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The Monroe Street Bridge was constructed in 1911. McKinstry is located in the restored Spokane and Inland Empire Rail Road (SIERR) Rail Car Facility. The bridge’s completion, and name of the McKinstry location, were incorrect in the Nov. 2 editorial.


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Editorial: Washington state lawmakers scramble to keep public in the dark

State lawmakers want to create a legislative loophole in Washington’s Public Records Act. While it’s nice to see Democrats and Republicans working together for once, it’s just too bad that their agreement is that the public is the enemy. As The Spokesman-Review’s Olympia reporter Jim Camden explained Feb. 22, lawmakers could vote on a bill today responding to a court order that the people of Washington are entitled to review legislative records.