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Monday, March 30, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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New Washington laws could prevent suicides, keep people warm during power outages

New laws cover suicide attempts, old school buildings, wood stoves in

State prison inmates no longer will be disciplined for ‘self-harm’

Beginning Friday, inmates in Washington state prisons will no longer be disciplined for hurting themselves or attempting suicide, a news release from the state Department of Corrections said. Attempts at …

Jumper’s past played role in police actions

Tired and ready for resolution, Spokane police negotiators called an officer who already had experience talking Josh Levy down from suicide attempts. What he told them changed their strategy in …

Police feared ‘dramatic ending’

Spokane police made the decision to Taser a bridge jumper Friday after learning he allegedly had attempted to pull an officer over with him during a previous suicide attempt elsewhere, …