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  • Clark: Let’s commission a monument to runaway spending

    How about that Spokane County Raceway, huh? Ho, hum. Another day. Another $850,000 blown out the ol’ exhaust pipe.


  • County settles raceway suits, resolving contractors’ claims

    The Spokane County Raceway will cost taxpayers $850,000 more under a lawsuit settlement county commissioners approved Tuesday. Commissioners Mark Richard and Bonnie Mager, who don’t agree on much about the …


  • Contractors sue county over track’s unpaid bills

    Six local contractors sued Spokane County this week over some $1.1 million in unpaid bills at the West Plains racetrack the county owns. The contractors claim the county was negligent …


  • County boots raceway operator; debts remain

    Spokane County commissioners Thursday fired the company they hired less than a year ago to operate the county’s Raceway Park, their controversial purchase near Airway Heights that drew crowds this …


  • Editorial: Racetrack purchase could burn taxpayers

    Spokane County commissioners – Todd Mielke and Mark Richard made the deciding votes – took a big risk in purchasing the Spokane Raceway Park and surrounding acreage. But if their …


  • Track pact in danger

    Facing a possible $1 million lawsuit from local builders, Spokane County told the operator of its West Plains racetrack Wednesday he has 60 days to pay the builders or lose …


  • Raceway event called off

    A race scheduled for July 18 at Spokane County Raceway was canceled this week in what the sponsoring group called a “mutual agreement” with management of the county-owned track. The …


  • Racing group cancels event at county-owned park

    A race scheduled for July 18 at Spokane County Raceway was cancelled this week in what the sponsoring group called a “mutual agreement” with management of the county-owned track. The …


  • Operator: Spokane Raceway’s on course

    The operator of the Spokane County Raceway insists that he has no plans to shut down the track or shorten the racing season and that all contractors will be paid …


  • Spokane raceway operator vows to pay bills

    The operator of the Spokane County Raceway insists that he has no plans to shut down the track or shorten the racing season and that all contractors will be paid …


  • County must get racetrack on track

    It looks like Spokane County Commissioners Todd Mielke and Mark Richard may need to show the same passion for bill collection as they did for reviving Spokane Raceway Park, because …


  • Track operator nearly current with county

    Spokane County expects to receive the last third of $30,000 by the end of the week that will cover monthly payments through July from racetrack operator Bucky Austin. County officials …


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