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Jail sales tax, I-1033 fail; R-71 favored

Voters seemed wary Tuesday of ballot measures that would cost them money or mandate too much more change. Kootenai County voters shot down a pair of ballot measures that would …


Bill of rights, I-1033 dead; R-71 ahead

Voters seemed wary Tuesday of ballot measures that would cost them money or mandate too much change. In Washington, they turned thumbs down to Initiative 1033, which would have imposed …


Campaigners count down to Tuesday

Washington voters who have yet to turn in their ballots – and based on the latest figures, that’s most of us – have some interesting choices to make between now …


City seeks firefighting tax

When the Spokane City Council placed a 10-year fire tax on November’s ballot, the timing was risky. But an agreement reached last month with the Spokane Fire Fighters Union helped …


Endorsement: City should prove worth as watchdog of fire funds

Property tax payers in Spokane probably aren’t wild about the $33 million bond they are being asked to support for firefighting gear, vehicles and stations. As property owners, however, they …


Council OKs fire bond for November ballot

Spokane voters will decide in November if they want to continue paying extra property taxes to buy fire equipment and build new fire stations. But residents may cast their votes …


Fire bond likely for next ballot

Spokane voters likely will decide in five months if they’ll continue paying extra property taxes for fire engines, equipment and stations. Around the same time, the city may consider job …