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February 11, 2015 at 7:32 PM

Navy crew that rushed to Oso landslide honored in Olympia

OLYMPIA – A crew of Navy helicopter pilots and firefighters were honored Wednesday at the Capitol for saving lives in a search-and-rescue effort in the immediate aftermath of the Oso landslide that killed 43 people last March. Backed by a Navy musical ensemble in the Capitol’s rotunda, Gov. Jay Inslee, former Secretary of State Ralph Munro and current…


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April 24, 2013 at 1:20 PM

State House GOP could choose leader May 10; Snohomish rep seen as favorite

OLYMPIA — Dan Kristiansen of Snohomish has emerged as the front-runner to be the next leader of the state House Republicans, acting leader Joel Kretz said Wednesday. Kretz said he is not planning to seek the post, which was vacated when Richard DeBolt stepped down last week for medical reasons. The Republican caucus is tentatively planning to…


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