Judge with tribal background appointed to Superior Court

A longtime tribal judge will become Washington’s only Native American Superior Court judge when she starts this month on the bench in Whatcom County.

Raquel Montoya-Lewis, who has been the Chief Judge for the Nooksack and Upper Skagit Indian Tribes, was appointed to a new seat on the Whatcom County Superior Court Dec. 15.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 9:46am