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Thursday, August 6, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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15 acres burns south of Loon Lake

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 5, 2020

About 15 acres in the woods off of state Highway 231 south of Springdale burned Tuesday but was quickly contained, according to Stevens County Fire District 1. 

Lamar Advertising removes anti-mask billboards, declines to display 3 of 4 ads from anti-racism group

Messages sponsored by the John Birch Society questioning the efficacy of masks to stop the novel coronavirus, which ran counter to the recommendations of health officials, were taken down this week after backlash from the community. The decision to allow them up in the first place angered some members of Spokane Community Against Racism, which had three of their billboard designs drawing attention to police brutality and racial inequality rejected outright previously by the advertising firm. 

Swedish Thoracic Surgery: Partners in patient care

 (Courtesy Bergman Draper Oslund Udo)

Matt Bergman knows the pain and anger that patients with mesothelioma feel.