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THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016


Spokane police chief candidates Robert Lehner, left, and Dominic Rizzi, right, listen to Mayor David Condon open a public meeting to introduce them to a packed room of citizens, July 20, 2016, at the West Central Community Center. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Panelists say police chief candidates qualified 

The community leaders who discussed their interviews of police chief candidates Robert Lehner and Dominic Rizzi Jr. said the two appeared qualified to lead the department. Most cited some concern about sharing their opinion due to a confidentiality agreement that didn’t prevent them from weighing in.

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Two finalists named for police ombudsman 

Spokane once again has two finalists for the job of police ombudsman, one of whom has been doing the job since February. The city’s ombudsman selection commission named Bart Logue, the current interim ombudsman, and Jacquelyn MacConnell, the commander of ...

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Power restored in Spokane Valley 

Avista Utilities reported that the power went out for nearly 6,000 customers in south Spokane Valley around 3:45 p.m., but the lights were back on by 5 p.m. The outages were concentrated south of Sprague Avenue, east of the Dishman ...

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Nurses’ union nears contract agreement with Sacred Heart

After months of contract negotiations, the union representing nurses at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center said Thursday it has reached a tentative agreement with hospital management. Officials from the hospital and the Washington State Nurses Association have met 17 times ...

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Rob Curley named editor of The Spokesman-Review 11 

Rob Curley has been hired as the editor of The Spokesman-Review to replace editor Gary Graham, who earlier announced his plans to retire in the fall. Curley worked most recently at the Orange County Register and previously worked at the ...

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Washington records

Spokane CountyMarriage licenses Andrew M. Delgado Snegirev and Sarah N. Fisher, both of Rosalia, Wash. Charles C. Glenn and Crystal M. Pilar, both of Spokane Valley. Heidi C. Harris and Daniel J.I. Duthie, both of Spokane. Stephanie M. Olson, of ...

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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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