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By Roger Harnack
Spokane Valley News Herald 

The Black Diamond still offering inside service

Restaurant tries to survive amid governor's shutdown orders


Last updated 12/30/2020 at 1:32pm

SPOKANE VALLEY — Despite 447 coronavirus-related complaints about businesses in Spokane Valley between Oct. 1 and Dec. 15, at least one local entrepreneur is keeping his doors open for inside eating and drinking.

The Black Diamond owner Brandon Fenton said his decision was the right move, despite threats from the state Liquor and Cannabis Board

The tavern at 9614 E. Sprague Ave. is among several statewide that have reopened in defiance of Gov. Jay Inslee’s shutdown orders.

“We’re open and it’s been busy every day and night,” Fenton said. “The community has been great.”

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