Posted on: July 7, 2017

BURN RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE

Outdoor Open Burning and Recreational Fires are RESTRICTED

Unauthorized open burning and unauthorized recreational fires are hereby ordered* discontinued in the Unincorporated areas of Spokane County.

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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: August 1, 2017

Primary Election Results

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Primary Election Results are now available. The Election was certified on August 15th, 2017.

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Register to Vote

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Register today to vote in Washington State!

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Washington MyVote

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You can register to vote, update your address, check your registration status and more using MyVote!

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

SWAC seeks volunteer for "Citizen at Large" position

The Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) is an advisory body that provides input pertaining to the management of solid waste and environmental issues. The committee recommends policy and provides oversight for the Spokane County Regional Solid Waste Syst...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Secure Your Load - Be a Load Warrior!

The Eco Team launches the "Secure Your Load" campaign at all three transfer stations.

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

Congratulations, Lori Hays!

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Bill is the May 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!

Past winners:...

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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

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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: 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: 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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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: July 18, 2017

Midway Road Drainage Improvements

DESCRIPTION:  Midway Road Drainage Improvements

VICINITY:  This project lies in Section 28 of Township 27N, Range 43 EWM and runs along Midway Road and Little Spokane Drive

PROPONENT:  Spokane County

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Notice of Application - CUS-05-2017

FILE NO.:  CUS-05-2017

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  Conditional Use Permit to allow a Wireless Communication Support Tower in the Large Tract Agricultural (LTA) zone pursuant to Section 14.616.240(14) of the Spokane County Zoning Code.

PARCEL...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Palouse Highway Sidewalk/Pathway Project

Description:  Palouse Highway Sidewalk/Pathway Project

Vicinity:  This project is located in southern Spokane County in  the west half of Section 3, Township 24N, Range 43E WM, on the Palouse Highway beginning at 61st Avenue and ...

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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: 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: April 21, 2017

Looking for a night out under the stars?

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The Liberty Lake Campground Opens May 1st! Reserve your spot today!

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Posted on: October 5, 2016

Looking for an affordable event space?

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Check out our available rental facilities including Camp Caro Lodge! Reservation requests for 2017 now being accepted!

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Project Management Techniques

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Paving project closes portion of Bigelow Gulch Road, Aug. 16-17, 2017

A paving project will close Bigelow Gulch Rd. from Weile to Palmer Road on August 16 and 17, 2017.

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

One-lane opens on Cornwall Road

A culvert washout closed Cornwall Road in mid-March from Yale to Byers. One-lane of traffic has been reopened. Motorists are asked to drive slowly through the affected area.

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

S. Jackson Road has reopened.

S. Jackson Road off Jackson Rd (south of Laurel Rd in Elk) has reopened after a washout earlier this year.

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Fire Danger Halts Road Grading

The continuing hot and dry weather has increased the risk of wildfires. Consequently, road grading has been stopped in all four county road districts.

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

New Distracted Driving Law in Effect!

No hand-held cell phone use!

- Drivers may not use hand-held cell phones while they are driving, stopped in traffic, or at a stop light. This includes tablets, laptops, or other hand-held electronic devices.

- Drivers may not watch video while they...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Elder Road open to travel!

Elder Road from Jackson Rd to Madison Rd has been opened to travel! That stretch of Elder has been closed since February 18th due to extreme flooding and washouts. County maintenance crews have been working hard and finally got it opened up today.

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Public Works
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Colbert Road closed from Little Spokane Dr to Little Spokane Dr Y

Colbert Road is closed from Little Spokane Drive to Little Spokane Drive Y. The road will remain closed until further notice due to flooding. Both Little Spokane Dr and Little Spokane Dr Y are open to travel.

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Public Works announces plans for Bigelow Gulch Urban Corridor Project

Late this summer, Public Works will begin construction on phase 4A of the project at the intersection of Bigelow Gulch and Forker Road. In 2018, work will begin on phase 4 from Old Argonne Road to Evergreen Road.

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Posted on: August 19, 2017

FETCH - SCRAPS Amazing Race

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Gather up your pack to help save the life of homeless and abused animals in Spokane.  Walk with your friends, with your dog or by yourself.  You get clues and head off to your next station, do a animal-themed challenges then receive anot...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Choosing a Boarding Kennel

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If you are heading out on a vacation, you will need to decide if you want to take your pet along or place them in a boarding situation. You could ask friends or family to look after your pet, but do they have the time? Will they care for them the way you ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Flying with your Pet

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Flying can be stressful for humans, but for pets it can be down-right terrifying. When making travel decisions, choose what is safest and most comfortable for your pet. Airplanes are not recommended unless it is absolutely necessary. If you must fly, chec...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Travel Safety Tips

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Summer travel season is in full swing, and we think trips are always more fun when you bring your furry friends along. No matter where you are headed, please be sure your pet is wearing an ID tag at all times. Happy trails and safe travels!

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

K9 Gunnar Locates Driver after Early Morning Pursuit

K9 Gunnar Locates Driver after Early Morning Pursuit

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested two suspects after an early morning pursuit.  The driver of a stolen vehicle lost control and crashed into a guardrail before fleeing ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Suspect Arrested for Felony Indecent Exposure Spits in Deputy’s Face

Suspect Arrested for Felony Indecent Exposure Spits in Deputy’s Face   

Spokane Valley Deputies arrested 43 year-old James S. Huber for Indecent Exposure last Saturday morning.  During his arrest, Huber began to resist ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Announcement: Fall Citizens Academy Registration is OPEN

Announcement: Fall Citizens Academy Registration is OPEN

This is YOUR opportunity to learn about the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, ask questions, and interact with Deputies, Detectives and members of specialty units, including K9, Air 1 and ot...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Detective Asks for Your Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

Detective Asks for Your Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detective Marc Melville is asking for your help identifying the armed robbery suspect in these pictures. 

On Saturday Au...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Update: Officer Involved Shooting Incident

Update: Officer Involved Shooting Incident 

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of the Spokane Valley Deputy involved in the OIS incident on August 14, 2017, involving a reported suicidal male in the 3200 block of S...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

SWAT Team & Detectives Successfully Locate Drugs, Weapons & Suspects

SWAT Team & Detectives Successfully Locate Drugs, Weapons & Suspects   

Early this morning, the Spokane Valley SWAT Team assisted Detectives in serving a search warrant stemming from a drugs/weapons investigation at a residence in...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Male Armed With Gun Refuses Deputies Commands and is Shot

Early this morning, Spokane Valley Deputies received a call to check the welfare of an adult male in the 3200 block of south Glenn Ct. Responding Deputies were advised he was making threats to harm himself via text message, specifically mentioning a bulle...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near 29th & Lloyd

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near 29th & Lloyd

Spokane County Sheriff’s Traffic Unit Investigators are at the scene of a one vehicle fatality motorcycle crash on 29th Avenue near Lloyd.  Please use an alternate route as 29th Avenue, betwee...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Can You Help Locate Missing Juvenile: Steven E. Hyde

Clarification: The complete facilities name is Visions for a New Beginning at 102 W. Graves

Can You Help Locate Missing Juvenile: Steven E. Hyde?

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate 15 year-old Steven E. Hyde and would like your assistan...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Hiring Deputies: Do you want to join our Team?

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is in search of qualified candidates with a desire to serve the citizens of Spokane County and City of Spokane Valley.  We currently have openings for Entry Level, Intermediate Lateral and Lateral Dep...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Detectives Arrest Wedding Gift Stealing Suspects

Detectives Arrest Wedding Gift Stealing Suspects

This morning, Spokane Valley Property Crimes Unit Detectives investigating the theft of wedding gifts from a reception arrested 35 year-old Joshua L. Davies and 25 year-old Sierra M. Davies for Theft 1st Deg...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Registered Sex Offender Arrested for Possessing Child Pornography

Registered Sex Offender Arrested for Possessing Child Pornography

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Assault Unit Detectives arrested 50 year-old James L. Friedrich for 8 counts of Possession of Depictions of a Minor Engaged in Sexually Expli...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

HIRING: Sheriff’s Office Dispatchers (Communication Officers)-Entry & Lateral Level

HIRING: Sheriff’s Office Dispatchers (Communication Officers) - Entry & Lateral Level

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is hiring Entry and Lateral Communications Officers/Dispatchers to fill 4 Current Openings.

If you are...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Deputies Actions Credited for Saving Crash Victim’s Life

Deputies Actions Credited for Saving Crash Victim’s Life

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Skye Ortiz’s and Deputy Roman Maier’s quick thinking and actions are credited for saving the life of a juvenile passenge...

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Construction & Demolition Materials

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Construction and demolition waste consists of the following materials:

  • Asphalt shingles
  • Wood shakes
  • Felt paper underlayment
  • trimmings from new wood
  • concrete
  • blacktop
  • brick
  • cement blocks
  • gravel
  • non-contaminated dirt
  • fiber glass insulation
  • wood or steel fences
  • sheetrock...
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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Moving - Furniture & Mattresses

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When preparing to move there are often large items, like furniture and mattresses, that cannot go with you. Take furniture that is still in good condition to a charity or second-hand store. Some charities will even pick up your items if you call and sched...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Back to School - Electronics

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Properly recycling electronics protects our community and environment from heavy metals and toxic chemicals. Televisions, computers, monitors, laptops, tablets, E-readers, DVD players, Keyboards, Printers, Toner Cartridges and Cell phones are all recyclab...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Back to School - Clothing Recycling

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"More than 15 million tons of used textile waste is generated each year in the United States, and the amount has doubled over the last 20 years. An average American throws away approximately 80 pounds of used clothing per person. On average, national...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council Community Member Opening- DEADLINE EXTENDED!

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Member Opening- DEADLINE EXTENDED!

The Spokane Board of County Commissioners will be extending the application deadline to fill one of the three at-large volunteer “Community Member” p...

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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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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Safety and Justice Challenge, glimpse and overview of work....

6/29/17As we wrap up our first year of the Mac Arthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge, we thought we would provide a glimpse and overview of activities and work completed that we recently reported to the MacArthur Foundation.  ...

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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: June 14, 2017

Proposed Spokane Regional Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Facility Info online

At the 6/14/17 Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council (SRLJC)’s meeting a presentation was given for a proposed facility for Law enforcement officers to utilize when encountering someone who is determined to be better served by a crisis stabil...

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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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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Office of Regional Pretrial Services Up and Running!

We are pleased to announce that the Spokane Regional Office of Pretrial Services (SROPTS) is fully staffed and now offering services to Municipal, District and Superior Courts. Per Director Cheryl Tofsrud, the office operates 7 days a week, from 6am to 5p...

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