Thursday, August 17, 2017

No property tax for Spokane County, CdA's Malek bids for Congress and morning headlines

Posted By on Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 9:56 AM


 Reversing their position of less than a month ago, Spokane County commissioners won't ask voters to raise property taxes, despite a $10 million budget shortfall.

COMEDY: Michael Ian Black is at the Spokane Comedy Club tonight ($15/$22) and will read from his children's book Chicken Cheeks at Auntie's this weekend.

COHOUSING: Meet the Spokanites rethinking how we live together: A group of young and old, working and retired, yogis and teachers and trombone players and an architect are aiming to build a first-of-its-kind cohousing community in Eastern Washington.


Last train to Clarksville
Love him or hate him, longtime Spokesman-Review columnist Doug Clark has written his final piece for the daily paper. Clark has amassed something like 4,500 (by his court) columns since 1985. Good on ya, Doug. (Spokesman-Review)

Malek-ous intent
No property tax for Spokane County, CdA's Malek bids for Congress and morning headlines
Malek: Running for Labrador's seat in Idaho.
Coeur d'Alene Rep. Luke Malek is throwing his name into the hat to replace 1st District Congressman Raúl Labrador, who's running for governor of Idaho. (Idaho Statesman)

'He's a good man — not a racist'
That's how President Trump described his chief strategist Steve Bannon, whose future in the Trump administration has become unclear of late. Now, Bannon has unloaded on his colleagues in the administration to a liberal journalist writing for The American Prospect. Bannon also contradicted Trump's "fire and fury" comments regarding North Korea and explained his own "efforts to neutralize his rivals at the Departments of Defense, State, and Treasury."

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Sun., Jan. 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
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Mitch Ryals

Mitch covers cops, crime and courts for the Inlander. He moved to Spokane in 2015 from his hometown of St. Louis, and is a graduate of the University of Missouri. He likes bikes, beer and baseball. And coffee. He dislikes lemon candy, close-mindedness and liars. And temperatures below 40 degrees.