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48 min ago | 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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Related Topix: Cheney, WA

4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Fire, Spokane, WA

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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Related Topix: Liberty Lake, WA, Weather, Spokane, WA

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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Related Topix: Weather, Spokane, WA

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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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Okanogan, WA

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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Related Topix: Nine Mile Falls, WA

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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The Spokesman-Review

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.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Life, Charity

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

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.

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Related Topix: Avista, Advantage IQ, Energy, Weather, Pend Oreille County, WA, Spokane, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

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.

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Related Topix: Spokane Valley, WA, Marijuana, Spokane, WA

The Spokesman-Review

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.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

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.

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Related Topix: Weather, Pend Oreille County, WA, Chattaroy, WA, Spokane, WA

The Spokesman-Review

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.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Home Gardening, Home, Photography, Arts, Cellphones

HeraldNet

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.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters

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