Rick Howell of Wenatchee (center) joins in a gun-rights rally on Jan. 18 at the state Capitol. Several county sheriffs have recently taken their own stands against Initiative 1639, which was passed by voters in November.
Rick Howell of Wenatchee (center) joins in a gun-rights rally on Jan. 18 at the state Capitol. Several county sheriffs have recently taken their own stands against Initiative 1639, which was passed by voters in November. Ted S. Warren AP
Rick Howell of Wenatchee (center) joins in a gun-rights rally on Jan. 18 at the state Capitol. Several county sheriffs have recently taken their own stands against Initiative 1639, which was passed by voters in November. Ted S. Warren AP