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Man charged with vehicular homicide

SPOKANE – A local man was released from jail on his own recognizance less than a day after allegedly causing a fatal crash near Spokane International Airport on Sept. 24. Philip Garcia, 23, is charged with driving while under... — Updated 9/28/2023

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National Guard group leaving Fairchild

FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE - Washington’s Army National Guard will soon relocate one of its aviation support facilities from Fairchild Air Force Base to the former Executive Flight building at Pangborn Memorial Airport. Chelan-Doug... — Updated 9/21/2023

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Scharosch appointed to bench

SPOKANE – Spokane County has a new court commissioner. Jerry Scharosch was appointed by Spokane County Superior Court Presiding Judge Julie McKay, effective Oct. 2. Scharosch received his undergraduate degree in geography from Po... — Updated 9/21/2023

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Fallen Hero Cart arrives at Spokane airport

SPOKANE - In collaboration with Spokane International Airport, Alaska Airlines employees held a ceremony on September 16 to place a new Fallen Hero Cart at the airport. This marks... — Updated 9/21/2023

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Burglar wearing Cheney Rodeo hat sought

PULLMAN – The Whitman County Sheriff's Office is looking for help catching a burglar last seen wearing a Cheney Rodeo hat early Sunday morning. Sheriff Brett Myers said many of... — Updated 9/21/2023

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Company donates $20,000 for area fire recovery

SPOKANE – Teck American Incorporated, a subsidiary of Teck Resources Limited (Teck) has donated $20,000 to local organizations supporting emergency wildfire responses in eastern Washington. The money was given to two groups in... — Updated 9/7/2023

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Final daily update given for Gray Fire

MEDICAL LAKE – The final daily update on the Gray Fire was sent out From Northwest Team 7 on Sept. 2, who had been overseeing the firefighting efforts. Since this notice, all evacuation warnings have been lifted. This update... — Updated 9/7/2023

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Party declarations certified for 2024 presidential primary

OLYMPIA — As required by state law, political party declarations voters must sign when participating in the 2024 Presidential Primary were certified Tuesday morning by Secretary of State Steve Hobbs. Washington’s voters do not... — Updated 9/7/2023


Official Lincoln County Rodeo results announced

DAVENPORT – Here are the official results of the Aug. 25-26 Lincoln County Rodeo: Bareback Riding – 1. Duke Hanson, 76; 2. Mason Payne, 73; no other qualified rides. Saddle... — Updated 9/7/2023

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U-Haul offers 30 days assistance

SPOKANE — U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents in and around Spokane impacted by two active wildfires, according to a company press release. Because the Gray and Oregon fires... — Updated 8/31/2023

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State Supreme Court upholds records access

OLYMPIA – The work-related records of public employees are indeed public, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday, Aug. 24. In a public records-access lawsuit filed by the Freedom Foundation, the state’s highest court ruled... — Updated 8/31/2023


Lucky hunters getting extra shot

OLYMPIA – Some lucky hunters have an extra shot at obtaining additional permits this season. According to the state Department of Fish and Wildife, hunters who previously bought a multi-season application will have a chance to bu... — Updated 8/31/2023


Two arrested for burglary

MEDICAL LAKE – Two people from Tacoma have been arrested and booked into Spokane County Jail on burglary charges. On August 21, 2023, at approximately 8:15 am, Spokane Police Detective Lynch was working in the Gray Fire... — Updated 8/25/2023


FishFest coming in September

COULEE DAM–Locals are invited to join Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area for a free, family friendly fishing festival Saturday Sept. 9. Lake Roosevelt has partnered with other federal, state, and non-profit agencies sharing... — Updated 8/25/2023


Lucky hunters get extra shot

OLYMPIA – Some lucky hunters have an extra shot at obtaining additional permits this season. According to the state Department of Fish and Wildife, hunters who previously bought a multi-season application will have a chance to... — Updated 8/25/2023

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Semi crash injures driver

Fire District 10 responded to a semi rollover along U.S. 2 on Aug. 14. Engine 10-1 Secured the scene and protected the area from hazards or fire, the driver was transported by AMR... — Updated 8/17/2023

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Troopers step up patrols

PULLMAN – The Washington State Patrol has stepped up its enforcement efforts as Washington State University students return to college in Pullman. The 10-day enforcement effort ends Aug. 20, the patrol said. District No. 4 troop... — Updated 8/17/2023

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Crash near Garden Springs closes exit

SPOKANE - On Aug. 15, at approximately *** Spokane County Fire District 10 responded to a call regarding a rollover accident on eastbound I-90 near the Garden Springs exit.... — Updated 8/17/2023


Graham takes assistant AD post

LEWISTON, Idaho – Former Cheney high, University of Idaho and Eastern Washington football player Ty Graham will be the new assistant athletic director of marketing and promotions... — Updated 8/17/2023


Sturgeon season set for Lake Roosevelt

SEVEN BAYS – Fishermen will begin hitting Lake Roosevelt this fall in hopes of catching a large fish species that has existed for more than 175 million years. The state Department... — Updated 8/10/2023

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Suspect taken to hospital after chase

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – One man was arrested and will be charged with attempted murder after firing a gun at a deputy and then leading police on a dangerous car chase. Robert L. Talley, 53 has been booked into Spokane County Jail and... — Updated 8/10/2023

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Medical Lake School Board

The Medical Lake School District has several contested seats as well. Gerri Johnson is leading the race with 49.51% for District Director 1, Lennelle Spillman is currently in second place with a slight lead over Bryan Musser.... — Updated 8/3/2023

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Cheney elections heating up

Early primary election results have started coming in, and several contested races are on the ballot. The seat for Cheney School Board District 4 has John Boerger currently leading with 35.74%. Bill Hanson currently sits in second... — Updated 8/3/2023

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Aug. 1 Primary Election Ballots being tallied

CHENEY — Here are the unofficial ballot returns as of Tuesday night, Aug. 1: Airway Heights City Proposition No. 1 (Library) Yes---410 No---173 Proposition No. 2 (Fire Station) Yes---452 No---131 Cheney City Proposition No. 1... — Updated 8/3/2023

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Primary election ends Tuesday

CHENEY – Spokane County elections officials said ballots are coming in for contested West Plains races on the Aug. 1 primary ballot. This year so far, 819 ballots (13%) out of 6,298 mailed to registered voters in Cheney had been... — Updated 7/27/2023


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