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  • TUESDAY, AUG. 11, 2015

    Sci-fi convention coming to Spokane mired in controversy

    Thousands of science fiction fans will descend on Spokane next week for what is expected to be among the largest conventions ever held in the city. The 73rd annual World …

  • TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2014

    Spokane’s first new skywalk in decades OK’d

    Downtown Spokane will see the construction of its first skywalk in 20 years, and at least one Spokane City Council member hopes it’s the last. The City Council on Monday …

  • TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012

    Room tax would help fund city projects

    Financing expansion of the Spokane Convention Center and Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena may require an increase in the current room tax to raise bond funds for the $65 million in …

  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2012

    County money may back arena, center

    Spokane County commissioners on Tuesday said they are willing to provide a financial backup on municipal bonds that will be sold to finance expansions of the Spokane Convention Center and …

  • FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012

    $65 million tax issue called economy booster

    Ten years after Spokane voters approved a major expansion of convention facilities, they are being asked to approve another one. The Spokane Public Facilities District is proposing a 10-year extension …



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