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Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Role in Illegal Logging and Subsequent Forest Fire
Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Role in Illegal Logging and Subsequent Forest Fire
(Olympia, WA) -- A western Washington man will spend 20 months in prison after tree DNA evidence linked him to an illegal logging operation. 39-year-old Justin Andrew Wilke is one of multiple accused in a scheme to unlawfully harvest maple trees from the Olympic National Forest that subsequently started a large forest fire ...
Capital Gains Tax Update
Capital Gains Tax Update
OLYMPIA, Wash. - On a vote of 52-to-46, the Washington State House of Representatives has voted to pass a 7-percent tax on capital gains along party lines.   Originally, Republican Bruce Chandler of Granger voted "Yes" for the tax, but after a question was raised, there was a re-vote and Chandler voted "No."   ...

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