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  1. Federal judge tosses suit by Raging Grannies seeking to ban coal and oil trains through SpokaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Bellingham Herald

    A federal judge on Monday issued his written opinion dismissing a federal lawsuit that was attempting to overturn a federal law, which the group of citizens has argued gets in the way of local governments that want to institute laws to address concerns over global warming and ensuring the rights of citizens to have a livable climate. The lawsuit brought by the Raging Grannies and others was filed after the group attempted through the initiative process to ban the trains.

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  2. Fines for coal, oil trains in downtown Spokane likely headed for ballot amid legal concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Bellingham Herald

    The decision whether to fine the owners of coal and oil trains rumbling through downtown Spokane will likely land in the hands of voters this fall. The Spokane County Elections Office on Wednesday reported the initiative, which was first floated last summer by the City Council as a way to prevent a fiery derailment damaging the Spokane aquifer, had enough signatures to appear on the November ballot.

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  3. Oil-trains measure likely headed for Spokane ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Bellingham Herald

    A proposed citizens' initiative that would fine certain coal and crude oil rail shipments through downtown Spokane will likely go before city voters in November. Spokane County election officials said Wednesday that the initiative gathered enough signatures to appear on the fall ballot.

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  4. Police fatally shoot man during domestic violence callRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Bellingham Herald

    A man was fatally shot by police officers who were responding to a domestic violence call south of Spokane, Washington. Spokane police say an officer heard a gunshot within a minute of arriving at the home on South Mount Vernon Road.

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  5. Olympia's Nat Jackson is the Jump Rope KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | Bellingham Herald

    The 73-year-old wellness coach from Olympia appeared on NBC's "Little Big Shots: Forever Young" on June 28. Visitors and locals in Paris have been zip-lining from the second floor of the iconic Eiffel Tower this week, reaching speeds up to 55 mph. The zipline was put up to allow tennis fans to mimic the speeds of balls struck at the French Open, which concludes on Sunday.

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  6. Transgender woman convicted of 3 murders in Spokane areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Bellingham Herald

    A jury in Spokane, Washington, has convicted a 65-year-old transgender woman of three counts of first degree murder. She was convicted Thursday in the killings of 26-year-old Yolanda Sapp, 34-year-old Nickie Lowe, and 38-year-old Kathy Brisbois.

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  7. "Spokane Spanker" found guilty of assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Bellingham Herald

    A man has been found guilty of eight counts of slapping the backsides of women in the Spokane, Washington, area. A judge on Wednesday found 28-year-old Jonathan Smith guilty of eight counts of assault with sexual motivation that occurred on the Centennial Trail, a popular walking and bike path.

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  8. Cattle ranchers sue to return country-of-origin labelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    In this Jan. 18, 2010 file photo, steaks and other beef products are displayed for sale at a grocery store in McLean, Va. Ranchers are suing the U.S. Department of Agriculture, seeking a return of labels that clearly identify meat produced in other countries and imported to the United States.

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  9. Spokane residents share Japanese internment camp storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    This Thursday, May 11, 2017, photo shows an aluminum suitcase belonging to Jeanne Tanaka, taken during an interview at her home in Spokane, Wash. For Tanaka, now 93, internment started earlier.

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  10. Spokane jail inmate hospitalized after attempting suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Authorities say a man was taken from jail to a hospital after he attempted to end his life in a Spokane jail cell. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says a staff member found the man who had apparently attempted to hang himself in his cell Thursday morning.

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  11. Would you zipline off the Eiffel Tower?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Visitors and locals in Paris have been zip-lining from the second floor of the iconic Eiffel Tower this week, reaching speeds up to 55 mph. The zipline was put up to allow tennis fans to mimic the speeds of balls struck at the French Open, which concludes on Sunday.

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  12. Woman accused in oil patch fraud sentenced to probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    A woman who helped prosecutors send her ex-husband to prison for ordering the deaths of two associates in the North Dakota oil patch has been sentenced to probation for her role in their investment scheme. Sarah Creveling pleaded guilty Monday to a felony conviction of conspiracy to commit mail fraud.

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  13. Calling all fathers: This Craigslist post in need of a a BBQ Dada is looking for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    This screen capture shows a listing for a "Generic Father" needed for a backyard barbecue in Spokane later this month. Free beer and meat will be provided.

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  14. Bond increased for man charged in lethal meth caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    A judge has increased the bond for a Spokane, Washington, man charged with forcing the grandson of a former Post Falls, Idaho, mayor to ingest a lethal dose of methamphetamine. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports that Shaun Patrick Kelly's bond was set at $1 million last week after he was accused of stealing a van and eluding police while out on bail on a second-degree murder charge.

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  15. New charges filed against so-called 'Spokane spanker'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    New charges have been filed against a man accused of slapping the backsides of women along a popular hiking trail that runs through the eastern Washington city of Spokane. KXLY-TV reports that 28-year-old Jonathan Smith now faces charges in Spokane County District Court and that they carry more serious penalties.

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  16. Methamphetamine a rising cause of drug overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Spokane police haven't busted a methamphetamine lab in at least three years. But meth is contributing to more drug overdose deaths than any other drug in Spokane County.

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  17. Fatal shooting of man by Spokane police ruled justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    The Spokane County Prosecutor's Office made that ruling on Tuesday in the death of 33-year-old Dexter Dumarce. He was killed in the early-morning hours of Jan. 15 when he shot four times by Spokane police Cpl.

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  18. Spokane officer cleared in shooting of man with macheteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Prosecutors have found a Washington state police officer justified in his use of force against a machete-wielding man who was shot with a rifle outside a bar in Spokane. The Spokesman-Review reports the Spokane County Prosecutor's Office cleared Officer Scott Lesser of wrongdoing Monday in connection with the May 2016 shooting.

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  19. As part of McCleary fix, lawmakers may end disparities in pay for school administratorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Schools in Federal Way, Tacoma and Spokane this year received about $61,000 from the state toward what they pay a principal, or an assistant superintendent or superintendent. On well-to-do Mercer Island and in rural Yakima, the state doled out more than $66,000 per administrator.

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  20. Man confesses on television to being 'Spokane Spanker'Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    A man who claims to have slapped the backsides of dozens of women along a popular hiking trail that runs through the eastern Washington city of Spokane has read a tearful confession on live television. Numerous women contacted law enforcement officers in recent days to report that a man approached them on the Centennial Trail, slapped them on the backside and then fled.

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