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Wary of taxing city residents during an economic calamity, Spokane City Council members are lobbying for a different way to fund affordable housing projects: taxing Spokane County residents.
Mayor Nadine Woodward’s decision to prevent a teen homeless shelter from opening in Spokane is getting pushback from the Spokane City Council.
The Spokane City Council rejected a proposal to rezone some 10 acres of land along South Regal Street to allow for apartment-style development due to concerns about traffic, school capacity and the land’s distance from downtown.
The Intermodal Center continues to be a financial sinkhole for the city of Spokane.
Americans returning home from Thanksgiving break faced strict new coronavirus measures around the country Monday as health officials brace for a disastrous worsening of the out-of-control surge because of holiday gatherings over the long weekend.
After last-minute changes that blindsided some of its own members, the Spokane City Council narrowly – and tentatively – approved a new sales tax on Monday.
The Spokane City Council signed off Monday on a 2.9% increase in the wastewater and sewer fees it charges property owners on Monday, capping off a series of increases in utility rates.
The Spokane City Council will face a choice Monday between more taxes or fewer affordable housing projects in the city.
Leasing a new vehicle is stressful.
Andy Larsen is a sports writer, but with so many games scratched during the pandemic he has spent a lot of time digging into coronavirus data and its sobering implications.
The pandemic may have upended most traditions this holiday season, but the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will march on with balloons, dancers, floats, Broadway shows and Santa all heavily tweaked for safety.
After a bitter battle this summer over fluoridating the city’s water supply, Spokane is preparing to hire a consultant to study the issue.
David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City’s first African American mayor but was doomed to a single term by a soaring murder rate, stubborn unemployment and his mishandling of a riot in Brooklyn, has died. He was 93.
Disheartened homebuyers and wearied renters: Spokane residents have two opportunities to weigh in on the city’s housing needs this week.
Plans for a young adult homeless shelter have stalled after Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward refused to allow it to be located within city limits.
Take it from Cupid Alexander, who finished his final day of work for the city of Portland last Thursday and moved to Spokane the same night: The rental market here is tight.
A tiny owl that was found dehydrated and hungry in the branches of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is eating its way back to good health and is set to be released back into the wild Saturday.
Spokane has launched a nationwide search for a new city administrator.
It seems inevitable, for a year in which so little has gone well, that something would be awry with the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree - an annual source of holiday joy. If 2020 were a movie, we'd complain that the screenwriters are getting lazy. This plot point is a little too on-Rudolph's-nose.
New York City is shuttering schools to try to stop the renewed spread of the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday in a painful about-face for one of the first big U.S. school systems to bring students back to classrooms this fall.