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Potential privacy lapse found in Americans’ 2010 census data

A top Census Bureau official says an internal agency team found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed …


Residents of LaCrosse, Wash., work to revitalize town

LACROSSE, Wash. – Small towns in Eastern Washington were in the spotlight last year after U.S. Census Bureau figures confirmed the raw truth of what’s happening across much of rural …


Downtown shifts districts

Downtown Spokane residents who voted for Councilman-elect Mike Fagan won’t be represented by him once he’s sworn in. That’s because the main core of Spokane will shift Jan. 1 from …


City, county taking up redistricting

Spokane city and county officials soon will be jumping into the most interesting political numbers game of 2011, the redrawing of boundaries based on the latest population figures. Although data …


Local Census data: Young adult numbers increase

The number of young adults living in the city of Spokane has topped 50,000, a number driven by growing universities, a cultural rebound and an affordable cost of living for …


Significant statistics

For white supremacists who have made North Idaho home over the years hoping the region would one day become a white homeland, Tony Stewart has this message: Sorry, but just …


Idaho faces tough task of redrawing district lines

BOISE – Just three of Idaho’s 44 counties – Kootenai, Canyon and Ada – accounted for nearly two-thirds of the state’s population growth in the past decade, and that has …


Census brings Idaho political power shift

Just three of Idaho’s 44 counties - Kootenai, Canyon and Ada - accounted for nearly two-thirds of the state’s population growth in the past decade, and that has big implications …


Post Falls, Boise suburbs grow fastest since 2000

Boise suburbs and the North Idaho cities of Post Falls and Hayden were among the fastest-growing areas of Idaho in the past decade, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today.


Census data: Youth reflect area’s racial, ethnic shift

A peek inside any classroom at Bemiss Elementary School is evidence of Spokane’s growing diversity among youth. Nearly 27 percent of the north-central school’s students are a member of a …


Suburan growth pushes legislative redistricting

Spokane-area legislative boundaries could change significantly by next year to make up for population shifts from the city’s urban core to the suburbs. While much of the attention so far …


No. 2 Spokane really does try harder

What do you give someone when you’ve already given them the greatest present they’ll ever know? I ask because I lost a bet and have to pay off.


2010 census: Spokane still No. 2; Valley makes top 10

Washington’s Hispanic population grew by 70 percent over the last decade, fueling growth from border to border and earning the state another seat in Congress. It’s a trend that held …


Census: Spokane remains state’s second-largest city

Spokane grew by 6.8 percent in the past decade and remains the second-largest city in Washington, between Seattle and Tacoma.


All Washington congressional districts to shrink

All congressional districts in Washington must shrink, and some of them by more than 100,000 residents, as the state adds its 10th district for the 2012 elections.


Washington gains House seat

Washington will have a new congressional district when voters go to the polls in 2012, upping its population in the U.S. House of Representatives from nine to 10, U.S. Census …


Washington gains a House seat

U.S. Population is 308,745,538.


Washington’s growth could bolster showing in House

Washington state could be in line for a new congressional district when the numbers from the 2010 census become final. A private organization that analyzes census, election and political data …


Spokane, Valley mayors’ census bet ends in tie

Let Spokane Valley Mayor Tom Towey’s recent bet on the census be a warning to finalize the fine details before agreeing to a wager with Spokane Mayor Mary Verner. Lest …


Congress moves to ban ‘census’ use

Congress is moving quickly to pass a new law to outlaw the use of “census” in mailings that are connected with money-raising schemes, not the official count of the U.S. …


Census workers start home visits Saturday

Census workers will begin making visits Saturday to households that did not mail back their questionnaires. The Spokane census office has hired 1,400 temporary workers to count 117,000 addresses in …


Census workers to begin visiting homes on May 1

Census workers on May 1 will begin visiting households that did not mail back their questionnaires.


Attacks on census worry Republicans

WASHINGTON – According to many writers in the conservative blogosphere, the census taker is second only to the taxman as the pre-eminent symbol of big government intrusion. Now several prominent …