2 hrs ago
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.
3 hrs ago
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 .
6 hrs ago
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.
18 hrs ago
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.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Saying goodbye to home
After years of obstacles for 61 Priest Lake lot lessees, the end comes on Thursday, August 28th.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
County dials up alert for 911 warnings - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. For several years now, Spokane County's 911 system has had the ability to notify people of potential danger nearby - a wildfire evacuation, a gunman on the loose, even a water system contamination.
Shawn Vestal: In the sordid wake of the bikini-clad prosecutor - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 PST
So, just to be clear: The prosecutor who was buddying up to a criminal - a criminal with the word "Criminal" tattooed on his forehead - turns out to be the one who dismissed felony charges against a reputed Hell's Angel in order to cover up the internal investigation of a police officer who was hooking up with a criminal.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Spokane Valley K-9 falls into culvert during chase
Not only did K-9 Laslo and his partner, Deputy Jeff Thurman, fall into a culvert during a chase in the early morning darkness, the deputy landed on top of the German Shepherd.
Sheriff's Office seeks help finding missing teens
The Spokane County Sheriff's Office took to Facebook asking for help finding three missing juveniles in the Inland Northwest.
Cutting Spokane Co. Jail costs: Keeping inmate jumpsuits longer
Two on Your Side learned the Spokane County Jail has spent a lot more taxpayer money to clothe criminals.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Spokane City Council chooses Karen Stratton to replace Steve Salvatori
SPOKANE, Wash.- The Spokane City Council voted Monday night to appoint Karen Stratton to a vacant seat that represents the city's 3rd district in Northwest Spokane.
College students create nail polish to help protect women from date rape
Students from North Carolina State University say they've invented a nail polish that will help women know when they've come in contact with date-rape drugs.
County prosecutor allegedly aided wanted felon - Mon, 25 Aug 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A Spokane County criminal prosecutor is under investigation after allegedly aiding a wanted felon avoid police capture earlier this year.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Pak includes fair admission, $3 in food coupons, and 30 carnival ride tickets
Check out our list of 25 Things To Do At The Fair and enter to win a Family Pak to the 2014 Spokane County Interstate Fair! The Pak includes fair admission for up to 2 adults, 4 seniors or youth, $3 in food coupons, and a coupon good for 30 carnival ride tickets! The fair runs September 5th through 14th!
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Spokane County Sheriff's Office gets new helicopters thanks to donation
SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash.- In mid-August the Spokane County Sheriff's office announced they're getting new helicopters.