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  1. Man gets over 8 years in stabbing death of daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Bellingham Herald

    An 81-year-old man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison in the stabbing death of his daughter in Tacoma. The Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office said in a news release that Milton Fabre pleaded guilty to manslaughter Friday and was sentenced to 102 months in prison.

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  2. Two men and their life-saving bomb dogs in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Bellingham Herald

    Bomb dogs are integral to the NATO mission in Afghanistan. By clearing routes of IEDs and sniffing out other explosive ordinance, they're helping to save the lives of coalition and Afghan forces.

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  3. A dog walks into a bar? Not in TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Bellingham Herald

    A shared love of brew and canines draws customers to Sluggo Brewing, one of the last establishments in Tacoma that hosts dogs because it serves beer in plastic cups and doesn't serve food. Sluggo Brewing's dog-friendly atmosphere is a big draw for Hanna El-Zarif, right, and Jason Albert, who regularly bring their pugs, Bella, right, and pug mix, Officer Wydel, when they stop in for a beer.

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  4. Washington Democrats end convention with last delegate picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Bellingham Herald

    Washington Democrats wrapped up the final day of their state convention Sunday, selecting the final 34 national delegates and eight alternates to the Democratic National Convention. Democrats wave signs at the state Democratic convention in Tacoma, Wash., Saturday, June 18, 2016.

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  5. Bernie Sanders puppetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Bellingham Herald

    Washington Democrats convened for their three-day state convention on Friday to pass a party platform and finish electing delegates to the national convention this summer. Pledged delegate Donna Burdick from Snohomish County uses a homemade Bernie Sanders puppet to spark conversation at the 2016 Washington State Democratic Convention being held in Tacoma from June 17-19, 2016.

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  6. Police: Patient kills doctor, self at chiropractic officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Bellingham Herald

    Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer says a man walked into the McKenna Chiropractic Center in Wednesday morning and shot the doctor in an apparent murder-suicide. Troyer says it's not known yet what led up to the shooting in the town of McKenna, about 30 miles south of Tacoma.

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  7. Crowded field for Washington schools chief raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Bellingham Herald

    There's a crowded field of candidates vying to be Washington's next superintendent of public instruction, but the three top candidates all bring something new to the contest. In this photo taken June 1, 2016, Chris Reykdal, a candidate for the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, poses for a photo in Seattle.

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  8. Northwest tribal leaders highlight risks of oil trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Bellingham Herald

    Leaders of several Pacific Northwest tribes gathered Thursday near the site of last week's fiery oil train wreck in Oregon to condemn the shipping of fossil fuels through the Columbia River Gorge, a scenic homeland and sacred fishing ground for the Yakama Nation and others over the millennia. Davis Yellowash Washines, chairman of the Yakama Nation general council, rang a bell before leading the group in what he called a "messenger song," which the tribe used to honor a small bird whose arrival signified the return of the spring salmon run in the Columbia River each year.

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  9. Washington auditor to face another fraud trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Bellingham Herald

    Federal prosecutors say they plan to try Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley again on fraud charges, after his five-week fraud trial ended with a hung jury in April. They made the announcement during a hearing Tuesday at U.S. District Court in Tacoma.

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  10. Lions score title in 4x400 relayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Bellingham Herald

    Never before had the Lions' 4x400 relay team won a state championship, but Lauren Zwiers, Sierra Smith, Cassidee Barclay and Jasmyne Neria became the first Saturday, May 28, at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Zwiers led off the race, Smith got the Lions within striking distance, Barclay made the event a two-team race and Neria chased down Prosser's anchor runner to win the race in a time of 4 minutes, 2 seconds.

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  11. Edison takes sixth in 3A discusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Bellingham Herald

    Two-and-a-half months ago Ferndale junior Gabrielle Edison was just learning how to throw the discus as a newcomer to the sport. "One day during weight training a boy, he threw the disc," Edison explained.

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  12. Neria, Oswin, Johnson earn top-3 finishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Bellingham Herald

    Sehome's Abby Johnson captures a third-place medal in the 3,200 with a time of 11 minutes, 27.84 seconds Lynden's Cassidee Barclay runs in the 4x200 meter relay at the Class 2A Track and Field State Championships on Saturday, May 28, at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Jasmyne Neria wasn't about to let some bloodied knees and a scrapped up leg deny her and her teammates a 4x400 relay championship.

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  13. 3-year-old killed in Tacoma fire died of smoke inhalationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    The Pierce County Medical Examiner says Nehemiah Bonds was the child killed in the Wednesday duplex fire that also injured the boy's mother, Shanika Bonds. The News Tribune reports she was treated at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for burns and smoke inhalation and has been released.

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  14. John McGrath: Tacomaa s Stan Christofferson remembered for the a little thingsaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Stan Naccarato believed "Play ball!" to be the two most beautiful words of the English language, but he had another favorite phrase for those special occasions when fireworks were about to be launched. Mariners head groundskeeper Bob Christofferson, who oversaw the baseball field of Cheney Stadium for nine years, recalled the glee with which Naccarato gave that command.

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  15. Tacoma native Jennifer Cohen officially hired as University of Washington athletic directorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    On her first day of work at the University of Washington, back in 1998, Jennifer Cohen drove along Montlake Boulevard and parked her car beneath the old Husky Stadium. She grew up attending UW football games with her father, who moved their family from San Diego to University Place - it was still considered part of Tacoma back then - when she was in elementary school.

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  16. Tacoma woman accused of shooting ex-husband in the headRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    A Tacoma woman is being jailed on $500,000 bail for allegations that she shot her ex-husband after confronting him and his girlfriend. The News Tribune reports that 42-year-old Amy Yasuko Taylor appeared in court Monday on a first-degree assault charge in connection with last week's shooting.

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  17. Soldier shoots Apache helicopter with live rounds, grounding California exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    A large training exercise for Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldiers in Southern California came to a halt Saturday morning when an infantryman shot an Army Apache helicopter with live rounds. No one was hurt in the incident, but the infantryman's bullets punctured the JBLM-based helicopter four times and prompted a suspension of the exercise at the National Training Center in the Mojave Desert, said Ken Drylie, a spokesman for the training center.

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  18. UW had a Fight Cluba rule of secrecy about KPLU dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Bellingham Herald

    Internally, they referred to it as "Fight Club" - a fitting nickname for plans to purchase a public radio station that officials at two universities kept secret from the public for weeks. Top officials preparing details about an agreement for the University of Washington's public radio station KUOW to buy Tacoma-based competitor KPLU from Pacific Lutheran University last year kept the proposed deal under wraps for as long as possible, emails and other records obtained by The Seattle Times show.

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  19. Judge orders records disclosed on Tacoma natural gas plantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    A Pierce County judge has ruled that records filed with Tacoma officials about a planned liquefied natural gas plant in the Port of Tacoma should be made public, though his ruling will be shelved pending a possible appeal. The News Tribune reports that Superior Court Judge Frank Cuthbertson ruled that Tacoma should turn over records related to safety risks posed by the proposed plant to activist John Carlton.

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  20. After 90-plus years, alcohol flows in FircrestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    It was the end of an era that began more than 90 years ago with the city's founding as a dry town. Fircrest kept its Prohibition-era alcohol ban even after state voters repealed blue laws in 1966.

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