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Friday Jul 18 | KHQ-TV Spokane

Local Firefighters on Scene at Chiwakum Fire Near Leavenworth

A team of local firefighters are on the fire lines in Leavenworth. Five engines and 14 crew members are helping protect buildings at the Chiwakum Creek Fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Pullman, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Twisp, WA

Friday Jul 18 | KLEW-TV Lewiston

Whitman County burn ban declared until further notice

A burn ban for the area surrounding Pullman is still in effect. Whitman County District 12 declared the burn ban Wednesday evening due to extremely dry conditions.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Whitman County assessor faces civil lawsuit - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Whitman County's longtime assessor is in federal court in Spokane this week, fighting a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by an employee.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Two buildings destroyed by fire near Mt. Spokane

Firefighters from Fire District #4 and Department of Natural Resources were called to the fire at around 3:00pm on Miner Road just off of Mt.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Avista, Advantage IQ, Energy, Spokane County, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

911 outage in Whitman County

A fiber optic cable was cut and they are working to repair right now, however service may be out for the next 6-8 hours.

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Related Topix: Rosalia, WA, Oakesdale, WA, Malden, WA, Spokane, WA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Whitman County coroner investigates why man died at Colfax city pool

The Whitman County coroner is investigating the death of a 33-year-old man that occurred at the Colfax Municipal Pool Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Police arrest car thief driving the wrong way on a one-way street in Pullman

A Spokane man is in jail after being accused of stealing a car and getting pulled over in it hours later.

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Related Topix: Pullman, WA, Palouse, WA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Drug trafficking arrests made in Clarkston and Lacrosse

Three people are in jail after a months-long investigation by the Quad Cities Drug Task Force.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Palouse, WA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Theft victim recognizes stolen items on Craigslist, police catch criminal

A Colfax man is in jail facing multiple felony charges after burglarizing a home and trying to sell the items on Craigslist.

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