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Police body camera rules approved by state House would limit release of footage

House approves restrictions on the release of video from police body cameras, but they aren’t enough for critics who worry about misuse by the government.


WSP finds no death threat to Rep. Matt Shea, closes investigation

The Washington State Patrol has closed an investigation into a death threat reported by state Rep. Matt Shea. The patrol said the call didn’t rise to the level of a …


Transgender bathroom rule draws dueling protests in Olympia

A rule on use of public restrooms drew dueling protests to the Washington Capitol.


Shawn Vestal: Seim brothers have found a cause, but little effect, in the refuge standoff

The Seim brothers in Ephrata, far-right-wing “patriots” who mostly have needled local officials over petty matters, have found a meatier cause to preen over in the continuing occupation of a …


Washington State Patrol investigates threats against Rep. Matt Shea

Valley legislator reports threats to patrol.


Spokane County sheriff questions Matt Shea’s trip to Oregon armed protest

Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says he “can’t fathom” why Rep. Matt Shea would attend an armed protest at a wildlife refuge in Oregon over the weekend.


Shawn Vestal: Shea plays his part – backing the doofuses – in Oregon standoff

Of course he did. Our very own Bundy, Matt Shea, met last week with the armed doofuses at the Oregon bird preserve. So did North Idaho’s Heather Scott and Sage …


State Rep. Matt Shea made ‘fact-finding’ trip to Oregon standoff

Rep. Matt Shea was among legislators who made a trip over the weekend to the eastern Oregon wildlife refuge that is currently occupied by armed protesters who want some federal …


Council salute to Muslim group draws protest

The Spokane City Council stepped squarely into the middle of a national debate over Muslims in America, approving a salutation to local Muslims that recognizes their contributions to the community. …


Washington lawmakers push to revamp state financial system

Spokane County Treasurer Rob Chase this week invited an unlikely duo to speak together on two pieces of legislation addressing the state’s financial system. Chase said he endorsed both bills, …


GOP Sen. Rand Paul gives Spokane his presidential pitch

Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul told a packed room of Spokane supporters on Wednesday he believes the GOP could capture Washington’s electoral votes in 2016, if they supported a candidate …


Planned Parenthood protest draws hundreds

At a rally Saturday morning outside Planned Parenthood in north Spokane, state Rep. Matt Shea called the group “an evil organization” committing acts on par with Nazi Germany. “I am …


State Supreme Court stands firm in dispute with Legislature over education funding

OLYMPIA – Enough already with promises to fix the state’s schools, the state Supreme Court told the Legislature on Thursday. Until the Legislature establishes a concrete plan, it’ll cost the …


Rally centers on veteran, potential weapons confiscation in Priest River

A group of about 100 people in Priest River, Idaho, lined up outside a U.S. Navy veteran’s house Thursday to protest claims that federal officials plan to confiscate the man’s …


Legislature sends transportation bill to Inslee

OLYMPIA – A $16 billion transportation tax and fee bill with an 11.9-cent gasoline tax increase hit some roadblocks early Wednesday but eventually passed the House and Senate and was …


Amended child support bill passes Washington Legislature

OLYMPIA – Obeying federal requirements to make state law conform to an international treaty on child support is forcing a special session in Idaho. But on Friday, legislation that allows …


Spin Control: China flag at Capitol stirs flap

OLYMPIA – Hey, did you hear about how some true patriots tore down the Chinese flag that was flying over the Washington Capitol last weekend because the pinko governor was …


House passes ban on therapies that try to change sexual orientation

OLYMPIA – The House moved to ban therapy that some believe can change homosexual orientation and others contend is dangerous and ineffective. It passed a revised version of a Senate …


Shea says student-tracking bill poses terror risk to military families

OLYMPIA – Terrorists could use data from school report cards to track American soldiers and their families if a bill that passed the House on Monday becomes law, a Spokane …


Gun activists gather, as control activists plan to grade legislators on which way they vote

OLYMPIA – Voter-approved background checks on private gun purchases are unconstitutional and therefore not law, Rep. Matt Shea told gun-rights activists Thursday on the steps of the Capitol. “An unconstitutional …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 15, 2015, 6:11 p.m.

Shea tells gun rights activists I-594 not law

OLYMPIA — Rep. Matt Shea told gun-rights activists today voter-approved background checks on private sales violate state and federal constitutions and aren’t law. “An unconstitutional law is no law at …


‘Constitutionalists’ protest at Spokane Valley Police Precinct

A protest spurred by a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy’s statement that angered self-described constitutionalists drew more than 300 people to the Spokane Valley Police Precinct parking lot Saturday afternoon. Many …


300 protest against deputy comment; activist says people should be ‘armed equal to the police’

A protest spurred by a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy statement that angered self-described constitutionalists drew more than 300 people to the Spokane Valley Police Precinct parking lot Saturday afternoon.


Washington election: Campaigns spending heavily as deadline nears

OLYMPIA – With control of the Washington Senate in the balance, legislative candidates could pull in record amounts of money, and some ballot measure campaigns are spending heavily as the …


4th District legislative candidate Q-and-A

Legislative candidates for the state House Position 2 in the 4th Legislative District were allowed 50 words to respond to each of five questions. The incumbent in the race, state …


Shea, Arritola fight for 4th District

There was a moment in last week’s sole debate between state Rep. Matt Shea and his challenger, Josh Arritola, that summed up the race between the two Republicans. Arritola dispensed …


Shawn Vestal: Arritola, Shea both were in good form for debate

Everybody says they want more civility in politics. But there is nothing quite so bracing as an old-fashioned political fistfight in a room full of people who give a damn. …


Shea, Arritola spar in GOP debate; Wilhite, McCaslin outline stances

Twenty minutes before a Republican debate in Spokane Valley, the Greenacres venue filled to capacity and late-comers were being turned away. The room, packed with 150 people, became stifling with …


Republican incumbents carry the day in local races

A slate of inconsequential primaries delivered results Tuesday night as both candidates in a number of two-person races moved forward to November’s general election with a better idea of where …


Shawn Vestal: GOP shies from criticizing Matt Shea publicly

Did you know Matt Shea was an Oath Keeper? Did you know he likes to sit around with other Oath Keepers – self-declared patriots and apocalyptic prophets – and check …