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September 8, 2014 at 1:15 PM

Former Belfair PTA president gets 23 years in prison for child pornography

The former president of a Mason County elementary school PTA has been sentenced to 23 years in prison and a lifetime of supervised released after pleading guilty to four child-pornography charges in an investigation that turned up video of him raping an 8-year-old child in a school classroom. David Michael Navarro, 38, was arrested last year…


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August 6, 2014 at 7:31 AM

Bellingham man sentenced to 10 years for kidnapping

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM— A 28-year-old man who tried to grab a woman and two girls off the street and briefly took a 2-year-old girl from a grocery store was sentenced Tuesday in Bellingham to 10 years in prison. The Bellingham Herald reports Jake Unick pleaded guilty in May to kidnapping and kidnapping with a sexual motivation. Judge…


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September 10, 2013 at 12:55 PM

Moses Lake powerlifter sentenced for importing steroids

By Joe Utter Columbia Basin Herald SPOKANE – A Moses Lake powerlifter and former world bench press record holder was sentenced last week to nearly 2½ years in federal prison for importing anabolic steroids. Ryan Shawn Kennelly, 39, pleaded guilty in March to the charge of importing anabolic steroids into the United States from India. He has been…


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June 22, 2012 at 7:09 AM

Morning Memo/Friday: Mount Rainier tragedy … Dogs at work … Arson sentencing today

Weather: With sunshine and a high of 71 degrees  yesterday, the clouds and high of 67 today just aren’t going to cut it.  And don’t even talk about tomorrow: rain and a high of just 63.  Well, at least it’s not expected to rain Sunday. Did we mention that yesterday was nice? No?…


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June 19, 2012 at 9:59 AM

Ryan Leaf to be sentenced for drugs, burglary

The Associated Press GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Former NFL and Washington State University quarterback Ryan Leaf is scheduled to be sentenced in Montana on Tuesday after having pleaded guilty last month to breaking into a house and illegally possessing painkillers. A plea agreement calls for Leaf to be sentenced to nine months in a secure drug treatment…


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March 28, 2012 at 7:36 AM

Morning Memo/Wednesday: Winter storm? … Mariners win! … Convicted killer sentencing

Weather: This is getting a bit old… Showers and rain with occasional breaks today through Sunday. Like we said, what gives? Temperatures will be in the upper 40s and low 50s. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: A man who apparently had been drinking and walking in the middle of the road was…


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December 16, 2011 at 10:07 AM

Barefoot Bandit sentenced to seven years in prison

UPDATE: 2:45 p.m.: Colton Harris-Moore was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday afternoon for 33 felony charges in three local counties. Judge Vickie Churchill said Harris-Moore’s childhood — with an abusive and alcoholic mother — doesn’t excuse his crimes, but that it should be taken into account. “This case is a tragedy in many ways, but…


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