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  1. County Commissioners approve $25 million for Sportsplex projectRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Spokane County Commissioners have approved $25 million in bonds to fund the proposed Spokane Sportsplex, an indoor, multi-sport facility that would be located just east of the Veteran's Memorial Arena. "It's been a long journey we've been trying to figure out how to fund this for a long time," said Stephanie Curran, CEO of the Spokane Public Facilities District.

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  2. Washington spends little to help the statea s 900,000 smokers quit a "...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily World

    ... Paige McGowan, the Spokane Regional Health District's tobacco prevention coordinator. About 15 percent of Spokane County residents reported smoking in a 2015 health district survey. The health district has a locally-funded campaign called Done My ...

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  3. Big hurdle cleared for a sportsplex in SpokaneRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Spokane County Commissioners have approved a $25 million bond to help build the Spokane Sportsplex. The Sportsplex would be a multi-purpose sports facility.

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  4. Crews break ground on 195 corridor projectRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... extra lanes will actually speed up the drive by about 15 minutes on days with heavy traffic. Spokane, Wash. Spokane County Commissioners have approved a $25 million bond to help build the Spokane Sportsplex. The Sportsplex would be a multi-purpose ...

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  5. EWU getting food cabinets to help fight hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... located in and they're accessible just by opening the cabinets and getting what you can use." Spokane, Wash. Spokane County Commissioners have approved a $25 million bond to help build the Spokane Sportsplex. The Sportsplex would be a multi-purpose ...

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  6. Spokane area student arrested for social media threatRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... is the second juvenile student to be arrested for making social media threats like this in the past week. Spokane County Sheriff's Deputy Alex Bullion called Liberty School District Superintendent Kyle Rydell around 9:30 p.m. on April 17, asking ...

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  7. Woman found dead at waste management plant had been estranged from...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... normal to go long stretches of time without hearing from Standen, she never expected a phone call from the Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office, asking if he she knew anyone who could claim her remains. Pedersen said the two weren't close, but ...

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  8. Spokane County deputies arrest 15-year-old Liberty High School...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... it was funny, but had no actual plan to blow up a school. The suspect was arrested and booked into the Spokane County Juvenile Detention Facility where he was charged with Threats to Bomb or Injure Property, a felony. "We thank the concerned ...

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  9. Commissioners approve $25 million in bonds to help build downtown Sportsplex - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Spokane County commissioners approved issuance of $25 million in bonds to help build the Spokane Sportsplex - a proposed multiuse sports facility with capacity to host national and local events. The $42 million Sportsplex - to be constructed on a 5-acre site north of the Spokane River and Riverfront Park - has been in the works for several years by the city, county, the Spokane Sports Commission and the Spokane Public Facilities District, said Larry Soehren, vice chairman of the facilities district.

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  10. Spokane County emergency crews train for mass casualty situationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Over the next few days, more than 500 firefighters and emergency crews from ten agencies across Spokane County will gear up to practice the best response techniques for a mass casualty situation. Mock trainings were held at Holly Energy Tank Farm, and at Fairchild Air Force Base, where hypothetical hazmat situations were supposed to have injured or incapacitated a dozen people and contaminated other workers.

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  11. If Boeing builds new jetliner in Washington, Spokane manufacturers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Airplane Council. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review) Aerospace is already a $270 million industry in Spokane County, employing about 4,300 people. Many of those workers have jobs at companies that make parts for Boeing's massive supply chain as part ...

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  12. Spokane County moves ahead with lawsuit against drug makersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Spokane County Board of Commissions voted unanimously Tuesday to join a nationwide lawsuit against the companies that make prescription opioid drugs, claiming those companies knowingly lied about the addictive potential of their powerful painkillers. The county commissioners say that Spokane County has had to pay a high price for widespread opioid addiction.

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  13. Commissioners will pursue lawsuit against drug manufacturers - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    Spokane County Commissioners will pursue a lawsuit alleging opioid manufacturers lied about the addictive nature of the prescription drug to doctors and patients. Commissioners voted to retain law firm Keller Rohrback, LLP, to represent the county along with cities and counties across the state in the lawsuit.

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  14. Deputies recover stolen car, make arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies recovered a reported stolen car and made two arrests while searching for a wanted suspect in west Spokane early Tuesday morning. Deputy Garrett Spencer was patrolling the 4600 block of S. Cheatham Rd. around 5:50 a.m. Tuesday when he observed a red Toyota Tercel with a broken headlight traveling on Cheatham.

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  15. Obermiller faces lengthy prison term despite being found innocent of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... d'Alene until he was discovered and arrested on Sept. 20, 2016, on a charge of second-degree murder. Deputy Spokane County prosecutors Gayle Ervin and Jennifer Zappone also did not tell defense attorneys until minutes before they called their last ...

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  16. Washington spends little to help the state's 900,000 smokers quit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seattle Times

    ... Paige McGowan, the Spokane Regional Health District's tobacco prevention coordinator. About 15 percent of Spokane County residents reported smoking in a 2015 health district survey. The health district has a locally funded campaign called Done My ...

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  17. Spokane County may join legal action against companies that make...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Spokesman-Review

    OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy. Spokane County may join a nationwide lawsuit against manufacturers of the powerful prescription painkillers.

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  18. Spokane City Council approves study for bike share programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Just dial 9-1-1 and within seconds you're connected with a call-receiver who's ready to send you help. But in Spokane County, more calls come in from the West Central neighborhood than anywhere else, and emergency responders say they're not always ...

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  19. How emergency responders are stopping people from crying wolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    It's the first thing most people think to do in an emergency: Just dial 9-1-1 and within seconds you're connected with a call-receiver who's ready to send you help. But in Spokane County, more calls come in from the West Central neighborhood than anywhere else, and emergency responders say they're not always needed.

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  20. Spokane native jockey Albert Johnson among latest inductees into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Spokesman-Review

    Although jockeys slow their mounts to a gallop at the finish line, history's still catching up with Albert Johnson, a Spokane County native once ranked with the nation's best. A member of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame since 1971, Johnson has won belated election to the State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame, almost 90 years since his meteoric career in the sport of kings.

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