Another opioid impact: Rising expense for public defenders

More criminal cases meant having to spend a half-million dollars more for court-appointed attorneys.

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Small plane damaged in hard landing at Paine Field

The pilot, the sole occupant, reported engine trouble; no injuries were reported.

Second group of Oso families settles for $11.5M

The agreement resolves death, property damage and injury lawsuits against the state and a timber company.

In county’s new fire academy, it takes work, study and work

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