Stories tagged: auditor
Tue., May 31, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Washington auditor to face another fraud trial
Federal prosecutors plan to retry the Washington State Auditor on charges he pocketed millions of dollars in needless fees while running a real estate services business a decade ago, after …
UPDATED: Fri., May 6, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Indicted Washington auditor fires key staffers
Indicted Washington Auditor Troy Kelley has fired two staffers and ordered another to stop working, just a week after his federal fraud trial ended with a hung jury.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 6 p.m.
Jury finishes first day of deliberations in auditor trial
A jury in Tacoma has finished its first day of deliberations in the fraud trial of Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
Indicted Auditor Troy Kelley engaged in a plain case of fraud, prosecutor says
The five-week fraud trial of Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley drew to a close Wednesday, with prosecutors calling it a “plain case of fraud and a cover-up” and the defense …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
State Supreme Court upholds decision tossing auditor recall effort
Washington’s Supreme Court has unanimously upheld a lower court’s decision throwing out an effort to recall indicted state Auditor Troy Kelley.
Tue., April 7, 2015
Auditor’s office hires will upgrade dated systems
Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton has hired a face familiar to voters as her second-in-command. Mary Kuney, a former state auditor and failed GOP candidate for county treasurer last year, …
Fri., April 11, 2014
Data left on Washington state computers released for sale
OLYMPIA – Some state agencies failed to wipe old computers clean of sensitive or personal data before sending them to be sold as surplus, a new state audit says. Random …
Thu., June 21, 2012, 12:55 p.m.
Spokane licensing agent under investigation
A vehicle licensing agent in Spokane is under criminal investigation for a series of irregularities in transactions with vehicle owners, Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton said today.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2011
County districts nearly equal in population after latest adjustment
Starting this month, when residents of nine Spokane County precincts call their commissioner, they can call him Al. Not Todd or Mark.
Wed., March 9, 2011
Editorial: Fewer plans for teachers could save state millions
As Washington state lawmakers work to close a difficult budget hole that will undoubtedly lead to hundreds of educators losing their jobs, they ought to closely read a report from …
Wed., Oct. 27, 2010
Editorial: Let Dalton continue strong work as auditor
In his campaign for Spokane County auditor, Republican Leonard Christian has been loudly critical of incumbent Democrat Vicky Dalton’s oversight of elections. That’s only one of the auditor’s four major …