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Therapeutic court program receives grants

COLFAX — Additional funding has been awarded to the Whitman County District Court to expand therapeutic services.

The court recently received grants include:

• $115,000 to support a community justice counselor/director position.

• $232,000 for therapeutic court services. This is added to an original $181,900 grant that the Whitman County District Court secured over $528,000 for therapeutic services.

“The creation of our community court revealed two challenges,” District Court Judge John Hart said. “We immediately recognized an overwhelming strain on our human resources.

“Additionally, whether...


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