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The best school bus driver in the country works in Bellingham

Mark Miller, a substitute bus driver for Bellingham Public Schools, placed first in his division in the National School Transportation Association’s annual safety competition in Greensboro, N.C., on July 16 and 17. The competition and the award are considered by many to be the industry’s highest.

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Bernie Sanders urges Washington state delegation to keep the faith

Sen. Bernie Sanders surprised the Washington state delegation with a visit to their breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, July 27. He stopped by the meeting at the Sheraton Hotel at Society Hill to keep delegates “focused on the real issues,” Sanders said, after the Washington delegation may have started the DNC walk-out protest Tuesday evening. The protest was lead by Sanders delegates in response to Hillary Clinton officially receiving the Democratic nomination for president.

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Hot Whatcom market means distressed homes getting snapped up

Whatcom County homeowners received 198 foreclosure filing notices in the first half of 2016, according to a recent report by RealtyTrac. That is down 17.8 percent compared to the first six months of 2015, according to the data. It’s a bigger decline than the national average of 11 percent for the same time period and puts Whatcom County back to pre-recession levels.

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Bernie Sanders urges Washington state delegation to keep the faith

Sen. Bernie Sanders surprised the Washington state delegation with a visit to their breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, July 27. He stopped by the meeting at the Sheraton Hotel at Society Hill to keep delegates “focused on the real issues,” Sanders said, after the Washington delegation may have started the DNC walk-out protest Tuesday evening. The protest was lead by Sanders delegates in response to Hillary Clinton officially receiving the Democratic nomination for president.
Michaela Winberg For The Bellingham Herald
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Bernie Sanders urges Washington state delegation to keep the faith

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Bellingham bus driver is national champ

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