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Supreme Court sides with short-term Chiwawa renters

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OLYMPIA — When Linda Hargis’ family bought their vacation home in Chiwawa River Pines near Leavenworth, they had a formula to help make the mortgage payments: Vacation rentals.

That was 2005, and such rentals — both long-term and weekends-only — had been common for more than 20 years in the 367-lot community. Linda and her husband Joe Hargis would rendezvous with their Seattle-based son and grandchildren for family gatherings when they could, then rent the empty home to vacationers while they were back home in Conway, Ark.

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