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Climate change group not happy with Inslee

Not all groups fighting climate change are fans of Jay Inslee.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 7:35 p.m.

Court upholds life sentence in persistent offender cases, including one for Spokane man

A Spokane man who is serving life in prison after his third serious crime shouldn’t have his sentenced reduced because he committed a previous crime as a young adult, the …

Spin Control: Why Habib skipped presiding over joint session of Legislature

Lack of a concealed weapons ban in the House gallery and security concerns prompted Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib to stay away from the joint session.

UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:50 p.m.

Washington justice to feds: Keep immigration agents away

The chief justice of the Washington state Supreme Court on Wednesday urged the Department of Homeland Security to keep immigration agents away from courthouses, saying it’s “deeply troubling” that lawyers …

A legacy of caring

Thirty-five years ago, Hospice of Spokane helped its first dying person. Monday evening, three of the five original founders gathered to reminisce. Over dinner at the home of Gina Drummond, …

Terminal cancer can’t shake Supreme Court Justice’s spirit

Mary Fairhurst, a Washington state Supreme Court Justice with deep Spokane roots, is living with terminal colon cancer. It could take her life in six months or a year – …

Justice Fairhurst battling lung cancer with radiation

OLYMPIA – Washington state Supreme Court Justice Mary Fairhurst is being treated for lung cancer. She has been going to a radiation clinic every day for the past seven weeks …

McKenna’s role in health care suit challenged

OLYMPIA – Washington state has entered both sides of a federal lawsuit challenging health care reform, and Thursday the state Supreme Court tried to figure out who had the authority …

Ruling upholds online sex sting

The Washington Supreme Court, in a three-way opinion, has upheld the conviction of a man who tried to have sex with a 13-year-old girl he’d met online who really was …