RAP 17.6: MOTION DECIDED BY RULING OF ORDER
(a) Motion Decided by Commissioner or Clerk. A commissioner or clerk decides a motion by a written ruling which includes a statement of the reason for the decision. The commissioner or clerk will file the ruling and serve a copy on the movant and all persons entitled to notice of the original motion.
(b) Motion Decided by Judges. Ordinarily the judges decide a motion by an order. The judges may decide a motion by an opinion. The clerk will notify the movant and all persons entitled to notice of the motion of the order made or opinion rendered by the court.