Suspects arrested after five killed on Yakama Reservation, attorney general sues over water, and other headlines


Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suing the Trump administration over plans to rollback Washington's water quality standards to lower levels.

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Five killed on Yakama Reservation

All of the suspects in a killing spree on Saturday that left five dead on the Yakama Reservation have been taken into custody, KXLY reports.

Reckoning coming for sex abuse in evangelical church communities
The New York Times reports that while evangelical churches have distanced themselves from the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandals, a moment of reckoning is now happening within the evangelical community as abuse and coverups are finally coming to light.

Abuse of power
The former Wapato Mayor Juan Orozco is being sued by the Washington State Attorney General's Office for allegedly abusing his public position while mayor to create a city administrator job with a $95,000 yearly salary and then taking the job himself, the Yakima Herald-Republic reports. 

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Samantha Wohlfeil

Samantha Wohlfeil covers the environment, rural communities and cultural issues for the Inlander. Since joining the paper in 2017, she's reported how the weeks after getting out of prison can be deadly, how some terminally ill Eastern Washington patients have struggled to access lethal medication, and other sensitive...