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Wednesday, November 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019

Then and Now: Single-room occupancy hotels rose to fill Spokane’s growth needs

Single-room occupancy hotels accommodated downtown Spokane’s booming early 1900s, including the Albany, Regal and Stanford hotels. Rooms had a bed, sink, wardrobe and little else.

As population grows, Spokane County seeks public input on comprehensive plan

Spokane County will hold two workshops at the end of the week to gather public feedback on its comprehensive plan – the framework that dictates what can be built on …

Spokane, county begin talks on urban growth

Top elected leaders in Spokane and Spokane County spent two hours Monday morning talking about how to plan for future growth in the community. It was the first in what …

State nixes expanded Spokane County urban growth area

An expansion to Spokane’s urban growth area was thrown out Tuesday, though that may not keep some development in the expanded area from moving forward. Spokane County commissioners decided last …

Growth boundary greatly expanded

Spokane County commissioners have opened thousands of new acres for housing and business development. The unanimous vote by the three Republican commissioners expanded the county’s urban growth boundary. The plan …

Study finds room for urban growth

Spokane County’s urban growth areas have enough land to serve the metropolitan area for the next 20 years, according to a study that will be discussed tonight. Planning officials will …

Sports complex decision expected by month’s end

Baseball may be America’s pastime, but contentious debate could be a close second. Supporters and opponents of a south Spokane sports complex filled the assembly room in the Spokane County …