Jim Camden

Jim Camden

Jim Camden is the Olympia bureau chief, covering the Legislature and state government. He also is a political columnist and blogger for Spin Control.

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Former state Rep. Duane Sommers dies 

The ability to blend a strong conservatism with an amiable pragmatism carried Duane Sommers through two stints as a Republican in the state House of Representatives. Sommers, who died this week at...

Retrial denied in adult bookstore killing

OLYMPIA – The man convicted of murdering the owner of an adult bookstore in Spokane won’t get a new trial just because the person who tested his DNA on the murder weapon was later fired for incompe...

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Recent Blog Posts

9th Lege District: Lathim lead holds up in recount

OLYMPIA -- The recount of the 9th Legislative District House race confirmed that former Franklin County Sheriff Richard Lathim will run against appointed Rep. Mary Dye in the general election.

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