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Complaint on Prosecutor's office taken to WSP


A new citizen complaint has led to information being brought to the Washington State Patrol (WSP) and state Attorney General’s Office (AGO) that could result in an investigation of the office of Klickitat County Prosecutor Lori Hoctor.

A citizen complaint last month resulted in investigations now being conducted on county employees by the WSP. Specifically, the employees were cited as potentially being in violation of RCWs forbidding county employees from certain kinds of involvement in the campaigns of political candidates.

A similar complaint was brought to Klickitat County Sheriff Rick McComas Thursday. Among other issues, the involvement of Deputy Prosecutor Kate Mathews in Hoctor...

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