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Ted McDermott is the Assistant City Desk Editor for The Spokesman-Review, covering local and regional news. He also monitors the the city desk after 6 P.M.

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News >  Column
Feb. 24, 2020, 4 a.m.
“Everyone think this is about a money grab, and it’s not,” said Julie Dixon, whose firm is leading the process of implementing the results of a parking study done by another firm. Instead, she said, the proposed changes are about creating a “sustainable” and efficient system.

News >  Spokane
Feb. 24, 2020, 4 a.m.
Mike Gribner, administrator of WSDOT’s Eastern Region, presented Spokane City Council President Breean Beggs with a letter on Feb. 13 asking the council to “adopt a development moratorium for the U.S. 195 traffic shed area” until it deals with the “crisis in management of safety within the corridor.”

News >  Column
Feb. 17, 2020, 4 a.m.
New plans for an on-ramp to the North Spokane Corridor off Hamilton Street have freed up some of the real estate in the East Central neighborhood that was going to be used for traffic lanes. WSDOT is asking residents of the neighborhood what they’d like to see on the leftover land, but there may not be enough for major housing projects, officials say.

News >  Spokane
Feb. 12, 2020, 8:03 p.m.
The idea that started Vern Ziegler down the path to what is now a regional chain of six home-improvement stores in the Spokane area came in the 1960s, when the Rogers High School graduate was working as a homebuilder with a close friend.