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LuLaRoe gig leaves vendors with clothes they’re unable to sell

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 7:18 p.m.

Never-worn pieces from LuLaRoe, a multilevel marketing company that sells soft, comfortable clothing designed to fit all body types, are being consigned to the store in huge batches. Cut from stretchy material, the garment brand is known for its geometric and floral-patterned leggings, printed T-shirts and modestly cut dresses.

Couches, mattresses set on fire after Cougar win

Fresh off a critical 34-20 win over the 12th-ranked University of Oregon Ducks, Washington State University fans took the Saturday night celebration from Martin Stadium to the surrounding College Hill streets, where no couch – or any piece of furniture, for that matter – was safe.

Pioneer of cryptocurrency boom falls on hard times

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 9 p.m.

Last month, beset by millions of dollars in debt, ongoing legal problems and questions about its unconventional financing, Giga Watt laid off 80 percent of its staff and suspended all construction. Founder Dave Carlson stepped down in August.

Judge dismisses NRA lawsuit over Seattle’s new gun-storage law

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 5:16 p.m.

A King County judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation against Seattle’s new gun-storage law, siding with the city’s argument that even the ardent gun-rights organizations encourage their members to keep their guns safe.

Ephrata OKs yearlong ban on new cryptocurrency mining

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 5:56 p.m.

EPHRATA – Ephrata joined the ranks of Grant County cities temporarily banning cryptocurrency development after the city council voted Wednesday to block new cryptocurrency operations for the next 12 months. “A moratorium means taking a break,” council member Kathleen Allstot said. “This is a one year break. … We wait to see what’s going, make sure this fits in Ephrata and the Grant County (Public Utility District) has figured out how to get power to it.”

U.S. tries to stop youth climate lawsuit days before trial

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 9:22 p.m.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily blocked a high-profile climate change lawsuit brought by young activists who accuse the federal government of violating their constitutional rights with policies that have caused a dangerous climate.

Packing house to pay $525K to settle sexual harassment case

A Grant County vegetable-packing house will pay $525,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson alleging a supervisor groped, propositioned and retaliated against female workers over a period of years.