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Saturday, February 6, 2016 -- 6:12 pm
Wrestling: Short-stuff Derek Freitag stands out, claims SPSL North title
Seattle Times - ... to become a nurse, said he began working even harder this season after suffering his lone loss, which came against Orting sophomore Alex Cruz at the Tri-State tournament. Cruz, a 2A state champion last year, won 6-4 with a late takedown. Freitag was ... Read more...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- 4:41 pm
Orting councilmana s email on blacks and police handled properly, investigator concludes
The Olympian - Orting police and city officials acted quickly to stop the distribution of a racially charged email and to make clear it didn't reflect the city's policy or practices, an investigation of the Nov. 30 incident concludes. Seattle attorney Robert Christie investigated the email, which was sent by then-City Councilman Guy "Sam" Colorossi to all members of the Police Department. Read more...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 -- 8:28 pm
Rep. Graham Hunt quits Legislature after false military record claims
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Embattled State Rep. Graham Hunt, an Orting Republican, quit the State Legislature on Tuesday, days after the Seattle Times questioned his claim to be a "combat veteran" of Afghanistan and Iraq. "It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that I hereby resign from my position as representative from the 2nd District, effective immediately," Hunt wrote on his Facebook page. Read more...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 -- 10:41 am
More people accuse lawmaker of exaggerating military record
Bellingham Herald - Rep. Graham Hunt, R-Orting, has faced increasing questions about his military record since The Seattle Times reported last month that records did not verify his claims of being a combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. He also claimed three medals the military has no record of him receiving. Read more...
Friday, January 29, 2016 -- 3:45 pm
Lawyers focus on truthfulness of witnesses as Henrikson trial begins - Fri, 29 Jan 2016 PST
The Spokesman-Review - ... That jury will determine the guilt or innocence of Henrikson on charges he ordered the deaths of Clarke and South Hill businessman Doug Carlile. U.S. District Court Judge Salvador Mendoza halted testimony Friday before Suckow talked about the ... Read more...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 -- 11:19 am
Washington lawmaker under pressure over military record questions
Tri-cityherald.com - Republican leaders in the House say that one of their members should resign if he can't prove he did not knowingly exaggerate his military service. Rep. Graham Hunt, R-Orting, has faced increasing questions about his military record since The Seattle Times reported earlier this month that records did not verify his claims of being a combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. Read more...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 -- 4:33 am
Lawmaker urged to clear up questions over military record
Stars and Stripes - In an interview Wednesday, House Minority Leader Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, said he has told Hunt, R-Orting, to produce proof he did not knowingly exaggerate his military service. "While he is a member of this caucus, and I am hopeful he is able to clear up this matter, ultimately this is a serious enough matter where if he cannot clear it up ... then I think he is going to have to step down," Kristiansen said. Read more...
Monday, January 25, 2016 -- 8:58 pm
Details of Spokane murder-for-hire case well-known, even in Tri-Cities - Mon, 25 Jan 2016 PST
The Spokesman-Review - James Henrikson's trial was moved to the Tri-Cities to avoid seating jurors who may already have heard about the case. But at least a half dozen of those called to serve, and perhaps many more, had at least passing knowledge of the man prosecutors say ordered the deadly shooting of Doug Carlile in December 2013 in his South Hill home. Read more...
Sunday, January 24, 2016 -- 8:31 pm
Lawmaker deletes claims of medals
The Columbian - A Washington state lawmaker who served in the Arizona Air National Guard has altered his official online biography after a newspaper raised questions about medals he claimed to have won. Until recently, Republican Rep. Graham Hunt of Orting listed three medals that a military personnel center has no record of him receiving, The Seattle Times reported. Read more...
Sunday, January 24, 2016 -- 5:27 pm
Carlile trial: Mother of alleged Henrikson victim was sued for defamation - Sun, 24 Jan 2016 PST
The Spokesman-Review - ... charged with orchestrating both Clarke's death and a murder for hire of Spokane businessman Doug Carlile in his South Hill home in December 2013. That alleged crime brought forth an admission from the triggerman in Carlile's death, Timothy Suckow, ... Read more...
Sunday, January 24, 2016 -- 2:59 pm
Lawmaker alters bio after questions raised about war record
Tri-cityherald.com - A Washington state lawmaker who served in the Arizona Air National Guard has altered his official online biography after a newspaper raised questions about medals he claimed to have won. Until recently, Republican Rep. Graham Hunt of Orting listed three medals that a military personnel center has no record of him receiving, The Seattle Times reported . Read more...
Saturday, January 23, 2016 -- 6:56 pm
Gas war in Airway Heights has some sellers concerned
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... dead is set to begin on Monday in the Tri-Cities. James Henrickson faces life in prison for the 2013 murder of South Hill business man Doug Carlile. Most recently, Henrickson changed his plea to guilty in the case only to change his mind and ... Read more...
Friday, January 22, 2016 -- 10:37 am
Labor Council urges state unions to oppose the anti-Trans 'Bathroom Bill'
Seattle Gay News - ... many Transgender people from using appropriate restrooms. The bill is sponsored by Republican Rep. Graham Hunt of Orting, with 36 Republican co-sponsors. Washington State Labor Council (WSLC) President Jeff Johnson was in Olympia lobbying on other ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 -- 4:48 pm
Mother killed in front of daughter identified, man charged
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... when the shooting took place. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says Nelson also forced his way into the South Hill home and fatally shot a dog. The mother was driving home Monday morning when the suspect confronted her as she was leaving her ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 -- 4:22 pm
Mother killed in front of daughter identified; man charged
HeraldNet - ... when the shooting took place. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says Nelson also forced his way into the South Hill home and fatally shot a dog. The mother was driving home Monday morning when the suspect confronted her as she was leaving her ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 -- 11:31 am
Mother fatally shot in front of daughter is identified
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... shooting. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says the suspect also forced his way into the family's home in South Hill and shot and killed a dog. The mother was driving home Monday morning when the suspect confronted her as she was leaving her ... Read more...
Monday, January 18, 2016 -- 2:54 pm
Puyallup woman shot to death in front of daughter, 5
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Pierce County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 12000 block of 142nd Street Court East in Puyallup's South Hill neighborhood around 8:15 a.m. for a report of shots fired, according to Det. Sgt. Jerry Bates. When deputies arrived, they discovered ... Read more...
Monday, January 18, 2016 -- 2:19 pm
Pierce County woman shot to death; her daughter was nearby
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... breakup" with the woman's teen daughter. Bates says the suspect also forced his way into the family's home in the South Hill neighborhood and shot a dog inside. The mother was driving home Monday morning when the suspect confronted her as she was ... Read more...
Monday, January 18, 2016 -- 12:55 pm
Puyallup woman shot to death
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - A 40-year-old woman was fatally shot Monday near Puyallup's South Hill neighborhood and police have arrested a suspected shooter. Pierce County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 12000 block of 142nd Street Court East around 8:15 a.m. for a report of shots fired, according to Det. Read more...
Monday, January 18, 2016 -- 6:52 am
Monday morning trivia - Cougars in the NBA
Coug Center - ... "I don't know what comes next." Connor Halliday sits in front of the fireplace at his mother's home in the leafy South Hill neighborhood of Spokane, Washington. Outside, the world is blanketed in a white sea of serenity, the aftermath of an ... Read more...



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