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Misleading health plan info sent out

TACOMA — As debate rages over the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, members of Congress are making dubious claims about health care policy to their constituents, the nonprofit news organization ProPublica reported Wednesday.

Tonasket man accused of repeatedly raping woman

PORT ORCHARD — A 37-year-old man from Tonasket has been charged with two counts of first-degree rape after a 52-year-old Central Kitsap woman told investigators that he held her against her will for at least two months and assaulted her repeatedly.

Cascade Natural Gas fined

KENNEWICK — The Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commissioner approved a settlement Monday between pipeline safety staff and Cascade Natural Gas Corp.

Fired Seattle police officer sentenced to 9 months

SEATTLE — A former suburban Seattle police officer who pepper-sprayed a suspect who was restrained on a gurney at a hospital was sentenced Tuesday to nine months in jail in U.S. District Court in Seattle.

When given extra time with books, jailed teens read a lot

Books, those seemingly harmless rectangular objects that can open a window into other worlds, are viewed as potential weapons at some juvenile lockups. Meaning that the young inmates inside may be permitted to read only during prescribed class time, and rarely in their cells at night.

Grant PUD recreation plan completed

EPHRATA — Conditions have changed, so changes have been made to the recreation plan proposed by the Grant County PUD. The draft plan was reviewed by PUD commissioners Tuesday. It will be submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in April.