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Whitman Hospital officials' conduct inappropriate at public meeting

It’s not a private hospital.

Apparently, Whitman Hospital and Medical Clinics employees and commissioners need to be reminded that they work for the taxpayers. But, from the way the Whitman County Public Hospital District No. 3 Commission meeting was conducted March 20, it appears they’ve gotten too big for their britches.

From our perspective, the leadership at the hospital may have violated several provisions of the state Open Public Meetings Act at last week’s meeting.

Let’s start with the basics.

The hospital district is a public taxing authority. As such, all employees and commissioners w...


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