Leading ‘a double life,’ Portland marijuana business owner sentenced to prison for tax evasion

Leading ‘a double life,’ Portland marijuana business owner sentenced to prison for tax evasion

Matthew Price, the owner of the Cannabliss marijuana shops, was sentenced Monday to seven months in federal prison. Price was further ordered to pay $262,000 for “willfully failing” to file federal income tax returns, U.S. Attorney Billy Williams announced. Price failed to file personal income tax returns for four consecutive years between 2011 and 2014, in spite of using certified public accountants, according to the U.S. Attorney’s announcement. He previously pleaded guilty to four counts…

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New owner spells out plan for Lake Washington Park Building in Kirkland

New owner spells out plan for Lake Washington Park Building in Kirkland

Rents are rising due to a severe shortage of big blocks of contiguous space in Kirkland and Bellevue, but a new space could be available for lease as soon as next year.

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Here’s where the PBJ’s 2017 ‘5 Under 40’ health care pros are now

Here’s where the PBJ’s 2017 ‘5 Under 40’ health care pros are now

The Portland Business Journal honored five young health care professionals last year during our Health Care of the Future event. The inaugural winners were a varied bunch, from the realms of health policy, advocacy, medical research and technology. This week, we will honor five more young health care pros. But first, we thought we would check in with last year’s 5 under 40 winners to see what they’re up to a year later. You can still purchase tickets to this year’s event, which will be held…

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British cave diver sues Elon Musk for calling him a ‘pedo guy’

British cave diver sues Elon Musk for calling him a ‘pedo guy’

Elon Musk challenged Vernon Unsworth to sue him for calling the British cave diver a pedophile and child rapist. Well, now Unsworth has. In the suit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, the SpaceX and Telsa CEO is being sued for defamation, reported Reuters and The Associated Press. The claim seeks $75,000 in compensatory damages, plus punitive damages, and an injunction against Musk from making further “false and defamatory accusations.” SpaceX did not immediately return a…

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Dear readers: The Business Journal experienced technical issues with today’s edition of our regular TechFlash newsletter. We hope to have those issues resolved by the next installment of TechFlash on Wednesday, when we’ll also unveil an updated design for the newsletter. In the meantime, you can read all of our latest technology coverage here, and the stories that were intended for today’s newsletter below. Saudi sovereign wealth fund pours $1 billion into Bay Area Tesla rival This cancer-fighting…

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Kerry Killinger discusses Washington Mutual failure in rare public appearance

Kerry Killinger discusses Washington Mutual failure in rare public appearance

Killinger discussed for the first time in recent memory how he tried to prepare Washington Mutual for the financial crisis. He also talked about opportunities and risks for the banking industry and briefly mentioned the work he’s been doing since 2008.

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