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  City of SPOKANE and the Spokane Residents City Website
Spokane is located on the east side of Washington State 18 miles west of the Idaho state line and 110 miles south of the Canadian border.
Spokane is the largest city between Seattle and Minneapolis, and serves as the hub of the Inland Northwest - a 36-county region encompassing Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho, Western Montana, Northeastern Oregon and parts of Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
Spokane is known as the heart of the Inland Northwest, the city situated along the Spokane River and the Falls.
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  Spokane County, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spokane County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.
Spokane County was formed on January 29, 1858.
Spokane County is governed by a partisan Board of County Commissioners, one from each of three districts.
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 Spokane, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was originally incorporated as "Spokan Falls" (without an 'e' at the end), drawing on the Native American tribe known as the Spokanee, which means "Children of the Sun." Nicknamed "The Lilac City" because of the fragrant flowers that bloom throughout the area in mid-spring.
Spokane is often mentioned in the same breath as her smaller neighbor to the east, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Camp Spokane was established at a location 56 Miles Northwest of Spokane, Washington as a consolidation of the garrisons at Fort Colville, and Camp Chelan on October 21, 1880.
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 Spokane, Washington Vacation Travel Guide
Spokane is the metropolitan hub of eastern Washington.
The Spokane River runs through town, garnished with 100 acres of park in the center, an easy escape from the bustle of city life.
Spokane is 230 miles east of Seattle and 289 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon.
www.go-washington.com /Spokane   (265 words)

 Spokane | Spokane Washington
The seat of Spokane County, Spokane is the metropolitan center of the Inland Northwest, is the second largest city in Washington state, and the fourth largest city in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
Spokane's official nickname is the 'Lilac City', named after the flowers that have flourished ever since their introduction to the area in the early 20th century.
Spokane Falls was a gathering place for the area's indigenous people due to the abundance of salmon in the Spokane River.
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 The Seattle Times: Local News: Bush's campaign office in Spokane burglarized, vandalized
Offices that house President Bush's re-election campaign in Spokane were broken into and vandalized last night, the latest in a string of crimes at Republican offices across the country.
The computer and the TV had recently arrived in Spokane and the computer was loaded with information from the Republican get-out-the vote program.
The Spokane building leased by the state Republican party and serves as the area office for party operations as well as the campaign for the President and other Republican candidates.
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 Spokane County, Visiting Here: History
In point of geographical size, it is the average Washington county, there being 19 counties which are smaller and 19 counties which are larger.
Stevens, the first Territorial Governor of Washington, had volunteered his services to the Union cause in the Civil War, and was killed in action in Sept. 1862 at the Battle of Chantilly.
The county commissioners opposed this: "That in the opinion of the majority of the Board of County Commissioners, that the Act of 1875, being an amendment to the Act of 1863, an Act repealed by the Act of 1864, permanently locating the county seat at Colville, and consequently null and void.
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 Schools and Education in Spokane Valley Washington
It is the largest school district in the state of Washington.
Spokane County schools have been recognized as leaders in the state and across the nation in K-12 education.
The Spokane Area ">Private Industry Council (PIC), established pursuant to the Job Training Partnership Act of 1982 (JTPA), administers employment and training programs for local economically disadvantaged youths and adults through the Spokane City-County Employment and Training Consortium.
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 Spokane Washington - City of Spokane WA
Spokane Online is dedicated to being the premier resource for the City of Spokane, Washington and the entire Spokane County and Stevens County area.
Spokane is the largest city in Eastern Washington with a population of 195,629 and a total metro area population of 417,939.
Spokane, voted in 2004 as one of ten All-America Cities, was also rated as the second most "kid friendly" of large cities in the United States in the 2004 annual Population Connection report on children and cities.
www.spokaneonline.com   (228 words)

 Spokane travel guide - Wikitravel
Spokane [1] is a city in the Palouse region of eastern Washington.
It is the second largest city in Washington State in the Pacific Northwest region, the largest city in the Inland Northwest, and the largest city in eastern Washington.
Spokane is located at the point where westbound trains are split in half, one half going to Seattle through the Cascades and the other half to Portland along the Columbia River Gorge, and where eastbound trains from those cities are joined together to continue eastward.
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 Whitworth - About Spokane, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Just beyond Spokane's city limits, you'll find ski resorts, mountain lakes and rivers and the pristine beauty of the Pacific Northwest.
Within a 90-minute drive of Spokane, there are four ski resorts, 76 lakes and 21 golf courses.
Hiking, biking and other outdoor recreation can be enjoyed year round in Spokane's four distinct seasons: warm, dry summers, crisp autumns, snowy winters and lush, flower-filled springs.
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 Spokane.com.:.Welcome To Spokane Washington
Spokane is the county seat of Spokane County in the State of Washington.
Situated at the foot of a valley, midway between the rise and mouth of the Spokane River, it is 350 miles east of Seattle and 375 miles northeast of Portland.
Spokane's Grand Boulevard is the place to feed the ducks in Manito Park while taking in a view of stunningly Gothic St. John's Cathedral.
spokane.com   (236 words)

 City of Spokane - City Charter
The mayor shall have the power to veto ordinances or parts of ordinances passed by the council and submitted to him or her as provided herein but such veto may be overridden by the vote of a majority of all council members plus one more vote.
The city attorney shall be a member of the Bar of the State of Washington, and shall have practiced law within the state of Washington not less than five years immediately preceding his or her appointment.
All appointments to the commission shall be filed with the city clerk of the City of Spokane and before any commissioner shall take office he or she shall take and file an oath of office with the city clerk.
www.spokanecity.org /services/documents/charter   (10472 words)

 Spokane International Airport
Spokane International Airport is a 4,800 acre commercial service airport served by ten airlines and three air cargo carriers.
It is the second largest airport in the State of Washington and recognized by the FAA as a small hub.
Spokane International Airport, the Airport Business Park and Felts Field Airport are owned by the city and county of Spokane, Washington and are operated and maintained by the Spokane Airport Board.
www.spokaneairports.net   (83 words)

 Spokane Living - Your Online Information Guide to Moving & Living in Spokane, Washington
The city of Spokane, Washington is a colorful and vibrant community located in the Inland Northwest region of eastern Washington.
Spokane now has four major medical centers and five institutions of higher education, making the city a major health care hub that provides services to a whopping thirty six counties throughout the region.
Spokane is a city that offers the highest possible quality of life, making it an ideal hometown for singles, seniors and families alike.
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 SPD K-9 Unit, Spokane, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Spokane Police Department Canine Unit was formed in 1987 by Officer Gil Moberly, Sgt. Ron Erickson, and the then current Chief, Terry Mangan.
The Spokane Police Department currently has two narcotics dogs and six patrol dogs, all of which are single purpose.
The Spokane Police Department Canine Unit is also a national leader in the training and utilization of police dogs with SWAT teams.
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 Spokane : Introduction | Frommers.com
Spokane is the second-largest city in Washington, the largest city between Seattle and Minneapolis, and a center for both commercial and cultural pursuits.
While Spokane is a very pleasant city with a beautiful park, excellent museum, a downtown historic district, great hotels, and excellent restaurants, it isn't really a tourist destination.
Spokan House (the original spelling had no letter e), established in 1810 downriver from Spokane Falls, became the first settlement in the area, but not until 1872 was a settlement established at the falls themselves.
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 Visitors | Washington State University Spokane - WSU Spokane
Spokane, the heart of the Inland Northwest, is home to an active and diverse cultural scene, dozens of beautifully developed parks, all major services, friendly, safe neighborhoods, and an international airport.
Spokane also serves as the perfect jumping-off point to reach any of the region's many clear lakes, national forests, and ski resorts for four-season recreation.
Spokane is continuously ranked highly in statewide and national polls in the areas of quality of life, business opportunity, environment, safety, among others.
www.spokane.wsu.edu /aboutWSUSpokane/spokane_region.asp   (603 words)

 Spokane, Washington (Cities)
It is located on the Spokane River and is crossed by Interstate 90.
Today Spokane, population 195,629, is the major urban center and cultural hub of the Inland Northwest, a sprawling lumber, mining and farming area comprising of eastern Washington, northern Idaho, and western Montana.
Spokane is part of the Spokane, WA metro area.
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 Spokane Real Estate Homes for Sale in Spokane County Washington Realtor Cynthia Hamilton
Spokane International Airport annually processes over 3,000,000 passengers and is served by five major and five regional air carriers.
Spokane's humidity ranges between 28 percent in the summertime afternoons, to 90 percent in the winter.
By 1889, Spokane’s population had reached nearly 20,000, truly a presage of the great future that lay ahead for the City of Spokane and the Spokane Valley.
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 Spokane Washington, Restaurant Spokane, Spokane Arena, Spokane Airport, Spokane Tour
Spokane is like an oasis beyond the desolate fields and ramshackle towns of eastern Washington.
If you are staying at one of the hotels Spokane has which is near the airport, you will most likely have a free shuttle van ride to the Spokane Airport.
At the heart of Spokane is a beautiful Riverfront park, bisected by the Spokane River, which tumbles down a series of rocky ledges to create the Spokane falls.
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 Spokane Washington
Located in eastern Washington, Spokane is a year round recreational destination with numerous fine restaurants, shopping centers, historic sites and classic old buildings.
Most hotels in Spokane are located in the downtown area, which is easily accessible from the Spokane International Airport via the I-90.
The Hotel Lusso, Spokane's only boutique hotel, is located in historic downtown Spokane in the center of the business district, just steps...
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