Familiar names seek to replace Ranker in Olympia

Democratic Party officials at the state and local level are working to fill a suddenly empty Senate seat in the 40th District after Kevin Ranker resigned in the wake of workplace harassment allegations. There’s a complex process outlined in the state constitution to fill a legislative vacancy.

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123 trees to be torn out and replaced along Roeder Avenue

Workers from the city of Bellingham's Public Works Department remove London Plane trees from along Roeder Avenue on Jan. 17, 2018. The tree removal, and eventual replacement, is part of the Roeder Avenue Overlay project.