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  1. Giant Monterey cypress on Olympic Peninsula to be cut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    The tree that's 60 feet tall and 33 feet round is on property owned by John Eissinger and next to his Blue Gull Inn Bed and Breakfast in Port Townsend. Eissinger tells KING-TV that a University of Washington tree expert says the tree is a danger and should be removed.

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  2. Olympia debates how to find housing for the 'missing middle'Read the original story

    Jun 15, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Don't have time for a leisurely tour of Tacoma's industrial waterfront? Then buckle up for this high-speed time-lapse video shot during a Port of Tacoma customer cruise earlier this week. Hanford workers began moving some of the highly radioactive sludge out of the K West Reactor Basin, located just 400 yards from the Columbia River, on June 12, 2018.

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  3. Tour Tacoma waterways in less than 60 secondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Hanford workers began moving some of the highly radioactive sludge out of the K West Reactor Basin, located just 400 yards from the Columbia River, on June 12, 2018. It will be stored in below-ground cells until it can be prepared for disposal.

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  4. 3 escape burning boat near Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    The U.S. Coast Guard says after the fire started Monday afternoon, three people wearing survival suits on the 40-foot recreational vessel abandoned the boat north of Protection Island. Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work to produce.

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  5. Bainbridge man aims at Alaska in the journey of a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    In this May 15, 2018, photo, Steve Rhoades prone paddleboards in Blakely Harbor located on Bainbridge Island, Wash. Rhoades will be paddling from Bainbridge to Port Townsend, Washington to Ketchikan, Alaska, this summer, all as a fundraiser for the homeless.

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  6. There's a problem at the state's main psychiatric hospital: People ready for discharge can't get outRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    It took more than half a year for Brian's daughter to get a bed at Western State Hospital after a scare in which she put a bread knife into an electrical outlet at his Tacoma apartment. A court ruled she needed involuntary psychiatric treatment at the 857-bed facility in Lakewood, but due to a wait list that can stretch to more than 100 patients, his daughter instead bounced around Pierce County in-patient treatment centers that provide less intensive care.

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  7. Here's where that big catamaran in Bellingham bay is headedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Workers for All American Marine prepare to launch a 73-foot catamaran into Squalicum Harbor on Monday, April 2. The boat will be used by Puget Sound Express of Port Townsend for whale watching expeditions in the area. Workers for All American Marine prepare to launch a 73-foot catamaran into Squalicum Harbor on Monday, April 2. The boat will be used by Puget Sound Express of Port Townsend for whale watching expeditions in the area.

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  8. Port Townsend denies fault in lawsuit over man's injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    A city in northwestern Washington has denied any liability in response to a federal lawsuit filed by a former journalist, who claims a police officer broke his wrist and bloodied his nose. The Peninsula Daily News reports Port Townsend claims in new court filings that the city is not entitled to pay any damages because the police officer did not assault Stephen Patch.

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  9. Dogs encouraging Port Hadlock students to read, be calmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Liliahna Jevne, a second-grade student at Chimacum Creek Primary School, reads to Jake during the Read to Rover program on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 in Chimacum, Wash. Every Friday, second-grade students get a chance to read aloud to furry companions in the school's library as part of the "Read to Rover" program.

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  10. Squalicuma s Vic Wolffis recorded a milestone victory over Auburn on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Squalicum's girls basketball coach, Vic Wolffis, recorded his 300th career win Friday as the Storm knocked off Auburn 55-46 in the Crush in the Slush Tournament at Port Townsend High School. "It's a testament to a lot of great players and assistant coaches," Wolffis said.

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  11. Funtastic responds to lawsuit over Ferris wheel fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    The company being sued after three people fell from a Ferris wheel in Port Townsend has responded to the federal lawsuit, denying any negligence or liability. The Peninsula Daily News reported Tuesday that Fun-Tastic Shows of Oregon says it is the fault of Shawn Swartwood, her partner Crystal Groth and Groth's 7-year-old son, Mikhail Groth Swartwood, that they were all injured in the May 18 fall.

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  12. Pacific Northwest naval island acts as 'logistical backbone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Naval Magazine Indian Island Cmdr. Rocky Pulley talks about the process of loading and unloading ships, like the USNS Cesar Chavez behind him, at the pier on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017.

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  13. Family injured in Ferris wheel incident sues ride operatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    A family injured in a Ferris wheel incident in Port Townsend has filed a lawsuit against the ride's operator. KING5-TV reported Monday that 59-year-old Shawn Swartwood, her partner, 47-year-old Crystal Groth, and their seven-year-old son were all hurt May 18 during the Rhododendron Festival when a Ferris wheel gondola tipped over.

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