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Washington to Establish Pandemic Relief Fund for Undocumented Immigrants - Christina Morrison

August 13th, 2020

Washington will be allocating $40 million to aid undocumented workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Man Arrested After Weekend Assault in Riverfront Park - Federica Brandi

August 11th, 2020

A man remains in custody after threatening several witnesses and assaulting a man in Riverfront Park on Sunday. Officers reported the man was likely under the influence at the time of the incident, faces several charges.

Newly-Canceled Events (July 30, 2020) - Christina Morrison

July 30th, 2020

More events have been canceled in the inland northwest amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trump Signs Memo Barring Non-Citizens From Congressional District Counting - Christina Morrison

July 22nd, 2020

Tax Deadline Updates and Idaho Handsfree Driving - Christina Morrison

July 2nd, 2020

The tax deadline will not be extended again, and Idaho has now banned the use of any handheld device use.

Hoopfest Weekend Rescheduling & Events -Federica Brandi

June 30th, 2020

While the annual Hoopfest Tournament did not take place as planned this weekend, the Hoopfest team took action to still engage with the community in Spokane as they plan ahead for the event's new date, which is currently scheduled for August.

Spokane Celebrates Juneteenth - Federica Brandi

June 23rd, 2020

Spokane activists joined the nation in celebrating Juneteenth, an anniversary marking the official end of slavery on June 19, 1865, on Friday. Local businesses and non-profits came together to benefit the black community. 

Seattle Bans Crowd Control Weapons - Christina Morrison

June 17th, 2020

Following the use of tear gas on protesters against the word of Seattle's mayor and police chief, the Seattle City Council has the banned use of crowd control weapons.

Spokane to Hold Forum with “Killology” Founder - Christina Morrison

June 11th, 2020

Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich has announced he will be holding a public seminar with "Killology" police training founder Lt. Col. Dave Grossman following public concern about the program.

Protests Take Place in Downtown Spokane for a Second Sunday - Federica Brandi

June 9th, 2020

Protesters gathered in downtown Spokane to commemorate the Deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, call for justice and police reform once again on Sunday. Events proceeded without major confrontations between authorities and demonstrators. 

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