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August 12, 2014 at 7:29 AM

Coast Guardsman suspected in Bellingham death hangs himself

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — A Coast Guardsman identified as a suspect in the slaying of a 59-year-old Washington  woman has been found dead in an apparent suicide in a remote area near Show Low, Ariz., authorities said Monday. The U.S. Marshals Service said deputy marshals located Michael G. Arnold, 33, of Boise, Idaho, on Saturday at a…


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June 3, 2014 at 6:07 PM

Body found on Phoenix mountain where Seattle man went missing

The Associated Press PHOENIX — Authorities say a body has been found near the top of a popular Phoenix mountain, but it isn’t immediately clear if it’s that of a missing Seattle man. Phoenix Fire Department officials say some hikers reported finding the body Tuesday evening on Camelback Mountain. The ground search for Eric Fernandes had been halted…


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December 27, 2012 at 7:24 PM

Police investigating mysterious death of Pacific Northwest yo-yo champion in Arizona

Authorities in Phoenix still are trying to determine the events that led to the death of a former yo-yo champion originally from Mount Vernon. Phoenix police say 23-year-old Nathan DeWitt died early Wednesday after being taken to a hospital. Police and Phoenix Fire Department crews responded to a rollover crash shortly after midnight and found an SUV…


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December 9, 2012 at 9:24 AM

Morning Memo / Sunday: First same-sex weddings … Afghan orphans … Bellevue development

Weather:  Rain in the morning, showers in the evening. That’s the wet forecast for today — a trend likely to carry over into Monday.   For more details, read the National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The I-5 express lanes are closed this morning through 10:15 a.m. for the annual Jingle Bell Run and Walk….


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August 29, 2012 at 5:05 PM

Granite Falls woman dies in Arizona rollover

The Associated Press WELLTON, Ariz. — Authorities say a Washington state woman has died after a rollover accident in southwestern Arizona. Yuma County Sheriff’s officials identified the victim Wednesday as 65-year-old Mary L. Clark of Granite Falls. Sheriff’s officials received a report of a single vehicle accident Monday night in Wellton. Authorities say it appears the driver lost…


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