Bonlender v. Ensey, No. 07-2-03942-1 (Wash. Super. filed Nov. 2007).

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 (; 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.

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