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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Interim Zoning Ordinance Resolution No. 18-0343

The Board of the County Commissioners adopted interim Zoning Ordinance on May 7, 2018 to allow Wireless Communication facilities as an outright permitted use in rural zones provided the tower has received federal assistance through the U.S. Department of ...

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Building & Planning
Posted on: May 10, 2018

State Building Permit Surcharges Increase

During the 2018 legislative session, the 65th Legislature passed E2SHB - 1622 which increases the State surcharges collected by cities and counties when issuing building permits.  These surcharges are the funding source for the operations of the ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

SCAM ALERT!

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: A citizen has reported receiving a phone call from anindividual identifying himself as our Court Administrator, John Witter. The
caller indicated the citizen’s spouse had an outstanding warrant and needed topay a fee to clear h...

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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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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Primary Election Registration Deadline

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To receive a ballot for the August 7th Primary Election, the registration deadline for mail or online voter registrations and registration updates was Monday July 9th.

If you are not registered to vote in the state of Washington, you can still register in ...

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Check out our Current Election page for important dates, sample ballots, ballot return statistics, resolutions and more.

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

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If you're new to Washington State, here is some helpful information about voting from the Washington Secretary of State.

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Keep Household Hazardous Waste out of garbage and recyclables.

Following a toxic spill at a transfer station, the Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System is reminding the public to safely dispose of Household Hazardous Waste.

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

All three County Courses are open! Book your tee time today!

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Want to get out and stretch your swing? Look no further than Spokane County's three gorgeous courses. Booking a tee time is easy. Just click on the link below and reserve your spot today!

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Bluegills to the Rescue! How a fish helped save an irrigation system.

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In 2016, the irrigation system at Liberty Lake was getting clogged with leeches. Course staff worked with a biologist to use an innovative solution that involved introducing bluegills into the irrigation pond to reduce the leech problem. It worked!

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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: June 18, 2018

Old Corral RFP

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Spokane County is seeking proposals for the development of County Real Property (Old Corral Pit) Located at 12807 N. Mayfair Road, Spokane WA

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Go Mobile!

New Mobile App Spokane County On the Go

Spokane County has launched a new mobile app called Spokane County on the Go. This new digital tool will provide an on-the-go connection for individuals seeking Spokane County resources, news, and information from their smart phones, tablets or hand-held ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

Inmate Roster

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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 5, 2018

Treasurer's Office has Moved

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The Spokane County Treasurer’s Office will be joining the Assessor & Auditor’s office on the first floor of the Courthouse and will open in this new location on January 8th, 2018.

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Notice of Application - 3021 S Sullivan - Church Addition/Remodel

PROJECT:  Church Addition/Remodel to add classrooms, storage and multipurpose room and remodel existing church classrooms, bathrooms and corridors.

PROJECT NUMBER:  B1801752

LOCATION:  3021 S. Sullivan Road, Veradale, WA

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Notice of Application - SP-1627-18

PROJECT:  Preliminary Short Plat to divide 2.42 acres into eight lots for single family and duplex residences in the Low Density Residential (LDR) Zone. 

PARCEL NUMBER: 45061.0290

PROJECT LOCATION: The subject property is generally located...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Notice of Application - SMA-234-18 - Substantial Dev. Permit for Sanitary Sewer Pipeline

PROJECT:  SMA-234-18

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  A Proposed Shoreline Substantial Development Permit (SSDP) for construction of a sanitary sewer pipeline on the existing Little Spokane River Bridge (N Little Spokane Drive) to include clearing a...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Notice of Application - CUN-02-18 - 36012.9004/36024.9129 - Mining

PROJECT:  Conditional Use Permit to allow Mining on approximately 20 acres in the Rural Conservation (RCV) zone pursuant to Section 14.618.240(16)

PARCEL NUMBERS:  36012.9004 & 36024.9129

PROJECT LOCATION:  The subject site is...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Notice of Application - CUW-0003-2018 - 22154.9005/22154.9006 - Gun and Archery Range

PROJECT:  Conditional Use Permit for a Gun and Archery Range in the Rural Traditional (RT) Zone pursuant to Section 14.618.240(10) of the Spokane County Zoning Code

PARCEL NUMBERS: 22154.9005 & 22154.9006

PROJECT LOCATION:  The subject...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Notice of Application - 10010 W Geiger Blvd. - Grading for (3) Story Warehouse

PROJECT:  Rough Grading for Offices with (3) Story  Warehouse

PROJECT NUMBER: B1801169

PARCEL NUMBERS:  24065.9043, 24062.0428, 24063.0407, 24063.9042, 24063.9041

LOCATION:  10010 W. Geiger Blvd., Spokane, WA   99...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Mead Mt. Spokane Pump Station and Pipelines Project, Phase 1 & 2

PROJECT: Mead Mt. Spokane Pump Station and Pipelines Project, Phase 1 & 2

LOCATION: The project area is located within Sections 33, 34, 35, Township 27N, Range 43E WM Sections 2 and 3.

PROPONENT:  Spokane County Environmental Services, Kristen ...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Notice of Application - SP-1621-18

PROJECT: Attached is the proposed Rural Cluster development Preliminary Short Plat to divide 30.1 acres into three (3) one-acre single family dwelling lots, and one 25.9 acre open space. Remainder parcel that will include a future single family dwelling f...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Notice of Application - SP-1624-18

PROJECT: Attached is a proposed Rural Cluster Development Preliminary Short Plat to divide 33.6 acre into two (2) 4.6 acre rural residential lots and one (1) 21.5 acre open space remainder parcel that will include a future single-family dwelling for a tot...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Notice of Application - ZW-01-18

PROJECT: Zone Reclassification from Large Tract Agricultural (LTA) to Small Tract Agricultural (STA) on approximately 40 acres for those uses allowed in the Small Tract Agricultural (STA) zone.

PARCEL NUMBER: 16083.9022

PROJECT ADDRESS AND LOCATION: &nb...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Public Access Closure at Glenrose Access Point

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Spokane County residents will soon have a new trailhead to access the growing trail system within Dishman Hills. For safety reasons, this access point will be closed to the public during construction.

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Liberty Lake Draft Master Plan Available Now!

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Bernardo Wills Architects and Studio Cascade have worked with the Liberty Lake community and park users to develop a future vision for Liberty Lake Regional Park. Check out the draft vision today!

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Mica Peak Trail System Improvements to Start in 2018

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After applying successfully for a grant from the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office, Spokane County will work with partners to enhance Mica Peak's trail system.

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Traffic Restrictions and Possible Delays for July 13-20, 2018.

Please slow down when approaching a work zone and watch for flaggers.

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Bike Swap raises thousands for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Thanks to a great turnout and selling almost 600 bikes, this year's Spokane Bike Swap was a great success that benefitted Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Northwest.

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Ho, Ho, Huh? SCRAPS Holiday Sale

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SCRAPS received a huge donation of items from a donor and we can't find a place to store it all until December.  Stop by now and find brand-new items for a fraction of the cost.  All proceeds benefit the SCRAPS Animal Medical Fund.

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Posted on: July 1, 2018

Dogs and Water Safety

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Contrary to popular belief, not all dogs are good swimmers. In fact each year approximately 40,000 pets ide in drowning accidents. While accidents like this happen for many different reasons, it is always best to be well prepared to keep your pets safe th...

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Posted on: July 1, 2018

Camping with your Dogs

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July is a terrific time to go camping with your dog and the Spokane area has some great places for you to give it a try. To make sure you and your dog have as much fun as you possibly can, it is important to follow the Scout Motto: "Be prepared."...

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Posted on: July 1, 2018

The ASPCA Five Freedoms

FREEDOM KITTY

The welfare of an animal includes its physical and mental state and we consider that good animal welfare implies both fitness and a sense of well-being. Any animal kept by man, must at least, be protected from unnecessary suffering. 

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Deputies and Detectives Collaborate During Expanding Investigation

Deputies and Detectives Collaborate During Expanding Investigation 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies serving arrest warrants at a North Spokane County residence ended up arresting two additional wanted suspects and observed Methamphetam...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Level III Sex Offender Information Bulletin-Notification of Move/Release-Christopher M. Love

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

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Spokane Valley Deputy Responding to a Reported Dead Body Administers Naloxone (Narcan)

Spokane Valley Deputy Responding to a Reported Dead Body Administers Naloxone (Narcan) Probably Saving the Male’s Life  

A Spokane Valley Deputy responding to a report of a neighbor finding a dead body discovered the unconscious male had...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Air 1 Locates Lost Hiker on Mt. Spokane

Air 1 Locates Lost Hiker on Mt. Spokane

A hiker who ended up getting turned around and lost on Mt. Spokane was located by Air 1 early this morning.  Air 1 directed Search and Rescue to the hiker successfully ending the search.  The hiker ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Sheriff Knezovich Receives National Command & Staff College MAGNUS Princeps Award

Sheriff Knezovich Receives National Command & Staff College 

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On June 17, 2018, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich received the MAGNUS Princeps Award, presented by the National Command & Staff Co...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Wanted Fleeing Driver Continues to Remain Uncooperative

Wanted Fleeing Driver Continues to Remain Uncooperative  

A driver with a felony warrant fled from a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputy late Friday night.  Due to safety concerns, the pursuit was quickly terminated but the s...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 9, 2018

WE ARE HIRING DEPUTIES

WE ARE HIRING DEPUTIES

Don’t forget the Deputy Sheriff Open House Tomorrow Night! (Tuesday July 10th from 6pm-8pm) 

Reservations are Required: Call Civil Service TODAY to get your name on the list.  509-477-4711.

Next Spokane Test...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 7, 2018

Multiple Deputies Work Together to Disarm Suicidal Male

Multiple Deputies Work Together to Disarm Suicidal Male

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies worked together to deescalate and disarm a suicidal male, armed with a knife, who told Deputies he wanted to be shot.  Deputies had time to...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Citizens & Detectives Work Together to Address Chronic Nuisance Neighbors

Citizens & Detectives Work Together to Address Chronic Nuisance Neighbors

 

Spokane County Investigative Task Force (ITF) Detectives working with neighbors, Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) and U.S. Postal Inspectors, obtained a search ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 6, 2018

CORRECTION: Mark C. Perry’s Charges Incorrect

CORRECTION: Mark C. Perry’s Charges Incorrect

Correction:  During a plea agreement, Mark C. Perry plead guilty to Drove-By Shooting (2 counts), Attempt to Elude a Police Vehicle and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 1st Degree with a sent...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 6, 2018

Deputy Mark Benner Named 2018 FTO of the Year by the National Association of Field Training Officers

Deputy Mark Benner Named 2018 FTO of the Year by the National Association of Field Training Officers 

 

In late June, Spokane County Deputy Mark Benner recognized for his outstanding work by receiving the honor of being named as a...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 3, 2018

SWAT Team Successfully Arrests Armed Felony Assault Suspect

SWAT Team Successfully Arrests Armed Felony Assault Suspect   

A domestic violence argument in front of a residence quickly escalated when the suspect loaded a shotgun and pointed it directly at the victim and a neighbor who witnessed the...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 2, 2018

UPDATE: One Suspect Arrested, Detectives Still Need Your Help

UPDATE: One Suspect Arrested, Detectives Still Need Your Help 

 

Earlier this morning, Detective Keyser arrested 38-year-old Felipe E. Murillo for Robbery 2nd Degree.  Murillo was identified as the driver of the Cadillac which has...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Wanted Suspect’s Attempt to Hide Doesn’t Fool K9 Bane

Wanted Suspect’s Attempt to Hide Doesn’t Fool K9 Bane  

A wanted suspect’s attempt to hide in an apartment, despite several warnings a K9 would be used to find him, ended when K9 Bane quickly located him and he was ta...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Deputy Administers Naloxone (Narcan) After Male’s Intentional Opiate OD

Deputy Administers Naloxone (Narcan) After Male’s Intentional Opiate OD

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a reported intentional overdose of a male in North Spokane County.  After learning the male took a la...

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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: 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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Posted on: April 25, 2018

GMP Changes Effective Immediately (Temporary) Please Read

Due to a significant reduction in our volunteer numbers, the following changes will be EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY:

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1. Final Accounting hearings will be set 60 days out instead of 30 days. GMP will have 60 days to audit instead of 30 days.

2. Accountin...

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