August 14, 2012 in City

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Crash victim was wearing seat belt

Susan L. Stewart, 70, of Newport, Wash., was wearing her seat belt when she was involved in a car accident Friday in Pend Oreille County. That information was incorrect in a news brief Saturday due to erroneous information from the Washington State Patrol.

Mercury deposits mischaracterized

A story on page A6 Sunday contained an inaccurate description of mercury spotted by people fishing in the Columbia River. The original report noted mercury deposits in the waterway, which were mischaracterized due to a reporter’s error.

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