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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Annual Parcel Inspection

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – In accordance with state law RCW 84.41.030, the Spokane County Assessor’s office appraisers will begin inspecting one-sixth of all county parcels starting next week and continuing through April for the ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Important changes to the senior citizen/disabled persons exemption program

New Legislation has passed changing the residency requirements and income thresholds in Washington.

View new 2020 income thresholds for all counties: https://www.spokanecounty.org/DocumentCenter/View/28262/Income-Thresholds-Tax-Years-2020-2024

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

$1 Billion in new construction for 2020

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – Spokane County Assessor Tom Konis announced Friday that the Spokane County Assessor’s office has just finished adding $1,078,958,814 in new construction to the tax rolls, which will be payable in 2020.

To accompl...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Cama Cloud Mobile Assessor

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The Spokane County Assessor’s Office is undergoing the purchase of Cama Cloud MobileAssessor, a mobile app to assist the work of field assessors.

With this new technology, field assessors will be able to complete all inspections from the field and the data...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

***CAPITAL FACILITIES PLAN UPDATE***

Spokane County is in the process of updating its Capital Facilities Plan as required by the Growth Management Act.  A continued public hearing on the proposal will be held on December 12, 2019 in the Commissioner's Hearing Room, lower level, Publ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

***Spokane County Burn Restrictions Lifted***

The outdoor recreational fire restrictions that were implemented on July 24, 2019, are being lifted.  This will take effect at 8:00 a.m., Friday morning, September 20, 2019 due to the current and forecasted cooler and wetter conditions, restricti...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Odyssey Portal Announcement

The current State Case Management System called SCOMIS will be replaced in Spokane County by Odyssey on November 5, 2018 and along with this change, a new web based Odyssey Portal will become available to users at that same time. Odyssey Portal will perfo...

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Elections

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Lot Draw for Tie

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The Town of Fairfield Position No. 3 ended in a tie for the November 5th General Election.  A mandatory hand recount was conducted.  The results remained unchanged and the recount was certified by the Spokane County Canvassing Board. &am...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Become a Future Voter!

Future Voter

New legislation allows 16- and 17-year-olds to sign up as future voters and be automatically registered to vote when they turn 18!

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Recount FAQ for Election

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Find out answers to your frequently asked questions about recounts in elections.

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Register to Vote

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Moved recently? Register to Vote or update your address today!

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Posted on: November 29, 2019

Strings of holiday lights are not recyclable!

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Regardless of what the box or label may say, like garden hoses and plastic bags, strings of lights get wrapped around the sorter at the recycling center. Employees have to turn everything off and untangle the mess. This takes time, which means it increase...

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Environmental Services
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Regional Water Reclamation Facility Receives Ecology Award

DOE – Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance Award

Spokane County’s Regional Water Reclamation Facility garnered top-performing status from the Washington State Department of Ecology and on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, was pre...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

2019 Draft Mitigation Plan Now Available

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In April 2019, a coalition of Spokane County cities, towns and special purpose districts embarked on a planning process to prepare for impacts of disasters.

Responding to federal mandates in the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-390), the coa...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Spokane County Regional Veterans Services

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SPOKANE, Wash. – The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Riverfront Park is set for restoration work thanks to generous contributions from the Our Town Gala and Spokane Civic Benefit Fund, Spokane County Veterans Services, and the Washington State Depa...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Spokane County Medical Examiner

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – During the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) annual business meeting in October located in Kansas City, MO, Spokane County Medical Examiner, Dr. Sally Aiken was elected by a vote of the general mem...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

National Adoption Day

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – On Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, Spokane County will join courts across the country to commemorate more than 45 local foster children and youths who will legally join their “Forever Family” on National Adopti...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Annual Parcel Inspection

County Appraisers

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – In accordance with state law RCW 84.41.030, the Spokane County Assessor’s office appraisers will begin inspecting one-sixth of all county parcels starting in November and continuing through April 2020.

T...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

New court resource fair

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – The Spokane Regional Mental Health Court, a collaborative therapeutic court, is pleased to announce the commencement of their “Community Resource Fair” beginning Oct. 23, 2019. The “Community Resource Fair” will b...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Key Performance Indicators

Key Performance Indicators

Spokane County Government is dedicated to excellence by upholding the public trust with responsive, cost effective, customer-driven services that enhance and protect the quality of life for all citizens. Selecting one of the links below will display key p...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Notice of Application - Hazard Road Drainage Improvements

PROJECT:  Hazard Road Drainage Improvements

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  This project will replace damaged culverts on Hazard Road and Dalton Road and implement stream restoration along Hazard Road to the west of Dalton Road.  This work...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: November 26, 2019

NOTICE OF APPLICATION - SP-1654-19

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Proposed Preliminary Short Plat to divide 11.08 acres into two (2) industrial lots in the Light Industrial (LI) zone.  Residential uses are currently not allowed in the LI zone.

PARCEL NUMBER:  24071.9089

PRO...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Notice of Application - B1903503 - 9704 N. Division Street

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Sanctuary Addition and Remodel Portion of Existing Church - St. Luke Lutheran Church

PARCEL NUMBER:  36173.1175

PROJECT LOCATION:  9704 N. Division, Spokane, Washington, 99218

ZONING:  High Density Re...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Notice of Application - SMA-241-19

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Shoreline Variance to allow a residential deck to be expanded laterally, located 78 feet from the Ordinary High Water Mark of Liberty Lake, whereas the Shoreline Master Program requires 100 feet.  Located within the...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Notice of Application - SP-0112A-78

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Proposed alteration to Final Short Plat SP-0112-78.  The purpose is to remove the common road access easement shown on Tract D that extends to Tract E in said final short plat, which is utilized for water storage fa...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Notice of Application - CUW-07-19

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Conditional Use Permit for a Kennel on approximately 9.75 acres in the Rural Traditional (RT) Zone pursuant to Section 14.618.240(13) of the Spokane County Zoning Code.

PARCEL NUMBER:  05014.9039

PROJECT LOCATION: &am...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Notice of Application - Mill Road Stormwater Improvements

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: This proposed project will remove/replace/install stormwater treatment structures, add safety improvements, and resurface and stripe the roadway.

PROJECT LOCATION:  Mill Road from Wilson Avenue to Dartford Drive in Section 5 a...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Notice of Application - B1903127 - 1416 W. Paradise Road

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Grading existing private driveway (On Parcel 23016.9122 & 33062.9120) for future residence (Includes reconstruction of wetland crossing/causeway on parcel 34016.9122)

PARCEL NUMBERS:  23016.9122; 33062.9120

PROJEC...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Notice of Application - PN-2083-19

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Preliminary Plat of Elk Meadows to divide 282.28 acres in to 28 cluster lots in the Rural Traditional (RT) and Rural Conservation (RCV) zones.

PARCEL NUMBERS:  37121.9001, 37121.9002, 37121.9005, 37124.9043, 37124.90...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Notice of Application - PN-1556A-88

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Proposed alteration to the Final Plat of Forest Glen 4th Addition, PN-1556A-88.  The purpose of this alteration is to allow for a duplex to be constructed on Lot 1 of Block 3.

PARCEL NUMBER:  36081.2301

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Notice of Application - B1902706

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  (2) 10,000 Gallon Fuel Additive Tanks

PARCEL NUMBER: 36223.9030

PROJECT LOCATION:  3301 E. Lincoln Road

ZONING:  Heavy Industrial

DATE ISSUED:  9/11/2019

APPLICANT:  Western States Electric Inc...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Notice of Application - B1902672

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  141,000 Gallon Concrete Water Reservoir

PARCEL NUMBER:  55133.0117

PROJECT LOCATION:  Generally located in the SE 1/4 of Section 13, Township 25 North, Range 45 EWM, Spokane County, Washington.  Loca...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Notice of Application - SP-1652-19

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Proposed Preliminary Short Plat to divide 35,277 sq. ft. parcel into two (2) residential lots for an existing and proposed duplex in the Low Density Residential zone.

PARCEL NUMBER: 37342.0114

PROJECT LOCATION:  The s...

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Notices of Application & Technical Review
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Notice of Application - CUW-06-19

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Conditional Use Permit to allow a Gun Range in the Rural Traditional (RT) zone pursuant to Section 14.618.240(10) of the Spokane County Zoning Code

PARCEL NUMBER:  05365.9002

PROJECT LOCATION:  The subject site is gene...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

2020 Park Plan is Being Updated! Review the Draft Today!

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Every 5-6 years, Spokane County Parks updates the community's six-year vision for the County's park system. It's your chance to shape the future!

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Mica Peak Conservation Area Limited Hunt

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Hunting season has arrived! From October 14 through December 19, a limited management hunt will be taking place on Mica Peak Conservation Area  to reduce high populations of White-tailed deer and wild turkey. The hunt will be managed through Wash...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Several Trailheads Now Have Webcams!

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Wondering whether to bring your snowshoes or looking to avoid the crowds? Checkout our new trailhead webcams before heading out!

View the Webcams Parks, Recreation & Golf

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Road construction and maintenance projects through Dec. 13, 2019.

SPOKANE COUNTY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS AND DELAYS

For: 12/06/2019 - 12/13/2019

http://www.spokanecounty.org/3828/Weekly-Travel-Impacts-Map 

 

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Euclid Rd Bridge Closure

Access to the Euclid Rd Bridge (#1508) is closed until f...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 29, 2019

Snow season is on its way!

Snow season is fast approaching and now is a good time to prepare. First, make sure that autumn's leaves and debris is cleared away from storm drains to prevent possible flooding and/or a build up of ice. Also, check our Snow Plow Priority Map at https://...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Euclid Road bridge is CLOSED until further notice.

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After finding two critical failures in the substructure, Public Works closed the Euclid Road bridge as a matter of public safety. The bridge is the property of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Railroad officials have hired a consultant to develo...

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Public Works

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Geiger Boulevard Improvements

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Read about what Spokane County Public Works has planned for the project.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Snow Plow Priority Routes

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See a map of snow plow priority routes in Spokane County.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Bigelow/Forker Corridor Project

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Learn about what Spokane County Public Works is doing to improve the interchange.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Tune In!

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Spokane County Public Works now has a YouTube channel!

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

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: November 1, 2018

10 Tips for your Senior Pets

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1. Health check-ups: Make sure your senior pet has regular visits with your veterinarian. In fact, many veterinarians recommend that senior dogs should be examined twice a year, even more so if the dog has serious health issues. A thorough physical examin...

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

Keep Your Feline Fit

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Overweight cats are less common than overweight dogs. Cats have a much better ability to regulate their own energy intake. However, being overweight adds stresses upon his body and puts your cat at an increased risk of diabetes, liver problems and joint p...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Talking Turkey

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If you decide to feed your pet a little nibble of turkey, make sure it is boneless and well-cooked. Don't offer her raw or undercooked turkey, which may contain salmonella bacteria. 

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Thanksgiving Pet Recipes

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Turkey treats for dogs, puppy meatloaf, sassy kat dinner, and turkey and cranberry dog bones, ideas for the perfect home-made treats for your animals this Thanksgiving.

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

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 1, 2018

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, 2018

Ten Tips for Winter

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10 Tips for Winter


If your pet spends most of the time in the backyard, please change your routine and keep (s)he indoors during the freezing months.

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

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: November 1, 2018

Love is Ageless

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Senior animals are some of the hardest to adopt out at SCRAPS. Not because of the dog or cat themselves, but because most people have in mind adopting a puppy or kitten rather than a mature companion. That is a shame. Some of the most wonderful animals we...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Dog House Drive

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Donate to the SCRAPS Doghouse Drive to help repair donated doghouses.

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Detectives Seek Information Regarding Previously Unreported Sexual Abuse

Detectives Seek Information Regarding Previously Unreported Sexual Abuse 

Spokane Valley Sexual Assault Unit (SAU) Detectives are investigating reports of sexual assault stemming back to the mid-1990s.  The suspect, 64-year-old Mark S. Ho...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 10, 2019

Man Fires Pistol Indiscriminately and Recklessly into the Air from his Vehicle

Man Fires Pistol Indiscriminately and Recklessly into the Air from his Vehicle

 

Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded quickly to the report of a male firing a handgun from his moving vehicle.  The suspect vehicle ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Vehicle Prowlings in the Medical Lake Area

Vehicle Prowlings in the Medical Lake Area 

Recently, we have received reports of vehicle prowlings in and around the City of Medical Lake.  We are asking citizens to report suspicious activity and ensure their vehicles are locked after a...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Stolen Vehicle, Drugs, Multiple Warrants, and Two Arrests

Stolen Vehicle, Drugs, Multiple Warrants, and Two Arrests

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested two suspects inside a reported stolen vehicle which was parked in Rimrock View Trail parking lot on the north side of Palisades Park.  T...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Detective Asks for Your Help

Detective Asks for Your Help

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Unit (SCIU) Detective Chuck Haley would like your help identifying the males in these photos.    

They are suspected of fraudulently us...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Alert Neighbor Reports Vehicle Prowl, Deputies Locate One Suspect and Recover Stolen Handgun

Alert Neighbor Reports Vehicle Prowl, Deputies Locate One Suspect and Recover Stolen Handgun

 

Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies quickly responded to a report of a vehicle prowl and located one suspect.  With the assistance of K9...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

UPDATE: Sarah Macdonald Safe

UPDATE: Sarah Macdonald Safe
Sarah Macdonald has been located and she is safe.  Thank you all for helping and submitting tips.
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Missing Vulnerable Adult: Sarah A. Macdonald 

 

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Can You Help Detectives Identify this Male?

Can You Help Detectives Identify this Male?

 

Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are asking for your help to identify the male robbery suspect in this photo.  

The suspect walked out of the Walmart Store on E. Sprague with a 50&rdqu...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Driver Arrested for Hit and Run with Injury - Passenger of the Vehicle Sustains Life-Threatening Inj

Driver Arrested for Hit and Run with Injury

Passenger of the Vehicle Sustains Life-Threatening Injuries 

 

Last Sunday, Spokane Valley Traffic Investigators arrested the driver of the vehicle that hit a large parked truck, severely injuring...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Spokane Valley Police Department Earns WASPC Re-Accreditation

Spokane Valley Police Department Earns WASPC Re-Accreditation 

 

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that the Spokane Valley Police Department was re-accredited by the Washington Association of Sheriffs and 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: 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: December 3, 2019

Fire District 2 Receives Local Direct Investment for Medical Transport Gurney Improvements

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County announced that it has issued a local direct investment of $45,000 fromthe Spokane Public Investment Fund to Spokane County Fire District 2. The
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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Treasurer's Office Receives Investment Policy Certificate of Excellence

The Association of Public Treasurers of the United States & Canada has presented the Spokane County Treasurer's Office with the Investment Policy Certificate of Excellence.

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Treasurer Makes First Investment Pool Transaction in Corporate Debt Securities

The Spokane County Investment Pool completed a transaction this week to invest in corporate debt securities for the first time in its history. Treasurer releases statement confirming transaction details.

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Treasurer Loans $2.5 Million In Start-Up Financing to Spokane Regional Emergency Communications

Treasurer Baumgartner announces issuing of $2.5 million in start up financing for Spokane Regional Emergency Communications operations.

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Treasurer Baumgartner Releases Spokane County Investment Pool Trade Details

The Spokane County Investment Pool recently completed a transaction totaling $100mm. Click below for full details of the transaction and information on how the Spokane County Investment Pool serves the taxpayers.

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Treasurer Michael Baumgartner Announces Release of 2019 Property Tax Statements

Tax amounts are now available online and statements have been mailed. Read the full release below.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Press Release on Taxpayer Refunds

Treasurer Michael Baumgartner releases statement on 2018 county tax refunds totaling $4.4 million.

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