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Animal control agents rescue 17 animals in Cheney - Wed, 30 Jul 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Seventeen animals, including two horses and a llama, were rescued from a Cheney residence today after complaints of neglect and abuse, Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service said.
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LC, an adoptable cat - Thu, 31 Jul 2014 PST
LC is a spayed female brown and black tabby who was surrendered to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service shelter after her owner developed a severe allergy to here.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Manhunt underway in Peone Prairie for man believed to be armed
SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash.- Right now there is an active manhunt under way in Peone Prairie.
Liberty Lake Splash
Cover Story: Fairwary flagship
Dottie McLean tees off at Liberty Lake Golf Course, the community's original golf course.
Home monitoring bracelets save Spokane taxpayers $140,000
Electronic bracelets have saved Spokane area taxpayers $140,000 in the past six months, but they are only tracking five inmates.
Mountain lion kills horse near Camp Gifford
SPOKANE COUNTY, A horse had to be put-down after a mountain lion attack Tuesday night in north Spokane County, near Camp Gifford.
Fire danger upgraded in Spokane County amid dry, hot conditions - Wed, 30 Jul 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. With the thermometer reaching triple digits Tuesday and little hope for rain relief in sight, officials have upgraded the potential fire danger in Spokane and surrounding counties.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Man pleads guilty to murder in March slaying - Tue, 29 Jul 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A 33-year-old Spokane man will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated murder Tuesday.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Could last week's storm lower your taxes?
If your property took a big hit during last week's storm, did you know your federal taxes could be impacted? The Spokane County Assessor's Office is responsible for administering a state program for property that has been destroyed by natural disasters called "Taxpayer's Claim for Reduction of Assessments resulting from Destroyed Real or Personal ... (more)
Gun shooting, campfire violations prompt arrests at campground - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Three men were arrested Saturday in a Spokane County public park after allegedly building an illegal campfire and target shooting with a handgun reported stolen out of Las Vegas.
Are your pets prepared for a natural disaster?
Yes, we have had quite a few articles on the recent wildfires and the aftermath, but it's so important to be prepared.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Some Spokane County residents still without power
The clean up by power crews continues across the Inland Northwest. As of 5 p.m. Sunday, Avista was reporting 160 power outages, while Inland Power and Light was reporting 200.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
In brief: City hosts open house to talk solid waste plan - Sat, 26 Jul 2014 PST
Looming changes in Spokane Valley's solid waste system will be discussed Thursday during an open house at City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. As part of the city's upcoming switch to Sunshine Disposal and Recycling for garbage transfer and long haul services, a new state-mandated solid waste management plan is being developed to guide the Valley's ... (more)
Volunteer opportunities - Sat, 26 Jul 2014 PST
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop - Volunteers are needed for the Discovery Shop, 805 W. Garland Ave., for help with a number of duties.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Photos Just in: Devastation from Carlton Complex fire
KHQ.COM - Photographer, Sy Stepanov gave us permission to share these devastating photos of the destruction caused by the Carlton Complex fire.
Man arrested for DUI blames 'contact high' on lounge that isn't open
An 18-year-old arrested for Driving Under the Influence in July told deputies he became impaired by being around other people smoking pot at a Spokane Valley club.
County on track for 35-40 percent turnout in primary election - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Slightly more than 30,000 ballots for the Aug. 5 primary had been returned to the Spokane County elections office by Thursday, pushing turnout to about 10.5 percent countywide.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Boil-water advisories issued in several eastern Washington areas after storms
The Washington State Department of Health believes some local water systems are at risk after severe storms moved through the area on Wednesday and they have issued some boil-water advisories.
In brief: Spokane City Council to consider park bond, street levy - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 PST
The City Council is expected to vote on resolutions to place a proposed street levy and a proposed bond for Riverfront Park on the ballot in November at its regular meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers, lower level of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. This is also the last opportunity for public comment before the vote.
Thunderstorms damage homes in Spokane area
Severe thunderstorms that moved through the Spokane area knocked out power to more than 60,000 customers and damaged dozens of homes.