Businesses have right to face accusers
December 10, 2020
Over the last few weeks, 42 businesses in Whitman County have been visited by Liquor and Cannabis Board officers from outside of the area.
They’ve driven more than an hour into our communities to investigate and cite local eateries, taverns and other places based on mostly anonymous complaints. In addition to acting on anonymous tips, those same officers, local business leaders say, refuse to allow them to copy or photograph the complaints.
Apparently, they are acting on completely anonymous tips or they’re hiding the identities of coronavirus tattletales. In the alternative, they may e...