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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Annual Parcel Inspection

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – In accordance with state law RCW 84.41.030, the Spokane County Assessor’s office appraisers will begin inspecting one-sixth of all county parcels starting next week and continuing through April for the ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Important changes to the senior citizen/disabled persons exemption program

New Legislation has passed changing the residency requirements and income thresholds in Washington.

View new 2020 income thresholds for all counties: https://www.spokanecounty.org/DocumentCenter/View/28262/Income-Thresholds-Tax-Years-2020-2024

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

***CAPITAL FACILITIES PLAN UPDATE***

Spokane County is in the process of updating its Capital Facilities Plan as required by the Growth Management Act.  A continued public hearing on the proposal will be held on December 12, 2019 in the Commissioner's Hearing Room, lower level, Publ...

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Building & Planning

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Odyssey Portal Announcement

The current State Case Management System called SCOMIS will be replaced in Spokane County by Odyssey on November 5, 2018 and along with this change, a new web based Odyssey Portal will become available to users at that same time. Odyssey Portal will perfo...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

February Special Election Ballots Mailed

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February 11th Special Election ballots are in the mail! This is a partial county election for the Central Valley, East Valley, Newport, Rosalia and Tekoa School Districts.

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Current Election Information

Current Election Info

February 11th Special Election and March 10th Presidential Primary Information can be found here!

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Become a Future Voter!

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New legislation allows 16- and 17-year-olds to sign up as future voters and be automatically registered to vote when they turn 18!

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Register to Vote

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Moved recently? Register to Vote or update your address today!

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Annual Parcel Inspection

County Appraisers

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – In accordance with state law RCW 84.41.030, the Spokane County Assessor’s office appraisers will begin inspecting one-sixth of all county parcels starting in November and continuing through April 2020.

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Key Performance Indicators

Key Performance Indicators

Spokane County Government is dedicated to excellence by upholding the public trust with responsive, cost effective, customer-driven services that enhance and protect the quality of life for all citizens. Selecting one of the links below will display key p...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Notice of Application - PW-2086-19

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Rural Cluster Preliminary Plat to divide approximately 449 acres into thirty nine (39) single-family residential dwelling unit lots on 83 acres, and one (1) 366-acre open space remainder parcel that will include a future sin...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Notice of Application - Newman Lake Grant Projects

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The overall scope includes several water quality and flood control repair and maintenance projects that may include work on the in-lake pump, the alum and oxygen delivery system, outlet gate and the roll/channel gates.

PROJECT LOCATION...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Notice of Application - PN-1099A-20

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Proposed alteration to the Final Plat of Heritage Estates, PN-1099A-77.  The purpose of this alteration is to allow duplex development of the existing lots and remove drain field easements.  The lots involv...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Notice of Application - PE-2085-19

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Preliminary Plat of Ponderosa Addition to divide 16.33 acres into 49 lots for single family residences in the Low Density Residential (LDR) zone.

PARCEL NUMBER: 44052.9230

PROJECT LOCATION:  The subject site is genera...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Notice of Application - PW-1991A-07

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Change of Conditions to the Preliminary Plat of Aspen Park, PW-1991-07, to increase the number of approved units for multi-family from 160 to 340 and reduce the number of lots from 423 to 342, 339 for single family and 3 for...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Notice of Application - Hazard Road Drainage Improvements

PROJECT:  Hazard Road Drainage Improvements

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  This project will replace damaged culverts on Hazard Road and Dalton Road and implement stream restoration along Hazard Road to the west of Dalton Road.  This work...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

NOTICE OF APPLICATION - SP-1654-19

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Proposed Preliminary Short Plat to divide 11.08 acres into two (2) industrial lots in the Light Industrial (LI) zone.  Residential uses are currently not allowed in the LI zone.

PARCEL NUMBER:  24071.9089

PRO...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Notice of Application - B1903503 - 9704 N. Division Street

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Sanctuary Addition and Remodel Portion of Existing Church - St. Luke Lutheran Church

PARCEL NUMBER:  36173.1175

PROJECT LOCATION:  9704 N. Division, Spokane, Washington, 99218

ZONING:  High Density Re...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Notice of Application - SMA-241-19

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Shoreline Variance to allow a residential deck to be expanded laterally, located 78 feet from the Ordinary High Water Mark of Liberty Lake, whereas the Shoreline Master Program requires 100 feet.  Located within the...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Notice of Application - SP-0112A-78

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Proposed alteration to Final Short Plat SP-0112-78.  The purpose is to remove the common road access easement shown on Tract D that extends to Tract E in said final short plat, which is utilized for water storage fa...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Notice of Application - CUW-07-19

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Conditional Use Permit for a Kennel on approximately 9.75 acres in the Rural Traditional (RT) Zone pursuant to Section 14.618.240(13) of the Spokane County Zoning Code.

PARCEL NUMBER:  05014.9039

PROJECT LOCATION: &am...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Notice of Application - B1903127 - 1416 W. Paradise Road

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Grading existing private driveway (On Parcel 23016.9122 & 33062.9120) for future residence (Includes reconstruction of wetland crossing/causeway on parcel 34016.9122)

PARCEL NUMBERS:  23016.9122; 33062.9120

PROJEC...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Looking to Reserve an Event Venue for 2020?

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Spokane County Parks will begin accepting reservation request forms at 12:01 am on January 1st for 2020 events. Requests will be processed in the order received.

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Looking for a new trail? Check out our trail maps!

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Spokane County Parks provides a variety of trail experiences - from snowshoeing in the winter to trail running in the summer. Plan your next outing today by checking out our trail maps!

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

2020 Park Plan Has Been Adopted!

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On January 14th, 2020, the Board of County Commissioners formally adopted the 2020 Parks, Recreation & Open Space Plan.

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Several Trailheads Now Have Webcams!

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Wondering whether to bring your snowshoes or looking to avoid the crowds? Checkout our new trailhead webcams before heading out!

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Geiger Boulevard Improvements

Road Work Ahead

Read about what Spokane County Public Works has planned for the project.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Snow Plow Priority Routes

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See a map of snow plow priority routes in Spokane County.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Bigelow/Forker Corridor Project

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Learn about what Spokane County Public Works is doing to improve the interchange.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Tune In!

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Spokane County Public Works now has a YouTube channel!

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

Holiday Hazards

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It's the most wonderful time of the year until your pet becomes sick and you have to rush to a veterinarian. Before you deck the halls, make sure your home is safe for your four-legged friends. 

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

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: December 1, 2018

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: November 1, 2018

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, 2018

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: December 1, 2018

Holiday Hazards

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It's the most wonderful time of the year until your pet becomes sick and you have to rush to a veterinarian. Before you deck the halls, make sure your home is safe for your four-legged friends. 

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

Angel for the Animals

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Become an Angel to the Animals this holiday season. Every amount is welcome, no matter how big or small, and all funds go to the SCRAPS Animal Medical Fund. Your donations are tax deductible.

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

Ten Tips for Winter

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

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

Holiday Treats

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Bone-appetite biscuits, chicken jerky strips, mini-morsels for cats and peanut butter dog biscuits, all great ideas to make as holiday treats for your pets.

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

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 1, 2018

Dog House Drive

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

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

One-Vehicle Fatal Crash in South Spokane County

One-Vehicle Fatal Crash in South Spokane County

 

This afternoon, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit Investigators were called to the scene of a one-vehicle fatal crash in South Spokane County.  The adult male driver, a...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Sleeping Burglar Linked to Two Additional Occupied Residential Burglaries

Sleeping Burglar Linked to Two Additional Occupied Residential Burglaries

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested an adult male who was found sleeping inside a residence.  With additional evidence located at the time ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Medical Lake Vehicle Prowling Suspect Arrested

Medical Lake Vehicle Prowling Suspect Arrested

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies working the area in and around Medical Lake arrested a suspect believed to have been prowling cars in the area.  The suspect, who states he...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Male Suspected of Stealing Handgun - Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest Offers Reward

Male Suspected of Stealing Handgun 

Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest Offers Reward

 

Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives are attempting to identify the suspect in this photo regarding the theft of a handgun from Americ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 16, 2020

We Are Hiring Deputies!

Have you signed up for the Deputy Sheriff’s Open House next Wednesday?

* Open House: Wednesday, January 22, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

* Next local Public Service Testing Date: January 25, 2020, at Cheney Middle School located at 740 Betz R...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Thieves Steal Liberty High School Band Instruments Worth Thousands

Thieves Steal Liberty High School Band Instruments Worth Thousands 

 

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred over the weekend, where over $15,000 worth of band instruments were stolen from L...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Information Regarding Census Bureau Field Staff

Information Regarding Census Bureau Field Staff

 

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and Spokane Valley Police Department would like to inform you Census Bureau Field Staff will possibly be contacting residents in our area beginning Janu...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Update: Deputy Involved Shooting in North Spokane

Update: Deputy Involved Shooting in North Spokane

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of the Deputy involved in the Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) incident, which occurred on January 10, 2020, near the intersection of N. Wa...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team Investigating

Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team Investigating

Deputy Involved Shooting in North Spokane

 

On January 10, 2020, at approximately 3:50 a.m., a Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop, of a vehicle, ne...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Deputy Involved Shooting in North Spokane

Deputy Involved Shooting in North Spokane

Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team Investigating 

 

Initial information indicates this morning, January 10, 2020, at approximately 3:50 a.m., a Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy at...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 8, 2020

February: Introduction to Women’s Self-Defense Course

February: Introduction to Women’s Self-Defense Course Scheduled

Classes Fill Up Fast – Reserve Your Spot Today 

Classes are open to the public. Reserve your spot for the upcoming class on

 

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

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INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN’S SELF-DEFENSE Sheriff's Office

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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

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Treasurer Baumgartner Releases 2019 Treasurer's Year in Review

Treasurer Baumgartner Releases 2019 Treasurer’s Year in
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2019 Annual Report Available Here

Spokane County, WA – Michael Baumgartner, the Treasurer of Spokane County, released his 2019 Year in Review report today detailing key data...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Fire District 2 Receives Local Direct Investment for Medical Transport Gurney Improvements

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Spokane County, WA-  The Treasurer of Spokane
County announced that it has issued a local direct investment of $45,000 fromthe Spokane Public Investment Fund to Spokane County Fire District 2. The
investment finances the purchase of a new gur...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Treasurer's Office Receives Investment Policy Certificate of Excellence

The Association of Public Treasurers of the United States & Canada has presented the Spokane County Treasurer's Office with the Investment Policy Certificate of Excellence.

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