Spokane voters could see the Community Bill of Rights on ballots as soon as April or November. Yesterday (Thursday) Washington’s court of appeals turned down a lower court ruling that banned the measure from a public vote.
Kai Hushke, organizer for Envision Spokane, says his group nearly saw the bill pass in 2011.
Huschke: “We’re very, very excited about the prospect of being able to campaign for this again.”
A bold project to try to reintroduce salmon in the upper reaches of the Columbia River is being announced by Native American tribes. While salmon runs seems to be making a gradual comeback in the Columbia river, no Salmon have been able to make it past the Grand Coulee and Chief Joseph dams since 1942.
A new paper from the Columbia basin tribes and Canadian First Nations lays out a phased approach that would first assess the viability of reintroduction.
Law makers in Olympia are hoping to find a way to bring the grey-area medical marijuana dispensaries into the current legal recreational system. Outgoing liquor control board member Chris Marr is offering his opinion on some aspects of what needs to be done.
“Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We are Going” was the theme of SPR's 35th Anniversary, which included a full-day pledge drive to raise $170,000 towards unlocking a State of Washington grant. The grant and donations combined will pay for the construction already underway, turning Fire Station No. 3 into a historic home for KPBX, KSFC, and KPBZ's studios and operations.
Walker Construction is the primary construction company working on the remodel, along with several sub-contractors. Ed Walker spoke with us about why this is more than your average bid job for the crew.
Spokane Public Radio's owner's representative, Harvey Morrison, has worked on the building project since the beginning. He helped scout out possible locations, and ultimately walked us through the plan to remodeling the old fire station.