Posted on: January 13, 2017

Adopting Interim Ordinance for Processing Building Permits in Rural Areas of Unincorporated Areas

The Board of County Commissioners adopts new Interim Ordinance regarding processing of Building Permits in Rural Spokane County.  The Interim Ordinance repeals the previous Interim Ordinance adopted under Resolution #'s 16-0833 and 16-09...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Changes considered for Growth Management Planning

A workshop to consider proposed changes to the Land Quantity Analysis is scheduled with the Steering Committee of Elected Officials on January 18, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at the Spokane Regional Health District in conference room 140, 1101 W. College Avenue, Sp...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Permitting and Land Use Fees to Remain Unchanged

No Fee Increase for 2017

Spokane County Building and Planning is happy to announce that Permitting and Land Use Fees will remain unchanged for the 2017 Fiscal Year.

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Burn Restrictions Lifted

With major fire potential forecasting returning to “normal” or “minimal” levels, Burning Restrictions which went into effect July 29th, 2016 are officially lifted (attachment) within the unincorporated areas of Spokane County as of today, October 3rd, 201...Read on...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

NEW! Sign-up to receive TEXT MESSAGE REMINDERS of your future District Court hearings.

Spokane County District Court now offers text message reminders for future court hearings. Reminders will be sent approximately 24 hours prior to your court hearing.

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Elections

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Voter Registration Deadline

Registration Form

Monday, February 6th is the voter registration deadline for voters who are not registered in the State of Washington prior to the partial county February 14th Special Election.  You must register in person at the Elections Office.

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Current Election Information

Primary Election

Important dates and information for the February 14, 2017 Special Election can be found on our Current Election Information page.

Current Election Page
Posted on: January 17, 2017

General Election Results

Results

Election results for the November 8th, 2016 General Election were certified on November 29th, 2016.

Election Results

Posted on: June 7, 2016

Congratulations, Daniel Garner!

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Daniel is the October winner of two free rounds of golf for completing our Quality of Experience Survey. Thank you for your feedback! Complete the survey for a chance to win a round of golf (green fee only) for a twosome at any of our golf courses!

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Snowplow Activity

Snowplowing Routes

View the Snow Plow Activity - 24 Hour Map or call the Spokane County Snow Removal Hotline at 509-477-2666.

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

Inmate Roster

Inmate Roster

View the list of inmates currently in custody of Detention Services

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Property Information in the palm of your hand

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View property information and maps for your home, business, or a prospective real estate purchase. Spokane County SCOUT brings you school and services information, property taxes and valuations, maps, and more!

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Hangman Creek/Hayes Rd Overhead Utility

FILE NO:  SLE-9-16

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: Hangman Creek/Hayes Rd Overhead Utility

PROPONENT: Avista Utilities - Todd McLaughlin

ADDRESS AND LOCATION OF PROPOSAL:  From Spangle, WA (off Hwy 195) South on Main St., turn left onto Old WA-195-Sce...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Notice of Application (Type II) ZS-03-16

FILE NO:  ZS-03-16

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  Zone Reclassification from Large Tract Agricultural (LTA) to Mineral Lands (M) on approximately 78 acres to allow mining of basalt rock

PROPONENT:  Don Howell

ADDRESS AND LOCATION OF PROPOSAL:&n...

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

Monroe Road Bridge #2803 Replacement Project

Description: Monroe Road Bridge #2803 Replacement Project Vicinity: Sections 21 & 22, Township 28, Range 42E WM Located on Monroe Road Approximately 0.8 miles north of Staley Road in north Spokane County.  Proponent:  Spokane County ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Mitigated Determination of Nonsignificance (MDNS): 8908 N. Nevada St. - Secure-It Self Storage

FILE NO(S):   B1604257 THRU B1604259 and B1604261 THRU B1604267

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  (10) MINI STORAGE BUILDINGS & OFFICE (INCLDS 2 ASPHALT PARKING PADS) - SECURE-IT SELF STORAGE AT NORTHPOINTE

PROPONENT:  WHIPPLE CONSULTING ENG...

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

SEPA Checklist - Nine Mile HED Maintenance Phase 2 (12710 N. Carlson Rd)

Description:  SEPA Checklist for Maintenance projects related to the ongoing construction work at the Nine Mile Hydroelectric Development.  Vicinity:  12710 N. Carlson Rd in the SE 1/4 of Section 6, Township 26N, Range 42E, W.M....Read on...

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Notice of Application - Nine Mile HED Maintenance Phase 2 ( 12710 N. Carlson Rd)

Description:  Maintenance projects related to the ongoing construction work at the Nine Mile Hydroelectric Development.  Vicinity:  12710 N. Carlson Rd in the SE 1/4 of Section 6, Township 26N, Range 42E, W.M.  Comment ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 17, 2016

Project #B1603449 Site Address: 4611 S. Dowdy Rd.

Description: HOTEL (FOUR STORY/85UNIT) W/PORTE COCHERE 0 LA QUINTA INN

Vicinity: 4611 S. Dowdy Rd.

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Wall Street Phase I Stormwater Retrofit and Pavement Rehabilitation Project

Description: Wall Street Phase I Stormwater Retrofit and Pavement Rehabilitation Project

Vicinity: Section 30, Township 26N, Range 43E WM located on Wall Street between Francis Avenue and Monroe Street.

Proponent: Spokane County

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Regina Drive Stormwater Retrofit and Pavement Rehabilitation Project

Description: Regina Drive Stormwater Retrofit and Pavement Rehabilitation Project

Vicinity: Section 7, Township 26, Range 43E WM located on Regina Drive between Mill Road and Whitworth Drive.

Proponent: Spokane County

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Lyons Avenue Stormwater Retrofit and Pavement Rehabilitation Project

Description: Lyons Avenue Stormwater Retrofit and Pavement Rehabilitation Project Vicinity: Section 30, Township 26N, Range 43E WM, located on Lyons Avenue between Wall Street and Atlantic Street. Proponent: Spokane County Comment Period Ends: 10/10/2016 ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Gleneden Development - Erosion Repair and Stormwater Retrofit Project

Description: Gleneden Development - Erosion Repair and Stormwater Retrofit Project

Vicinity: Section 32, Township 27, Range 43E WM, on the south end of the Gleneden development.

Proponent: Spokane County

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Latah Creek Streambank Restoration Project

Description: Restore/stabilize approximately 115' of streambank along Latah Creek within Hangman Valley Golf Course by adding fill and placing rip rap to match surrounding bank sections. Plants will also be added.

Vicinity: 2210 E. Hangman Valley Ro...Read on...

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

Project #B1601211 Site Address: 8227 N REGAL STREET

Description: WAREHOUSE/OFFICE/WASH BAY

Vicinity: 8227 N REGAL STREET

For more information:
Julie Shatto - [email protected]
509-477-3675

Comment Date: 5/18/2016

Posted on: May 10, 2016

Project #B1601188 Site Address: 4814 S BEN FRANKLIN LANE

Description: MANUFACTURING FACILITY FOR TAINIO TECHNOLOGY & TECHNIQUE

Vicinity: 4814 S BEN FRANKLIN LANE

For more information:
Kathy Cummings - [email protected]
509-477-3675

Comment Date: 5/10/2016

Posted on: April 26, 2016

Project #B1600958 Site Address: 11909 N DIVISION ST

Description: ORAL SURGEON OFFICE & PHYSICAL THERAPY OFFICE W/GYMNASIUM

Vicinity: 11909 N DIVISION ST

For more information:
Dawn Dompier - [email protected]
509-477-3675

Comment Date: 4/26/2016

Posted on: April 25, 2016

Project #B1600950 Site Address: 13808 E 32ND AVENUE

Description: (132) UNIT (6) APARTMENT BUILDINGS W/(6) GARAGE BUILDINGS

Vicinity: 13808 E 32ND AVENUE

For more information:
Dawn Dompier - [email protected]
509-477-3675

Comment Date: 4/25/2016

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Posted on: April 18, 2016

Project #B1600944 Site Address: 12405 N NINE MILE RD

Description: PERSONAL AMATEUR RADIO TOWER (40 FT TALL)

Vicinity: 12405 N NINE MILE RD

For more information:
Kathy Cummings - [email protected]
509-477-3675

Comment Date: 4/18/2016

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Glenrose Trailhead Design Public Meeting Scheduled!

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Interested in improved access to the Glenrose Unit of Dishman Hills Conservation Area? Be there on January 26th!

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

West Trailhead at Antoine Peak Now Open!

Antoine Peak Trailhead

Come check out Spokane County's newest trail head and the growing trail system at Antoine Peak Conservation Area!

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Posted on: October 5, 2016

Looking for an event space for next year?

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Check out our available rental facilities! Reservation requests for 2017 will be accepted beginning January 1st, 2017.

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Spokane County Road Conditions and Winter Weather Update for Jan 17, 2017

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Road maintenance crews are performing routine maintenance, widening of roads and preparing for potential flooding.  

According to the National Weather Service, conditions for Spokane County will range from sleet, freezing rain, and snow. Heavier preci...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Snow Plowing and Weather Update for January 13, 2017

NWS Forecast

Crews continue to work on widening and applying deicer. A snow blower and extra equipment have been brought into District 2 (South) to help out with snow removal. The NWS is forecasting snow flurries and freezing fog for today and tomorrow.

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SCRAPS

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Whisker Weigh In Challenge

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It may be simple to
ignore your pet’s weight problem, but remember that it may shorten their lifespanand make their days more laborious and less enjoyable. Just like in humans, obesity
can also lead to other health problems, like diabetes, d...

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

Dog House Drive

Dog House Drive

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

SCRAPS January Calendar

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Posted on: January 2, 2017

Pet Portrait Class

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Fitness with Fido

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You can help you and your pet's fitness through increased exercise and a fun and motivating way to trim down together that helps to strengthen the human-animal bond. 

Posted on: January 1, 2017

Keep Fido Fit

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A recent survey indicates over 50 percent of America's pet population is overweight or obese. If you think your dog might be overweight, consult your veterinarian and follow these tips.

Posted on: January 1, 2017

Feline Fitness

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Feline Fitness

By participating in a weight loss program with your pet, you can improve the quality of life for you and your pet through increased exercise, a strengthened human-animal bond, and a fun and motivating way to trim down together.

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Ten Tips for Winter

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10 Tips for Winter


If your pet spends most of the time in the backyard, please change your routine and keep (s)he indoors during the freezing months.

Posted on: January 1, 2017

Keep Your Feline Fit

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Overweight cats are less common than overweight dogs. Cats have a much better ability to regulate their own energy intake. However, being overweight adds stresses upon his body and puts your cat at an increased risk of diabetes, liver problems and joint p...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Dog House Drive!

Donate a gently used or new dog house

Pick up a FREE dog house

Check out all our winter safety tips at www.spokanecounty.org

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Dog House Drive

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Donate a gently used or new dog house to SCRAPS or pick up a Free dog house.  We want to make sure every pet has shelter this winter.


Posted on: January 17, 2017

SIRR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

SIRR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting 

The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team (SIRR) is investigating the Spokane Police Officer involved shooting that occurred January 15, 2017, at the intersection of Walnut and 5th Avenue in th...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Trying to Identify 2nd Suspect Who Fled from a StolenVehicle and Possibly Stole Another Vehicle

Trying to Identify 2nd Suspect Who Fled from a Stolen 

Vehicle and Possibly Stole Another Vehicle Soon After

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies, investigating a separate incident at the Walgreens on N. Division, located an occupied stolen vehi...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

UPDATE Regarding “New Sheriff’s Office Training Course: First of Its Kind Nationally”

UPDATE Regarding “New Sheriff’s Office Training Course: First of Its Kind Nationally”

In Social Media Age, Young Cops Get Trained For Real-Life Conversation - Martin Kaste (NPR)Full NPR Article Posted Here

Sgt. Marty Tucker thinks millenni...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Looking to ID Suspect who Threatened to Stab Store Employee

Looking to ID Suspect who Threatened to Stab Store Employee 

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is asking for your help identifying the male suspect in these photos.  The suspect stole a pair of Nike Air Mavin sho...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Burglary Suspect Looking for Money to Escape Snow

Burglary Suspect Looking for Money to Escape Snow

Early yesterday morning, Spokane Valley Deputies arrested 39-year-old Jonah S. Edera after he broke into a business in Spokane Valley.  Edera told deputies he was looking for money to buy a bus tic...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Detective would like to Identify this Male

Detective would like to Identify this Male 

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is asking for your help as they work to identify the male in this photo.  We understand the picture is of low quality and pixelated bu...

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Posted on: January 7, 2017

Vehicle/Train Fatality Investigation in West Spokane County

Vehicle/Train Fatality Investigation

Today at 9:39 a.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a vehicle vs. train fatality collision on Brooks Rd. south of McFarlane Rd.

A pick-up truck, traveling southbound on Brooks Road, was struck at th...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Suspect Arrested in Tester Homicide

Suspect Arrested in Tester Homicide

This evening, at approximately 4:40 p.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Detectives investigating the homicide of Robert Tester, assisted by U.S. Marshals, arrested 22-year-old John A. Radavich for 1st Degre...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Unused Turn Signal Directs Deputy to Wanted Felon

Unused Turn Signal Directs Deputy to Wanted Felon

A Spokane Valley Deputy arrested 35-year-old Matthias M. Piggot after he falsely identified himself several times during a traffic stop.  Piggot had active felony warrants for his arrest and was fo...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

Burnam sentenced in stabbing, bludgeoning death of girlfriend in Spokane Valley

Burnam sentenced in stabbing, bludgeoning death of girlfriend in Spokane Valley

MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 4:56 P.M. By Chad Sokol 

A 39-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly 29 years in prison for stabbing and bludgeoning his girlfriend to death in a ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Protect Our Aquifer, Don't Flush Medications Down The Drain!

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Medications should never be flushed down the drains. They can contaminate our water supply, lakes, rivers and streams. Spokane County residents can throw prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications in the garbage.

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Recycle Right, Spokane County!

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You think you know what should or shouldn't be put in your garbage, recycling or yard waste cart but would you bet the planet on it? Take the recycling challenge to recycle right, Spokane!

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Got Sharps Spokane?

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Needles, syringes and lancets can be put in puncture-resistant containers, labeled and disposed of - at no charge - in the Household Hazardous Waste area of any of the following facilities: North & Valley Transfer Stations or the Waste to Energy Facility

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