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Transgender man files restroom complaint against library

SEATTLE (AP) - A transgender man has filed a complaint with the Seattle Office for Civil Rights against the Seattle Public Library for refusing to let him to use the only private restroom in its downtown building.Ryan "Comet" Alley filed the complaint Monday over the refusal involving a bathroom reserved for families.Alley refused to stop filming the encounter Wednesday with a library security officer, who asked him to leave.

Granger Priest removed after sexual abuse allegations

GRANGER, Wash - The Diocese of Yakima has released a statement saying Rev. Gustavo Gómez Santos, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Granger, has been permanently removed from all public ministry in the Roman Catholic Church after an…

3 people sent to hospital, crash under investigation

PROSSER - Washington state patrol says drugs or alcohol were involved in an accident that sent three people to the hospital late Sunday night.Around 9:00 p.m. 53 year old Coralea Pickett-Farris was driving on I-82 just west of Prosser when…

Bellingham man sentenced after girlfriend paralyzed

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - A Bellingham man who assaulted his girlfriend and paralyzed her from the neck down has been sentenced to a year and nine months in prison.The Bellingham Herald reports ( that 58-year-old Terry Lynn Haskett received the sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to second-degree domestic violence assault and felony harassment.