Spokane County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Safeway store in Liberty Lake part of big Haggen expansion - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... plan to sell to Haggen. The Liberty Lake Safeway store, at 1233 N. Liberty Lake Road, is the only location in Spokane county affected by the Haggen deal. The Bellingham company will also acquire Albertsons stores in Wenatchee and Walla Walla. "With ...

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  2. Planning Commission OKs Cheney parks planRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Cheney Free Press

    ... lanner Brett Lucas said staff had inserted data about residents in the surrounding unincorporated portions of Spokane County that ut...

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  3. Looking BackRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Cheney Free Press

    ... Dec. 9, was arrested after crashing a stolen 1994 Ford pickup into a floral shop and was still wearing his Spokane County Jail coveralls. Medical Lake wrestlers exacted some revenge on the Royal, Wash., Lancers by scoring a 72-0 victory with nine ...

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  4. Spokane County tostudy bad-check programRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The new prosecutor in Spokane County is ending a deal with a Missouri company that uses the office's letterhead to target bad-check writers. But Prosecutor-elect Larry Haskell says he believes there's value in the program and wants to continue the partnership once he has staff in place to address ethical concerns.

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  5. Justice Department releases audit of Spokane Police - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... below. Fifteen people have died at the hands of Spokane Police officers since 2006; 10 have been killed by Spokane County Sheriff's deputies. Only one officer, Karl Thompson, has been found guilty of criminal violations in those cases. Blue markers ...

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  6. Constitutionalists to protest 'militarization' of Spokane County Sheriff's Dept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Examiner.com

    On Saturday, Spokane-area Constitutionalists and those opposed to what they see as the militarization of the Spokane County Sheriff 's Department, are set to make their voices heard at the Spokane Valley Police Department facility at 12710 E. Sprague Ave. in Spokane Valley, Washington, according to a Facebook event posted Wednesday. Spokane Valley's law enforcement is provided by the Sheriff's Department through a contract with the city.

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  7. Spokane County prosecutor ends bad-check partnership - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Spokane County's new prosecutor will briefly end a long-standing and controversial deal with a Missouri company that uses the office's letterhead to target bad-check writers.

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  8. Spokane Transit to ask voters to increase sales tax to 9.0% for electric trolleyRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Washington Policy Center

    ... area to 9.0% - one of the highest figures in the state. The Spokesman-Review reports the vote was 6-3 , with Spokane County Commissioner Shelly O'Quinn, along with Spokane Valley City Councilmembers Chuck Hafner and Ed Pace voting against. ...

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  9. Most sectors here expect improvement in 2015Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Spokane Journal of Business

    Most economic sectors in the Inland Northwest experienced growth this year, and even those that faced challenges are somewhat optimistic about 2015. The overall job market in Spokane County improved as the average employment rate for the year fell to 6.2 percent, from 7.9 percent last year and 8.8 percent in 2012.

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  10. Editorial: No surprise that pot laws will continue to be tweaked - Sat, 13 Dec 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... marijuana shops. More arrests for marijuana intoxication have created a public health emergency, members say. Spokane County commissioners next week will discuss zoning changes that would further limit the areas where marijuana can be grown or sold. ...

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  11. Truck crashes into Banner Bank in Spokane ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... from Spokane Valley faces felony charges after deputies say he caused a mobile home to explode last month. Spokane County Sheriff's deputies arrested 24-year-old Jesse L. Wenzel on Friday for manufacturing a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of ...

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  12. Man arrested for trailer explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A man from Spokane Valley faces felony charges after deputies say he caused a mobile home to explode last month. Spokane County Sheriff's deputies arrested 24-year-old Jesse L. Wenzel on Friday for manufacturing a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school and for reckless burning.

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  13. 12 Days of Giving shows mixed resultsRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... way you could help in the community and different charities that need the support. Meals on Wheels of Greater Spokane County was one of the non-profits showcased on the first day of this new campaign. The group hoped to raise more money, but said ...

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  14. County gets green light to clean up Mead nuisance propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A ruling from earlier this week gives Spokane County the OK to start the cleanup process of a nuisance property in Mead.

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  15. Arrest made in mobile home explosion - Fri, 12 Dec 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... a hash oil lab and called police. "The north and south walls are completely blown out and just hanging," said Spokane County Sheriff's Office spokesman Deputy Craig Chamberlin the day after the explosion.

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  16. Vehicle prowls up sharply in Kootenai County - Fri, 12 Dec 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office has seen a big increase in vehicle prowls this month as thieves are apparently doing their Christmas shopping. People have been walking down residential streets and looking for unlocked cars, said Spokane County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt.

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  17. Airway Heights and Fire District 10 begin consolidation talksRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Cheney Free Press

    Earlier this year, the Airway Heights and Medical Lake fire departments and Spokane County Fire District 10 hired Emergency Services Consulting International to conduct a cooperative services study to see how the three departments could further consolidate services. One of ESCI's recommendations was for Airway Heights and Fire District 10 to merge through either a regional fire authority or annexation.

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  18. A mystery wrapped in a riddleRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Cheney Free Press

    ... for Missing and Exploited Children volunteered to help set up a search, and Beghtol said Cheney contacted Spokane County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue unit last Friday. About 25-30 volunteers from area search groups, along with Sheriff's Office ...

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  19. Looking BackRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Cheney Free Press

    A noise battle between North Star Equipment Company and its neighbor, Peaceful Pines Mobile Home Park, was over after a Spokane County hearing examiner ruled in favor of measures taken by North Star to solve the problem. Construction crews were putting the finishing touches on the building along State Route 902 that would soon house Denny's Harvest Foods.

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  20. Mistrial declared in murder case - Thu, 11 Dec 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The refusal of an expert witness to testify and disclosure problems led Spokane County Superior Court Judge James Triplett to declare a mistrial Thursday in the trial of murder suspect Tony T. Callihan.

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