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Sabotage caused Washington oil-train disaster, rail union says.

In Uncategorized by Ashley Butenschoen

The oil train came apart on the snowy tracks north of Bellingham shortly after the locomotive engineer got the mile-long chain of petroleum tanks on wheels under way. Half a mile behind the locomotive where the engineer and conductor sat, two tanker cars lost their handshake-like grasp on the parts that held them together, shortly before noon on Dec. 22, …

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Governor Forum transcript – second hour

In Local Government, News, Uncategorized by CTNW News

Republican candidates: Loren CulpJoshua FreedPhil FortunatoTim Eyman First question: Would you support reducing the amount of executive authority the governor has during emergencies? Loren Culp: That’s a very timely question, isn’t it? Do we want to leave the power that King Inslee is throwing around in the executive office? My office is no. Absolutely not. No one person should have …

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Governor Forum transcript – first hour

In Local News, News, Uncategorized by CTNW News

Republican candidates: Loren CulpJoshua FreedPhil FortunatoTim Eyman Opening statement Loren Culp: Alright, thank you for having this and welcome everyone. I am Loren Culp, candidate for governor of Washington State. I’ve been a lifelong resident of Washington. I was raised in Jefferson County on a small farm outside of Chimacum, Washington, and I went to grade school and junior high …