Stories tagged: U.S. Attorney
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Feds fine Pasco potato processor $100,000 for employment status discrimination
A Pasco potato processing company has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle a Department of Justice investigation into whether it discriminated against immigrants when they ordered workers to verify their …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Idaho’s new U.S. attorney says he’ll maintain hands-off stance in Bundy case
Though he spent the past 19 years serving as the Idaho Senate’s GOP majority leader, new Idaho U.S. Attorney Bart Davis says there’s no role for him in responding to
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
Oregon State Bar proceeds with charges against former U.S. attorney
PORTLAND – The Oregon State Bar has determined there’s probable cause to bring ethics charges against a former U.S. attorney who authorities said lied about a sexual relationship with an …
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
Idaho Senate majority leader resigns to serve as U.S. Attorney
Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis has officially resigned from the Idaho Legislature following a recent confirmation by the U.S. Senate to serve as U.S. Attorney for the District of Idaho.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
U.S. Senate confirms Billings attorney as Montana’s top cop
The United States Senate has confirmed Billings attorney Kurt Alme as the chief law enforcement officer in Montana.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 4:33 p.m.
Senate Judiciary backs Bart Davis as Idaho’s next U.S. Attorney; sends nomination to full Senate
The nomination of Idaho Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis to be the state’s next U.S. Attorney cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday on a unanimous voice vote, and now …
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
President Trump nominates Bart Davis as U.S. Attorney for Idaho
President Trump announced on Thursday that he is nominating Idaho state Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls, as the new U.S. Attorney for Idaho. Davis is an Idaho Falls …
Tue., March 14, 2017, 12:43 p.m.
Fired U.S. attorney in Manhattan replaced by longtime friend
NEW YORK – Preet Bharara, the high-profile federal prosecutor who was fired by President Donald Trump’s administration after refusing to resign, has been replaced temporarily by a longtime friend and …
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
Harrington to serve as Acting U.S. Attorney for Eastern Washington
Longtime Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Harrington will serve as the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington after Mike Ormsby was asked last Friday to resign by President …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Colville Tribe agrees to pay U.S. back $245,860 in fraudulent claims
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with the Confederated Tribes of Colville Reservation for it to pay back $245,860 in fraudulent claims that …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Federal law agencies hold open house in Coeur d’Alene
Top federal law enforcement official sin Idaho will meet with the public at an open house Tuesday afternoon in Coeur d’Alene.
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 7:50 p.m.
Woman who ran drug trafficking ring sentenced to prison
A woman identified by police and federal investigators as the leader of a violent drug trafficking ring in Spokane was sentenced to 15 years in prison this week.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 20, 2015, 8:40 p.m.
Spokane Valley man sentenced for pharmacy robberies
A Spokane Valley man was sentenced to just over eight years in prison Tuesday for a robbery spree that spanned North Dakota, Montana, Idaho and Washington.
Sat., April 16, 2011
Editorial: Obsolete view on marijuana holding back state efforts
As the Washington Legislature heads toward adoption of a bill that permits marijuana growing and distribution systems for medicinal use, federal prosecutors are loudly clearing their throats and reiterating that …
Fri., Oct. 1, 2010
Senate confirms Ormsby for U.S. attorney post
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Spokane attorney Mike Ormsby as the next U.S. attorney for Eastern Washington. Ormsby will replace James McDevitt, who has held the post since he was …
Thu., Sept. 30, 2010, 3:08 p.m.
Ormsby confirmed as U.S. attorney for E. Washington
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Spokane attorney Mike Ormsby as the next U.S. Attorney for Eastern Washington.