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A familiar face chosen to direct symphony orchestra

Bassist Thom Mayes taking over for retiring executive director

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PeaceHealth hit by budget, cuts jobs

Local positions relatively untouched

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Local Democratic party causes stir with coal terminal resolution

Rejects all industrial, commercial and residential uses at Cherry Point

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Bellingham park survey available online

Feedback used to update park plan

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BNSF taking extra precautions at traffic crossing, truck crash site

Truck crashes into crossing ending Police chase

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WSP ‘tweeting’ in real time

Follow event at #daywithwsp on Twitter

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Bomb threat disrupts Port Townsend ferry service

Threat received via text message

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Man accused of abuse takes stand at trial

Death of 13 year-old adoptive daughter Hana Williams

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Free-roaming cats now outlawed in Edmonds

Supporters say cats invite health hazards

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High speed police chase ends in fiery crash

Man crashes into railroad crossing near Sumas

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