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Understanding the February Special Election

Understanding the February Special Election

Did you know there’s an election coming up on Tuesday, February 13th? Springtime special elections sometimes get overlooked, especially when it feels like the recent November election is so fresh in mind. But in the February 2018 special election, 65 percent of Washington’s registered voters are eligible to participate — that’s 2,753,553 people. Voters from all but two counties have issues and/or races on the February ballot. San Juan and Skamania are the exceptions, but not all other counties have…

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Reed’s NE Washington tour: Day 2

Reed’s NE Washington tour: Day 2

Secretary of State Reed’s tour through Northeastern Washington continued on Tuesday with a visit to Stevens County, including a morning stop at the county courthouse in Colville, where he met with County Auditor Tim Gray (third from left) and County Commissioners Larry Guenther, Malcolm Friedman and Don Dashiell (left to right on right side of table). Reed also toured the Colville Library and spoke at the Colville Chamber of Commerce’s lunch meeting before driving south to Davenport to tour the…

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SecReed’s NE Washington trip: Ferry County

SecReed’s NE Washington trip: Ferry County

As part of his goal to visit all 39 counties in 2012, Secretary of State Reed is spending this week in Northeastern Washington, where he is visiting Okanogan, Ferry and Stevens counties before heading south to meet with people in Lincoln and Adams counties. Reed is  shown here meeting with Ferry County Auditor Diana Galvin (far left) and Ferry County Commissioners Brad Miller,  Brian Dansel and Robert Heath on Monday.   Please follow and like us:

“The snidest attempts at a show we have yet seen.”

“The snidest attempts at a show we have yet seen.”

  From the desk of Steve Willis, Central Library Services Program Manager of the Washington State Library: This rather biting review of a circus appeared in the Stevens County Reveille, June 28, 1900, page 3: That Circus, Saturday “The circus came, conquered, and ‘went,’ as circuses usually do; the richer, perhaps, by a few dollars from Colville and surrounding country, but not sufficiently so to give the proprietors any large attack of ‘fat pocketbook.’ There was quite a crowd in town…

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