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  1. Man holds up in tree after bus stop confrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Bellingham Herald

    Negotiators with the Seattle police were in talks with a man perched in a tree in the Lake City neighborhood. KING-TV reports that the incident started at about 1 a.m. Sunday as some kind of confrontation at a Metro bus stop.

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  2. Seattle tunnel project faces $223 million in cost overrunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Bellingham Herald

    In this photo taken April 25, 2016, a worker walks inside the State Route 99 tunnel under construction in Seattle. The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct is $223 million over budget, the Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday, July 21, 2016.

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  3. Paul Allen gives $500,000 toward Seattle station's new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has donated $500,000 toward Seattle public radio station KEXP to help it pay for its new home at Seattle Center. The money pushes the station's fundraising campaign beyond its goal.

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  4. EMP Museum honors 50 years of a Star Treka with tribbles, phasersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    In this photo taken Wednesday, May 18, 2016, items from the "Star Trek," are displayed at an exhibit called, "Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds" for a 50th anniversary celebration of the franchise at the EMP Museum, in Seattle. In this photo taken Wednesday, May 18, 2016, EMP Museum curator Brooks Peck steps through a Jefferies Tube as he leads media members on a tour of displays for the exhibit, "Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds," for a 50th anniversary celebration of the "Star Trek" franchise at the EMP Museum, in Seattle.

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  5. WSDOT video provides view from a drone inside the SR 99 tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Just a few days before the State Route 99 tunneling machine started tunneling under the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle in May 2016, the Washington State Department of Transportation flew a video-equipped drone through the site to show Seattle Tunnel Partners' construction progress. On an average day, the tunnel is bustling with construction.

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  6. Alaskan Way Viaduct to close Friday for 2 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    A portion of the upper deck of the new State Route 99 under construction rests just in front of the circular entrance to the tunnel Monday, April 25, 2016, in Seattle. The Alaskan Way viaduct, which the two-mile tunnel will replace, is scheduled to be closed for about two weeks beginning Friday, April 29, as a precaution as tunnel boring begins under the structure.

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  7. Cherry Blossom Festival in Ferndale celebrates Japanese cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    The second annual Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates Japanese art, music and culture from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Pioneer Pavilion, 2007 Cherry St. Events start with a 9:30 a.m. ceremony and shakuhachi performance on the Hanadori Trail behind the nearby Conoco Phillips Sports Complex, where flowering cherry trees are planted. Events for all ages are part of the city's outreach to its Japanese sister city of Minami-boso, on the coast south of Tokyo.

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  8. This week: Farmers market, art walk and mushroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    "Soaring and Boring and Fawning and Yawning" is free from 6-10 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Make.Shift Art Space. Bellingham Farmers Market returns to its weekly schedules, and there's the monthly Art Walk and a free mushrooming class.

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  9. Things to do in Whatcom County the week of March 24, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    The Mount Baker Rock and Gem Club hosts its annual show and sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 26-27, at Bloedel Donovan Community Building, 2214 Electric Ave. The many facets of rock-hounding is the theme of the event, which features exhibits and sale of rocks, minerals, fossils, gems, fine jewelry and lapidary equipment, plus dealers, a fluorescent light show, door prizes, raffle, silent auctions, food service, gold panning and activities for kids. Details on the free event: 360-647-3416.

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  10. John McGrath: Not all NFL rule changes are bad, but some are just plain confusingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    This June 25, 2015 file photo shows Dean Blandino, vice president of officiating for the NFL, presenting the new technology that the NFL uses in the prevention and diagnosis of injuries, during a league news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The chop block has been entirely outlawed from NFL games, and extra-point kicks snapped from the 15-yard line are now permanent.

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  11. Bars and Bands: Polecat celebrates new album March 11 at BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Downtown Sounds favorite Polecat celebrates its new album, "Into the Wind," Friday, March 11, at The Wild Buffalo , 208 W. Holly St. Fiddler Cayley Schmid , who has headed up two music festivals in Bellingham, partners with Jeremy Elliott's Telecaster tones in what's described as an "Allman Brothers-esque blend," with Karl Olson on percussion and Richard Reeves on upright bass. Band leader and vocalist Aaron Guest's baritone vocals and 12-string guitar glue it all together.

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  12. Blaine festival March 11-13 celebrates birds of Pacific FlywayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Paul Woodcock, left, shows Jerry Stege, right, a group of harlequin ducks off Semiahmoo Spit in this undated photo. Woodcock and Jim Jorgensen will lead a field trip to the spit on Saturday, March 11 as part of the Wings Over Water Northwest Birding Festival.

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  13. Senate passes negotiated transportation budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    The Senate in Washington passed a supplemental transportation budget on Tuesday that has been negotiated and agreed upon by leadership in both chambers and includes money to raise the salaries of Washington State Patrol officers. The budget, which would alter the two-year transportation budget passed last year by $507 million, was approved by a 44-5 vote and will be considered by the House.

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  14. Bars and Bands: Joseph, a trio of Oregon sisters, at the Green FrogRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Joseph is an acoustic trio of three sisters from Portland, Ore. Natalie, Allison and Meegan Closner named their band after the small town in eastern Oregon, the guy in the Bible, and their grandfather.

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  15. Bars and Bands: Oregona s Three for Silver plays the SwilleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    "Bury Me Standing," "Seven Skeletons Found in the Yard" and "These Laughing Bones" are three tracks from Portland, Ore.' s Three for Silver , who will play at 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at Bellingham's Swillery Whiskey Bar , 118 W. Holly St. Cover for the Bellingham show is $5.

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  16. Seattle neighborhoods hire private security amid lawlessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF JAN. 30-31 AND THEREAFTER - Central Protection patrol officer James Toomey talks to a resident as he patrols the Magnolia neighborhood in Seattle.

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  17. Seattle neighborhoods hire private security amid lawlessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF JAN. 30-31 AND THEREAFTER - Central Protection patrol officer James Toomey talks to a resident as he patrols the Magnolia neighborhood in Seattle.

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  18. Heavy snow, rain as storm moves through Western WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    A warm front moving into Western Washington has dumped several inches of heavy wet snow in the Cascade Mountains and temporarily closed mountain passes. The National Weather Service in Seattle says the storm brought 13 inches of new snow at Stevens Pass between Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

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  19. Sounders look for contributor in SuperDraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Seattle Sounders FC spiced up last season's MLS SuperDraft by trading up to snatch local star Cristian Roldan of the University of Washington. General manager Garth Lagerwey isn't expecting that kind of intrigue Thursday, when Major League Soccer holds the first two rounds of its annual SuperDraft from Baltimore, starting at 10 a.m. PST.

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  20. Things to do in Whatcom County for the week of Jan. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    The Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St., brings back its favorite final frontier sci-fi show, "Space Trek," at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. every Friday and Saturday in January. There is an unknown universe of laughter that has yet to be discovered.

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