Katie’s Take

Katie’s Take

CFJ extern Katherine Freeman-Otte on being here, and now.

Breaking: BNSF’s motion to dismiss our Clean Water Act case is DENIED

Breaking: BNSF’s motion to dismiss our Clean Water Act case is DENIED

The coal dust case against BNSF for Clean Water Act Violations that we filed with our allies (The Sierra Club, Puget Soundkeeper, […]

Are We Clear Yet?

Marty UFC 3

Mayor’s commission emphasizes independent investigatory authority for police Ombudsman.

Not Buying It


Council delivers stunning rebuke to the mayor on police oversight.

Condon’s “Travesty”

Condon B&W

After bargaining with the Spokane Police Guild for 22 months, the Mayor’s spokesman now concedes the City didn’t even negotiate for independent investigations.

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Partners for Health

Introducing an innovative project to help doctors help patients.


The Long Journey to Reform

A timeline in the struggle to bring independent police oversight to Spokane.


Penciling Out Coal

Spokane Riverkeeper Bart Mihailovich talks to CFJ’s Tim Connor about the federal lawsuit against Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad over coal shipments. (AUDIO FEATURE).


Banner Day for CFJ

Center is one of two 2013 recipients of national award for law enforcement oversight.

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