Posted on: June 12, 2017

SPOKANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION - Notice of Public Hearing 6/29/2017

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, Spokane, Washington.

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Legal Financial Obligations Now Payable Online

Legal Financial Obligations may now be paid by debit and credit card in the Clerk’s Office pursuant to Local Court Rule 7.8. There is a 3.5% convenience fee associated with all payments made by credit or debit card in person.

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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: June 9, 2017

Special Filing Period

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The Spokane County Elections Office will open a special filing period for several elected positions which had no candidates file during the regular filing period.  The special three-day filing period begins on August 8th for the districts listed ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Register to Vote

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Register to vote today! July 3rd is the deadline for mail or online new registrations and voter updates prior to the August 1, 2017 Primary Election.

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Candidates Who Have Filed

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A list of approved candidates who have filed for office can be found here.

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Washington MyVote

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

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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, Troy Dixon!

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Troy is the April 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!

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Be a Spokane Visionary

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Do you have an idea for Spokane’s next big thing?

Submit your #WhatsNextSpokane idea here...
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: May 31, 2017

Notice of Application - SP-1607-17

FILE NO: SP-1607-17

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  A Preliminary Short Plat to divide 20 acres in to two (2) residential lots and one commonly owned remainder parcel under the Rural Cluster provisions.

PARCEL NO: 55353.9031

COMMENT PERIOD:  June...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Holcomb Road - Replace double culvert with a bridge

DESCRIPTION: Holcomb Road - Replace double culvert with a bridge

VICINITY:  This project is located on Holcomb Road approximately 600’ north of SR 206 in north Spokane County, Section 23, Township 27N, Range 44E WM

PROPONENT: Spokane Coun...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Notice of Application for Shiva Grading

DESCRIPTION:  Grading for Ilya Shiva Property

VICINITY: This property is located in Section 6, Township 25, Range 44 of the NE 1/4, Address is 8724 E. Wellesley Avenue

PROPONENT: Spokane County

SPOKANE COUNTY CONTACT: Spokane County Public ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Notice of Application - CUS-0004-2017

FILE NO:  CUS-0004-2017

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  Conditional Use Permit for a kennel on 26 acres in the Rural Conservation (RCV) Zone pursuant to Section 14.618.240(13) of the Spokane County Zoning Code.

PARCEL NO:  23254.9029

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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: April 25, 2017

Notice of Application - SP-1605-17

FILE NO:  SP-1605-17

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  Preliminary Short Plat to divide approximately 20 acres into two (2) lots for single family residences, within a Rural Cluster, and one (1) remainder parcel to be undeveloped, in the Rural Co...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Notice of Application - PN-2058-17

FILE NO:  PE-2058-17

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  Preliminary Plat of Windsor Estates Remainder to divide 19.2 acres into 91 lots for single family residences in the Low Density Residential (LDR) Zone.

PARCEL NO:  37291.9080

COMMENT P...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Notice of Application SP-1604-17

FILE NO:  SP-1604-17

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  Attached is a Preliminary Short Plat to divide ten (10) acres into two (2) lots for two (2) single family units in t he Rural-5 (R-5) zone.  Typical lot sizes will be approximately 5...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Notice of Application - PE-2057-17

FILE NO:  PE-2057-17

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:  Preliminary Plat to divide approximately 11.43 acres north and west of the intersection of E. Belle Terre Avenue/ S. Evergreen Road.  The proposed development will include one (1) ex...

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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: January 31, 2017

Mica Peak Trail Plan Completed!

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Nine months of work and countless hours provided by volunteers have yielded a trail plan for Mica Peak Conservation Area.

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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: June 23, 2017

Dunn Road reopened!

Dunn Road from Day Rd. to Day Mt. Spokane Rd. has been reopened.

Posted on: May 24, 2017

Two more roads are reopened.

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CLOSED:          4-6-17, 12:30 PM<_o3a_p>

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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: May 4, 2017

Hazardous Weather Outlook for Friday, May 5th

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Friday, May 5th:

Thunderstorms will be possible Friday. Some may be strong with brief gusty and potentially damaging winds, hail and locally heavy rain. The locally heavy rain will als...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Columbia Basin Highway open to travel.

Columbia Basin Highway from Pine Springs Rd to the Lincoln County line has been re-opened to travel.

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Conklin Road open


Conklin Road from Deer Creek Road to Tallman Road has been reopened.

Posted on: March 27, 2017

Conditions too wet for effective road grading.

Dirt and gravel roads are heavily saturated and with more rain in the forecast, grading is not possible until conditions dry out.

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Choosing a Boarding Kennel

If you are heading out on a vacation, you'll 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 w...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Flying with your Pet

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: June 1, 2017

Have a safe summer

Keep cool- Dogs and cats can become dehydrated quickly, so give them plenty of water when it is hot outdoors. Also, make sure your pet has a shady place to escape the sun if outside, and when the temperature is very high, don't let your dog linge...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Make the Right Move

If you and your pet are getting ready to move, follow these recommendations to keep your companion safe before, during and after your move.

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Travel Safety Tips

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: June 23, 2017

Congratulations Graduating K9s and their Partners

Congratulations Graduating K9s and their Partners 

Earlier this week, three K9s and their handlers graduated from K9 training and are now out protecting their communities and working to keep other deputies/officers safe.  We congratulate ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Do Not Leave Valuables, Identification/Credit Cards, or Firearms in Vehicles

Do Not Leave Valuables, Identification/Credit Cards, or Firearms in Vehicles

 

Nice weather is here and more people are out enjoying our parks, lakes and outdoor activities.  We would like to remind everyone criminals are also out looking ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Are you interesting in becoming a Deputy? Have questions? We're Hiring!!

Are you interesting in becoming a Deputy?  Have questions? 

Join us at the Deputy Sheriff Open House on Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm and talk with members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Recruiting Team and Spo...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Spokane Valley Deputy Convinces Distraught Male Not to Jump

Spokane Valley Deputy Convinces Distraught Male Not to Jump  

Last night, Spokane Valley Deputy James Wang convinced a distraught male with suicidal thoughts to get the help he needed instead of trying to end his own life by jumping from the Barke...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office joins Operation Dry Water to raise awareness about dangers of BUI

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Spokane County Sheriff’s Office joins Operation Dry Water to raise awareness about dangers of boating under the influence 

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Suspected Burglar Captured After He Attempts to Flee

Suspected Burglar Captured After He Attempts to Flee

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and Spokane Valley Deputies captured 36-year-old Justin D. Lanphere early this morning after a vehicle pursuit.  Lanphere, suspected of stealing a firea...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Temporary Road Closure in South Spokane County

Temporary Road Closure in South Spokane County

Please avoid the area of S. Wells Rd. between Cheney Spangle and Winslow Rd.  Use an alternate route as Wells Rd. is closed due to a crash. 

The roadway is expected to be closed for the next h...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Major Crime Detectives Investigate Inmate’s Suicide Attempt

Major Crime Detectives Investigate Inmate Suicide Attempt

Spokane County Detention Services Staff Member located a male inmate in his cell who hung himself in an attempt to end his life.  The inmate was transported to a local hospital where his is...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Spokane Regional Safe Streets Task Force and Partners Take Down Drug-Trafficking Criminal Enterprise

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More than 100 federal, state, and local law enforcement agents coordinated arrest and search operations this week at ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Update: Officer Involved Shooting Incident at Motel 6

Update: Officer Involved Shooting Incident at Motel 6

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the names of the Spokane Valley Deputies involved in last week’s arson/officer involved shooting incident at the Motel 6 in Spokane V...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Introduction to Women’s Self-Defense Training Announcement

Introduction to Women’s Self-Defense: These Classes Fill Up FAST.  Reserve your spot today.  There are two sessions, a morning class 8-12 & an afternoon 1-5pm class to choose from.   

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Construction & Demolition Waste

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The Spokane County North and Valley Transfer Stations and the Waste to Energy Facility accept the following demolition waste at the regular garbage rate:

  • Asphalt Shingles, Wood Shakes, Felt Paper Underlayment
  • Trimmings from new wood construction
  • Sheetrock, P...
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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Got Lights?

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"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 lights are sold every year in Washington ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Latex, Acrylic & Oil Paint Disposal

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Most Latex paint and other water-based paints are not hazardous wastes. Both the can and contents can be disposed of as garbage once the paint has dried completely. Remove lid and place can with 1 inch or less of liquid paint in a well-ventilated area, pr...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Too Many Tires?

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Spokane County residents can take 3-4 old tires (remove from rim if possible) to the North or Valley Transfer Stations or the Waste to Energy Facility as part of a load of trash. If the outside diameter is over 36" the tire must be cut into 2 ft. len...

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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: May 26, 2017

Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council Community Member Opening!

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The Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council (SRLJC) will be taking applications to fill one of the three at-large “Community Member” positions that will be open in August. The applicant should possess broad knowledge of and/or experience ...Read on...

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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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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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