Judge holds state’s mental health agency in contempt

As of June 2017, only 46.2 percent of people waiting in jails received timely evaluations.

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Report: Wolf population increase not hurting deer numbers

Wolves started migrating into the state in the early 2000s from Idaho and Canada.

Longtime medical marijuana JoAnna McKee activist dies at 74

She was a fixture at marijuana policy hearings at the Legislature, where she testified from a wheelchair.

Oregon woman threatened to kill everyone on a plane

She apparently became agitated after being told to put out her cigarette.

Washington, Amazon sue company over seller training programs

Braintree is accused of using deceptive ads promising information on how to make money on Amazon.

State lawmaker accused of harassment won’t resign

Rep. Matt Manweller, a professor at CWU, has been investigated for alleged sexual harassment.

“Help me,” kidnapped woman mouths, is rescued

A man is accused of breaking into the woman’s house and holding her and her child at knifepoint.

Investigation into Washington poaching widens

Three suspects are are accused of animal cruelty, and unlawfully hunting bears and wild cats with dogs.

Former Skagit sheriff’s deputy pleads guilty to assault

Russell Whitmore, 34, allegedly choked his wife and threatened to shoot himself and his wife.

Charge dismissed against ex-cop accused in 1986 murder

Former Pasco officer Richard Aguirre, 53, had been charged with killing a prostitute in Spokane.

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