Posted on: November 14, 2017

Public Hearing to Consider Amendment to Title 13 of the Spokane County Code

The purpose of the public hearing is to consider oral and written testimony both for and against a proposed amendment (ARP-01-2017) to Section 13.300.108 of the Spokane County Code which would allow for one extension per permit application of one hundred ...

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Building & Planning
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Spokane County Planning Commission to Hold Public Hearing November 16, 2017

The Spokane County Planning Commission will hold a public at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Hearing Room, Lower Level, Public Works Building located at 1026 W. Broadway Ave.  Agenda items include: Public Comment: Public Hearing: Agricultural Cons...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Public Hearing to Consider Administrative Amendment to Spokane County Subdivision Ordinance

The purpose of the public hearing is to consider oral and written testimony both for and against a proposed amendment (SO-01-2017) to multiple sections of the Spokane County Subdivision Ordinance regarding the delegation of final plat approval administrat...

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Building & Planning
Posted on: October 23, 2017

SCEO Approves Amendment to Revise County-Wide Planning Policies

A public hearing was held October 18, 2017 to discuss proposed amendments to the Countywide Planning Policies related to the Land Quantity Analysis Methodology.   The Planning Technical Advisory Committee provided a written report to the SCEO and...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

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: November 21, 2017

Ballot Signatures

Signature Update

If you received a letter from the Elections Office about your signature, you may have forgotten to sign your ballot or the signature on your ballot did not match the signature on your voter record.

In order for your ballot to count for this election, a res...

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Elections
Posted on: November 7, 2017

General Election Results

Election Results

Unofficial Election Results were updated on November 15th. The next ballot count will be November 27th. Election results are certified on November 28th.

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Current Election Information

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Check out our Current Election page for ballot return statistics, resolutions, important dates, and current results.

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Washington MyVote

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Get ready for the next election! Register to vote, update your address, check your registration status and more using MyVote.

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Regional Solid Waste System transfer stations close for Thanksgiving.

The three transfer stations will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23rd to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. They will resume their regular schedule on Friday, November 24, 2017.

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Recycling poster contest winners announced.

280 students from throughout Spokane County participated in the annual recycling poster contest. The winning entries will be featured in the 2018 recycling calendar.

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Transfer Stations resume Winter hours of operation.

The Spokane Regional Solid Waste System announces that beginning on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, the Transfer Stations will resume their Winter hours of operation from 8:30 am to 4 pm until March 31, 2018.

Environmental Services

Posted on: November 3, 2017

County uses Bluegills to successfully control leaches at Liberty Lake Golf Course

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Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) are a species of freshwater fish native to North America. Their diet consists mostly of small fish and aquatic invertebrates (bugs), but they also are opportunistic feeders, meaning leaches are on their menu. Liberty Lake co...

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Golf Courses
Posted on: October 30, 2017

Winter is coming! Get your rounds in before it's too late!

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Hangman and Liberty Lake courses are scheduled to host their last day of play for the season on November 12th! MeadowWood is closed for the season after 10/31. Book your tee time today!

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Want to see what else Spokane County has to offer?

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Click on the link below to visit Spokane County Parks, Recreation & Golf Department's homepage to discover our parks, trails, aquatic facilities and more!

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

2018 Public Budget Hearings

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Learn more about the development of the 2018 Spokane County Budget

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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: September 22, 2017

Notice of Application - B1702648

FILE NO.: B1702648

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  2 (4) Story (32) Unit Apartment Buildings with Garages

Parcel No.:  34031.0460

ADDRESS:  5317 S. Palouse Highway

COMMENT PERIOD ENDS:  October 6, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

SUPPORTING DOCUME...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Storage/Maintenance of Farm Equipment 140 X 400

DESCRIPTION: Storage/Maintenance of Farm Equipment 140 X 400

ADDRESS:  3610 N. Wood Road

PARCEL NUMBER:  05023.9004

PROPONENT:  Spokane County

SPOKANE COUNTY CONTACT: Spokane County Building & Planning, Dawn Dompier, 10...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Day Mt. Spokane Road Stormwater Retrofit and Pavement Rehabilitation Project

DESCRIPTION:  Day Mt. Spokane Road Stormwater Retrofit and Pavement Rehabilitation Project

VICINITY: This project is located on Day Mt. Spokane Road between Highway 2 and continuing east to 300' east of McKinnon Road, in Sections 26, 27, 34 & ...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Wall Street Phase II Stormwater Retrofit and Pavement Rehabilitation Project

DESCRIPTION:  Wall Street Phase II Stormwater Retrofit and Pavement Rehabilitation Project

VICINITY:  Wall Street from Greta Avenue to 200' north of Tieton Avenue in Sections 19 & 30, T26N, R43E WM.

PROPONENT:  Spokane County

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Wellesley Avenue Stormwater Retrofit and Pavement Rehabilitation Project

DESCRIPTION: Wellesley Avenue Stormwater Retrofit and Pavement Rehabilitation Project - Campbell Rd to McKinzie Rd. and Wabash Ct. to Vincent Rd.

VICINITY:  This project includes two sections of Wellesley Avenue.  The first section, Campb...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review

Posted on: November 6, 2017

There's more to Willow Lake Natural Area than the lake...

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Ever turned your head as you're driving I-90 west of Spokane to see two beautiful lakes divided by a causeway? Eastern Washington University's Department of Geology took notice and found some clues to an ancient past...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Looking to test out your winter trail gear?

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Spokane County has some great places to hit the trails in the winter, including Dishman Hills, Mica Peak and Antoine Peak.

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Have ideas for Liberty Lake Regional Park?

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Spokane County Parks needs your help making plans for Liberty Lake Regional Park's future! Click below to learn more about this project.

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Posted on: October 5, 2016

Looking for an affordable space for your 2018 event?

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Check out our available rental facilities including Camp Caro Lodge! Reservation requests for 2018 will be accepted starting January 1, 2018.

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Road restrictions and travel impacts.

Enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday, but be aware of runners on the road for the annual Turkey Trot!

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

County road crews ready for winter weather and icy roads.

Snow is in the forecast and Spokane County road crews are ready to de-ice, sand or plow the largest county road system in Washington State (2,500 miles).

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

New US 2 Roundabout West of Airway Heights

Construction of a multi-lane roundabout on US 2 just west of Airway Heights is nearly complete; it’s time for highway travelers between Airway Heights and Fairchild Air Force Base to prepare for the change by learning how to navigate the new int...

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Public Works

SCRAPS

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Posted on: November 11, 2017

Nov. is Adopt a Senior Month

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November is Adopt a Senior pet month across the nationand despite what you may have heard, you can teach an old dog (or cat) new
tricks.
 Senior animals are some ofthe hardest to adopt out at SCRAPS.  Not
because of the dog or cat t...

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SCRAPS

Posted on: November 1, 2017

Dog House Drive

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Donate to the SCRAPS Doghouse Drive to help repair donated doghouses.

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

10 Tips for your Senior Pets

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1. Health check-ups: Make sure your senior pet has regular visits with your veterinarian. In fact, many veterinarians recommend that senior dogs should be examined twice a year, even more so if the dog has serious health issues. A thorough physical examin...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Talking Turkey

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If you decide to feed your pet a little nibble of turkey, make sure it is boneless and well-cooked. Don't offer her raw or undercooked turkey, which may contain salmonella bacteria. 

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Thanksgiving Pet Recipes

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Turkey treats for dogs, puppy meatloaf, sassy kat dinner, and turkey and cranberry dog bones, ideas for the perfect home-made treats for your animals this Thanksgiving.

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Love is Ageless

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Senior animals are some of the hardest to adopt out at SCRAPS. Not because of the dog or cat themselves, but because most people have in mind adopting a puppy or kitten rather than a mature companion. That is a shame. Some of the most wonderful animals we...

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Posted on: November 24, 2017

UPDATE: Suspect Charged with Murder in Newman Lake Homicide

UPDATE: Suspect Charged with Murder in Newman Lake Homicide

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives have charged 29-year-old Nicholas L. Holden with Murder 2nd Degree.  

 

After concluding interviews, De...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 21, 2017

UPDATE: The male has been identified.

UPDATE: The male has been identified. Thank you for your assistance.

Deputy Would Like to Contact this Gentleman

 

Spokane Valley Traffic Deputy Jason Karnitz would like to identify and talk to the gentleman in this photo regarding a collision in t...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Need Your Help to Catch these Burglary/Fraud/Theft Suspects

Need Your Help to Catch these Burglary/Fraud/Theft Suspects

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Task Force (ITF) Detectives would like your help identifying the three males in these photos.  

The unidentified males are suspected...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Detectives Make Third Arrest in Bret Snow Homicide Investigation

Detectives Make Third Arrest in Bret Snow Homicide Investigation

On October 31, 2017, Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detective Lyle Johnston requested charges of Leading Organized Crime and Criminal Conspiracy to Commit 1st Degree Murder and 1st Degree Kidnap...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Detectives Investigate Sexual Explicit Juvenile Photographs

Detectives Investigate Sexual Explicit Juvenile Photographs

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Assault Unit Detectives are investigating a report of sexually explicit photos of juveniles being distributed or sold in West Spokane County.

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Major Crimes Detectives Focus on Armed Robbery Suspect

Major Crimes Detectives Focus on Armed Robbery Suspect

Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are working to identify and capture a male suspect who ran into a store, pointed what appears to be a handgun at the clerk and demanded money.  Informati...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 16, 2017

UPDATE: With tips and information received from all of you, Detectives believe they have identified

UPDATE: With tips and information received from all of you, Detectives believe they have identified the suspects in these photos and are working to confirm the information.  THANK YOU everyone for your continued help and support!!

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 15, 2017

K9 Bane’s Been Busy

K9 Bane’s Been Busy

Spokane Valley Deputy Clay Hilton and his partner K9 Bane have captured two suspects in the last few weeks.  One suspect ran on foot after a pursuit and the other suspect fled a domestic violence call and was found hi...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 15, 2017

ATTENTION FINGERPRINT CUSTOMERS

ATTENTION FINGERPRINT CUSTOMERS

THE FINGERPRINT COUNTER WILL BE CLOSED

At 12:00 WEDNESDAY 11/22/17

We will reopen at 8:30 Tuesday Nov. 28th

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Thank you

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Where’s Gunnar?

Where’s Gunnar?

When Spokane Valley K9 Deputy Jason Hunt appeared in LivePD this weekend several people asked, “Where’s Gunnar?”    

Deputy Hunt provided an update regarding K9 Gunnar after ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Sex Offender Information Bulletin-Notification of Release/Move Level III Offender

A level 3 Registered Sex Offender Spokane Area

For more information, tips and alerts please go to our OffenderWatch® page at http://www.sheriffalerts.com/cap_main.php?office=54488

Sex Offender Information Bulletin-Notification of Release/Move

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Can You Help Detectives Identify this Robbery Suspect?

Can You Help Detectives Identify this Robbery Suspect?

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives would like your help identifying the male robbery suspect in these photos.  

 

On November 6, 2017, at approximately 7:...

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

America Recycles Day - November 15th

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Take the pledge - Be Recycled: Commit to reduce, reuse & recycle at America Recycles Day

Keeping recyclables empty, clean and dry reduces contamination and increases their value 

When in doubt, throw it out: learn what items are accepted in cur...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Give Thanks And Reduce Food Waste!

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With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, here are a few tools and tips to help you reduce food waste before and after the feast:

  1. Plan your meal: Estimate how much food you need with the GUEST-IMATOR from Save The Food and reduce waste while keeping your gues...
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Posted on: November 15, 2017

It's Snow Tire Season!

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Recycling Tires: Alpine Tire will take inner tubes and old tires for cold process retreading. Call first (509-535-0261) they have the right to refuse if someone has too many. 

Tire Disposal: Spokane County residents can take 3-4 old tires (remove ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Spokane Regional Law and Justice Administrator position opening

The County is now accepting applications for the Spokane Regional Law and Justice Administrator. This position will lead the important work moving the Council forward.

More information on this national search is available from Human Resources. 

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

MacArthur Grant Safety and Justice challenge - information online!

We have heard from community members that they would like to have access to our MacArthur Safety & Justice Challenge grant activities.  In response, we have created a new webpage to allow us do this.  We have also posted a brief hist...

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Spokane Regional Law & Justice Council News
Posted on: June 22, 2017

Jail Transitions Pathways HUB Pilot authorized

On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 the Administrative Committee of the Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council formally authorized a project to pilot a new re-entry program, referred to as the Jail Transitions Pathways HUB. This effort is a partnership with B...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Operations of the Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council (SRLJC)

Law and Justice Council members and support staff often receive questions about the structure of the Law and Justice Council;  who serves on the SRLJC (why and for how long) and the subcommittee structure. Answers to all of these questions, and m...

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Spokane Regional Law & Justice Council News