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Housing market gone bonkers leads to leaps in Spokane County assessments

Leaps in property assessments will lead to higher taxes in some cases, but it’s not an easy calculation.

Property valuations delayed because of staffing shortage in Spokane County Assessor’s Office

Property valuations will be more than four months late this year because of a staffing shortage in the Spokane County Assessor’s Office.

About one-quarter of Spokane County property assessments are wrong

Have Seattle home values finally breached the Cascades and lifted Spokane real estate? No. That sticker shock from the Spokane County Assessor’s Office that arrived in the mail this week …

Gun club tax hike shot down

The 123-year-old Spokane Gun Club received word Wednesday it would not have to pay $40,000 in back property taxes later this month, an amount that members said would have bankrupted …

County’s appraisal will cost Gun Club

A brazenly calm flock of squawking Canada geese interrupted John Warning and Bill Brooks’ skeet shooting session Wednesday at the Spokane Gun Club in Greenacres. “They don’t understand this business,” …

New assessor to replace chief deputy with appraiser

Vicki Horton says she’ll reorganize the Spokane County Assessor’s Office when she takes charge in January, but only Chief Deputy Assessor Kevin Best will be dismissed. Best was recruited by …

E-mail, signs accuse Mager falsely

An anonymous e-mail that began circulating this week falsely accuses Spokane County Commissioner Bonnie Mager of cheating on her taxes. Her election opponent, former Spokane City Councilman Al French, denied …

Panel clears assessor’s employee of leave complaint

An assessor’s office employee’s complaint that a co-worker took unreported leave was unfounded, according to a report The Spokesman-Review obtained Tuesday. The report, released under a public disclosure request, documents …