The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday in Proctor v. Huntington, a case of property rights.

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The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday in Proctor v. Huntington, a case of property rights. Justice Richard Sanders, who is in a tough race for reelection in November, wrote the dissent and was joined by Justices Barbara Madsen, Gerry Alexander and Jim Johnson.

Proctor and Huntington are neighbors in Skamania County, which is on the Columbia Gorge. Proctor has 30 acres, Huntington, 27. Because of a surveyor’s mistake, in the 1990s Huntington built his house on Proctor’s land. Proctor found out several years later and demanded that Huntington pick up and leave. The question: Does Huntington have to move his house?