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News >  Washington

Part of Okanogan County wildlife area closes to protect first endangered sandhill cranes to nest in the Methow Valley

The two sandhill cranes have returned to the spot in the 34,500-acre protected area off Highway 20 between Winthrop and Mazama just northwest of Twisp for the second straight year. The pair gave birth to two colts that died after hatching in 2021, but game officials are hoping closing a 240-acre section of the reserve will bolster the chances of a surviving hatchling this year. 
News >  Crime/Public Safety

100 years ago in Spokane: More twists and turns in Maurice P. Codd murder trial

In another shocking development, the son of a juror was arrested for witness tampering. Fred Botts was the son of C.E. Botts, a juror who died shortly after the trial. Fred Botts was accused of preventing Beatrice Sant, another key defense witness, from appearing before the grand jury. The younger Botts was accused of keeping her “in hiding, with the intent to obstruct the course of justice.”
News >  Family

Evolving friendships: After 50 years together, this group has shared it all

UPDATED: Sun., May 22, 2022

In 1972, a group of Spokane Valley women began meeting monthly in each other’s homes to make crafts. Fifty years later, craft nights have been replaced by weekly coffee and breakfast at the Mangrove Café and Bakery. At a recent breakfast, seven of the eight regulars chatted about their enduring friendship.
News >  Pacific NW

CWU officially installs new president

UPDATED: Fri., May 20, 2022

ELLENSBURG — Jim Wohlpart was officially installed as Central Washington University's 15th president on Thursday during a ceremony on the Ellensburg campus, according to a release by the university.
News >  Pacific NW

AG settles poultry gouging lawsuit

UPDATED: Fri., May 20, 2022

OLYMPIA — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced on Thursday that chicken producer Mar-Jac Poultry will pay the state $750,000 as the company seeks to settle its portion of a major state lawsuit against 19 poultry producers alleging improper business practices.

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