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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Eastern Washington police monitor open carry issue


Last updated 5/31/2018 at 9:53am

Like his Cheney counterpart, Eastern Washington University Police Chief Tim Walters understands that in Washington state, individuals have the right to openly carry a firearm. Also like Cheney Police Chief John Hensley, he wished people inclined to do so would do a little thinking first.

“There has to be some common sense sprinkled in that right,” Walters said in a May 24 interview.

The university’s Cheney campus has been the location of two sightings of a local man who has told police he is an advocate of the state’s open carry law and has no intention of complying with requests to...

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