A state House bill would give judges more discretion in sentencing defendants convicted of felonies involving firearms. The bill's introduction comes after a Snohomish man with no prior felony history was sentenced to some 45 years in prison in October for serving as an unarmed lookout during a home-invasion robbery in Ridgefield.
Here's a story problem common in Clark County schools: On Monday, 156 teachers at Battle Ground schools took the day off and requested a substitute teacher to cover their classes. After all possible substitutes were contracted from the substitute pool, 14 classrooms still did not have a teacher for the day.
A former La Center police officer has filed a lawsuit against American Medical Response claiming that a paramedic punched her in the face while she was restrained during an involuntary mental health hold.