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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010

This botton was made by supporters of Spokane Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick in response to a no confidence vote in the chief's office from the Spokane Police Guild.

Other unions show support for Kirkpatrick

Division in the Spokane Police Department has been made clear by the March no confidence vote held by the Spokane Police Guild.Some supporters of Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick within the department responded by printing and wearing the button pictured above, and it appears she has...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2010

FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2010

TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2010

This Biden video may not be suitable for children

What is it with vice presidents and the F-bomb?Vice President Joe Biden dropped the expletive in front of a microphone right after introducing President Obama at today's signing ceremony for the health care legislation. Obama's press secretary later made light of the incident in this...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010

Obama: Zags will lose in first round 

President Obama is predicting that Florida State will beat Gonzaga in the first round of the NCAA tournament.Obama released his NCAA picks today. He also expects Michigan State and Texas A & M to make it out of Spokane into the Sweet Sixteen.He says Kansas...

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MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2010

THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2010

This photo, likely taken in the 1910s, shows the Howard Street bridge and the future site of the downtown YMCA in Spokane. Museum of Arts & Culture/Eastern Washington State Historical Society, Spokane. (Courtesy of Museum of Arts and Culture)

Direction on YMCA becoming more uncertain 

(First, because it's not from our newspaper archives, I should start with information about the photo: It shows the Howard Street bridge and Havermale and Canada islands, sometime before 1927. There is vacant land southwest of the bridge where the downtown YMCA would be built...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2010

MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010

THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2010

TUESDAY, FEB. 9, 2010

MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2010

Marr gets his first opponent for reelection 

State Sen. Chris Marr, D-Spokane, will have a challenger in the November election.Republican Michael J. Baumgartner, 34, filed paperwork last week with the state Public Disclosure Commission indicating that he will run against Marr for the senate seat representing the Sixth Legislative District, one of...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2010


Spokane County Prosecutor  Steve  Tucker in his office May 26, 2006. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Tucker, Stevens scheduled for morning meeting 

Spokane County Deputy Prosecutor Dave Stevens should find out more about his employment status this morning when he meets with his boss, Prosecutor Steve Tucker.Stevens announced this week that he will challenge Tucker in the August primary. Both are Republicans. On Thursday, Tucker said “all...

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Jonathan Brunt
Jonathan Brunt joined The Spokesman-Review in 2004. He is the government editor. He previously was a reporter who covered Spokane City Hall, Spokane County government and public safety.

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