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Local (Updated) Activist leaves Shell ship in Bellingham Bay; 1 remains (Photo Gallery)
One of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked in Bellingham Bay left the vessel Sunday, but the other remained suspended from its anchor chain in an effort to draw attention to climate change and the risks an oil spill could pose in the remote waters off northwestern Alaska.

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KATU Investigators Grand Ronde Tribe, Willamina School Board at odds over tribal flag display (Video)
The Willamina School District and the Grand Ronde tribe are at odds over a request to hang the tribal flag in the high school gym. Tribal leaders pressed the school board for a quick decision a few weeks ago. The school board said 'not so fast'. Now, the tribe has to wait another month for an answer.

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National & World (New) Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored
Carroll Heath didn't have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn't around, his mother was a patient in a mental hospital and he kept largely to himself. Soon after graduating high school, he enlisted in the Army and wound up in the Philippines, where he's believed to have died sometime in 1942.

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Sports Timbers fall 1-0 on the road against Toronto FC (Photo Gallery)
Despite a strong second-half performance, the Portland Timbers could not overcome an early goal against the run of play in a 1-0 road loss against Toronto FC in front of 23,569 fans at BMO Field on Saturday evening.
Sports Former players: NFL teams 'conspired' to push painkillers
Hundreds of former players have filed a lawsuit claiming all 32 NFL teams, their doctors, trainers and medical staffs obtained and provided painkillers to players — often illegally — as part of a decades-long conspiracy to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.
Sports Skyview’s Hampton seeking 4th title (Video)
Skyview High School's Sammi Hampton may be the best girls’ tennis player ever in southwest Washington, and she's got a personality to match her game.

Travel & Outdoors

Travel & Outdoors What's happening this year at Crater Lake National Park
Major road and parking lot improvements, a possible Sister City agreement with China, the Crater Lake Lodge's 100th anniversary, the National Park Service's 2016 Centennial, expanded vehicle-free days and creation of a possible Crater Lake symphony are among many projects at a busy Crater Lake National Park slated for this season.

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Home Happy 35th anniversary Pac-Man - Wakka Wakka! Happy 35th anniversary Pac-Man - Wakka Wakka! (Video)
35 years ago, a legend was born. "Pac-man" made its debut in Japanese arcades. Three-and-a-half decades and billions of glowing dots later, the yellow gaming icon has appeared in more than 70 titles. Chris Boyette takes a look at the colorful history of Pac-man!

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Travel & Outdoors Jet boats provide family fun on Snake River rapids Jet boats provide family fun on Snake River rapids
Hells Canyon might be God's best-kept hideaway if you're a hiker seeking solitude, a fit hunter pursuing game or an angler hoping to catch smallmouth bass, steelhead and sturgeon until your arms are numb.
Politics Clinton received sensitive info on private email account Clinton received sensitive info on private email account
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, according to documents released Friday, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server.

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KATU Investigators Man gets 6 months in jail for DUI-marijuana crash that killed pedestrian Man gets 6 months in jail for DUI-marijuana crash that killed pedestrian (Video)
A Milwaukie man will spend six months in jail for killing another man in Vancouver while driving under the influence of marijuana. A judge handed down the sentence to Scott Rowles in court on Tuesday. The family of Donald Collins, the man who died, doesn’t believe the punishment fits the crime.

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Technology YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off
YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their opinions, show off their talents, expose abuses or just pass along their favorite clips of movies, TV shows, music, cute kittens and other interests.
Technology FAA unveils next-generation message system to reduce delays
A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots and air traffic controllers with computerized messages was unveiled Thursday by federal aviation officials, who said the system will reduce delays during weather events and cut down on errors.

Politics

Politics Bill to limit grounds for expulsions clears Oregon House
A measure trimming back the reasons school children can be kicked out of school in order to address what supporters call the "school-to-prison pipeline" cleared the Legislature on Thursday with bipartisan support.
Politics Bush, Christie rise in defense of Patriot Act
Likely Republican presidential contenders Jeb Bush and Chris Christie on Friday heartily endorsed the Patriot Act and the permission it gives the government to collect phone records in bulk, mocking those who deride the intelligence overhaul passed after the Sept. 11 attacks as an encroachment on civil liberties.

Business

Business $100 billion Saudi built-from-scratch city to be ready by 2035
A $100 billion city-from-scratch in Saudi Arabia is to be completed by 2035 and will serve as the main logistics and manufacturing hub for countries on the Red Sea, the world's "largest new emerging market," said the CEO of the company in charge of the mega-project.
Business Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effects
America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.

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