The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo47° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi74° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo49° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi78° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo51° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi80° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo53° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi82° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo55° Slight Chance Showers

Wednesday

Hi79° Chance Showers

James Johnson to retire from state Supreme Court

Send to Kindle
Print This

SEATTLE — Justice James M. Johnson, a voice for property rights, law enforcement and open government on Washington’s Supreme Court for the past decade, announced his retirement Monday, saying his health had prompted the decision.

“This has been a difficult decision, as it has been a tremendous honor to serve the people of the State of Washington for the past ten years on over 1,000 cases,” Johnson said in a written statement. “While I have been grateful for this opportunity, recent health concerns have led me to decide that this was the right time to retire from the bench and spend time with my family and traveling.”

View my options or Sign in