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Walla Walla County may receive second Marcus Whitman statue

Rosa Woolsey, Staff Reporter March 25, 2021

Walla Walla’s Marcus Whitman statue might receive company. A twin statue has resided in the National Statuary Hall in the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., for the past 70 years. Each state contributed...

“Restoring a sense of health to our democracy:” Ranked-choice voting bill works its way through Washington Legislature

Abby Main, Staff Reporter March 11, 2021

In future elections, Washington voters may be able to rank candidates on their ballots. The state’s Ranked Choice Voting Local Option Bill, or HB 1156, would allow local jurisdictions to adopt ranked-choice...

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