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|Record Creator:||Spokane Municipal Government, City Clerk|
These records consist of publications created and distributed by the City of Spokane. The Spokane Official Gazette is a weekly statement of city business, including a summary of the proceedings of the City Council.
The Gazette began publication in 1910. At this time, issues from 1980, 1992-present are available in this collection, and additional issues will be uploaded as time permits.
|Related Records:||For more information or to learn about related records, including City Council meeting minutes, contact the Washington State Archives, Eastern Region Branch at (509) 235-7508 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Access Restriction Notes:||These records are open for research.|
|Sources of Transfer||Spokane, City of
|Agency History:||In 1810, the North West Fur Company built a trading post known as the Spokane House at the confluence of the Little Spokane and Spokane rivers. The trading post became the first long-term Eurropean settlement in Washington State. Named after the Spokane tribe which means "Sun People" in Salishan, the "City of Spokan Falls" was incorporated in 1881 but was later changed to the City of Spokane Falls in 1883. After a devastating fire in 1889, the city was reincorporated as the City of Spokane in 1891 and is the county seat of Spokane County.|
|Preferred Citation:||[Identification of item], Spokane, City of, 1980; 1992-Present, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].|
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