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Saturday | KHQ-TV Spokane

Spokane boy gives birthday to charity

On his birthday, 12-year-old Chase Loney decided to ask for teddy bears to donate to the fire department.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Fire

Saturday Aug 30 | The Spokesman-Review

Millwood plans trail on old rail right of way - Sat, 30 Aug 2014 PST

Spokane County has owned the land since acquiring it from the Great Northern successor railroad years ago and has used it for a sewer line.

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Related Topix: Millwood, WA

Saturday Aug 30 | Liberty Lake Splash

Police Report

The following incidents and arrests were among those reported by the Liberty Lake Police Department from July 21 to Aug. 25. * Fraud - At 5:55 p.m. July 23, LLPD received a report of fraud at the 1100 block of North Homestead Drive.

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Related Topix: Liberty Lake, WA, Tax, Prison

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Spokane Valley begins turning dirt on Appleway Trail project

Earlier this week Spokane Valley started work on the Appleway Trail project, an effort to beautify a heavily traveled, undeveloped piece of land.

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Related Topix: Spokane Valley, WA

KXLY-TV Spokane

Top 10 things to do, see and eat at the Spokane County Fair

The Spokane County Interstate Fair is just one week away, and excitement is ramping up.

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The Spokesman-Review

Jury denies release of repeat sex offender - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A Spokane jury denied the release of a 54-year-old man with a history of violent sex crimes, the Washington state Attorney General's Office said.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Nine Mile Falls, WA

KXLY-TV Spokane

Fundraiser for SCSO K9 Unit

Their "Furry Family Fun Day and Dog Walk" is being held Saturday, September 14 at Plante's Ferry Park in the Spokane Valley.

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Related Topix: Spokane Valley, WA

The Spokesman-Review

Cheney will join regional trash system to have place to dump garbage - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 PST

The city of Cheney, which opted out of the Spokane County regional trash system, is opting back in to a major part of it.

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Related Topix: Cheney, WA, Washington

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Priest Lake Auction: Most families retain lots that were in their family for generations

PRIEST LAKE, Idaho- The Idaho Department of Lands earned nearly $27 million for Idaho's public school system in the Thursday auction of 59 lakefront lots.

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Related Topix: Spokane Valley, WA, Valley, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

Inmate's "Cinderella story" turns, new letter questions deputy prosecutor

An inmate at the Spokane County Jail is changing his story about his self-described "Cinderella story" connection to a local deputy prosecutor.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

Deputies decide against charges in attempted Deer Park abduction

Spokane County Sheriff's deputies said on Thursday that charges will not be filed in an attempted baby abduction investigation at Arcadia Elementary.

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Related Topix: Deer Park, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

Pit bull bit Spokane Co. deputy twice, signs warned of dangerous dog

The Spokane County Sheriff's deputy who was bit by a dog in Greenacres on Wednesday did receive stitches for his injuries .

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Greenacres, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

State troopers grapple with lengthy process to catch stoned drivers

The legalization of marijuana brought some new questions on whether driving under the influence of pot is safe.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Spokane, WA

The Spokesman-Review

Community services - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 PST

Employment, Education and Training - For Spokane County residents who have been laid off from work or have low income; provided through Work Source Spokane.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Saying goodbye to home

After years of obstacles for 61 Priest Lake lot lessees, the end comes on Thursday, August 28th.

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Related Topix: Spokane Valley, WA, Valley, WA, Deer Park, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

PHOTOS: Priest Lake lots heading to auction

On Thursday, 61 cottages sites on Priest Lake will be auctioned off in Coeur d'Alene beginning at 1:00pm.

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Related Topix: Spokane Valley, WA, Valley, WA, Deer Park, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Okanogan County, WA

KTMF

Carlton Complex Fire: Scrapping what's left

Ruben Salcido's family lost their home to the Carlton Complex fire. Now the father of four is searching other destroyed properties for the means to a new home.

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Related Topix: Spokane Valley, WA, Valley, WA, Deer Park, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Okanogan County, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

Deputies investigate attempted Deer Park baby abduction

Authorities began looking into an attempted child abduction on Wednesday when a mother claimed that someone tried to snatch her infant from a stroller earlier in the week.

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Related Topix: Deer Park, WA, Spokane, WA

The Spokesman-Review

In brief: Forest Service lifts most campfire bans - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Starting today, and just in time for the busy Labor Day weekend, campers may have fires in metal fire rings in designated campgrounds in six of the seven districts, according to the Forest Service.

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Related Topix: Weather

KHQ-TV Spokane

Marijuana retailer sued for trademark infringement

A marijuana-shop owner in Ephrata, Wash., is being sued by a media empire that labels itself as the biggest brand name in pot.

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Related Topix: Ephrata, WA, Sundance Film Festival, Spokane, WA, Spokane Valley, WA

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