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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Spokane officials balk at billing for sidewalk snow clearing

The proposal, which has been tabled for this snow season, would have allowed the city to hire crews to clear trouble areas near schools and businesses. Officials also say they won’t ticket for failure to adhere to the new rule requiring parking on the odd side of the street throughout the winter months.

Editorial: Beggs, Dunau should advance in council race

Breann Beggs has achieved important accomplishments, though we worry about his political activism. Andy Dunau, who is supported by former council members Mike Allen and Steve Salvatori, evinces a thoughtful, pragmatic leadership style.

Then and Now: Stevens Street Extension

Before the 1960s, Stevens Street only went up the South Hill to Seventh Avenue, blocked by the cliff above and the expansive estate of Daniel Corbin, which was purchased by the city park board in 1945. But as early as the 1930s, city officials had been researching another way up the hill to relieve congestion on Grand Boulevard.

Spokane residents asked to weigh in on city’s snowplow plan

The city posted an online survey Tuesday asking residents to rank their priorities on snow removal strategies, including whether officials call an all-city plow quickly enough during snowstorms. The City Council has pledged to revise the plowing plan after a brutal winter that left many motorists bitter.

Helio Castroneves, Tony Kanaan celebrate 20th year in Indy cars

Helio Castroneves and Tony Kanaan have known each other 30 years and together are celebrating their 20th season at the top of their profession. Neither has any intent on giving up racing anytime soon, and both appreciate how much they have accomplished in their decorated careers. Castroneves is a three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500. Kanaan has a series championship and an Indy 500 victory.

Spokane’s worst roads: Find out how your street ranks

When venturing outside in the aftermath of winter, notice the fresh crop of tire-eating potholes marring city streets. Griping about Spokane’s pavement is a topic that can unite newcomers, lifelong residents, millennials, boomers, Democrats and Republicans.

Spokane’s worst roads: Find out how your street ranks

When venturing outside in the aftermath of winter, notice the fresh crop of tire-eating potholes marring city streets. Griping about Spokane’s pavement is a topic that can unite newcomers, lifelong residents, millennials, boomers, Democrats and Republicans.