Spokane lawmakers are looking for 12 people to serve on committees that will draft statements supporting and opposing the two ballot questions scheduled to be decided on this year’s ballot. The deadline to submit the statements is Sept. 8.
The memorial wall includes the names of 244 service members from Eastern Washington and North Idaho who were killed during the Vietnam War. Visitors are welcome to view the wall – day or night – through 4 p.m. Sunday.
As part of a pilot project that will go into effect within the next week, those parking on Jefferson Street or Second Avenue will be able to park at meters that previously had a two-hour time limit for the entire day. The city says businesses asked them for longer parking stays, and use of those parking meters had been well below benchmarks for the downtown core.
The goal of Somebody Needs You is to match donors with the specific requests of needy Spokane residents. The list of requests is coordinated by the Volunteers of America in cooperation with recognized social service agencies in Spokane. If you have an item to donate, please contact the social service agency directly. Donors who can deliver items are especially appreciated. If someone you know needs help, contact a local social service agency provider.
The family-owned Pine Acres par-3 golf course in north Spokane reopened s this summer after a year and half of repairs from a November 2015 wind storm that downed trees, damaged fairways and shattered the sprinkler system.
On Wednesday night, people all over the country will be clutching their Powerball tickets, eagerly waiting to see if they’ve beaten the odds and won the estimated $700 million Powerball jackpot – the second-largest ever.
Full city plows would occur when an inch or two of snow is on the ground, compared to the six that was required under old plans. The plowing would be done during regular shifts by workers in various city departments.
The Spokesman-Review fanned the flames of anti-Wobbly suspicion with a front page story hinting that Germans were among the 27 men rounded up at the Industrial Workers of the World (Wobblies) headquarters in Spokane. The "hand of Germany might yet be bared,” said the paper, in connection with the "I.W.W. strike agitation.”