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Governor Jay Inslee

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Inslee announces subcabinet on military downsizing

Gov. Jay Inslee has announced the formation of new state group to address possible personnel cuts at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk Friday, July 18, 2014, in Winthrop, Wash. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles. Friday's dawn revealed dramatic devastation, with the Okanagan County town of Pateros, home to 650 people, hit especially hard.

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Washington wildfire outlook: above normal starting in July

The latest wildfire forecast calls for above-normal wildfire danger in Washington from July through September.

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Search on for overdue hiker near Leavenworth

A Chelan County sheriff's spokesman says searchers have been looking along the Icicle River near Leavenworth for a 46-year-old woman overdue on a day hike with her dog.

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Verdict in Seattle officer slaying trial to be read Friday

King County court officials say a murder trial verdict will be read Friday in the case of a man charged with killing a Seattle police officer on Halloween night in 2009.

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Four Set for 108 mile run, hike, climb to summit of Mount Baker and back

Last year’s team of 3 completed the trek run in just over 48 hours. This year’s team hopes to beat that.

Serena Williams of the U.S. serves in her semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Thursday, June 4, 2015. Williams won in in three sets 4-6, 6-3, 6-0.

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Serena on to French Open finals

Top-seed Serena Williams fought through the flu to beat Timea Bacsinszky 4-6, 6-3, 6-love.

Carolina Panthers' Dan Morgan (55) is shown in an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007.

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Seahawks shake up scouting department

The Seattle Seahawks have promoted Scott Fitterer and Trent Kirchner to the role of co-directors of player personnel, along with former NFL linebacker Dan Morgan taking over as director of pro scouting.

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New president of Bellingham Technical College announced

Dr. Kimberly Perry will take over for the retiring Dr. Patricia McKeown

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Fair warning: Bellingham Naked Bike Ride is tomorrow night

Ride is about promoting a positive body image, calling awareness to vulnerability of bicyclists

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Local bike drive makes a difference for African children

African Bike Drive is this Saturday from 9-1 at Unity Center in Bellingham

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Corey Hawkins, son of former Sonic Hersey, has pre-draft workout with Blazers

Corey Hawkins, son of former Seattle Sonic Hersey Hawkins, had a pre-draft workout with the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday.

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Recall: Safety of Takata air bag replacements questioned

At least 400,000 of the replacement Takata air bags used to fix the historic recall will need to be replaced again due to another potentially defective part.

Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball player Will Conroy is shown during media day Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 in Minneapolis.

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Washington hires former player Will Conroy as assistant

Conroy, a Seattle native, played at Washington from 2001-05.

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Watch Channing Tatum prank a bunch of unsuspecting ‘Magic Mike’ moviegoers

Who could have guessed this creepy marketing guy is actually the star stripper in disguise.

Bellevue head coach Butch Goncharoff watches his team from the sideline in the second half of the Class 3A high school football championship, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Tacoma, Wash. Bellevue beat Eastside Catholic 52-20.

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Bellevue’s Butch Goncharoff suspended for WIAA violations

Travis Pittman from KING 5 News is reporting the Bellevue High School football program is facing three years of probation after "coaching and illegal recruiting violations were discovered".

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‘Death risk’ calculator can predict your five-year outlook

Compare your "Ubble age" to your real age in a few simple steps.

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Texas doctors do first skull-scalp transplant

The surgery marks the first transplant of its kind, to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment.

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Showtime to start streaming next month

The network will start streaming programs on July 12, coinciding with the new seasons of "Masters of Sex" and "Ray Donovan."

CORRECTS FROM CHIARA ROSE TO CHIARA D’ANGELO-In this Friday, May 22, 2015 photo provided by Reese Semanko, a woman identified as Chiara D’Angelo has suspended herself in a climbing harness from the anchor chain of the Royal Dutch Shell support ship Arctic Challenger in the harbor at Bellingham, Wash. Rob Lewis, spokesman for protest organizers Rising Tide Bellingham, said she was protesting Shell's plan for Arctic drilling. The Coast Guard said it has no plans to remove her but has impounded the activists' support vessels. The ship isn't scheduled to leave the port for several days.

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‘Arctic Challenger’ protesters cited by Coast Guard, face possible fine

The Coast Guard says it’s citing four people involved in a protest of the ‘Arctic Challenger’ over Memorial Day weekend and could face a monetary penalty.

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WATCH: Girls dive out of window in daring escape from fire

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Two girls were trapped in a burning apartment, but thanks to the help of some alert neighbors they made it out alive.

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Older, wiser Schwarzenegger returns in ‘Terminator: Genisys’

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Arnold Schwarzenegger may be older but that doesn't stop him from destroying his younger self, as the former governor returns to one of his most recognizable roles.

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Journey drummer Deen Castronovo denied bail

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The troubled drummer will remain in an Oregon jail.

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Sam Smith channels Elvis

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The "Stay With Me" hitmaker celebrated getting his singing voice back after vocal cord surgery by posting a video of him crooning an Elvis classic.