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News >  Spokane

City vows to fix Spokane’s Community, Housing and Human Services Department as concern mounts

The city has experienced a surge of resignations among staffers of all levels within its Community, Housing and Human Services Department this year. The Spokane City Council adopted a resolution on Monday supporting Mayor Nadine Woodward’s use of outside consultants to help the city apply for federal housing funds, as well as the administration’s creation of a “strike team” of top officials to help right the ship.

News >  Spokane

Gardening: How to banish pesky fairy rings from your yard

After last week’s column I got several requests for the method to get rid of fairy rings; so here is Mushrooms 2.0. Save this column for next spring as that is when fairy rings usually come out. This method is going to seem tedious, but it works.
News >  Crime/Public Safety

Federal Magistrate Judge John T. Rodgers reflects on career as he prepares to leave bench after 8 years in role

The former head of the Spokane County Public Defenders Office, and the man who's seen most of the federal criminal defendants in Eastern Washington for the past eight years, is stepping down at the end of the month after a career in law that began in the 1970s. Rodgers, son of former Mayor David H. Rodgers, said his pursuit of criminal defense was at odds with the wishes of his dad.