Lt. Gov. Brad Owen will meet with the king and queen of Spain during a trip to their country next week.
His office is emphasizing that Owen is traveling at no cost to taxpayers – or at least Washington taxpayers. The Spanish government is footing the bill.
Owen is making the trip as head of Washington’s delegation to a ceremony at the University of Washington’s study center in León.
He traveled there last year for a similar ceremony, to “formally open” the 9,000-square-foot center housed in a 14th-century palace, according to a news release. The May 4 event is to …