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Loss of small fish may be to blame for decline of marine birds on coast

NOAA workers hand a net onto a boat for a recent survey of fish, including herring, off Whidbey Island. The herring population is a fraction of what it once was, raising questions about a possible link to the decline in marine birds.

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NOAA workers hand a net onto a boat for a recent survey of fish, including herring, off Whidbey Island. The herring population is a fraction of what it once was, raising questions about a possible link to the decline in marine birds.

Bellevue BNSF site picked for Sound Transit rail yard

Many in Bellevue have complained that placing the maintenance yard at the old BNSF site would undercut plans to turn the Bel-Red Corridor into a lively, high-density, mixed-use development.

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Seahawks GM: Lynch ‘made a decision not to be here’

Team general manager John Schneider wouldn't talk specifics, but his comments seemed to confirm that the team isn't interested in giving Lynch a new deal.

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