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'The time to act is now': Spokane realtors create petition to reverse city's housing action plan

SPOKANE, Wash. — The Spokane Association of Realtors created a petition in order to get the City of Spokane to revise its housing action plan. On July 12, the Spokane City Council is set to vote on it's housing plan. The Spokane Association of Realtors thinks that it "is based on out-of-date housing information and will NOT adequately address the severe housing shortage we now face," according to their petition.
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Spokane, Washington Apartment Vacancy Rates Fall to Historic Lows

Spokane County’s apartment vacancy rate has dropped to a historic low, a symptom of an ongoing housing crisis worsened by the pandemic that is impacting renters in most counties across the state. According to the University of Washington’s Center for Real Estate Research, Spokane County’s vacancy rate for apartments is...
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New Riverfront Park parking lot earned the city $25k in 25 days

SPOKANE, Wash – Spokane’s Riverfront Park is fully open and renovated and people are flocking to the new attractions. They’re also paying a lot for parking, with the new lot off of Washington Street earning $25,026 in revenue in just 25 days. The Spokane Park Board reported the data from...
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Post Falls Police searching for missing 14-year-old boy

POST FALLS, Idaho — Post Falls Police are currently searching missing 14-year-old Caleb Patterson, who was last seen at his home in Post Falls on Wednesday, June 16 at around 11 p.m. Police said he left the home wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black jeans. He has longer blonde...
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Spokane teacher receives national innovation award

SPOKANE, Wash. — A Spokane teacher is being recognized nationally for her innovation and creativity. The Henry Ford celebrates teachers around America every year with the Teacher Innovator Award. “I want them to be critical thinkers,” said Jennifer Morris, a first grade teacher at The Libby Center. It was no...
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Here's where you can see 4th of July fireworks around Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. — There will be multiple Fourth of July firework displays around Spokane this year. All the shows will be drive-in. The parking lot for the shows will open at 8:30 p.m. and the display will begin at 10 p.m. Cars will also be able to tune into 93.7 FM The Mountain for patriotic music during the shows.
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Last student standing

POST FALLS — Just like at his Lakeland High School graduation, Dustan Zirbel was last in line Thursday night at Knudtsen Chevrolet. It was a good place to be. Since the keys given to the four graduates before him failed to open the door of the 2021 Chevrolet Trax, it was his to win.
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Hoopfest is searching for help with their tournament

SPOKANE, Wash. — Hoopfest is now looking for people to participate in the largest 3 on 3 basketball tournament. Their volunteer registration will be opening tomorrow. Volunteers will be able to do a few different tasks which include helping with team check-ins to being a court monitor for the games.
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Daily Weather Forecast For Spokane

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Spokane: Friday, June 18: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, June 19: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Sunday, June 20: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Monday, June 21: Sunny during
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Parking Tickets to Double at the End of the Month

Parking tickets for downtown Spokane are doubling at the end of the month. Parking tickets are currently $15 in the downtown area, but due to a fee increased approved by Spokane City Council, the tickets will double to $30. The City Council voted to increase parking tickets after a study found the current fees and system often led to people overstaying parking spots in front of downtown businesses, making them difficult to access, and led to people circling through downtown looking for spots longer, which makes traffic worse.