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WA pot sales decline for first time in the decade since legalization

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 19, 2022

Dec. 19—This December marks a decade since Washington state became one of the first two states in the U.S. to legalize marijuana. A look back at the cannabis industry's growth in the Evergreen State shows the fledgling market has yet to mature, with sales declining after surging during the pandemic and the initial years of legalization. After voters in Colorado and Washington approved ballot ...

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Historic Latah Schoolhouse for sale – as a mansion

LATAH – An old schoolhouse overlooking the rolling hills of the Palouse on the southern edge of Spokane County is for sale. But it is no longer a school and hasn’t been one for more than 60 years. Inside, it has been remodeled as a modern mansion.
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Airway Heights, Kalispel Tribe in public quarrel over payment for emergency services at casino

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 7, 2022

The Airway Heights City Council on Monday approved a resolution reducing emergency services to the casino and developments owned by the Kalispel tribe effective at the end of the month, citing $1.5 million in missing payments over the past three years that have effectively subsidized tribal operations. On Tuesday, the tribe took issue with Airway Heights' position, saying they've provided $1.1 million over the past five years in payments mandated by a state gaming compact that permitted operations of the Northern Quest Casino, which opened in 2000, and accusing Airway Heights of failing to provide "services the Kalispel Tribe has contracted and paid for." 
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Black Friday crowds smaller, nostalgic in Spokane this year

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 25, 2022

The pandemic and online shopping have taken a bite out of the traditional crowds on the biggest shopping day of the holiday season, Spokane observers said on a foggy Friday morning. But there's still fun to be had in spending time with family and looking for a great deal. 

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