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Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers tells mostly friendly crowd she opposes mandatory vaccines, masks in school at Spokane town hallAug. 2, 2021, 7 p.m.
While positions opposed to mandatory vaccinations and requiring students to wear masks in schools at the beginning of the school year prompted applause from the crowd, the congresswoman faced scrutiny for not doing more to challenge the results of the 2020 presidential election.
Aug. 1, 2021, 4 a.m.
Entry is free, and will be first-come, first served. No tickets will be required. The town hall begins at 5 p.m. and is scheduled to run an hour. The Centennial Ballroom in the convention center, at 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., is set up to hold about 250 guests, a spokesman for the congresswoman's office said Friday.
July 30, 2021, 3:07 p.m.
Longtime Spokane Regional Health District employee and former director for preventive public health Lyndia Wilson wrote Spokane Board of Health members a letter this week recommending they fire Administrator Amelia Clark.
July 29, 2021, 5:22 p.m.
In a rebuke of Biden's annoucement, U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers called any effort to mandate a vaccine an overreach by the White House. A spokesman confirmed that her criticism included mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for members of the military.