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Washington, Hyogo mark the big 5-Oh

Inslee and Ido finish the planting of a tree to mark the sister state anniversary.

OLYMPIA – Leaders of Washington state and Japan’s Hyogo prefecture marked the oldest “sister-state” relationship in either country by making speeches, planting a tree and feasting on smoked salmon and barbecue.

The link between the two regions Washington and Hyogo marked its half-century this summer since that relationship started.

“These ties are as important now as they were then,” Gov. Jay Inslee told a Senate chamber where the floor and the galleries were filled with local residents and visitors from Japan. . .

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