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Olympia cops nab DT theft suspects

A “sting” operation targeting thefts of bicycles in downtown Olympia nabbed three separate suspects this weekend.

September 2014

AG sues suppliers of bogus training

A Pierce County couple who sold bogus continuing education trainings and certificates to hundreds of adult family home employees is the target of a lawsuit filed by the Attorney General’s Office.

September 2014

Columbia names EVP, general counsel

Ms. Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi has been appointed executive vice president and general counsel of Columbia Banking System Inc. and its subsidiary Columbia State Bank.

September 2014

Developer sues Tacoma over Wal-Mart delays

The development firm that was successful in landing Wal-Mart’s retail store in the central neighborhood has sued City of Tacoma and members of the city council individually for more than $1.8 million for delaying the project.

August 2014

State argues against Fife pot ban

Washington’s Attorney General has filed a brief in the case of MMH, LLC v. Fife, whose plaintiffs seek to open marijuana businesses in Fife despite the city’s ban on such operations.

August 2014

High court decides against state employees

Washington’s Supreme Court ruled today unanimously for the State in two important pension cases. And the union that represents teachers, which had led the court challenge, was quick to decry the rulings.

August 2014

Two lawyers, leading others: 40 Under Forty

Bethel school board member Amy Pivetta Hoffman and policy advisor to the governor RaShelle Davis are both attorneys using their background in working to improve the lives of others.

August 2014

Dance for life, advocate for others: 40 Under Forty

A ballroom dance instructor-entrepreneur who feels she is as much a "life coach" is one of today's "40 Under Forty" honorees. The other is a passionate advocate, yet "mellow and relaxed" attorney with experience in domestic relations law, now in private practice.

August 2014

Advancing others, resolving issues : 40 Under Forty

A staffing professional, who feels success when she helps others succeed in their vocation, and a tax attorney who drove 80,000 miles to earn his advanced degree. Both are in Class of 2014 "40 Under Forty"

August 2014

‘Pump & Dump’ charges in Tacoma court

Three men who allegedly manipulated penny stocks, and then laundered the proceeds by purchasing precious metals, were charged today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma with conspiracy to commit securities fraud and conspiracy to launder monetary instruments.

August 2014
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