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By Lou Marzeles

A local takes over as Undersheriff


Lou Marzeles

New undersheriff: Marc Boardman comes to the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office after 28 years in the Washington State Patrol.

Marc Boardman retired and then went back to work.

Boardman, who has lived in Goldendale for 18 years, left the Washington State Patrol (WSP), where he’d worked since 1985, on June 21 this year, exactly 28 years to the day of service to the state of Washington. He became undersheriff of Klickitat County on July 10. He retired from the WSP so he could take the new job.

“This is what enabled me to do that,” he says, “with the Washington State Patrol retirement system. You’re eligible for retirement at 25 years of service to the state. You can continue in service, and that allows you to continue to build some credit, but the way the systems set up at 25 years you have a 50 percent p...

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Reader Comments

5150flyer writes:

Eligible for retirement at 25 years of service to the state..., can we afford these public employee pensions while schools and parks etc... are being cut? I don't have the answer, but we need to consider the issue.


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