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DOC head Dan Pacholke resigns amid prisoner-release mistake

Department of Corrections Secretary Dan Pacholke has resigned. (Ellen M. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)
(Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

State Corrections Secretary Dan Pacholke announced his resignation Saturday, saying he hopes it meets a Republican lawmaker’s “need for blood.”

Conservative, Christian and pro-immigration

While the Republican presidential candidates compete to take the hardest line on immigration, Joseph Castleberry, president of evangelical Christian Northwest University in Kirkland, is preaching a very different message.

Could tragedy have been prevented?

Eli Sanders’ “While the City Slept” shows the psychological descent of killer Isaiah Kalebu as it reveals missed opportunities that might have prevented Kalebu’s 2009 assault on Jennifer Hopper and Teresa Butz. Updated

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