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THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016


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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Man arrested in stabbing near House of Charity 

Spokane Police arrested a man suspected in a stabbing Wednesday night near the House of Charity. Officers found a man in the street with life-threatening stab wounds, the department said in a news release. Michael R. Anderson, 53, was booked ...

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Washington records

Spokane CountyMarriage licenses Jeffery M. Sorensen and Amy M. Baccarella, both of Cheney. Scott A. Phillips and Kimberlyn D.L. Tibbett, both of Spokane. John C. Forsman and Amanda H. Warren, both of Spokane Valley. Jacob P. Robison and Paula K. ...

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016

Decades after losing their investments, hundreds of Washington residents end up in the Panama Papers 

WASHINGTON – After Vernon Jenkins and his wife, Lynda, put $5,000 into a Washington state real estate partnership in 1980, their investment took an odd turn. The company was sold to a Canadian firm and then changed hands again and again until the couple ended up owning 1,558 shares in Blue Earth Refineries Inc., an offshore firm that mined for cobalt in Uganda.

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Public school improvements listed in report to court

OLYMPIA – The Legislature made progress toward the court mandate to improve public schools, but it didn’t set aside money for the fine the court imposed for past failures to meet that mandate, a special committee said Wednesday. Whether that ...

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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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