David Thompson explored the area with the westward expansion and establishment of the North West Company's Spokane House in 1810.This trading post was the first long-term European settlement in Washington.Some clients require a longer period to staff due to unusual life issues, legal circumstances, or noncompliance.
While the decision-making authority resides with the judge, the team works in a cooperative and non-adversarial manner with the common goal of helping participants to break the cycle of drug abuse and criminal behavior.
Based on available information and the discussion, the judge determines actions, including sanctions and incentives.
The team's input is valuable - even if there is disagreement among members - so that the Judge is provided comprehensive information.
Because the ultimate decision resides with the Judge, it is important the Judge's decisions exercise leadership based on fact and historical information, while relying on judicial experience, expertise, and training.
These hearings provide the setting and authority to administer timely sanctions and rewards with consistency and certainty.
This result is accomplished through strong teamwork in weekly pre-hearing reviews with the entire team.
Many of the older Romanesque Revival-style buildings in the downtown area were designed by architect Kirtland Kelsey Cutter after the Great Fire of 1889. Spokane's growth continued unabated until August 4, 1889, when a fire, now known as The Great Fire (not to be confused with the Great Fire of 1910, which happened nearby), began just after p.m.
The city also features Riverfront and Manito parks, the Smithsonian-affiliated Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, the Davenport Hotel, and the Fox and Bing Crosby theaters. and destroyed the city's downtown commercial district.
Daily communication among team members occurs with regard to participant status and procedural decisions.
The Judge is the centerpiece, providing the balance between accountability and successful treatment through periodic judicial status hearings.
The City has provided two webcams, one on the roof of City Hall and one at Esther Short Park, for the last four years.