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State Settles Prison Death Lawsuit for $1.5M
MONROE, Wash. (AP) — The state Department of Corrections has agreed to pay $1.5 million to the family of a man who was stomped to death in state prison in Monroe.
The Daily Herald of Everett reports that the federal lawsuit accused corrections officers of failing to protect 45-year-old Gordon Powell,…
Bull Trout Lawsuit Targeting Columbia Basin Dams Dismissed
BOISE (AP) — A federal lawsuit by an environmental group seeking to force federal agencies to analyze whether about two dozen dams operating in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana are harming bull trout has been dismissed.
U.S. District Court Judge Marco Hernandez in a ruling last week said federal…
2 Washington Electors Sue Over Law in Anti-Trump Effort
SEATTLE (AP) — Two Democratic presidential electors from Washington state have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a law that would fine electors if they disregard the state popular vote in the November presidential election.
The Seattle Times reports Bret Chiafalo and Levi Guerra argue the $1000 pen…
Bull Trout Lawsuit Targets 26 Dams in Columbia River Basin
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An environmental group has filed a federal lawsuit contending that 26 dams operating in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana are harming bull trout and violating the Endangered Species Act.
The lawsuit filed by the Alliance for the Wild Rockies on Monday in Portland, Oregon…