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Honeyford honored for vets work

 

January 2, 2019

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WELL DONE: Sen. Jim Honeyford, center, was recognized by the state's Department of Veteran Affairs as Legislator of the Year.

With veterans looking on in a ceremony last month, Lourdes (Alfie) Alvarado-Ramos, director of Washington's Department of Veteran Affairs, presented Sen. Jim Honeyford with the 2018 Outstanding Service to Veterans – Legislator of the Year Award for his service to Washington's veterans and their families.

Honeyford is still fondly remembered in Klickitat County for his years representing the county before redistricting changed representation here.

"It is really an honor to receive this recognition," said Honeyford, R-Sunnyside. "I've always believed that our veterans deserve so much more than just our thanks; they deserve to know that they are appreciated and valued and that we will demo...



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