Stories tagged: Spokane city government
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
The Spokane Park Board on Thursday voted unanimously to authorize consideration of a sale option on 50 acres of private property that was partially bulldozed to build an illegal road …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
The mayor said he supports certain efforts to curb the role of “dark money” in politics. But, he said, the issue is better managed at the state level, and the …
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
The city of Spokane plans to spend an extra $1 million to repair arterial streets damaged by this year’s cold, wet winter.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 1:19 p.m.
A new room for nursing mothers tucked away on the fourth floor of Spokane’s City Hall was unveiled last week.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 5:38 p.m.
The Spokane City Council will consider asking voters whether they want to fine companies that ship oil and coal by rail through downtown.
UPDATED: Wed., April 29, 2015, noon
The City of Spokane legally extended a property tax exemption to about 4,700 residents in the wake of rising bills following the passage of a road levy by voters in …
Tue., March 17, 2015
Ride-sharing juggernauts Lyft and Uber are fighting – and winning – a legal battle to keep ridership numbers and other data about their business in Spokane under wraps. A judge …
Sun., Nov. 15, 2009, 1 a.m.
The 2010 budget for Spokane shows that city government is comparatively lean. Some examples: Revenue per person in Seattle and Tacoma is $1,540. In Spokane, it’s $863.
Sun., Nov. 15, 2009
When reviewing the city of Spokane’s budgeting principles, they seem obvious: match spending to current expenditures, keep prudent reserves, finance highest priorities first, don’t pay for ongoing expenses with one-time …