group. But her lawyer says the government can't prove she ever gave money to them.

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  20. Trial to begin for pair accused of fundraising for al-ShababRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Thirty-six-year-old Muna Osman Jama of Reston and 46-year-old Hinda Osman Dhirane of Kent, Washington, were arrested and charged back in 2014 with providing material support to terrorists by funneling small amounts of money to al-Shabab, an al-Qaida affiliate. Prosecutors say the women used coded communications to hide their intent, referring to al-Shabab as "the family" and truckloads of supplies as "camels."

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