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Corrections Secretary 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.”

Uncommon advocate: Conservative Christian Joseph Castleberry unabashedly supports immigrants

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.

‘While the City Slept’ excerpts: Madness and murder in a broken system

One night in 2009 in the South Park neighborhood, a man on a psychological descent invaded the home of Jennifer Hopper and Teresa Butz. Over 90 minutes, Isaiah Kalebu assaulted them, fatally stabbing Butz. Hopper escaped to the street, where neighbors helped. A new book reveals missed opportunities that might have prevented the tragedy. Updated

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