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Salem-News.com (Aug-25-2015 01:08)

Well-Known Northwest Motorcyclist Irish McKinney Killed in Accident

McKinney was a generous soul, known for helping others.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Irish and Marjorie McKinney Longtime community advocate 56-year old Irish McKinney was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident near Needles, California on Monday, Aug. 17.

Irish was well-known to the White Center/Burien-area as both an avid Harley rider as well as a tireless fundraiser for the needy, raising over $26,000 for the White Center Food Bank in the last few years, including $15,000 last year, according to Sean Robinson. “That was his passion people...helping...and the motorcycle community,” Sean told The B-Town Blog.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-21-2014 21:12)

Search For Well Known Writer has Deadly Ending

Karen Sykes planned on writing about the hike for Visit Rainier, a tourism website to which she contributed.

(SEATTLE, Wash. ) - Karen Sykes The three-day search for a well-known outdoors writer who went missing while hiking on Mount Rainier took a grim turn Saturday, when a body was discovered in rough terrain off the trail where she was last seen.

The body has not been officially identified to be that of 70-year-old Karen Sykes, an author who penned the “Hike of the Week” column for the former Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

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Salem-News.com (May-31-2014 16:20)

Six Climbers Missing on Mount Rainier Feared to be Dead

Of the six people, two are guides, from Alpine Ascents International.

(SEATTLE, Wash. ) - mountain climbers Rescue crews are searching for six people who are missing after climbing Liberty Ridge -- 12, 800 feet up -- Mount Rainier in Washington state.


Park rangers now say they believe the climbers fell some 3,000 feet and could not have survived.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-18-2014 19:38)

KOMO TV Helicopter Crash Near Seattle Space Needle Kills 2

It is a sad day in Seattle; a photojournalist and a helicopter pilot were lost, a man on the ground was burned and injured, but lived.

(SEATTLE) - KOMO News photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Pfitzner A news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle on Tuesday, killing at least two people and seriously injuring one person. The helicopter apparently made one full rotation after takeoff and crashed into three cars around 7:40 a.m. PT.

Former longtime KOMO News photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Pfitzner were identified Tuesday as the two victims killed in the crash of the station's news helicopter, KOMO reports.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-18-2014 20:56)

Too Many Unexplained Happenings and Unanswered Questions Surround Brandon Lee`s Mysterious Death

Exclusive story into the death of American actor Brandon Lee in Wilmington, North Carolina on March 31, 1993 in the interests of natural justice.

(LONDON) - Brandon Lee It is my submission that there were too many unexplained happenings and unanswered questions surrounding the mysterious death of the said actor.

A fresh District Attorney and Police inquiry should be seriously considered in the circumstances.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-03-2014 12:58)

NSA Has Capability to Zap Cell Phone Users With RF Energy

WMR's editor discovered this technology the hard way when he received a second degree burn while talking on a Samsung cell phone in January 2011.

(SEATTLE) - Second degree burns on Wayne Madsen's right shoulder and neck after January 2011 warning of increased NSA phone surveillance. According to a set of documents from the National Security Agency's ANT division, which likely stands for Access or Advanced Network Technology, the NSA has fielded special units which drive up the RF output of cell phones. According to medical experts, the increased radiation can cause brain cancer, skin burns, and eye cataracts.

The NSA unit is code named WATERWITCH.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-02-2014 10:03)

SPECIAL REPORT. Seattle (WMR). An Un-Happy New Year in America

The use of DHS, a federal agency, to harass Seattle's homeless appears to be a gross violation of jurisdiction between federal and local government.

(SEATTLE) - Homeless in Seattle As America's minority elite of affluent power brokers rang in 2014 with expensive champagne, chateaubriand, and revelry at expensive restaurants, things were not so cheery for Americans who have been forced into homelessness by corrupt bankers, politicians, and filthy rich moguls.

Joining the decades-old ranks of forgotten military veterans from America's many pointless wars for Wall Street are an increasing number of new arrivals of middle class Americans forced from their homes...

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Salem-News.com (Jun-19-2013 18:18)

Seattle Mayor Fights Coal Exports, Industry Proponents Cry Foul

Acting Chief of the Regulatory Program for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jennifer Moyer said the agency will not conduct an expanded Environmental Impact State despite a petition from environmental groups in the northwest seeking further study.

(SEATTLE) - MCGINN: More coal production yields more pollution. Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn told members of the U.S. House subcommittee on power and energy Tuesday that coal exports in Washington state would pollute water and air and decrease the quality of life for residents.

Coal advocates say McGinn’s comments are off the mark.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-16-2012 22:37)

2012 Lester Grinspoon Lifetime Achievement Award Winner is Vivian McPeak

A soulful humanitarian, Vivian McPeak is also Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Seattle Hempfest.

(SEATTLE) - Vivian McPeak and Khanti Selig It is with great honor that I proudly present to you this year's Lester Grinspoon Lifetime Achievement Award recipient winner, Mr. Vivian McPeak. The announcement was made last month at the 2012 High Times Medicinal Cannabis Cup Event, held in Seattle, Washington.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-22-2012 20:42)

Calling All Washington State Cannabis & Medical Cannabis Community Activists

Be the strength for the medicinal aspects, individuals and their supporters in taking the stand that we will NOT be pushed around, bullied nor Intimidated ANYMORE.

(SEATTLE, WA) - Marijuana Attention Washington State Cannabis & Medical Cannabis Community Activists, and All those in the area!!!

Thursday is the day we take our stand against the Federal Government and the DEA in regards to the letters of THREAT that they have been sending medical cannabis Dispensaries in Washington

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