Posted on: September 25, 2017

SPOKANE COUNTY LIFTS BURN RESTRICTIONS FOR UNINCORPORATED AREAS

The Spokane County Fire Marshall cited improving weather conditions for lifting the burn ban.

Additional Info... Building & Planning

Posted on: September 28, 2017

Clerk Main Phone Automated

Starting
on 1 October the Clerk’s main receptionist line, 477-2211, will beautomated.  Please listen to the available options, they will guide you to
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Clerk's Office

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: October 10, 2017

General Election Registration Deadline

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The registration deadline for mail or online voter registrations and registration updates was Monday October 9th.

If you are not registered to vote in the state of Washington, you can still register in person until Monday, October 30th.  You must ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

2017 Student Mock Election

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The Washington State Student Mock Election runs from October 30th - November 3rd. Voting is open to all Washington State public, private, tribal and homeschool students in grades K-12.

Mock Election Website Elections
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Washington MyVote

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A personalized Online Voters' Guide for the November General Election can be found by logging into MyVote.

MyVote Website Elections
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Spokane County Maps

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Spokane County Precinct and District Maps can be found here.

Maps Elections

Posted on: October 17, 2017

High winds could lead to power outages.

When the power is out, everybody stops. Motorists should use caution and treat a signalized intersection without power like a four-way stop, allowing vehicles to take turns. Motorists and pedestrians should be prepared for dark signals as well as the poss...

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Environmental Services

Posted on: September 1, 2017

City of Spokane Golf Discount Cards Accepted!

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Starting September 1, 2017 till the end of the 2017 golf season, simply advise pro shop staff at check-in that you have a City of Spokane golf discount card to receive Spokane County discount card rate.

Golf Courses
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Want to get an early start to the weekend?

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Our weekday rates now include Fridays! TGIF! Check out our other specials by clicking on the link below!

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Need to hit the course after class? Student discounts available!

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We offer student discounts at our three beautiful courses. Click on the link below to learn more!

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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: October 11, 2017

Online Voter's Guide

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Information on the 2017 General election issues. Ballots due Nov. 7th.

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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: May 4, 2016

Spokane County TV

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Watch Board of County Commissioner meetings & hearings, County spotlights, Parks & Recreation and Sheriff's Office videos.

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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: August 28, 2017

Notice of Application - CUN-0006-2017

FILE NO:  CUN-0006-2017

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  Conditional Use Permit to allow a detached accessory dwelling unit in the Low Density Residential (LDR) zone pursuant to Section 14.606.240(1) of the Spokane County Zoning Code.

PARCEL NO: ...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Notice of Application - PW-2040A-14

FILE NO: PW-2040A-14

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  An alteration to the Final Plat of West Terrace Fifth Addition, PW-2040A-14.  This alteration proposes two changes; The first is to change Tract B into a private road to be called Master's La...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Notice of Application - PE-1779A-95

FILE NO:  PE-1779A-95

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  Change of Conditions to modify the Hearing Examiner's decision, dated February 11, 1999, to allow for 56 additional single family lots on the remaining 24.7 acres (Twin Bridges Subdivision) ...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Notice of Application - SP-1608-17

FILE NO:  SP-1608-17

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  Preliminary Short Plat to divide approximately one (1) acre into three (3) lots for single family residences in the Low Density Residential (LDR) zone.

PARCEL NO: 34041.0180

LOCATION OF PROJECT...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review

Posted on: October 5, 2017

Spokane County Partnering with Avista to Enhance Access and Reduce Erosion at Mica Peak

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Starting on Wednesday, October 4th, Avista will begin restoration work on the access road that connects the Mica Peak Conservation Area to the trailhead parking area at the end of Belmont Road.

Additional Info... Parks, Recreation & Golf
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: June 21, 2017

Need a trail map?

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Download our latest trail maps and hit the trail!

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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.

Additional Info... Parks, Recreation & Golf

Posted on: October 17, 2017

High Winds could lead to dark traffic signals and other street obstructions

Motorists should use caution and treat a signalized intersection without power like a four-way stop, allowing vehicles to take turns. Motorists and pedestrians should be prepared for dark signals as well as the possibility of downed power lines and trees ...

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Public Works

Posted on: October 1, 2017

No Tricks, Just Treats

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Home-made dog treat recipes for your fiendish, furry friend.

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Posted on: October 1, 2017

Black Cat Myths

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Unfortunately, the truth is kind of scary too. Year-round, black cats are the least likely to get adopted in shelters across the U.S. In fact, black animals in general take more time to find homes, say Gail Buchwald, Senior Vice President of the Adoption ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2017

Shelter Myths

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Myth: The major reasons dogs end up in shelters is because they were seized in criminal cases, or were too aggressive to own safely... 

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Posted on: October 1, 2017

A Devilish Dilema

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You might be tempted to make your cat or dog a super hero or diva, but the decision on whether or not to don a costume should be left up to your pet. "Some pets love the attention and wearing a costume and posi9ng for pictures is in their nature,&quo...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

UPDATE: Suspect Identified

UPDATE: Suspect Identified

With your help, Detective Meyer has identified the female suspect.  Thank you for all your help and tips. 

Who is this Female?

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Task Force (ITF) Detective Dea...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Drugs, Shaved Keys, & Stolen Vehicle Recovered – Driver Arrested

Drugs, Shaved Keys, & Stolen Vehicle Recovered – Driver Arrested

Spokane Valley Deputy Skye Ortiz arrested 35-year-old Charles J. Tresch after observing him driving a reported stolen vehicle.  Tresch was booked into jail for Possess...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Wanted-Reward Offered: Daniel L. Johnson

Wanted-Reward Offered: Daniel L. Johnson

Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is now offering a reward to assist Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives locate and arrest 48-year-old Daniel L. Johnson.  Johnson is suspected of binding an adult fe...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Intoxicated Driver Passed Out in Drive Thru Attempts to Flee

Intoxicated Driver Passed Out in Drive Thru Attempts to Flee

Spokane Valley Deputies used a PIT maneuver to safely end a short pursuit which began just before 2:00 a.m. on Sunday morning.  The driver, identified as 31-year-old Michael V. Elston, ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Can You “ID” this Robbery Suspect?

Can You “ID” this Robbery Suspect?

The Spokane Valley Major Crimes Unit is asking for your help identifying the male suspect in these photos.  The suspect stole several Milwaukee drills and pushed a store employee when she tri...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Wanted Fugitive Robert Showers-Crime Stoppers Offers Reward

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October 12, 2017

The Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force is asking for the public’s help to find Wanted Fugitive Robert Showers.

Showers is wanted for probation violation absconding - original charge of felon in possession...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 12, 2017

UPDATE: After receiving several tips, detectives have identified the male suspects

UPDATE: After receiving several tips, detectives have identified the male suspects and no further assistance is needed.  Thank you to everyone for your help!!  ###

Sexual Assault Unit Detectives Work to Identify Suspects

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Deputy Attempting to Locate Hit & Run Vehicle/Driver

Deputy Attempting to Locate Hit & Run Vehicle/Driver

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Brad Humphrey is asking for your help as he works to identify the driver of a vehicle who hit a pedestrian Tuesday evening on W. Melville Road before fleein...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 11, 2017

You’re INVITED: Would you know what to do? ** FREE Admission **

You’re INVITED: Would you know what to do? ** FREE Admission **

Active Shooter Survival Training 

** Saturday, October 14th **  

FREE Admission at 1:30 p.m.  

Presentation: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  

University High ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 11, 2017

One Vehicle Fatality Crash on 8th near Havana

One Vehicle Fatality Crash on 8th near Havana

Spokane Valley Traffic Unit Investigators are at the scene of a one vehicle fatality crash in the area of 8th and Havana.  8th Avenue will be closed between Havana and Custer for approximately the next...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Major Crimes Detectives Need Information & Your Help

Major Crimes Detectives Need Information & Your Help

Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives ask for your help locating 48-year-old Daniel L. Johnson who is suspected of binding an adult female, assaulting her, and then shooting her. Johnson also fled f...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 10, 2017

SIRR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting Incident

SIRR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting Incident

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The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team continues to investigate last week’s Officer Involved Shooting incident which occurred in the Sh...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 5, 2017

No Criminal Charges in August 2017 Police Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

No Criminal Charges in August 2017 Police Shooting

SPOKANE COUNTY, October 5, 2017 – The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has determined that Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Clay Hilton was jus...

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Sheriff's Office

Posted on: March 2, 2016

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Spokane County Scrap Metal Recycling

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You might be surprised by what is accepted in the scrap metal bin at the Transfer Stations. Everything from lawn mowers, BBQs, fishing boats, old tools and motors (drain of all fluids) can be recycled. There is a separate bin for non-ferrous metals such a...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Fall Compost Fair & Leaf Festival

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Enjoy the Autumn leaves at John A. Finch Arboretum and visit with Master Composters/Recyclers about composting methods. Spokane County provides classes on home composting through the Master Composters/Recyclers program. Learn more about composti...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Vehicle Donation, Disposal & Recycling

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The North County and Valley Transfer Stations accept metal doors, pieces of metal frame, axels, rims and engine parts in the Recycling Area as long as you can lift it into the scrap metal bins. Please drain all fluids before recycling. Auto glass is not a...

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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

Posted on: October 2, 2017

Property Taxes

Property taxes are due April 30th & October 31st.

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