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Injunction against Spokane Country Club takes on deep-rooted gender discrimination

First, the Spokane Country Club was ordered to pay around a half-million dollars for discriminating against its women members. Then, after spending hundreds of thousands of dollars defending the traditions …

Vestal: Case could impact country clubs across nation

Drusilla Hieber and Nancy Van Noy played golf on July 23, 2008. Or, in Hieber’s words, they “had the audacity to play golf” on July 23, 2008.

Jury finds against golf club in bias case

The Spokane Country Club must pay more than $500,000 for discriminating against female members. A Spokane County Superior Court jury Thursday ruled in favor of four women who argued they …

Country club bias alleged

When a Spokane businesswoman joined the Spokane Country Club nine years ago, she drew curious looks when she played in a members-only tournament dominated by men. The next year, she …