Hearing for recall effort of state senator this week
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) _ A hearing for the effort to recall Sen. Doug Ericksen is set for this week before Whatcom Superior Court Judge Raquel Montoya-Lewis. The Bellingham Herald reports ( ) the judge will decide whether there are grounds for the recall, which would allow its supporters to continue to the next stage of collecting enough signatures to put the issue before voters. The hearing is set for Thursday.