Eye On Olympia archive for Dec. 2006

FRIDAY, DEC. 22, 2006

TUESDAY, DEC. 19, 2006


Gregoire's budget at 9 a.m.

Check our main website (www.spokesmanreview.com) at 9 a.m. for a first look at Gov. Chris Gregoire's proposed 2007-2009 budget -- including millions of dollars for Spokane-area projects.

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MONDAY, DEC. 18, 2006

Get me rewrite...

This just in from state Rep.-elect Don Barlow, D-Spokane:"The 2007 Legislature will face serious challenges in any number of issue areas," Barlow is quoted as saying in his first official press release. "Many issues that will come before us will undergo a first round of...

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"You don't know Laurie Dolan. You should."

So begins a lengthy cover story on former Spokanite Laurie Dolan in the latest issue of Sitting Duck, a quirky, tabloid-format free newspaper in Olympia. The profile is the longest story in the newspaper. (The next-longest? A review of "Cannibal! The Musical.")Dolan, well-known in Spokane...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 14, 2006

FRIDAY, DEC. 8, 2006

Shapley goes from the P-I to OSPI...

Thomas Shapley, Seattle Post-Intelligencer editorial writer (and one of the few newspaper editorialists to make the rounds regularly in Olympia) is moving to a PR job at the state Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.“My job is to help tell the story of public education,...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 5, 2006

Movin' on up...

Several Spokane-area lawmakers are moving up in leadership slots:-In a rare jump-start, incoming Sen. Chris Marr, D-Spokane, will be one of two vice-chairmen on the state Transportation Committee. (Although this isn't Marr's first Olympia rodeo: he's the former chairman of the state Transportation Commission.)-Among Republican...

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