1. Natasha Ryan reports for KING 5 News in Seattle:
“What triggered an increase in concealed pistol licenses?
“On average, Washington’s Department of Licensing sees anywhere from five to eight thousand concealed pistol licenses replaced, renewed, or requested for the first time. In March, it saw 12,000 licenses — a number they haven’t seen in years.”
2. Chelsea Krotzer reported in the Tacoma News Tribune:
“Thurston shooting-zone briefing draws large, passionate crowd”
“Thurston County commissioners tabled any decisions about a controversial proposed controlled-shooting zone ordinance for two weeks during a Thursday briefing attended by more than 100 people.
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3. Chris Sullivan reports for KIRO 97.3 FM radio in Seattle:
“More homeowners confronting burglars with guns”
4. Megan Hansen reports on the front page of the April 6th NVN:
“Property crimes ‘through the roof’
“Property crimes have gone through the roof,” said Thurston County Sheriff spokesman Ray Brady, referring to crimes county-wide.”
Brady said all of the property crimes are a sign of the times.”