Posted on: December 1, 2017

Spokane County Planning Commission to Hold Public Hearing December 14, 2017

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

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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: 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: December 8, 2017

February Election Resolution Deadline

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Friday December 15th is the deadline to file a resolution with our office for the February 2018 Special Election.

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Recount Results

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The requested manual recount for the City of Medical Lake Council Position No. 4 is complete. There is no change in the results. The Canvassing Board certified the amended abstract of votes on December 7th.

Certification Documents Elections
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Current Election Information

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Check out our Current Election page for important dates, ballot return statistics, resolutions, certification documents and election 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: December 4, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing-Adoption of 2018-2023 Sewer Construction Capital Improvement Program.

Notice is hereby given by the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) of Spokane County, Washington, that the Board will hold a public hearing following the 2:00 p.m. Commissioners' Consent Agenda, or as soon as possible thereafter, on the 12th day ...

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Environmental Services
Posted on: December 1, 2017

New charge at County Transfer Stations begins January 22, 2018.

Effective January 22, 2018, a $2.00 charge (per vehicle) will be added to tipping fees at the North County and Valley Transfer Stations to fund state-mandated environmental programs and services.

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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: 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

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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: November 29, 2017

Forest Health Assessment Occurring at Liberty Lake

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Northwest Management, Inc.'s team will be out in Liberty Lake Regional Park assessing the forest's health as part of a forest management plan, 12/1 - 12/15.

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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: 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 27, 2017

John Stenbeck Presentation Video

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Here's a link to the video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmZkNOz-DDE

Feel free to share with anyone interested in project management.

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Snow is in the forecast! View our 2017-2018 Snow Plow Priority Routes map.

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The National Weather Service is predicting a mix of winter precipitation on Friday and through the weekend. View our 2017-2018 Snow Plow Priority Routes map to see what roads will be plowed first by Spokane County road crews.

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Public Works
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Public hearing to amend Spokane County Standards for Road and Sewer Construction.

Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) of Spokane County, Washington, will hold a public hearing following the 2:00 p.m., Commissioners' Consent Agenda, or as soon as possible thereafter, on December 12, 2017, in the Commissi...

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Public Works

SCRAPS

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Pets As Presents

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 Studies show that too often a pet
that is given as a gift is taken back to the shelter within the firstyear.
  The reason many of them are
brought back is because they have “behavior problems” caused by a lack of ...

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SCRAPS

Posted on: November 1, 2017

Dog House Drive

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Donate a gently used or new dog house to SCRAPS or pick up a Free dog house.  We want to make sure every pet has shelter this winter.

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

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, 2017

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: December 1, 2017

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 11, 2017

K9 Khan Locates Stolen Gun Ditched by Fleeing Suspect

K9 Khan Locates Stolen Gun Ditched by Fleeing Suspect  

Spokane Valley Deputy Tyler Kullman and his K9 partner Kahn located a stolen firearm believed to have been ditched by the passenger of a vehicle who fled on foot immediately after it was sto...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 8, 2017

SWAT, SVIU, Air 1, K9s, & Deputies Team Up to Takedown Drugs

SWAT, SVIU, Air 1, K9s, & Deputies Team Up to Takedown Drugs

Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives, with the assistance of the SWAT Team, Patrol Deputies and K9s, served a search warrant at a residence known for drug activity and sales.

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Spokane SAR New Member Orientation

Spokane SAR New Member Orientation

 

Search & Rescue (SAR) New Member Orientation - Learn what it takes to be a Spokane County Search & Rescue member! Deputy Thad Schultz & Volunteer Rob Brewer will let you know what training, equipment...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Suspicious Behavior Advisory

Suspicious Behavior Advisory

The Spokane Police Department and Spokane County Sheriff’s Office would like you to be aware of male acting suspicious at North County/City High School sports event.  

 

Our agencies have received info...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Knezovich: 2016 was deadliest year for ambushes of law enforcement since 1970s

Knezovich: 2016 was deadliest year for ambushes of law enforcement since 1970s

Lindsay Nadrich , KREM4:42 AM. PST December 07, 2017

Video can be viewed HERE

SPOKANE, Wash. – It has been a deadly year across the country when it comes to officers kil...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Scam, Scam, Everywhere a Scam – Don’t Fall for It

Scam, Scam, Everywhere a Scam – Don’t Fall for It

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office continues to receive reports of scammers trying to lie, intimidate, trick, and threaten people into giving up their hard-earned money or per...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Sex Offender Information Bulletin-Notification of Release/Move

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: December 6, 2017

Can You Help Detectives Identify this Robbery Suspect?

Can You Help Detectives Identify this Robbery Suspect?

Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives would like your help identifying this robbery suspect.  

On November 15, 2017, at approximately 11:50 p.m., an employee of Yokes Market, located at 13014 ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Holiday Crime Prevention Tip by Deputy Chris Johnston that will work any time of year.

Package theft prevention goes digital with home security systems

Rob Harris, KREM

Spokane, Wash. — New security systems can help law enforcement investigate property crimes through handheld technology, like a smartphone.

Security features in and ar...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Sex Offender Information Bulletin-Notification of Release/Move

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

Level I...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Driver Arrested of Vehicular Homicide after Fatal Collision

Driver Arrested of Vehicular Homicide after Fatal Collision

Spokane Valley Traffic Unit Investigators continue to process evidence as they investigate a two-car collision that resulted in one driver being arrested for Vehicular Homicide and the second dri...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 4, 2017

UPDATE: Suspect Identified in 7 Minutes with Your Help

UPDATE: Suspect Identified in 7 Minutes with Your Help

On November 14, 2017, we posted the press release below onto our social media pages along with surveillance photos.  Within 7 minutes, tips were called in to Major Crimes Detective Melville id...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Sheriff Knezovich Commissioned New Lateral Deputy, Garrett Spencer

Sheriff Knezovich Commissioned New Lateral Deputy, Garrett Spencer

Please Help Us Welcome Him to Our Community

Deputy Garrett Spencer was born and raised in Western Washington and is 29-years-old.  He comes to us with 6 years of experience with the...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 4, 2017

SWAT and SVIU Detectives Serve Search Warrant at “Vacant” House

SWAT and SVIU Detectives Serve Search Warrant at “Vacant” House

Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives, with the assistance of the SWAT Team and patrol Deputies, served a search warrant at a residence which should be vacant...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 1, 2017

UPDATE: Justin W. Herter has been Located

UPDATE: Justin W. Herter has been Located

Spokane County Deputies have located Justin W. Herter in far North Spokane County. He is cold but safe and is currently being evaluated by medical personnel to ensure he’s okay.Thank you to everyone who p...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Suspect Arrested for Multiple Charges for Possessing Child Pornography

Suspect Arrested for Multiple Charges for Possessing Child Pornography

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Assault Unit Detectives arrested 51-year-old Joseph W. Glenn for eleven counts of 1st Degree and one count of 2nd Degree Possession of D...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 1, 2017

DV Investigation Ongoing after Officer Arrested for Assault 4th

DV Investigation Ongoing after Officer Arrested for Assault 4th 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Detective Mike McNees developed probable cause to arrest Nicholas J. Spolski for Assault 4th DV, yesterday evening.

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 30, 2017

UPDATE: Heidi M. Wallin & Son Have been Located & are Safe

UPDATE: Heidi M. Wallin & Son Have been Located & are Safe.

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies have located Wallin and her son at a residence in the area and they are both safe. 

Deputies are gathering information at this...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 29, 2017

No Such Thing as a “Routine” Traffic Stop

No Such Thing as a “Routine” Traffic Stop

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Stan Kravtsov encountered an extremely tense situation during a traffic stop when he stopped a vehicle with two occupants early Monday morning. &...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Suspected Intoxicated Driver Gives False Name, Attempts to Run, and Assaults Deputy

Suspected Intoxicated Driver Gives False Name, Attempts to Run, and Assaults Deputy

Spokane Valley Traffic Deputy Todd Miller arrested 37-year-old Charles M. Terry for numerous charges including Assault 3rd, a felony, after Terry provided a false name, fle...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 28, 2017

LATERAL & ENTRY Level Applicants WANTED:

LATERAL & ENTRY Level Applicants WANTED:

Deputy Sheriff Open House Announcement

 

Please join us at the Deputy Sheriff Open House on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm!! Talk with members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 28, 2017

CASA Volunteers needed

DON’T LET KIDS STAND ALONE IN COURT

CASA Volunteers needed

Speak up for an abused or neglected child.  Volunteer to be a Court Appointed Special Advocate.

 

For more information, contact Patrick Donahue at 477-2469.

 

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Reduce, Reuse & Recycle This Holiday!

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Although paper is accepted as recyclable in blue bins and at transfer stations, many types of metallic and wax coated gift wrap cannot be recycled. Shiny bows and ribbons cannot be recycled and tangle in the sorting equipment at recycling facilities. Cons...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Light Recycle Washington

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Why should I recycle lights?

"Washington State law requires that all mercury-containing lights be recycled, as mercury is a potent neurotoxin. Although a single fluorescent light contains a very small amount of mercury, millions of these ligh...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Recycling Old 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: 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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Spokane Regional Law & Justice Council News