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2011-06-02 16:00:00

MOUNT VERNON, Wash., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA), representing over 440 registered nurses at Skagit Valley Hospital, held a rally today to highlight issues critical to patient safety and nurse retention. Over 250 nurses and community members gathered at the Skagit County Courthouse to support the nurses and learn about key concerns including the ability to take uninterrupted rest breaks, drastic wage cuts, and changes to overtime. To...

2008-07-12 00:00:16

By Paula Horton, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash. Jul. 11--MOSES LAKE -- A 28-year-old man wanted for a Western Washington slaying may be working in construction in Moses Lake, police said. Moses Lake police issued a bulletin Thursday about Luis Alberto Ugalde after receiving information suggesting he may be in the area. Ugalde is wanted in connection with a drive-by shooting in Skagit County on June 13 that left a 34-year-old Sedro-Woolley man dead. A $500,000 arrest warrant for...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.