Thursday, August 11, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: Ponzi schemer sentenced; coaches rewarded. Plus, some good news from the IRS.

Posted on Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 7:38 AM

Colbert man pleads guilty in $2.2 million Ponzi case — Dale Lowell was accused of 13 counts of wire fraud in Bonner County and now faces up to 20 years in prison. (Bonner County Daily Bee)

Spokane City Council candidate won't name funders — It's not the first time that Chris Bowen, who is running for the seat in northeast Spokane, has faced allegations surrounding his campaign finances. (SR)

DSHS accidentally releases private info — On July 1, the addresses of nearly 4,000 parents with custody (including 400 in Spokane) were mistakenly left in forms sent to the parents without custody. (KXLY)

College coaches are the highest-paid state workers — Leading the pack is University of Washington football coach Steve Sarkisian, who made almost $2 million last year. In third was WSU basketball coach Ken Bone, at just over $746,000. (SR)

If this Department of Revenue employee calls, pick up — Frank Marshall isn't calling to collect taxes but to give you money you didn't know you had. (Seattle Times)

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