Some refunds delayed as IRS focuses on fraud
By CAROLE FELDMAN
The Internal Revenue Service's battle against fraud and identity theft is intensifying as the tax filing season opens, and some of the neediest taxpayers are getting caught in the middle.
Jackpot for Vegas: the Raiders
By TIM DAHLBERG
Tourists will pay higher room taxes to fund $750 million of the cost of a new $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat stadium.
Firms tout jobs; Trump tweets approval
By JOSH BOAK
Many economists say the hiring being celebrated by Trump reflects, more than anything, the health of the $18.7 trillion economy he is inheriting.
Hospital groups form a new JV
EvergreenHealth and Overlake Medical Center have formed a joint venture called Eastside Health Alliance that will collaborate and coordinate care, with a focus on cardiac, neuroscience and thoracic surgery services.
$108K damage from Ore. refuge takeover
Federal authorities say it cost more than $100,000 to repair two trenches and a road dug during the occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon last winter.
Logging eyed in Blanchard forest
The state Legislature is considering allowing logging in northern Washington state forest that includes several popular recreation areas.