Which Seattle small businesses are in developers’ crosshairs

How skyrocketing property values are pushing out Seattle’s small businesses.

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‘50,000 people have seen me naked:’ A story of ‘revenge porn’ and the lawyers who are trying to stop it

The story how an emerging cyber crime is affecting the lives of hundreds of women in Washington state.
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Goliad officials attempt to collect on $32,000 loan

GOLIAD – Goliad city officials expect repayment for an economic development incentive given to a company that never opened.

Goliad’s economic development board, the Municipal Development District, voted Monday to send a second demand letter to Alvin and Stephanie Welch, who were awarded a $32,000 loan in March.

The loan was intended to be used to purchase a forklift, equipment and supplies along with display fixtures and renovation of the store location. However, there is no store location, and none of the materials have been purchased.

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