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Tacoma embezzler gets 46 months

A federal judge on Monday sentenced a Tacoma man who embezzled more than $2 million from his employer to just under four years in prison and repayment of the money taken.

November 2016

Data breaches hit 450,000 in state for year

The first annual summary of data breach incidents in Washington released today identifies 39 separate cases, all but one being of relatively small numbers of consumers.

October 2016

Executive people moves

A number of well-known and prominent business executives have made changes in their work situations recently.

October 2016

Asbestos trainer pleads guilty

Fraudulent certifications for asbestos training bring federal criminal charges to a Kent business owner.

October 2016

Sentencing for last bank fraud perp

A federal judge in Seattle has completed the sentencing of five South Sound residents for their shared scheme to defraud local banks and credit unions of almost a million dollars.

October 2016

WOI: Five decades of service

Teacher, attorney, philanthropist and author are appropriate descriptions for a half-century of supporting the Thurston County community by the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Woman of Influence.

October 2016

Kent names new city clerk

Washington's sixth largest city will have a new official administrative leader later this month, after the mayor and city council agreed on a replacement for Ronald Moore , who left in June.

October 2016

Western State, cops' new escape protocols

Administrators of the largest mental health treatment center in the state today agreed to a new policy regard their cooperation with nearby law enforcement agencies, when patients leave the facility without authority.

October 2016

WOI: Attorney qualified by O-J-T

Lawyers are among the most recognized of professions, and there is a little-known entry to the legal vocation that doesn't include two years-plus of rigorous studies in a school of law. This Woman of Influence is a prime example of its success.

October 2016

State minimum wage going up

It is certain that the minimum wage in Washington next year will be higher than it is now. What is not clear is whether that will be $9.53 per hour or $11.00 per hour.

September 2016
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