Resignation

Bainbridge Island Officer Resigns After Fish Investigation
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND (AP) — A Bainbridge Island police detective has resigned after he was accused of illegally keeping a protected salmon he caught while fishing this summer. The Kitsap Sun reports that according to documents obtained through a public records request, 44-year-old Victor Cienega resigned on Oct...
Inslee Appoints Acting Head of Department of Corrections
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has announced the appointment of an acting secretary to the state Department of Corrections, as well as a resignation, two demotions and two reprimands of state employees related to the erroneous early release of prisoners over a 13-year period. Ins...
Lawmakers Resigns Over Questions About Military Record
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington State Rep. Graham Hunt of Orting has resigned from the Legislature because of questions that he lied about his military record. A statement posted to Hunt's website Tuesday announced his resignation, saying it was in light of attention to "inconsistencies in the records of my military service." ...
Union Gap Mayor Resigns Takes Settlement
AP-Former Union Gap Mayor Jim Lemon has resigned from the city council and accepted a $38,000 settlement. In a resignation letter to the council Monday, Lemon said he was leaving to avoid confusion over the city's form of government. Voters ended the strong-mayor position in November, and Lemon stepped down to a temporary city council seat...
City Manager Don Cooper Resigning
He spent less than 5 months as the new Yakima City Manager, but now 61 year old Don Cooper is leaving. He's submitted his Letter of Resignation, saying he must return to Florida to care for an ill family member. Cooper took over the city manager position in September after a nationwide search...