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  • Only one challenger for Liberty Lake council seats

    There are five open positions but only on contested race on the Liberty Lake City Council: Dan Dunne is being challenged by former council member Josh Beckett.

  • MLB notes: Nick Markakis savors long-awaited trip to playoffs

    Nick Markakis endured the lean years with the Baltimore Orioles, suffering through one losing season after another during the worst stretch in franchise history. If that wasn’t bad enough, when …

  • Beckett in comman in pitching no-hitter

    PHILADELPHIA – Josh Beckett started talking about throwing a no-hitter in the fourth inning, ignoring traditional superstitions and making his catcher nervous in the process. The big, folksy Texan had …

  • Dodgers’ Beckett throws season’s first no-hitter

    Josh Beckett pitched the first no-hitter of his stellar career and the first in the majors this season, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 on Sunday.

  • Liberty Lake not changing attendance rules

    The Liberty Lake City Council will not change its rules of procedure to relieve a council member of duty after 10 absences, excused or not. The discussion began Tuesday with …

  • Mayoral candidates weigh in

    The two candidates running for Liberty Lake mayor don’t know what that position will look like if elected to office next year. If Proposition 1 is passed by voters, the …

  • Utility tax rebate available for low-income Liberty Lake residents

    The Liberty Lake City Council approved an ordinance that offers rebates to low-income seniors and low-income disabled residents on their utility taxes. To qualify for the rebate residents must live …

  • Shawn Vestal: Prayer vote averts unlikely clash of faiths

    The Liberty Lake Satanists – which would be a great name for a Hoopfest team or a best-ball foursome – are still waiting for their chance to pray. Same with …

  • Liberty Lake council rejects invocation rule change

    Liberty Lake Mayor Wendy Van Orman broke two ties Tuesday during the city council meeting. The first tie came about after a discussion to change the city’s policy regarding the …

  • Van Orman won’t run for re-election

    Several people in Liberty Lake have filed to run for the city council. Mayor Wendy Van Orman will not run for re-election. The two candidates who have filed to fill …

  • Liberty Lake makes progress on budget

    In a special meeting Tuesday, the Liberty Lake City Council decided on what to do with $140,139 in funds it didn’t have when the proposed budget was written. The funds …

  • Council approves 1 percent property tax increase levy

    During a sometimes heated meeting before a packed chamber Tuesday night, the Liberty Lake City Council passed by a 5-1 vote a 1 percent property tax increase levy. The levy …

  • Liberty Lake City Council gets advice on budget crisis

    The Liberty Lake City Council continued to hear ideas to help solve an impending budget crisis expected to hit the city sometime next year, including closing the library. During the …

  • Baseball notebook: Mets get Beltran back

    Carlos Beltran is back with the New York Mets and will return to the lineup immediately after the All-Star break.

  • Council withholds business bureau membership dues

    In an eventful Tuesday night meeting, the Liberty Lake City Council amended its check approvals, unanimously withholding a payment to Greater Spokane Incorporated for the city’s biannual dues. The $6,000 …

  • Candidates tackle Liberty Lake issues

    There’s a full slate of candidates for Liberty Lake City Council on ballots mailed out this week for the November election. Cristella Kaminskas and Josh Beckett, both three-year residents of …



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