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9:02 am
Mon December 3, 2012

2 Bellingham dogs die from eating mushrooms

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A Bellingham couple whose dogs died from eating mushrooms in their yard want others to know about the danger to pets.

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3:49 pm
Thu November 3, 2011

Garbageman with a heart of gold returns bucket of silver

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A worker at the Yakima landfill has discovered some people's trash really is treasure. This week a hazardous waste technician returned a bucket of silver bars to a family that didn't know it owned them.

Fifty-year-old Robert McCune says he typically deals with things like flammable paint, acids, and industrial grade fertilizers from the region's apple orchards. And he expected to find a batch of rat poison when he popped the lid off a one-gallon bucket recently.

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12:38 pm
Fri September 2, 2011

Former cowboy lassos dogs in Yakima Valley canal

MOXEE, Wash. — A farmworker who says he learned how to lasso 30 years ago while working on a cattle ranch in Mexico still knows his ropes. And that saves two dogs ...

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