Spokane County Newswire (Page 8)

Spokane County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Spokane County, WA. (Page 8)

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  1. Sue Lani Madsen: Taking transportation back to the future - Sat, 02 Dec 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Horizon 2040 Spokane Metropolitan Transportation Plan identifies Spokane County's transportation challenges for the next 22 years. Cataloging infrastructure maintenance is easy compared to forecasting changing technology, unpredictable human behavior and fighting the urge to read personal preferences into the tea leaves.

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  2. Spokane Police Officer appears in court on domestic violence chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... for domestic violence. Spolski's girlfriend claims the couple was fighting on November 26 at their north Spokane County home when Spolski hit her with a chair, injuring her hand and foot. Testimony went further into detail, alleging that this was ...

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  3. Spokane County to charge extra $2 at waste transfer stations - Fri, 01 Dec 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Spokane County's waste transfer stations will begin charging a $2 surcharge to pay for state-mandated environmental education and outreach programs, hazardous waste disposal and recycling dropoffs. County spokeswoman Martha Lou Wheatley-Billeter said the surcharge is needed to replace state funding, which has decreased drastically in recent years.

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  4. Spokane man arrested for child pornography - Fri, 01 Dec 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    A 51-year-old Spokane man was arrested Thursday for possessing child pornography, according to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office. A search warrant revealed over 500 pictures that revealed explicit images of children ranging 5 to 13 years old in the possession of Joseph W. Glenn.

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  5. Colbert man arrested on child pornography charges after hundreds of images recovered of young girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A man living in Colbert, just north of Spokane off the Hatch Rd. exit has been arrested for multiple charges on possession of child pornography. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says 51-year-old Joseph W. Glenn has been charged with eleven counts of 1st Degree and one count of 2nd Degree Possession of Depictions of a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct.

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  6. Fallen power lines close section of SR 291Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    WSP is reporting a car and power pole collision at SR 291 near milepost 15 in Stevens County, four miles north of the Spokane County line. Ys Ys Ys Traffic Alert Ys Ys Ys SR 291 MP15 closed due to power line over roadway.

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  7. Spokane man arrested for possessing child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Spokane County Sheriff's Office Sexual Assault Unit Detectives arrested 51-year-old Joseph W. Glenn for possessing over 500 explicit images of child pornography Thursday. Working off of a tip received from Internet Crimes Against Children and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, detectives began investigating a report of nine child pornography images that had been uploaded to a cloud-based server.

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  8. Spokane police officer arrested on suspicion of domestic violence - Fri, 01 Dec 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Officer Nicholas J. Spolski,37, was booked into jail on a fourth-degree domestic violence assault charge, according to a Spokane County Sheriff's Office news release.

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  9. Officer arrested for domestic violence, placed on leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    According to police, the department was made aware of an allegation of domestic violence against Spolski on Thursday, Nov. 30. The alleged incident occurred on Sunday, November, 26, at a home in North Spokane County involving Spolski and the victim he has been dating.

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  10. Looking BackRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Cheney Free Press

    ... Council had to decide whether to approve recommended rate increases to the city's water and sewer utilities. Spokane County was considering a location in Cheney, along with nine other county sites for a new jail to be built by the time the Geiger ...

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  11. ML schools fight the social media battleRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Cheney Free Press

    Medical Lake Schools Superintendent Tim Ames received that call a couple of weeks ago with the greeting: "Mr. Ames, how are you?" as he got word the Spokane County Sheriff's Office was investigating possible involvement of a student in dissemination of sexually explicit photos that allegedly featured some high school students. It's a case investigators have cautioned will not likely be finished anytime soon, but the district constantly does its best to make sure there are no such cases in the first place.

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  12. STEP project inches towards late 2017 openingRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Cheney Free Press

    ... is moving along," Evans said, adding that separate lawsuits filed by the Kalispel Tribe and then the Spokane County Commissioners did not impede construction. "We figured we would prevail anyway," she added. Despite a long 2016-17 winter where snow ...

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  13. Health district's nurse-family partnership to expand - Fri, 01 Dec 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... April 6, 2017. The visit is part of the Nurse-Famliy Partnership. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review) A Spokane County program that provides new mothers with one-on-one visits from a nurse is expanding as part of a research study. The Spokane ...

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  14. House tax bill would undermine senior housing - Fri, 01 Dec 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... affordable apartments for seniors and working families after Dec. 31. Almost 3,000 affordable apartments in Spokane County owe their existence to these bonds - more than 500 of them specifically set aside for seniors. Eliminating private-activity ...

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  15. Christmas Bureau volunteer roster is full and ready to serve - Fri, 01 Dec 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... families who need assistance at Christmas. This year's Bureau runs from Dec. 8-18 (excluding Sundays) at the Spokane County Fairgrounds. There are close to 600 volunteers already signed up. Each has to complete a lengthy application and pass a ...

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  16. Man shot and killed in Hillyard domestic violence call identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... were injured. The officers involved were put on administrative leave while Washington State Patrol and the Spokane County Sheriff's Office conduct an officer-involved shooting investigation. Chief Meidl reports one of the officers was wearing a body ...

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  17. SRHD reports Eastern Washington's first flu-related death this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A Spokane County adult died this week from the flu, marking Eastern Washington's first flu-related death this season. The man was in his 60s.

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  18. Home owner selling house says he will accept bitcoin for partial payment on his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... if you were shopping. That garage workspace full of dust and empty containers?... NEWMAN LAKE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says the missing woman and her son have been found and are safe. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the ...

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  19. Marijuana committee trying to balance concerns of growers, publicRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2017 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... farms have been licensed across the county. That's the third-highest number of producers in the state, after Spokane County, with 145, and Snohomish County, with 105. (These numbers don't include farms that have closed, nor the handful of licenses ...

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  20. Higher taxes for poor roads - Wed, 22 Nov 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Spokane County Roads are unsafe. On Nov. 6 at 6:30 in the morning enroute to work, many of us commuters encountered total negligence by the roads department to deal with winter conditions.

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