NBC: “Spokane is dying”

On an NBC nightly news report over the Labor Day weekend, a Spokane man, now living in oil boomtown WIlliston, N.D., said that he moved there because "Spokane is dying."

Spokane architect Greg Higgins pointed the clip out to me and wonders: "At the very least, I think the Chamber of Commerce should contact the Nightly News producers, who chose to use the quote, and point out to them that Spokane is not nearly as destitute as other cities in the US."

 What do you think? Is Spokane dying? And if no, should citizens protest the clip?

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