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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016


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Spokane CountyMarriage licenses Anthony L. Stillinger and Remelisa E.G. Cullitan, both of Spokane Valley. Julian P.T. Aguiar de Medeiros and Jenaline Pyle, both of Spokane. Kevin E. Anderson and Shawn E. Baumgarden, both of Spokane. Shayna M. Curry and Spring ...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016



Man found dead in Spokane River identified

The man found in the Spokane River near East Mission Avenue Sunday afternoon has been identified as James Gilmore, 27. Gilmore was found by two young girls attending a swim meet at nearby Witter Pool. He did not have any ...

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Spokane NAACP chapter has new president 

Phillip Tyler is taking over as president of Spokane’s NAACP chapter, replacing Naima Quarles-Burnley, who is moving out of town. Tyler, an Air Force veteran and former lieutenant at the Spokane County Jail, became vice president of the NAACP chapter ...

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Man found dead in street identified

The man found dead in a North Spokane street Monday afternoon has been identified as Dustin L. Maclean, 26. Police and Spokane Fire Department medics were called to the 1600 block of East Columbia Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Monday after ...

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House of Charity shooting ruled justified

A fatal shooting near the House of Charity involving a Spokane police officer was justified, the Spokane County prosecutor has ruled. Police were called to the intersection of Pacific Avenue and State Street on April 28 after Michael S. Kurtz ...

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Woman found dead in West Central van identified

The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the woman found dead in a parked van in West Central Spokane as Margaret Placeres, 54. It’s not clear how Placeres died, or when. A neighbor noticed her body in the van’s ...

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Doug Clark

Doug Clark

Shawn Vestal

Shawn Vestal

Shawn Vestal: Anti-Muslim lobby hungry for falsehood

ACT for America – an anti-Muslim group with chapters around the country fermenting sour, ignorant racism – claims that it is leading a fight against Islamic terrorism. Its chief weapon? Smoldering piles of manure.

Sue Lani Madsen

Sue Lani Madsen


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Extra CreditSpokane graduation rates increase slightly

Spokane Public Schools on-time graduation rate increased slightly in 2015, up to 84.5 percent. However, the districts on-time graduation rate for Black/African American students dropped to 77.8 percent. In 2014 ...






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