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Attorney in shooting claim has been reprimanded, suspended in past
Attorney in shooting claim has been reprimanded, suspended in past (Franklin County website image)
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Yakima Attorney Suing Pasco for $25 Million Has Spotted Past

The attorney representing the widow of Antonio Zambrano-Montes has had some issues with the Washington State Bar Association in his legal career.

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Radio Shack at Columbia Center among closings
Radio Shack at Columbia Center among closings (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Will Columbia Center Radio Shack Re-Emerge as ‘Mini’ Sprint Store?

Last Thursday, RadioShack announced it is closing more than 2,400 stores after filing for bankruptcy. This will include the Columbia Center Mall location in Kennewick, and Valley Mall store in Union Gap outside of Yakima.

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Gov. Inslee's claims about state workers pay raises not valid
Gov. Inslee's claims about state workers pay raises not valid (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee’s Claims About State Workers Pay Raises Found To Be False

Gov. Inslee's 2015-17 state biennium budget includes a call for $600 million in new taxes, to be used for pay increases for public sector state workers. He claims they haven't had a pay raise in six years. But is that false?

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San Francisco hit hard by $15 minimum wage
San Francisco hit hard by $15 minimum wage (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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What Will $15 Minimum Wage Do to Businesses? See What’s Happening in San Francisco

We've already seen the first  fallout from Seattle's new $15 minimum wage, the major relocation by a well-known Northwest outdoor manufacturer. WA officials should heed the warnings from California.

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Noted outdoor gear maker moving workers to Reno
Noted outdoor gear maker moving workers to Reno (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)
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Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Claims First Business Victim – More Expected to Follow

It was inevitable, especially if you consider economic principles. There are more who will follow.

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Gov. Kitzhaber
Gov. Kitzhaber (Office of the Governor of Oregon)
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Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber Facing Serious Ethics Violations, Democrat Legislators Keeping Distance

Political experts say the controversial Oregon leader is facing the biggest challenge of his political career, and he might not survive it.

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Better Business Bureau
Better Business Bureau (Courtesy Better Business Bureau Eastern Washington)
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What Industries Logged The MOST Complaints with the Better Business Bureau in 2014?

It's a reflection of where our economic system is headed.

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Thousands of fans without tickets for BIg Game
Thousands of fans without tickets for BIg Game (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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E-Bay Ticket “Scam” Robs Northwest Fans of Chance to See Seattle, New England

Regardless of who you root for, or support, this is unethical. But it also reinforces why you should only buy from reputable sources.

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Mid Columbia businesses to be hurt by Inslee tax plan
Mid Columbia businesses to be hurt by Inslee tax plan (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee’s Carbon Tax Plan Would Squeeze Mid Columbia Ag Companies

Gov. Jay Inslee is intent on fighting global warming and has proposed a enormous $12 billion plan to battle pollution and would "punish" the top 130 entities his experts say are pumping carbon into the atmosphere

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State House fronts bill that would raise minimum wage over two years
State House fronts bill that would raise minimum wage over two years (Washington state legislative website)
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Democrats Push Bill to Raise State Minimum Wage to $12 an Hour by 2017

On the heels of yet another raise to the nation's highest minimum wage rate,  House Bill 2672 would set in motion a gradual increase of the wage offered entry-level and unskilled workers to $12 by the year 2017.

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