Bonlender v. Ensey, No. 07-2-03942-1 (
Status: Settled (including undisclosed monetary payment) (Jan. 2009).
Yakima city councilman Ron Bonlender lost his re-relection bid in November 2007 to Rick Ensey, then sued Rick and Diane Ensey over comments on the Inside Yakima blog (www.insideyakima.com; now defunct) which he alleged led to his defeat. The parties settled in January 2009, with the Enseys paying an undisclosed cash sum and issuing a public apology.
Links and Court Documents:
Case information and documents at http://www.citmedialaw.org/threats/bonlender-v-ensey