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Spokane councilor derails mayor's news conference

(The Center Square) – Spokane City Councilor Betsy Wilkerson interrupted a news conference this week to criticize Mayor Nadine Woodward for not being more “inclusive” in planning future use of the East Central Library. Woodward and City Councilor Michael Cathcart had organized Tuesday's media event in front...
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Spokane resident pleads guilty to $50,000 in COVID-19 relief loan fraud

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. — A Spokane resident pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining more than $50,000 in COVID-19 relief funds. According to a written statement by the U.S. Attorney's Office (USAO), Roshon Edward Thomas, 52, of Spokane, has pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining at least $54,900 in COVID-19 relief funding through two Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) loans.
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Safe Streets Task Force identifies and arrests shooting suspect

SPOKANE, Wash. -The Spokane Regional Safe Streets Task Force (SRSSTF), with the assistance of the Spokane Police Department’s (SPD) Violent Crimes Task Force and SPD’s SWAT Team, located a shooting suspect, 19-year-old Duane G. Delaney Tuesday evening. He was safely arrested and booked into the Spokane County Jail...
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5 Great Places To Go With The Family This Spring

Spring has arrived in the Inland Northwest, and we are eager to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. The best part is that we reside in an area where we can go out and have some fun! This year, my family and I intend to make our outdoor experiences in Spokane a little more touristy.
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Chris Jordan to run for Spokane County Commissioner in District 1

SPOKANE, Wash. — Assistant Attorney General Chris Jordan formally announced his plans to run for Spokane County Commissioner in District 1 on Wednesday. Representing the Democratic party, the Spokane native has his candidacy endorsed by Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, former state senator Lisa Brown, state senator Andy Billig and state representatives Marcus Riccelli and Timm Ormsby.
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Silverwood Theme Park Offers Shuttle For Employees

ATHOL, Idaho – Silverwood Theme Park is now offering employees a shuttle service that would provide round trip service from Spokane and Coeur d’Alene in an effort to combat transportation hurdles and rising gas prices. For many teenagers in the Inland Northwest, working at Silverwood Theme Park is...
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Spokane to invest $10M in housing options

(The Center Square) - Spokane, Washington’s Community Housing and Human Services Department plans to distribute $10 million among entities that can help address the city's housing crisis. Six million comes from American Rescue Plan funding and the remainder from local sales and use taxes dedicated to housing and support...
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Things are shaping up for the weekend!

Winds remain breezy but skies slowly clear behind Wednesday’s cold front. Daytime highs take a slight drop Thursday into the mid 50’s , before rebounding back into the 60’s Friday through the weekend. We will see a few pop up thunderstorms possible Friday, otherwise Saturday and Sunday look quiet bringing nice conditions to the Inland NW for the “Armed Forces Torchlight Parade”.
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