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4 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Major storm system moving north from Pullman

Major storm system moving north from Pullman at 40-45 miles per hour, producing ping pong ball sized hail, heavy rain and damaging rains.

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Related Topix: Weather

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Stolen Gun Recovered After 32 Years

KHQ.COM - On July 15th, 2014, a Stevens County Reserve Deputy contacted a Sheriff's Office Detective to let him know he had located a gun he was interested in buying on Craigslist that was being sold in Medical Lake.

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Related Topix: Medical Lake, WA, Tacoma, WA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Less than a pound seperates derby salmon

A 22.56-pound chinook landed by Ben Truscott won the $5,000 first prize in this year's Bellingham Puget Sound Anglers Salmon Derby.

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Related Topix: Grant County, WA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Stevens County candidates debate issues, philosophies - Fri, 18 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Candidates for Stevens County elected office addressed the token issues in the overwhelmingly conservative area at a forum this week: gun rights, property rights and the alleged overreach of the federal government.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Colville, WA, Immigration Reform

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Man found deceased after electrocuting himself

On Wednesday around 11:44 am, Deputies from the Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office responded to a deceased person located on a power line easement off of Calispel Trail Loop Road.

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Related Topix: Pend Oreille County, WA, Entiat, WA, Northport, WA, Spokane, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

First responders work long hours on Lake Spokane wildfire

First responders worked late into the night on the Lake Spokane wildfire on Wednesday to keep the upper-hand for crews on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

KHQ-TV Spokane

Exchange student presumed drowned after swimming in Columbia River

Sheriff Kendle Allen with Stevens County has confirmed that a 15-year-old male exchange student from S. Korea has not been seen since Thursday afternoon and is presumed drowned.

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Related Topix: Northport, WA, Franklin County, WA, Pasco, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Local teen drowns in Spokane River

A 17-year-old Spokane boy is dead after drowning in the Spokane River Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Family, Teenagers, Northport, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Hundreds battling central Washington wildfire

Several hundred firefighters are working to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across 28 square miles in central Washington.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Weather, Heat Wave, Spokane, WA, Ford, WA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Investigation complete in March officer-involved shooting

The investigation into a March 2014 officer-involved shooting has been completed, and the case has been sent to the prosecutor's office for review.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Spokane, WA

Tri-cityherald.com

Evacuations ordered in Washington state wildfire

Les Kile watches as a Chelan County fire crew arrives at his house near Entiat, Wash., Wednesday afternoon, July 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Chelan County, WA, Entiat, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Search warrant yields multiple stolen items

Tuesday afternoon, the Spokane County SWAT Team served a search warrant for Sheriff's Office Investigative Task Force detectives near the 4300 block of N. Sommer Ct. 31-year-old Kregg A .

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Related Topix: Spokane County, WA, Spokane Valley, WA, Valley, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Throwback Thursday: Silver Mountain Resort in 1989

KHQ.COM - When it's this hot out some of us look for a place to cool down, so with that in mind we look back at the construction of the Silver Mountain Ski Resort in 1989.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Gifford, WA, Entiat, WA, Wenatchee, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Senator Baumgartner steps in the ring with local boxing legend "The Hillyard Hammer"

KHQ.com - State Senator Michael Baumgartner plans to step into the ring and go a few rounds with local Spokane boxing legend Chauncy "The Hillyard Hammer" Welliever.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Gifford, WA, Entiat, WA, Chelan, WA

The Spokesman-Review

Federal money pledged toward Lake Spokane firefighting costs - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Federal authorities will help bankroll the cost of fighting the Lake Spokane wildfire that's already charred hundreds of acres across Stevens County.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, FEMA, US News

The Spokesman-Review

Ford wildfire hits 550 acres, threatens 60 homes - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Evacuations were ordered in southern Stevens County as a wildfire that started early Wednesday evening rapidly grew to about 700 acres.

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Related Topix: Ford, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Spokane, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

A salute to older Americans

You never know exactly what a young child sees when they look into the eyes of someone who has seen so much more.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Wildfire threatening structures near Ford

The fire was first reported at 20 to 25 acres in size and structures are threatened.

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Related Topix: Ford, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Wenatchee, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Airplane hangar destroyed by fire

We are still awaiting additional information from the Rosalia Fire Department, however according to witnesses the hangar is destroyed.

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Related Topix: Fire, Rosalia, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Seattle, WA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Fire danger on the rise

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced several chances to local fire danger levels, effective at midnight Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Pend Oreille County, WA, Ferry County, WA

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