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By Luella Dow

Hetrick gets closer look at the legislative process

Of Cabbages and Kings


This week we explore a slightly different view of Sonora Hetrick’s week as a page for the Washington State Legislature.

Last year Sonora’s father pastor Steve Hetrick, suggested she accompany him to the Capitol in Olympia, to see what it is like. Sonora said,” I was curious.” At home her friends said, “Be a page, go for it.” Now, having recently worked as a senate page during the first week of this year’s legislative session, Hetrick has gained some friendships, learned a lot of things and wondered about a few others.

The pages don’t receive a salary but they do get a stipe...

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