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Posted on: May 15, 2018

County Commissioners proclaim May 20-26th as National Public Works Week in Spokane County.

National Public Works Week in Spokane County recognizes the significant contributions made by the departments of Building and Planning, Environmental Services and Public Works.

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Interim Zoning Ordinance Resolution No. 18-0343

The Board of the County Commissioners adopted interim Zoning Ordinance on May 7, 2018 to allow Wireless Communication facilities as an outright permitted use in rural zones provided the tower has received federal assistance through the U.S. Department of ...

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Building & Planning
Posted on: May 10, 2018

State Building Permit Surcharges Increase

During the 2018 legislative session, the 65th Legislature passed E2SHB - 1622 which increases the State surcharges collected by cities and counties when issuing building permits.  These surcharges are the funding source for the operations of the ...

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Building & Planning
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Planning Commission to hold Public Hearings on 2017 Annual Comprehensive Plan Amendments

On Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 9:00 am, the Planning Commission will hold public hearings on the two site-specific Comprehensive Plan Map and concurrent rezone requests initiated by the Board of County Commissioners for review.  The public is encou...

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Building & Planning

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

SCAM ALERT!

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ALERT
: A citizen has reported receiving a phone call from anindividual identifying himself as our Court Administrator, John Witter. The
caller indicated the citizen’s spouse had an outstanding warrant and needed topay a fee to clear h...

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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: May 18, 2018

Candidates Who Have Filed

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A list of Candidates and Precinct Committee Officer filings can be found here!

Candidates Who Have Filed Elections
Posted on: May 7, 2018

Candidate Filing Week

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If you filed to run for office during Candidate Filing Week, check out our Becoming a Candidate page for lots of information!

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

County Commissioners proclaim May 20-26th National Public Works Week in Spokane County.

National Public Works Week in Spokane County recognizes the significant contributions made by the departments of Environmental Services, Public Works and Building and Planning.

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Eco-Team receives grant to reduce cigarette litter.

Keep America Beautiful has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Spokane County Eco-Team to reduce cigarette litter on the County Courthouse Campus and in areas of downtown Spokane.

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

All three County Courses are open! Book your tee time today!

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Want to get out and stretch your swing? Look no further than Spokane County's three gorgeous courses. Booking a tee time is easy. Just click on the link below and reserve your spot today!

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Bluegills to the Rescue! How a fish helped save an irrigation system.

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In 2016, the irrigation system at Liberty Lake was getting clogged with leeches. Course staff worked with a biologist to use an innovative solution that involved introducing bluegills into the irrigation pond to reduce the leech problem. It worked!

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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News Flash

Posted on: February 1, 2018

Go Mobile!

New Mobile App Spokane County On the Go

Spokane County has launched a new mobile app called Spokane County on the Go. This new digital tool will provide an on-the-go connection for individuals seeking Spokane County resources, news, and information from their smart phones, tablets or hand-held ...

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Home Page - Popular Topics
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: January 5, 2018

Treasurer's Office has Moved

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The Spokane County Treasurer’s Office will be joining the Assessor & Auditor’s office on the first floor of the Courthouse and will open in this new location on January 8th, 2018.

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News Flash

Posted on: May 18, 2018

Notice of Application - Project Rose Grading Permit

PROJECT:  Rough Grading for Offices with (3) Story  Warehouse

PROJECT NUMBER: B1801169

PARCEL NUMBERS:  24065.9043, 24062.0428, 24063.0407, 24063.9042, 24063.9041

LOCATION:  10010 W. Geiger Blvd., Spokane, WA   99...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Mead Mt. Spokane Pump Station and Pipelines Project, Phase 1 & 2

PROJECT: Mead Mt. Spokane Pump Station and Pipelines Project, Phase 1 & 2

LOCATION: The project area is located within Sections 33, 34, 35, Township 27N, Range 43E WM Sections 2 and 3.

PROPONENT:  Spokane County Environmental Services, Kristen ...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Notice of Application - SP-1621-18

PROJECT: Attached is the proposed Rural Cluster development Preliminary Short Plat to divide 30.1 acres into three (3) one-acre single family dwelling lots, and one 25.9 acre open space. Remainder parcel that will include a future single family dwelling f...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Notice of Application - SP-1624-18

PROJECT: Attached is a proposed Rural Cluster Development Preliminary Short Plat to divide 33.6 acre into two (2) 4.6 acre rural residential lots and one (1) 21.5 acre open space remainder parcel that will include a future single-family dwelling for a tot...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Notice of Application - ZW-01-18

PROJECT: Zone Reclassification from Large Tract Agricultural (LTA) to Small Tract Agricultural (STA) on approximately 40 acres for those uses allowed in the Small Tract Agricultural (STA) zone.

PARCEL NUMBER: 16083.9022

PROJECT ADDRESS AND LOCATION: &nb...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Notice of Application - Saltese Flats Wetland Restoration Project

PROJECT:  Saltese Flats Wetland Restoration Project

LOCATION:  The project is located on Saltese Flats in Greenacres, WA. generally between South Barker and South Henry Road, near the intersection with 32nd Avenue.  It is in Sect...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Notice of Application - Kamiakin Avenue Pipe Repair Replacement/Drywell Replacement

PROJECT:  Kamiakin Avenue Repair/Replacement and Drywell Replacement

LOCATION:  The proposed pipe project is located on Kamiakin Avenue between Liberty Drive and the outlet at the Liberty Lake shoreline and the stormwater facility is loca...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Notice of Application - Lyman Shoreline Restoration

PROJECT:  Lyman Shoreline Restoration

LOCATION:  19716 N. South Bank Road

PARCEL NUMBERS:  17173.0117;  17175.9005

PROPONENT: Sean & Sandi Lyman

SCOPE OF WORK:  Demolition of structures and Shoreline restoratio...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Notice of Application - SP-1617-18

PROJECT:  Preliminary Short Plat to divide approximately 26.04 acres into 2 lots for single family residences, within a Rural Cluster, in the Rural Conservation (RCV) zones.

PARCEL NUMBER:  23012.9120

PROJECT LOCATION:  The subjec...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Notice of Application - Argonne Road Grind and Inlay from Bigelow Rd Gulch to Stoneman Rd

PROJECT:  Argonne Road Grind and Inlay from Bigelow Gulch Rd to Stoneman Rd

LOCATION:  This project is located on Argonne Road beginning approximately 180' north of Bigelow Gulch Road and ending approximately 200' north of Stoneman Road. ...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: March 6, 2018

Notice of Application - Athletic Administration Building for Whitworth University

PROJECT:   Athletic Administration Building for Whitworth University

PARCEL NUMBERS: 36185.9161, 36182.9010, 36182.9026. 36182.0501, 36182.0502

LOCATION:  300 W. Hawthorne Road, Athletic Admin BLDG, Spokane, WA   99251

DATE ISSUED:...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Notice of Application - SP-1616-18

PROJECT:  Preliminary Short Plat to divide approximately 2.56 acres into three (3) lots for 1 existing, and 2 proposed single-family residences, in the Low Density Residential (LDR) zone.

PARCEL NUMBER: 36081.9143

PROJECT LOCATION:  The su...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Notice of Application - PE-2062-18

PROJECT:  Preliminary Plat of Adams & 28th to divide 10.1 acres into 82 lots for single family residences, duplexes and rowhouses in the Low Density Residential (LDR) zone, with a Planned Unit Development (PUD) Overlay zone and a request for ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Glenrose Trailhead will soon be under construction

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Spokane County residents will soon have a new trailhead to access the growing trail system within Dishman Hills. Stay tuned for additional info and public access restrictions as construction commences.

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Seasonal Equestrian Trail Use Restrictions In Effect on Mica Peak

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Updated May 16th, 2018 - A seasonal equestrian use restriction remains in place for Mica Peak Conservation Area due to ground thaw, snow melt, and extremely soft soil conditions. All other areas initially affected by the seasonal use restriction are now o...

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Parks, Recreation & Golf
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Parks Services Season Open

Parks Open!

Service Details:

  • Garbage collection & disposal now provided
  • Restrooms are open with regular cleaning
  • Picnic tables set up 
  • Electricity activated

Exceptions:  

  • Due to HIGH WATER Pine River Park gates and restrooms will remain locked until f...
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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Liberty Lake Draft Master Plan Available Now!

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Bernardo Wills Architects and Studio Cascade have worked with the Liberty Lake community and park users to develop a future vision for Liberty Lake Regional Park. Check out the draft vision today!

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Mica Peak Trail System Improvements to Start in 2018

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After applying successfully for a grant from the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office, Spokane County will work with partners to enhance Mica Peak's trail system.

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Update on road projects and possible delays for May 18-25, 2018.

Please note that truck traffic is prohibited on parts of Bigelow Gulch Road and Forker Road.

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Community Roundabout Conversation - June 6, 2018.

Whether you love 'em or hate 'em...roundabouts have become a hot topic in Spokane County. Mark your calendar for a Community Roundabout Conversation on June 6th. A panel will answer your questions and listen to your concerns.
Community Roundabout Conversat...
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Public Works
Posted on: May 15, 2018

County Commissioners proclaim May 20-26th as National Public Works Week in Spokane County.

National Public Works Weeks in Spokane County recognizes the significant contributions made by Public Works, Building and Planning and Environmental Services.

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SCRAPS

2 Stories
Posted on: May 1, 2018

SCRAPS Events

Check out all the events SCRAPS has going on this May.

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

May is Amnesty Month

SCRAPS will waive all late fees this month on any license purchased! It our way of making sure all pets get back home safe and sound!

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Love the Leash

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Every
year thousands of dogs are hit by cars and die because they are let off theirleash for just a moment. Even the most well-trained dog can be distracted,
tempted, or frightened by something unexpected in the environment and take offwithout warni...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Anxiety Disorders and Your Dog

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Fighting, hyperactivity, excessive alarm barking and over-stimulated greetings are some of the most common behaviors that are triggered by anxiety. With the proper knowledge, you can be a better partner and coach for our furry friends and help him or her ...

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SCRAPS - Popular Topics
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Make the Right Move

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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: May 1, 2018

Dog Bite Prevention

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Everyone knows a dog is man's best friend, and this is generally true. But every dog has the capacity to bite, and children are most often the ones who get bitten. Everyone, particularly children, should learn some basics about dog behavior and safety aro...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Be Kind to Animals

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Between 3-4 million animals are euthanized each year. These animals are the offspring of unwanted pets or victims of abuse, neglect and cruelty. 'Be Kind to Animals' week is celebrated nationally the first week of May. Here at SCRAPS, we're celebrating it...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Keeping Your Garden Pet Free

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Make your garden a great place for your pets - or animal free with these safe and humane garden tips.

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Wanted Driver Arrested; Heroin, Meth, Cash and Vehicle Seized

Wanted Driver Arrested; Heroin, Meth, Cash and Vehicle Seized 

Spokane Valley Deputies seize approximately one ounce of heroin, meth, pills, digital scales, $736 and a 2000 Acura during a traffic stop where the driver had an active felony warrant ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 17, 2018

3rd Annual SWAT Team Fund “Razor” Efforts Helpful

3rd Annual SWAT Team Fund “Razor” Efforts Helpful

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team Member’s Fund “Razor” efforts raised over $5,600 for Sally’s House this year.  Th...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 17, 2018

She has been identified and reunited with her family. A big “Thank You” to everyone!

She has been identified and reunited with her family.  A big “Thank You” to everyone for all the tips and assistance!

Attempting to Assist Elderly Female Find Her Way Home 

Early this morning, at approximately 5:30 a.m....

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Geiger Work Crew Inmate Serving Misd. Sentence Walks Away

 Geiger Work Crew Inmate Serving Misd. Sentence Walks Away

This afternoon, Spokane Valley Deputies were advised a Geiger Work Crew Inmate 21-year-old Devontay J. Hood walked away from his assigned work detail at the Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds....

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Search & Rescue/Deputies/Air 2 Team Up to Locate Lost Hikers

Search & Rescue/Deputies/Air 2 Team Up to Locate Lost Hikers

On Sunday evening Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies, Air 2, and a Search and Rescue (SAR) Deputy accompanied by two SAR Volunteers located two lost hikers in the area of the Liberty...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Level III Sex Offender Information Bulletin-Notification of Move - Robert K. Leavitt

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

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Level IIISex Offender Information Bulletin-Notification of Move - Jeffrey W. Naftel

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

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Level III Sex Offender Information Bulletin-Notification of Move - Christopher L. Godwin

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

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Triple for K9 Enzo this weekend!!

Suspect Surrenders after K9 Enzo Announces Himself 

Spokane Valley Deputies, responding to a person with a weapons call, learned the suspect was last seen hiding in a neighboring trailer.  The trailer was surrounded and announcements to s...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Neighbors & Detectives Work Together to Address Nuisance Home

Neighbors & Detectives Work Together to Address Nuisance Home

31 Firearms/Meth/Heroin/Vehicles Seized 

The Spokane Valley Investigative Unit served a search warrant yesterday resulting in the arrest of 32-year-old Lucas S. Chane, and his girlfr...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Automotive Technician – Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Fleet Services Garage

Automotive Technician – Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Fleet Services Garage (See the Full Job Posting at http://www.spokanecounty.org/1021/Current-Openings under the title Automotive Technician (Civil Service).

These positions do not ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Traffic Violations/DUI/Warrants/Drugs

Traffic Violations/DUI/Warrants/Drugs

A traffic stop, after the driver failed to stop at two stop signs, ended with his arrest for DUI, Possession of Heroin/Meth, Driving while Suspended and three warrants.  

Just after 12:30 a.m. this morning, Spo...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 8, 2018

Sexual Assault Unit Detectives Charge Suspect with 9 Counts of Possession of Child Pornography

Sexual Assault Unit Detectives Charge Suspect with

9 Counts of Possession of Child Pornography 

Spokane Valley Sexual Assault Unit Detective Nate Bohanek arrested and charged 47-year-old Marc D. Dye with 10 counts of Possessing Depictions of Minors...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 8, 2018

Scooter Riding Suspect’s Attempt to Elude Fails

Scooter Riding Suspect’s Attempt to Elude Fails

Spokane Valley Deputies arrested 21-year-old Austin M. Bailey after he attempted to avoid capture on a 40cc gas-powered scooter.  Bailey dumped the scooter and continued to flee on foot but...

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Be A Load Warrior!

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Do you make sure to cover and secure your load before visiting one of Spokane County's transfer stations? Then you might be a Load Warrior! The Spokane County Eco Team is launching the "Load Warrior" campaign, which encourages citizens to secure...

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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

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Family Law Local Rule (LSPR 94.04)

Spokane Superior Court is seeking public comment regarding proposed changes to LSPR 94.04. 

Comments regarding the proposed rule should be directed to Ms. Amanda Peterson in writing by emailing her at [email protected]

All comm...

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Superior Court News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

GMP Changes Effective Immediately (Temporary) Please Read

Due to a significant reduction in our volunteer numbers, the following changes will be EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY:

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1. Final Accounting hearings will be set 60 days out instead of 30 days. GMP will have 60 days to audit instead of 30 days.

2. Accountin...

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Superior Court News

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