Law(yer) & (dis)order

Interim City Attorney Lynden Smithson has overstayed his appointment with no replacement in sight — that could have consequences for the Camp Hope lawsuit and beyond.

Latest articles

Spokane wants to regulate AirBnBs (again). No one can prove their local impact.

New policies for short-term rentals try to strike a balance and actually have teeth.

Fluoride, fishes and bike parking wishes

CIVICS | The Coeur d’Alene Tribe wants to establish a fish hatchery to support the reintroduction of native fish in the Spokane River and Latah Creek.

“I’ve seen situations where cops need to protect themselves … This wasn’t one of them.”

Rough arrest of unhoused man sparks demands of reform and questions of why de-escalation protocols weren’t followed.

Inslee signs drug policy overhaul into law

Passed during a one-day special session on Tuesday, the package includes tougher penalties for illegal drug possession, along with millions for treatment programs.

Homelessness laws in the works for Spokane and Liberty Lake

CIVICS | Plus, big changes to the not-book ban ordinance in Liberty Lake and some help coming for homeless youths.

Remembrances and reckonings at Camp Hope

A community leader calls for reflection and action after two deaths this week.

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