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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 2015

TUESDAY, JAN. 20, 2015


WALeg Day 9: Bill would blend state's 2 pot systems

OLYMPIA – Medical marijuana would come under some of the same licensing requirements as the recreational form of the drug but its buyers would pay fewer taxes under a plan to harmonize the state’s two pot systems. Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Wells, D-Seattle, announced Tuesday the Comprehensive Marijuana Reform Act.

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No clapping! No cheering! No booing! 

It's no mystery why the Spokane City Council's current agenda has a new front page. Where before, the council's agenda always began with a screaming, large-font-ed, "The City of Spokane...," now, the agenda sets out the ground rules for behavior. We can blame the three...

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MONDAY, JAN. 19, 2015


SATURDAY, JAN. 17, 2015

Sunday Spin: Acronyms can bite you in the S 

OLYMPIA – The Capitol environs are replete with acronyms. Agencies are known by three-letter describers and programs are rarely mentioned by their full names. But last week’s Senate hearing into the shipping slowdowns at the state’s major ports showed the problems of over reliance on acronyms.

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FRIDAY, JAN. 16, 2015

THURSDAY, JAN. 15, 2015



Dominguez considering run against Stratton

Adrian Dominguez, an epidemiologist with the Spokane Regional Health District and member of Spokane's Police Ombudsman Commission, might be a candidate for City Council this year. If so, he would run in District 3 for the seat currently occupied by Councilwoman Karen Stratton, who was...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14, 2015

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