Ron Oscarson, director of facilities for Spokane County, stands in an attic space Monday in the historic county courthouse and ticks off the many structural, mechanical and cosmetic needs of the 1895 building. Much of the renovation so far has been helped by grants.
Feb. 9, 2010 in City on Page A1
Local governments often turn to grants to supplement tight budgets, but Spokane County is so broke it can’t even afford “free” money. Facilities Director Ron Oscarson recently had to give …