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Senate candidates touch on health care, climate at forum

ANACORTES — Incumbent state Sen. Liz Lovelett, D-Anacortes, and candidate Daniel Miller of Friday Harbor squared off Tuesday at a forum.
The candidates for the 40th Senate District seat fielded questions ranging from health care to education to climate change at the event, held Tuesday night by the Fidalgo Democrats at the Anacortes Library. There are four candidates on the ballot for the August primary, but only Lovelett and Miller attended the forum.
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My Ferndale News
Election Candidate Profile

Candidate's submitted biography (unedited):. Elected Experience: Washington State Senate (appointed 2019); Anacortes City Councilmember, 2015- … Read More

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Vigil depicts children in cages to raise awareness of migrant conditions

MOUNT VERNON — Following reports of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Skagit County in recent weeks, Bellingham-based Community to Community Development held a vigil Wednesday in downtown Mount Vernon.
Below the towering columns of the Skagit County Courthouse and beside a static artillery display, local teens stood inside a makeshift cage.
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The Stand
WSLC backs Sen. Liz Lovelett, takes action on ballot measures

The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, the state’s largest union organization representing the interests of some 550,000 rank-and-file members, has endorsed Washington State Sen. Liz Lovelett (D-Anacortes) in her bid to retain the 40th District seat in this fall’s special election. … Read More