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Kip Hill

Kip Hill joined The Spokesman-Review in 2013. He currently is a reporter for the City Desk covering City Hall and the marijuana industry, and he hosts the newspaper's podcast.
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Recent Stories

UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 11:17 p.m.

Consultant: Spokane needs 44 more police officers on patrol

A consultant hired by the Spokane Police Department reviewed three years’ worth of data about how officers on the streets spend their time and said Monday the additional cops were needed to ensure ...

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Recent Blog Posts

Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:01 a.m.

Batman: The Telltale Series does little to innovate

While it's fun to walk through the publisher's version of Gotham City, the story and gameplay do little that hasn't been done before, and in many cases much better, by other titles.

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Mon., April 11, 2016

Legal marijuana’s arrival in downtown Spokane prompts desire to re-evaluate laws 444 

Lucky Leaf opened on First Avenue last month, and a proposed store at the corner of Lincoln and Second Avenue seems primed for downtown Spokane’s second legal pot shop. The businesses say they hope to revitalize the western part of Spokane’s downtown, but neighbors worry about the consequences.

Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review

Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 9:57 p.m.

Costco eyes move north out of Spokane city limits 153 

Issaquah wholesale retailer Costco is eyeing a move north on Highway 2 that has the potential to take at least $1 million of annual sales tax revenue from the city and put it in county coffers.

Wed., Nov. 18, 2015, 1:28 p.m.

Spokane residents deal with aftermath of windstorm

Residents across the City of Spokane shared stories and helped each other clean up Wednesday after a massive windstorm tore through the region Tuesday night.

Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review