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5 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Trial pushed for teen driver accused of homicide - Wed, 09 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The trial date for the teen driver accused of vehicular homicide in the deaths of two girls in Spokane Valley has been pushed to October, one year since the fatal crash.

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9 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Spokane airport officer facing child rape, incest charges

SPOKANE, Wash.- A Spokane International Airport police officer is in the Spokane County Jail facing charges of rape of a child in the 3rd degree, incest in the first degree, and depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'The Atrocity Archives' by Charles Stross a fun genre hybrid

The Spokane County Library District regularly adds new books from just about every genre of fiction and nonfiction it is possible to imagine to its Digital Downloads collections.

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10 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Rockwood murder-suicide: Shooter previously made threats to kill wife

UPDATE: SPOKANE, Wash- KHQ confirmed new information on a murder-suicide in Spokane that took place Tuesday morning.

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11 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

Spokane International Airport police officer accused of child rape

The Spokane County Prosecutor's Office is pursing incest and child rape charges against an Airport Police officer.

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12 hrs ago | IHRA

Spokane County Raceway to become newest IHRA member track in 2015

The International Hot Rod Associationa and IRG Sports + Entertainmenta are excited to announce that Spokane County Raceway, located in Airway Heights, Washington just outside of Spokane, has become IHRA's newest member track and IHRA's first on the West Coast, effective 2015.

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14 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Action Cam: SCRAPS Offers Free Adoption With Purchase Of License

KHQ.COM - In a one week period from July 1st through July 6th, the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service has taken in 89 dogs and 145 cats - a total of 234 animals.

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Related Topix: Spokane Valley, WA, Entiat, WA, Spokane, WA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Attorney General: eFoodHandler certificates worthless - Tue, 08 Jul 2014 PST

The Washington attorney general's office says food handler certificates issued through the eFoodhandlers website are not valid in the state.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Pierce County, WA, Spokane, WA

The Spokesman-Review

In brief: Spokane City Council salutes zombie TV series jobs - Tue, 08 Jul 2014 PST

The Spokane City Council on Monday took ancestral veneration one step further in saluting the undead - that is, about 1,600 jobs that the zombie television series "Z Nation" brought to the city.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

No changes for Spokane law enforcement with opening of pot shops

Spokane area law enforcement officers said they had no changes in the works on Monday to prepare for recreational pot officially going on sale on Tuesday.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Road crews level out Ponderosa Jump

Safety improvements were finally complete at a dangerous intersection in the Spokane Valley in July.

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Related Topix: Spokane Valley, WA, Education Etc., Spokane, WA

The Spokesman-Review

Police investigating overnight break-in, alleged rape - Mon, 07 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A 29-year-old man was arrested early Monday after reports he entered a home, possibly while armed, and raped a woman.

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The Olympian

Knowledgeable voters required for primary election

Thurston County residents will start receiving their voters' pamphlets this week for the Aug. 5 primary election.

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Related Topix: Thurston County, WA, Mason County, WA, Yakima County, WA, Lacey, WA, Tumwater, WA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Liberty Lake Splash

Police Report

The following incidents and arrests were among those reported by the Liberty Lake Police Department from May 19 to June 23. The report is listed in chronological order.

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Related Topix: Liberty Lake, WA, Spokane, WA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

In brief: Multiband music festival at Arbor Crest today - Sat, 05 Jul 2014 PST

The recipients are: Chanoa Marx from Barker High School, who will attend Evergreen State College; Melaney Lamb from Freeman High School, who will attend Carrington College; Megan Jennen from You have viewed 20 free articles or blogs allowed within a 30-day period.

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Related Topix: Evergreen State College, Spokane, WA, Spokane Valley, WA

The Spokesman-Review

Grant goes for new chipper in Rockford - Sat, 05 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The city of Rockford has received an $11,500 grant from the Department of Ecology to purchase a new chipper.

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The Spokesman-Review

Volunteer opportunities - Sat, 05 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.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Life, Charity

The Spokesman-Review

Community services - Sat, 05 Jul 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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The Spokesman-Review

Valley Fire, District 8 strike new agreement - Sat, 05 Jul 2014 PST

The Spokane Valley Fire Department and Spokane County Fire District 8 now have an automatic aid agreement, meaning the closest crew will respond to an incident, no matter which side of the boundary it's on.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Spokane deputies will not be charged in stun gun death

Will Berger, 34, died of oxygen deprivation sustained in the confrontation with Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies Shawn Audie and Steve Paynter.

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