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Crews have finished drilling around 230 core samples in Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River in central Washington state.

Spokane County

 

Earlier this year, Washington lawmaker decided that counties with more than 400 thousand people should have five members on county commissions.

Spokane is one county that still has three county commissioners, and now that board is planning to fight the state’s new rule.

Region's Air Quality Worsens Due to Wildfire Smoke

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Jeremy Burnham/SPR

With several fires burning in the Northwest, air quality has become a concern. The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency reports that the air classification in and around Spokane has moved between “moderate” and “unhealthy for sensitive groups” today.

Randy Michaelis

Here's our full interview with Seventh District legislative candidate Randy Michaelis.

Al French

Here's our full interview with Al French.

Here's our full interview with Rep. Marcus Riccelli.

David Green

Here is our full interview with Spokane CPA David Green.

Robbi Katherine Anthony

Here is our full interview with Robbi Katherine Anthony.

Scott Maclay

Here's our full interview with Scott Maclay.

Shelley Szambelan

Here is our full interview with Judge Shelley Szambelan.

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