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  1. Crowded field in race for Washington lieutenant governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The lieutenant governor holds the second-highest office in the state behind governor, filling in when the governor is away or incapacitated. In Washington state, the position may best be known as the presiding officer of the Senate, overseeing that chamber during the legislative sessions, ensuring that protocol is followed and weighing in on parliamentary questions that arise during debate.


  2. Fan access great at Sahalee for Women's PGA Championship, unlike U.S. Open at Chambers BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Professional golfer Inbee Park, right, from South Korea takes a photo with Richard Boyd, left, from Port Townsend during a practice session for the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish. Everywhere I went during the first day of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, people were smiling.


  3. GOP blasts ex-corrections chief, Inslee for early prisoner releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Former Corrections Secretary Bernie Warner gets most of the blame for the state's years-long, mistaken early release of prisoners, according to a report released Wednesday after a GOP-led investigation. The investigation, led by Republican Sens. Mike Padden of Spokane Valley and Steve O'Ban of University Place, focused primarily on statements given by employees from the state Department of Corrections who were frustrated with Warner.


  4. Nearly one year after hosting U.S. Open, Chambers Bay greens are 'awesome'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Like a gorgeous ship sailing away after bedazzling a village, the question is whether the U.S. Open will return to Chambers Bay in University Place - and if so, when? The decision is in the hands of the U.S. Golf Association, which brought the Open to the Northwest for the first time last June. The tournament had one of the most dramatic finishes in history - Jordan Spieth won when Dustin Johnson three-putted from 12 feet on the 72nd hole.


  5. Law firm's tab is settled in Senate probe of DOC prisoner releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The law firm contracted to help the GOP-led legislative investigation into the early release of prisoners won't bill the state Senate for additional work it performed on the probe. Davis Wright Tremaine staffers continued to perform work - interviewing witnesses and appearing at committee meetings - beyond the $125,000 the Senate authorized for the investigation.


  6. GOP broadens investigation of former corrections chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Sen. Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, sent a letter Monday to Gov. Jay Inslee requesting more information related to Warner. Padden, who is chair of the Senate Law and Justice Committee, has been leading a legislative probe into the state Department of Corrections prison-sentence miscalculations that freed some offenders early going back to 2002.


  7. Army panel backs doctor trying to clear name after discredited drug testRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A panel of senior Army officers has recommended against an attempt to further punish a doctor who spent seven months in Joint Base Lewis-McChord's jail for a drug-use conviction based on the results of a contaminated urine sample. The officers last week sided with Maj.


  8. Police shoot man on I-5 after he kills girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Lakewood police shot and killed a man on Interstate 5 near Tillicum on Saturday morning after chasing him in connection with a University Place homicide, a police spokesman said. At 6:15 a.m., a man in his early 40s entered a business at the 5500 block of Bridgeport Way in University Place and shot and killed his estranged girlfriend, said Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer.


  9. Inslee, GOP lawmakers trade barbs over mistaken release of prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Seattle Times

    State Department of Corrections Secretary Dan Pacholke spoke before the Senate Law and Justice Committee in Olympia this week on the mistaken early release of prisoners. Some lawmakers weren't satisfied with Pacholke's answers.


  10. Former Gig Habor Mayor Gretchen Wilbert dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Seattle Times

    She became one of the defining personalities of Gig Harbor, where she lived for more than 60 years. She taught kindergarten in her first career, served as elected mayor for 16 years and led groups such as the Gig Harbor Lions Club well into her retirement.


  11. 4A volleyball: Tahoma's Sierra Stultz inspires teammatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Stultz, who is legally deaf but can hear loud noises and read lips, helped keep Tahoma's trophy hopes alive in the Class 4A state tournament Friday as the Bears beat Eastlake in an elimination match at the Toyota Center. The 5-foot-10 junior hitter put together 12 kills, 14 digs, five aces and three blocks in the 3-1 victory.


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