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3 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Major Crimes investigates body found in Spokane Valley

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office was notified by hikers that a body was off North Pines Road near Mirabeau Park.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Woman breaks record by swimming across Lake Pend Oreille

SANDPOINT, Idaho- It took nearly twenty-hours, but one woman broke a record by swimming the distance of Lake Pend Oreille.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

KHQ Crimetracker: Tips on how to make your home less appealing to would-be burglars

SPOKANE, Wash.- After a manhunt northeast of Spokane, that started as a burglary, KHQ sent Gabe Cohen to meet with a Sheriff's Deputy for tips on how to keep your home safe.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Emotions explode in Chattaroy area destroyed by windstorm

CHATTAROY, Wash. - The July 24th windstorm that blew through Spokane County still has homeowners cleaning up and is creating chaos at a Chattaroy mobile home park.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Action Cam: 'Legally Blonde' Coming To Spokane Civic Theatre

KHQ.COM - Delta Nu sorority star Elle Woods doesn't take "no" for an answer. With her dog, Bruiser, in tow, Elle enrolls at Harvard in hopes of winning back her boyfriend.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Viral Video: Grab a tissue to watch how one bank is thanking its customers

KHQ.COM - TD Canada Trust was determined to thank their customers in a unique and memorable way.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Appeal by man serving 2 life sentences rejected

A northern Idaho man who killed his ex-wife and her boyfriend will not get a reduction in either of his life sentences.

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The Spokesman-Review

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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The Spokesman-Review

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.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

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.

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Liberty Lake Splash

Cover Story: Fairwary flagship

Dottie McLean tees off at Liberty Lake Golf Course, the community's original golf course.

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KREM-TV Spokane

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.

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KREM-TV Spokane

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.

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The Spokesman-Review

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.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

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.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

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)

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The Spokesman-Review

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.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

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.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

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)

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