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FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016

From left, Scott Cook, Catrina Cook, Chrissy Hanson and Alisha Rodenbough wave at drivers while standing on the corner of Flint Road and the Sunset Highway, Friday, May 13, 2016, as the International Association of Machinists local continues its strike against Triumph Composites in Airway Heights. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Photo: Machinists strike

From left, Scott Cook, Catrina Cook, Chrissy Hanson and Alisha Rodenbough wave at drivers while standing on the corner of Flint Road and the Sunset Highway, Friday, May 13, 2016, as the International Association of Machinists local continues its strike against Triumph Composites in Airway Heights.

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These two armed men robbed the Hico Village on Barker Road early on May 13, 2016. (Spokane County Sheriff’s Office)

Armed men steal money, cigarettes 

Two armed, masked men robbed the Hico Village at 1201 N. Barker Road shortly after 3:30 a.m. Friday. Witness said the two men, both described as white males, entered the store wearing face masks. They pointed their guns at an ...

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Police search for Rite Aid pill robber 

Spokane Police are searching for a man who robbed a Rite Aid in the 5800 block of North Division Street. The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-20s, about 6 feet tall with a medium build. He was wearing a dark sweatshirt, dark baseball cap and dark jeans.

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Spokane CountyMarriage licenses Christopher A. Clayton and Jessica A. Cato, both of Spokane Valley. Sarah K. Wilshire and Andrew C. Hendrix, both of Spokane. Jonathan M. Jones and Tara E. Cronin, both of Spokane. Austin J. King, of Spokane, and ...

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THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016


The venerable Tradewinds Motor Inn at Third Ave. and Lincoln will be renovated by the Howard Johnson chain with an eye toward preserving the 1960s architecture. (Jesse Tinsley / SR)

Former Trade Winds motel downtown could become Howard Johnson 72 

A vacant motel that’s become an eyesore at the gateway to downtown Spokane could reopen by the end of the year. Work to remodel the Trade Winds Motor Inn could start as early next month, said David Malik, a developer based in Renton, Washington, who is working on a deal to buy the concrete-block, curved inn.

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Trial of Police Guild president resumes Monday 

Former Spokane Police Guild president John Gately’s trial on charges he obstructed an investigation into an alleged rape by a fellow officer will continue Monday after prosecutors concluded their case Thursday morning. A jury composed of nine women and five ...

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Andrew Hansen throws a flying disc while playing disc golf with his father Ron and brother Jordan on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Downriver Disc Golf Course in Spokane, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Photo: A fine day for disc golf

Andrew Hansen throws a frisbee while playing disc golf with his father Ron and brother Jordan on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Downriver Disc Golf Course in Spokane, Wash.

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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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