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Everett-Bellingham WA

What's in your pocket could hurt you - why the FDA hasn't declared e-cigarettes safe

Though e-cigarettes don't need to be lit with a lighter like smoking tobacco, they can still burn you. Although you mostly see car accident stories on this site, there's an increasing number of claims made against electronic cigarette manufacturers for selling products that might not be safe. Curious how this can happen under the FDA's nose? Read this article on why the FDA hasn't issued regulations on e-cigarettes yet.

Yakima-Pasco-Richland-Kennewick, WA

Yakima County Superior Court

Yakima County Superior Court has 8 full time elected Judges as authorized by law. The Court has 3 full-time appointed court commissioners to handle additional workload at multiple court facilities. The Court Administrator’s Office handles judicial scheduling and assignments and the budget matters of the Court. The County Clerk’s Office is separate from Superior Court and handles court fines, and restitution, court records and data dissemination, and provides clerk staff for the Superior Court courtrooms.
Spokane, WA

Whitman County District Court

Whitman County District Court hears proceedings involving criminal misdemeanors, traffic infractions, anti-harassment and domestic violence protection petitions, petitions for name change, small claims disputes and civil disputes where the amount claimed does not exceed $50,000. District Court also provides probation services to offenders convicted of misdemeanor crimes. The probation department is actively involved in monitoring and assisting convicted defendants in the performance of their court-ordered obligations.
Seattle-Tacoma, WA

Whatcom County Superior Court

Washington has 39 Superior Courts, one in each of Washington's 39 counties. Superior Courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction in Washington. A Superior Court may consider all civil and criminal matters occurring within a county's boundary. The Superior Court also has exclusive jurisdiction over civil matters in which the amount in controversy is more than $75,000, felony cases, estate and probate matters, family law cases(including divorces and child custody hearings), and juvenile proceedings. They act as a court of appeal for cases from the District and Municipal Courts.
Yakima-Pasco-Richland-Kennewick, WA

Walla Walla County Superior Court #1

 Washington has 39 Superior Courts, one in each of Washington's 39 counties. Superior Courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction in Washington. A Superior Court may consider all civil and criminal matters occurring within a county's boundary. The Superior Court also has exclusive jurisdiction over civil matters in which the amount in controversy is more than $75,000, felony cases, estate and probate matters, family law cases (including divorces and child custody hearings), and juvenile proceedings. They act as a court of appeal for cases from the District and Municipal Courts.  
Yakima-Pasco-Richland-Kennewick, WA

Walla Walla County Jail

The Walla Walla County Corrections Facility  is located at 300 W. Alder, Walla Walla, WA. The County Jail, constructed in 1982, serves as a correctional facility for the Police Departments of Walla Walla and College Place as well as the Sheriff’s Office. Average daily population now runs at approximately 85 to 90 persons, and has reached well over 100 on several occasions. The jail is staffed with a jail superintendent, 21 jail officers and a cook.
Portland, OR

Wahkiakum County District Court

Wahkiakum County District Court processes misdemeanor criminal and traffic charges issued by the Washington State Patrol, Wahkiakum County Sheriff's Office, Wahkiakum County Prosecutor, State Department of Fish & Wildlife, and Department of Natural Resources.  It also has the jurisdiction to handle civil matters up to $75,000, as well as Anti-Harassment Orders, Small Claims and name changes.