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  1. Royal City woman dies in crash east of QuincyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Grant County Sheriff's Office says a 68-year-old woman from Royal City was killed Monday morning in a crash east of Quincy. Around 6 a.m., Isidra Romero-Ramos was the passenger in a 1998 Honda Civic driven by 64-year-old Loldgario Romero of Royal City, which was headed north on Adams Road North.

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  2. 26 Orondo firefighters work to free driver from mangled wreckage of semi crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Crews were dispatched the crash at the bottom of the McNeil Canyon Grade, two miles north of the Beebe Bridge at around 6:41 a.m. First arriving firefighters found a heavily damaged semi, on fire, 100 feet down an embankment and through a guardrail. The semi was upside down with a loaded trailer attached.

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  3. Crews fighting Crystal Fire near Wenatchee expect full containment MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Crews say they'll be out Monday morning checking the perimeter and around the residential areas one more time. Crews assigned to the fire overnight said that even with some high winds, the perimeter was holding well.

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  4. Florida DUI suspect pulled from water, arrested after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A DUI suspect had to be pulled from the water in Florida after he crashed his truck and tried to run from deputies. It all started just before 4 a.m. at a bar in Marathon.

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  5. Missing man's body found in Soap LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The body of a Colville tribal member who went missing last month was recovered from the waters of Soap Lake Friday evening, the Grant County Sheriff's Office reports. Kayakers found the body of Michael Clark and notified authorities.

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  6. Crystal fire near Wenatchee now 30 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A fire burning on the north edge of East Wenatchee, Washington, in Douglas County is 30 percent contained according to crews on the front line. The Crystal Fire started just after midnight on September 1. Strong winds accelerated the spread of the blaze through dry brush and grass through the night, threatening nearby homes and orchards.

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  7. State mobilization authorized for Crystal fire in Douglas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A fire that started early Saturday morning in Douglas County near East Wenatchee has grown to over 2,500 acres, forcing some Level 2 evacuation notices. State fire assistance has been mobilized for the Crystal fire in support of local firefighters working to contain the fire burning in brush, sage and grass.

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  8. WSP: Blewett Pass closed following semi-truck rollover, 80,000 pounds of apples lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    In a tweet, Trooper Moore said injuries were minor, but the truck was carrying 80,000 pounds of apples, which were all lost. #BREAKING Blewett Pass CLOSED for rolled over semi collision.

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  9. 14-foot squid washes up on shore in New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Dan Aplin from Ocean Hunter Spearfishing and Freediving Specialists and his two brother located the squid while heading out to spearfish. BLEWETT PASS, Wash.

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  10. Unhealthy smoky air blankets NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Unhealthy smoky air from wildfires is blanketing the Northwest. The National Weather Service says Washington state had the worst air quality in the country Wednesday.

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  11. Hiker who died fell, suffered blunt force traumaRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Authorities say a hiker whose body was flown by helicopter out of the Buck Mountain area, north of Lake Wenatchee died after an accidental fall. Chelan County Coroner Wayne Harris says 43-year-old James Rothwell of Seattle died Saturday as a result of blunt force trauma to his head and body.

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  12. Body of hiker flown by helicopter identifiedRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The body of a hiker flown by helicopter out of the Buck Mountain area, north of Lake Wenatchee has been identified. Chelan County Coroner Wayne Harris says 43 year old James E. Rothwell of Seattle died Saturday.

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  13. Country singer brings mom suffering from Alzheimer's on stage, sings song about herRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    "It was just so powerful to see the raw emotion in Jay," said Richard-Dittmer. "The way he was holding his mom was very heartwarming.

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  14. Helicopter crew responds to emergency beacon, lifts body outRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The body of a hiker was flown by helicopter out of the Buck Mountain area, north of Lake Wenatchee, and two other uninjured hikers walked out. Chelan County Sheriff's Office received a report of an emergency beacon at about 2:30 p.m. Saturday and sent a rescue team to the area.

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  15. Sheep Creek fire near Northport now 20 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The fire perimeter and 435-acre size is unchanged and remains in the boundaries of the Flagstaff and Sheep Creek roads. Crews strengthened firelines Saturday using burnout tactics.

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  16. Board approves Riverfront Park rides studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    If there is any glimmer of hope that the rides will return to Spokane's Riverfront Park, it happened Thursday afternoon. While the sun beat down on the Skate Ribbon right outside Spokane City Council chambers, members of the Park Board debated whether to approve a study that will look at potential location, development, and cost of the rides.

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  17. Mother arrested on manslaughter charge in 2-year-old son's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Douglas County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a 35-year-old Wenatchee woman Wednesday after in connection to the death of her 2-year-old son. The Sheriff's Office says the arrest comes after an extensive investigation.

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  18. Man convicted in shooting case now faces charges in killingsRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A man recently imprisoned after being convicted of shooting at police in metro Phoenix in 2016 now faces murder charges in rural western Arizona where he is accused of killing three Washington state residents. La Paz County authorities soon after the triple-homicide identified Kitage Lynch as a suspect, and court records obtained Friday indicate a 2017 grand jury indictment him charged in the killings while he awaited trial in the Phoenix-area case.

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  19. Man pleads guilty to arson in 2015 Central Washington fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A 39-year-old man has admitted to setting a fire that destroyed nearly 30 homes in north-central Washington in 2015. Jeremy Kendall of Wenatchee pleaded guilty to first-degree arson Tuesday in Chelan County Superior Court.

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  20. Operation Hopscotch: 62 violent offenders arrested in Grant, Chelan, Douglas countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The United States Marshal Service coordinated a federal, state and local law enforcement operation called Operation Hopscotch that resulted in the arrests of 62 violent offenders in Grant, Chelan and Douglas Counties, the US Attorney's Office announced Monday. The Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force, U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations, Grant County Sheriff's Office, Chelan County Sheriff's Office, Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Moses Lake Police Department, Wenatchee Police Department and East Wenatchee Police Department partnered in Operation Hopscotch to locate and arrest sex offenders and other violent offenders with outstanding active arrest warrants.

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