WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015
Wed., April 29, 2015, 11:01 a.m.
The proposed sales tax increase for the Spokane Transit Authority is doing well in the cities of Spokane, Airway Heights, Cheney and Medical Lake, and at Fairchild Air Force Base. But it's getting hammered in much of the Valley and the unincorporated West Plains.
MONDAY, AUG. 18, 2014
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014, 5:15 p.m.
Some of Spokane's political insiders are abuzz with an Inlander blog item reporting that former STA Chairman Chuck Hafner is refuting The Spokesman-Review's characterization of his comments regarding the future of the downtown transit plaza in Sunday's paper. But here's a portion of the briefing...
TUESDAY, AUG. 12, 2014
Tue., Aug. 12, 2014, 9:17 a.m.
The Spokane Transit Authority is its own government entity, but it got a good going over at last night's Spokane City Council meeting. Two items passed by the council dealt with public conveyance: a resolution supporting the $5.8 million renovation of the STA Plaza, the...
THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 2013
Thu., Aug. 29, 2013, 10:31 a.m.
At last week’s Planning, Community and Economic Development committee meeting, Spokane city planning director Scott Chesney was discussing the Larry H. Miller empire and its request to temporarily shut down some streets while the car dealer did some re-arrangement. Not exciting stuff. Then, off-handedly, Chesney...
FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
Fri., June 29, 2012, 9:12 a.m.
We may have found a spokesman for a Spokane Transit Authority ad campaign. Former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerry Alexander has been flying to Spokane every couple weeks in the last few months to serve as one of the Spokane's five Use of Force...
MONDAY, JAN. 10, 2011
Mon., Jan. 10, 2011, 11:28 p.m.
Even without newly elected officials on the Spokane City Council, power appears to be shifting in the New Year. One year after the council removed Nancy McLaughlin from the board overseeing the Spokane Transit Authority, the Spokane City Council voted to reappoint McLaughlin -- the...
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 5, 2011
Wed., Jan. 5, 2011, 8:08 p.m.
Spokane's local government cable TV station is improving its live offerings. Starting on Jan. 19, CityCable 5 will begin airing live the monthly meetings of the Spokane Transit Authority board. The transit board has some big votes in the coming months, including deciding which routes...
SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2009
Sun., March 8, 2009, 6 a.m.
Let me get this straight. The Spokane Transit Authority wants benches at its bus stops. A company that sells advertising has benches at many of those bus stops, where it rents the bench backs as signs for its ad customers. The city doesn’t like signs...
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