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Friday, January 24, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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News >  Spokane

McMorris Rodgers sets sights on committee leadership after leaving House GOP position

The congresswoman said she’s been able to focus more on crafting bills after stepping down from her position as chair of the House Republican Conference a little more than a year ago. If she’s elected to a ninth term, McMorris Rodgers said she’d like to serve as ranking member or chair of the committee responsible for policing data privacy and online commerce, among other issues.
News >  Spokane

Gun control bills move forward on party-line votes

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

With a series of shootings in Seattle filling local news reports, Democrats moved proposed restrictions on the size of magazines and training requirements for concealed pistol licenses moved out of a key Senate committee over Republican objections Thursday.
News >  Spokane

Feature creature: Cisco

This white and gray tabby cat, Cisco, is ready for his new home. Refer to the pet’s ID number when contacting SCRAPS with questions about one of the adoptable pets. If you are interested in this dog or any animal there, call (509) 477-2532 or visit the shelter at 6815 E. Trent Ave. in Spokane Valley. Dog adoptions cost $120 and include spay or neuter, the first set of vaccinations (including rabies) health check, microchip and first year’s license.
News >  Spokane

Spokane’s new flag design will be a community effort

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

Over the coming months, the newly formed Spokane Flag Commission will undoubtedly review a deluge of designs for a new city flag. But one thing almost everyone appears to agree on is that Spokane’s current banner, adopted in the 1970s, should be neatly folded and stuffed into the city history books.