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coal train

Sierra Club sues BNSF over Washington State coal pollution

Wants to require Clean Water Act permits for coal trains

hospital hand washing

PeaceHealth says partnerships will not reduce services

Reaction to ACLU’s call for a moratorium on secular and non-secular hospital mergers

fire fighters

Fire Chief: Fireworks ban good for city

Allows focus on more important fire emergencies

coal pile

Council asks Mayor to consider coal study budget

Could cost the up to $25,000.

hotel lobby

Port approves airport Holiday Inn

Expected to open by summer 2015

gas pump

Ferndale gas tax vote nixed from ballot

Council reverses may decision

Rep. Steve O'Ban, R-28

O’Ban will replace Carrell in Senate

Appointed by Piece County Council

allergies

No relief from long allergy season

Locals doctor says longer season is new norm

aclu

ACLU asks for moratorium on hospital mergers

Cites UW Medicine and PeaceHealth merger

comutter train

WTA assisting Amtrak commuters

Third route added between Seattle and Bellingham

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in Local Sports

Bellingham Cal Ripken squad drops two games at regional tournament

Fresh
Cal Ripken team in action

The Bellingham Titans are back in action Friday at 4pm versus a team from Helena, Montana.

in Local Sports

Marshawn Lynch to hold out

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands on the field during a brief break against the St. Louis Rams in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will not be participate in the opening day of training camp which starts on Friday.

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Bellingham Bells to present Jim Clem Bobblehead night

bellingham bells jim clem bobble head

The first 750 fans in attendance on Saturday, July 26 will receive a special-edition bobblehead in the likeness of Coach Clem.

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Oakland’s Johnson designated for assignment

Oakland Athletics pitcher Jim Johnson (45) is relieved by manager Bob Melvin, rear, during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The Indians won 6-4. Johnson was the losing pitcher. In front is Athletics catcher Derek Norris.

Johnson, acquired in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles, was 4-2 with a 6.92 ERA in 38 games with the A's.

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Two Texas football players charged with sex assault

Texas head coach Charlie Strong listens to a question from a reporter during the Big 12 Conference NCAA college football media days in Dallas, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Spokeswoman Cindy Posey says the players charged Thursday are wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander. Sanders also faces a charge of improper photography.