Spokane County Newswire (Page 9)

Spokane County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Spokane County, WA. (Page 9)

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  1. Western Washington political activist alleges financial disclosure...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Glen Morgan, a Thurston County resident and political activist, has filed more than two dozen financial disclosure complaints, mostly against Democratic officeholders and candidates in Washington. This week, he alleged Spokane County Democrats failed to disclose thousands of dollars in salary payments to the party's former chairman.

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  2. Pooled taxes to benefit West Plains development - Fri, 17 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... authority that would pool property tax revenue to accelerate construction on the West Plains. It's a way for Spokane County and the city of Spokane to share resources for a common goal, said County Commissioner Al French, whose district includes the ...

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  3. A need for separationRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | Cheney Free Press

    ... at 228 in a list of 302 "prominent" at-grade crossings. "That's not to say Betz isn't needed," JTC member and Spokane County Commissioner Al French, representing Cheney and the West Plains, said. The committee spent over a year analyzing state ...

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  4. News BriefsRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | Cheney Free Press

    Spokane County Public Works Department officials have announced the closure of several West Plains roads caused by heavy rains and rapid snow melt. Some roads had been closed earlier this month due to similar conditions, but subsequently reopened.

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  5. Fatality in Tuesday Medical Lake fireRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | Cheney Free Press

    Photo by Al Stover Several Spokane County fire agencies responded to a structure fire on North Stanley Street in Medical lake. The Medical Lake Fire Department and several other agencies responded to a structure fire within city limits on March 14. According to Medical Lake Fire Chief Jason Mayfield, the Fire Department responded to a report of smoke at a residence on the 400 block of North Stanley Street at approximately 12:45 a.m. When crews arrived, they found a heavy amount of smoke and fire at the residence.

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  6. Monopoly loses three classic tokens and introduces their replacementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... versions of the game. Among the 64 contenders, but not making the cut, were a winking emoji and a hashtag. SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Updated list of road closures due to washouts and flooding in and around Spokane County as of Wednesday afternoon ...

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  7. Racists post flyers @ 3 Spokane spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... different locations around the city early Thursday morning. The Community Building at 35 W. Main Ave., the Spokane County Democrats building at 1403 W. Third Ave. and a Starbucks at 2703 N. Division St. all had multiple racist, white nationalist and ...

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  8. Wounded Spokane County deputy identified - Fri, 10 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Spokane County Sheriff's deputy shot and wounded in the shoulder during a SWAT standoff Monday has been identified as Sgt. Harold Whapeles.

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  9. Former bank executive threatened wife hours before being shot and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... women in the car. He then tried to get into the passenger side door, which they locked. Shortly afterward a Spokane County Sheriff's deputy responded to Bellamy's home. Bellamy came out of his house and yelled several times, "Do you have a search ...

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  10. Rain, milder temps trigger flooding - Fri, 10 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... has combined with milder temperatures Friday to trigger a new round of flooding problems. Several roads in Spokane County were closed, including a rural segment of Latah Creek Road south of Valley Chapel Road and Blanchard Road from Chapman to Ross ...

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  11. 4 Things To Know For Friday, March 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Did you get a raise this year? The Spokane County Board of Commissioners did. In fact, it was a 19 percent increase.

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  12. Canine rescueRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Cheney Free Press

    Spokane County Fire District 3 firefighter Connor Rose carries one of three dogs rescued from a fire that flared up in a unit at Presnell Trailer Court March 1. Cheney Fire Department Battalion Chief Ken Johnson said the trailer sustained moderate damage from the fire that appeared to be accidental. The occupants of the trailer were not home at the time.

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  13. Blackhawks Spokane Scholars nomineesRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Cheney Free Press

    ... Hosmer - World Languages. The Spokane Scholars is designed to award the top academic students enrolled in Spokane County high schools with cash grants and college assistance for their accomplishment in these six academic areas. They will be honored ...

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  14. Use of SWAT team increasing in Spokane - Fri, 10 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Local law enforcement agencies are deploying SWAT teams more often than they used to - a practice they say protects officers and citizens alike. The trend was highlighted this week when a shootout wounded a Spokane County SWAT commander and left a domestic-violence suspect dead in his Colbert home .

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  15. Chief shows sound judgment with suspension - Fri, 10 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... of the incident, was charged with obstruction, but the jury deadlocked, with eight wanting to acquit. The Spokane County Prosecutor's Office declined to retry him, saying it seldom retries misdemeanor cases. Furthermore, a department administrative ...

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  16. Spokane County Commissioners receive 19 percent raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Did you get a raise this year? The Spokane County Board of Commissioners did. In fact, it was a 19 percent increase.

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  17. AM Headlines -- 3.9.17Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    According to Spokane County law, dogs are required to be on leash when hiking in park areas such as the Dishman Hills. The fine has been increased to $99 since the signs were made.

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  18. Loose-running dogs in parks haunt abiders of county leash law - Thu, 09 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... neighbor to hike the trails packing bear spray - and sometimes a shovel. Living in a neighborhood next to the Spokane County conservation area has given him a front row seat to the litter as well as the danger posed by people who ignore the county ...

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  19. Dog attack leaves former county commissioner packing protection - Thu, 09 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Being a Spokane County commissioner didn't give Mark Richard any special protection from a terrifying encounter with off-leash dogs. "It was a bizarre day at Iller Creek ," he said Wednesday, recounting a 2011 incident while he held the elective office.

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  20. Holocaust survivor to speak in Spokane Thursday - Thu, 09 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... experiences during the Holocaust and why what happened should not be forgotten. His talk, hosted by Chabad of Spokane County, begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Spokane Convention Center. "This is my mission, the mission of my life during my retirement," ...

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