Wes LaRocque of Mount Vernon 

Sweet: Man's pursuit of milk and cookies yields winning lotto ticket

"Well, I bought the ticket on a total whim," Wes LaRoque said. "I had come home from work and brought my wife a chocolate chip cookie, and it turns out we didn’t have any milk. Who can eat a cookie without milk?” he said. “So I went back to the store, and decided to pick up a ticket.”

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The couple says they may use the money to take the honeymoon to Hawaii they never had.

According to a release, the Little Mountain Gas and Grocery, which sold the winning Washington’s Lottery Hit 5 ticket, will also receive a $700 selling bonus.

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