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A green oasis: Holden Village survives Wolverine fire

LUCERNE — The big-gun sprinklers are silent now, and metallic protection wrap is coming off buildings. In the distance, smoke wafts from small fires burning in tree stumps and exposed roots. There is a faint smell of smoke in the air.

Rio Tinto resumes work on mine cleanup

HOLDEN VILLAGE — About 250 Rio Tinto employees are back on the Holden Mine cleanup project nearly two months after the Wolverine Fire chased them from Holden Village.

Piece rate pay decision may get even more significant

On July 16, 2015, the Washington Supreme Court decided the case of Demetrio v. Sakuma Bros. Farms, Inc., where a group of agricultural piece rate workers brought suit against the owners of a berry farm, arguing that they were entitled to separate pay for rest breaks, in addition to their piece rate pay.

Alan Mulally’s rescue of Ford offers hope for Washington state

In 2006, things were looking bleak for the Ford Motor Co. It was on track to lose $17 billion and there was a real question about whether the company that brought the automobile to the masses — and pioneered the modern assembly line process — would even survive.

Does your dog bite? Dogs and liability

There are risks to owning or caring for dogs. Washington law has grown more strict toward dog owners over the years, and persons should recognize and protect against these risks.

A banker can be a valuable resource

Many business owners and operators use banks for loans, deposits and transactions. While these services are certainly necessary to running a business, today’s banking relationships have become much more.