The Spokane City Council will consider a proposal Monday to save about $1 million a year by sending inmates to the Benton County Jail in Kennewick.
Spokane County officials are bracing for the loss of 50 or more misdemeanor prisoners to a competitor with a big price advantage.
The average daily cost of keeping an inmate in the Spokane County Jail or the Geiger Corrections Center is about $111, but Benton County will charge Spokane only $56. More
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