Now there's no excuse to miss the State of the Union address, nor the potentially Eastern Washington-centric GOP response.
The Spokane Valley City Council has cancelled its Tuesday evening (Jan. 28) meeting, which otherwise would have been getting under way about the same time President Barack Obama is set to begin addressing the nation.
Following the State of the Union address, the nationally televised Republican response will be given by U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Spokane.
Both addresses are set to be carried by all major TV networks. The State of the Union is set to begin at 6 p.m. Pacific Time.
The Spokane Valley City Council is scheduled to next meet on Feb. 4.