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Tuesday, October 15, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Man pleads guilty to distributing child porn

A man who once licensed foster care homes for the state pleaded guilty today to two federal counts of distribution of child pornography.


DSHS sends mobile office to Ferry County

The Department of Social and Health Services said Monday it sent a mobile Customer Service Office to Keller in Ferry County to assist residents who need access to services.


Washington DSHS director to leave at year’s end

The head of the Washington Department of Social and Health Services will step down at the end of the year to lead a national nonprofit social services organization.


Complaints at DSHS rise as state funding drops

Demand for social services increased dramatically at the same time Washington state cut those services for an increasing number of poor, jobless residents. The number of state residents experiencing long-term …


Search for a stable condition

Alicia Ponce-Myers should be swimming. Or playing basketball with her friends. At the very least the 12-year-old from Tonasket, Wash., should have been able to enjoy summer Bible camp: she …


DSHS official resigns over fraud uproar

SEATTLE — The official in charge of Washington state’s food stamp and child support agency has resigned amid an uproar over televised remarks he made that appeared to dismiss evidence …


Washington’s DSHS names new leader

Washington’s Department of Social and Health Services has a new leader: Susan N. Dreyfus, executive vice president for strategy with Rogers Behavioral Health System Inc. in the Milwaukee area. She …


Prosecutor alleges ‘pattern of misconduct’ at DSHS

A “pattern of misconduct” plagues the Colville office of the Department of Social and Health Services and has resulted in the wrongful removal of foster children, in one instance described …


DSHS finds violations at senior facility

No new residents can move into the Cooper George, a retirement and assisted-living facility on Spokane’s South Hill, until the facility ensures that it has a safe medication distribution system …


State puts hold on admissions to retirement facility

No new residents can move into the Cooper George, a retirement and assisted living facility on Spokane’s South Hill, until the facility ensures that it has a safe medication distribution …


No new residents at Cooper George, state orders

No new residents can move into the Cooper George, a retirement and assisted-living facility on Spokane’s South Hill, until the facility ensures that it has a safe medication distribution system …


Phelps report urges agencies to share data

Concerns about Summer Phelps – the 4-year-old who died in Spokane in 2007 at the hands of her father and stepmother – were reported eight times to Washington’s Child Protective …


Communication specialists fight ABC soup

The acronym list at Washington’s Department of Social and Health Services Web site runs 53 pages. OUCH. The acronym list for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare stretches 37 …