Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 57° Partly Cloudy

Spin Control archive for April 30, 2014

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014

Spokane pot businesses could bank on credit union

OLYMPIA -- Numerica Credit Union is the first financial institution in the state willing to accept clients whose business is recreational marijuana, the Washington Liquor Control Board was told Wednesday. But only for Spokane area businesses, Becky Smith, the board's marijuana licensing manager, said: “They…

Continue reading this post »


State to dispensaries: Pay your taxes

OLYMPIA – The state Revenue Department is stepping up efforts to make medical marijuana dispensaries pay their taxes. After more than two years of “educational outreach” designed teach medical marijuana businesses that they must register with the state and pay taxes, the department says in…

Continue reading this post »


Stuckart to seek re-election next year

Spokane City Council Chairman Ben Stuckart is already making plans for next year's election, saying today he will seek another term in his current position. Stuckart, currently part of a liberal/progressive/Democratic majority on the council, had been rumored as a potential candidate for mayor against…

Continue reading this post »

The Spokesman-Review's political team keeps a critical eye on local, state and national politics.