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Former Spokane police chief Kirkpatrick to lead Chicago police reform 

Former Spokane Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick has landed a job in Chicago leading police reform, the Chicago Tribue reported this morning. Kirkpatrick was named a finalist for Chicago police chief in March, but Mayor Mayor Rahm Emanuel rejected all three candidates and selected Eddie Johnson, a veteran officer in the department, as chief.

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Car flips on I-90 during morning commute

A car rolled over Tuesday morning on Interstate 90 in Liberty Lake, injuring the driver and blocking westbound lanes. The Washington State Patrol said the car flipped onto its side toward the median at about 6:30 a.m. The cause of ...

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Spokane CountyMarriage licenses Joseph P. Broussard and Laura C. Michels, both of Spokane. Garrett P. Johnston and Savanna M. Merrill, both of Airway Heights. Thomas W. Rowland and Ashlee E. Lamm, both of Spokane. Justin M. Walsh and McKinzie M. ...

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MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016




Kaden Lang, 5, takes a spin on Shaundra Leiss’ (not pictured) paddle board and hangs on to her dogs, Einstein, left, and Norbert, right, as his uncle Dusty, pushes the trio through knee-deep water on Monday, June 6, 2016, at Fish Lake near in Cheney. Leiss loaned the boy the paddle board after he expressed interest in it. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

June sizzles under El Nino warming 20 

Two days of record-setting June heat and another hot day in store for Tuesday appear to be the work of the El Nino phenomenon in the tropical Pacific, according to forecasters in Spokane. The current El Nino, which started last ...

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Kaden Lang, 5, takes a spin on Shaundra Leiss’ (not pictured) paddle board and hangs on to her dogs, Einstein, left, and Norbert, right, as his uncle Dusty, pushes the trio through knee-deep water on Monday, June 6, 2016, at Fish Lake near in Cheney. Leiss loaned the boy the paddle board after he expressed interest in it. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Photo: Water dogs

Kaden Lang, 5, takes a spin on Shaundra Leiss' (not pictured) paddle board and hangs onto her dogs, Einstein, left, and Norbert, right, as his uncle Dusty, pushes the trio through knee-deep water on Monday, June 6, 2016, at Fish Lake near in Cheney, Wash. Leiss loaned the boy the paddle board after he expressed interest in it.

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At the Donut Parade, owner Roy Reno makes a batch of maple bars on Friday, June 3, 2016. Reno says business has been down for the last six months and that they are going to have to raise prices to to be able to stay open. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Donut Parade owners vow to keep the doors open 11 

For a while, anyway, it appeared another Spokane icon had gone the way of Nat Park, The Crescent department store, the Old National Bank and honest city government. But the Donut Parade – that North Side outpost of fresh, doughy ...

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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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In the July 18 column about the Washington Cracker Co. building on E. Pacific Ave., it was mentioned that the cookie and cracker company used the swastika as a its ...




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