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Courthouse Journal

The Courthouse Journal is the official newsletter of the Washington Association of County Officials. Along with a newsletter to members, WACO also hosts the Courthouse Journal blog.

Apr 16

WACO Speakers Bureau Hosts Inaugural Event

Posted on April 16, 2021 at 8:05 AM by Melanie Terry

On April 9th , 2021 three County Officials from the WACO’s Speakers Bureau met with students from a Pacific Lutheran University State and Local Government class to discuss the importance of local government and the impact of it on their daily lives. 

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Apr 01

National County Government Month 2021

Posted on April 1, 2021 at 4:48 PM by Melanie Terry

National County Government Month (NCGM), held each April, is an annual celebration of county government. Since 1991, the National Association of Counties has encouraged counties to actively promote the services and programs they offer, and every year Washington Association of County Officials looks forward to joining NACo by celebrating the work of County Officials. 

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Mar 18

State v Blake

Posted on March 18, 2021 at 12:06 PM by Melanie Terry

What is State v Blake and why is everyone talking about it? This blog explains the big takeaways for county officials. 

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