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Spin Control archive for June 17, 2009


Taylor leaving Valley Council

Steve Taylor, who has been on the Spokane Valley City Council as long as there has been a city council in the Valley, is calling it quits.Taylor announced Wednesday he's resigning at the end of the month to take a job as city administrator in...

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What do you think about MKL Way? 

The City of Spokane is considering naming a new stretch of street just east of downtown as Martin Luther King Way. It's the section of what might more cartographically be labelled an extension of Riverside Avenue east of Division, which would be built through the...

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Spokane Valley Council faces sheriff expenses

On the heels of a state auditor's report that they owe money for law enforcement services, the City of Spokane Valley City Council is holding a special meeting Thursday morning "to discuss dispute resolution regarding billing."The city and the county have been arguing over who...

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More on forwarded e-mails with bad info

In response to Sunday's column on e-mails that pass along stuff that just ain't true, Reader Tina Wynecoop sent a copy of a missive she's received several times about Nancy Pelosi's luxury jet.The e-mai carries a subject line of "FW: Queen Nancy's 757" and includes...

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