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From earthquakes to tsunamis debris – retiring Health Secretary Mary Selecky reflects on 15 years at helm

Washington state Health Secretary Mary Selecky announced her retirement Wednesday, ending a nearly 15-year run that spanned three governors and made her the longest serving member of the Cabinet. Her announcement said she is retiring and going back to Colville where she began a long career as a public health advocate.

Selecky told The Olympian in a telephone interview late Wednesday that she made up her mind over the holidays that it was time to move on. She says she told Gov. Jay Inslee she would serve until he found a replacement, which he is in

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