Tax service pursues high-ranking official
The Tax and Customs Police of the State Revenue Service (VID) on February 12 sent to the prosecutor the case concerning the income declaration of Inga Koļegova, the head of the State Environmental Service. 
Taxify won't be leaving Latvia
The Taxify rideshare app won't be leaving Latvia after a controversial rule was removed from the proposed rideshare regulations, Taxify Latvia head Juris Krūmiņš told Latvian Radio February 8.
Stray dogs kill 40 deer at farm
Stray dogs have pulled 40 fallow deer to pieces at a farm in Kuldīga, and about the same number has gone missing, reported the Skrunda regional TV channel on February 6.
Diaspora communications policy considered
On 5 February, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a discussion on social media accessibility for the diaspora, cooperation with the diaspora media, public support for communication with the diaspora and the contents of public service remit concerning the diaspora and return migration related topics.
Latvian geologists to go Antarctic
February 11 will mark the first expedition of Latvian geologists to Antarctica. They will research the glaciers in a bid to try to develop polar research in Latvia.
Allegations of mistreated children in mental health hospital
Kids at the children's psychoneurological hospital Ainazi were tied to beds for days and even weeks on end, Ombudsman Juris Jansons said at a press conference called January 31 to inform the media about violations ascertained at the hospital.