Spokane Mayor Lisa Brown unveils ‘monster’ tax hike proposal that would raise $192.5 million over five years for public safety

Facing a major budget deficit but still hoping to make significant investments in policing, the fire department and community ...

Facing a major budget deficit but still hoping to make significant investments in policing, the fire department and community ...

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Mayor’s proposed property tax hike would pay for public safety services

Mayor Lisa Brown has proposed a property tax hike to fund public safety programs. However, not all city leaders agree that ...

Mayor Lisa Brown has proposed a property tax hike to fund public safety programs. However, not all city leaders agree that ...

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Rogers High School receives $50,000 from JCPenney on GMA3

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Rogers High School received a $50,000 check from JCPenney on GMA3 today to help fund their prom! On GMA3, ...

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Rogers High School received a $50,000 check from JCPenney on GMA3 today to help fund their prom! On GMA3, ...

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IRS extends tax deadline for Spokane and Whitman County residents due to wildfires

The IRS has extended the federal tax filing and payment deadline for Spokane and Whitman county residents due to the Gray and ...

The IRS has extended the federal tax filing and payment deadline for Spokane and Whitman county residents due to the Gray and ...

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Organizations planting 11,000 new pine trees off I-90 in Spokane Valley

A couple organizations are teaming up to plant thousands of Ponderosa Pine trees off I-90 at Pines Road on Saturday.

A couple organizations are teaming up to plant thousands of Ponderosa Pine trees off I-90 at Pines Road on Saturday.

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Union representing Providence Sacred Heart caregivers issues strike notice

In a statement, Providence said it respects its caregivers' right to strike and said the hospital is prepared to continue ...

In a statement, Providence said it respects its caregivers' right to strike and said the hospital is prepared to continue ...

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Spokane Mayor Lisa Brown’s first 100 days: How is she doing?

Community members say they value Brown’s openness to feedback, but are still waiting to see how she executes on drug usage, ...

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Spokane end-of-life expert Samantha Potter hosts community "Death Cafes" to open discussion about the fate we all share

Spring buds burst forth on the trees. Unfurling into leaves, their lush greenery provides shade and solace on summer's ...

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What to see and do in Spokane, Washington

Washington State’s second most populous city, Spokane effortlessly mixes urban sophistication with striking outdoor ...

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Marietta Office Campus approved in Spokane Valley

The city of Spokane Valley has approved construction of the Marietta Office Campus, a $5.1 million, 48,000-square-foot office ...

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Labor shortages impact in-home senior care in Spokane County

Some providers here are developing creative solutions to overcome labor issues impacting the in-home care industry.

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Spokane Mayor Lisa Brown unveils tax proposal that would raise $192.5 million over five years for public safety

Facing a major budget deficit but still hoping to make significant investments in policing, the fire department and community health, Spokane Mayor Lisa Brown has unveiled an ambitious tax proposal to ...

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Downtown Spokane preparing for four major events this weekend, including St. Patrick's Day parade

SPOKANE, Wash. — Not one, not two, but four major events will take over Spokane tomorrow. This weekend, thousands of people will descend downtown for the Spokane Velocity FC's home opener, the ...

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Spokane to pay $300,000 to woman raped by former officer in 2019

Spokane has agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a lawsuit from a woman who was raped by a Spokane Police Department officer in her own home after calling for help in a domestic violence case.

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Spokane woman makes first court appearance for alleged identity theft

SPOKANE, Wash. – A woman accused of identity theft made her first court appearance on Thursday. Jessica Anderson was arrested by Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies after reportedly failing to ...

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Spokane Mayor Lisa Brown’s first 100 days: How is she doing?

Today — April 9, 2024 — marks Lisa Brown’s 100th calendar day as mayor of Spokane. The experienced legislator who’d spent three decades in the state Senate defeated former Mayor Nadine ...

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Spokane identified more than 70 dead or dying street trees downtown last year. Why haven’t they been replaced?

Even as Spokane prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Expo ’74, the city is slowly losing a piece of that celebration’s heritage: the trees that line many downtown streets. Ahead of ...

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Spokane chef reflects on World Central Kitchen attack as a former volunteer

SPOKANE, Wash. — Following a deadly attack on World Central Kitchen's convoy in Gaza, a Spokane man who previously volunteered for the non-profit is sharing how instrumental the organization is ...

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This Spokane 8-year-old has raised more than $1,000 to combat homelessness by selling lemonade

SPOKANE, Wash. — The sun is out and so are the lemonade stands, but one Spokane stand spent Saturday raising money to fight homelessness in the Lilac City. And the mastermind behind the stand is ...

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Subaru of Spokane

Includes reviews of Subaru of Spokane from DealerRater. Want to share your experience with this dealership? Absolutely DO NOT RECOMMEND! They sold a car out from under us as we were doing our ...

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Spokane, WA

Spokane's official nickname is the Lilac City, named after the flowers that have flourished since their introduction to the area in the early 20th century. Considered to be one of the most ...

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From timber to tech: Spokane’s startup scene is ready for its big breakthrough

A late-afternoon break in the weather lights up downtown Spokane, looking east into the city from an I-90 overpass. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) Washington state’s second-largest city is the ...

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Spokane south suspension bridge reopens Friday

SPOKANE, Wash. - The downtown Spokane south suspension bridge has been under construction since May of 2023 and the grand new opening is on Friday. The bridge originally was built for Expo '74 ...

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Cost Of Living In Spokane, WA

Planning a move to another town, city or state? The biggest factors in any move are the standard of living and what salary you’ll need to make in order to reach that standard. Our cost of living ...

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