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Posted on: August 9, 2022

New Assessor Property Tax Estimator

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – Spokane County Assessor, Tom Konis announced this week that his office has launched a new tool that will provide taxpayers with an estimate of how much regional real estate values will impact property taxes.  &...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Liberty Lake ORV Park Closure

As authorized by order of the Fire Code Official, July 22nd, 2022, to ensure public safety and to protect Spokane County property the Director of Spokane County Parks, Recreation and Golf Department hereby imposes a temporary closure of the Liberty Lake O...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Spokane County Approves American Rescue Plan Funds for West Terrace Stormwater Project

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – The Spokane County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution directing $5.5 Million from the Federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act to address long-standing stormwater flooding issues in the West Terrace nei...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Commissioners Approve Funding Categories for Portion of American Rescue Plan funds

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – This afternoon, the Spokane County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution directing a portion of funds from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act to specific expenditure categories. 

Under the ARP, s...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

County Approves ARP Funds for Resource Center

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – This afternoon, the Spokane County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with the City of Spokane and the Spokane Workforce Council (SWC) to provide ongoing financial support for the Resource Center of Spokane County.&nb...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Spokane County Seeks Ideas for American Rescue Plan Funds

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – Spokane County is projected to receive approximately $101 million in economic relief funds through the federally funded American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, which was passed by Congress and signed into law by the President on March 11, ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Property Tax Exemptions

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View the eligibility requirements for property tax exemptions or check the status of a previously-submitted request.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Burn Restrictions

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Get the latest information on burning restrictions in the county.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Permit Applications, Forms & Guidelines

Spokane County Building and Planning

Though the permitting and planning process is complex and time-consuming, there are several forms that can be filled out ahead of time.

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Food Establishment Permits

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Any person wishing to serve or distribute food in Spokane County must obtain an approval or a permit to operate.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Records Request

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Find out how to obtain copies of medical and public records.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Housing Resources

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Get information on Section 3 housing, low-income housing, and more.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Obtain Records

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Learn how you can obtain copies of court records.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Online Forms

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View our portal and find a listing of all forms and documents available to you.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Plan Your Visit

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View our Visiting Policy to ensure you're in compliance when visiting an inmate.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

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Find out how you can start an exciting career with our Detention Services team.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Court Locations & Hours

Find the location of your courtroom, your court date, maps, and more.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Register to Vote

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Keep your voter registration information up to date. Register to vote or update your address today!

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Ballot Drop Box Locations

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Ballot Drop Boxes are open for the August 2nd Primary - find one near you! Note: South Hill & Indian Trail Library ballot boxes are closed due to library construction.

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

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Where is the fair located? Does the fair allow on-site camping? Find answers to these questions and more.

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Enter an Exhibit

Spokane County Interstate Fair

Find out how you can enter an animal or a still exhibit into this year's Interstate Fair.

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Vendor Applications

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Apply to be a vendor at the Interstate Fair and take part in the 200,000+ guests that could be coming your way.

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

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: May 12, 2022

Public Works Improvement Programs

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Learn more about the Transportation Improvement Program and Capital Improvement Program

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Meet the Treasurer

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Treasurer of Spokane County Michael J. Baumgartner: Bio & Contact Information

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Treasurer's Office 2021 Year in Review

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The Treasurer's Office releases an annual Year in Review to report on performance related to the office's core responsibilities of collecting, safeguarding, and investing Spokane County's public funds. Highlights in 2021 include offering the only property...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

2022 Letter to Taxpayers

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Information on 2022 Spokane County Property Taxes

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Unofficial Election Results

Unofficial results for the August Primary were updated August 8th! Next update will be Monday, August 15th. The Primary is certified August 16th.

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Signature Update Letters

Receive a letter saying your signature didn't match or you didn’t sign your ballot envelope? You have until 4:00 PM on Monday August 15th to verify your signature with us! Return your form by:

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

August 2nd Primary

Information for the August 2nd Primary can be found on the Current Election page.

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Preliminary plat for a 12-lot rural cluster on 132.52 acres in the Rural Traditional zone. (This proposal is being recirculated for public comment because the boundary of the proposed plat has been changed by the sponsor. Th...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Grading on parcel for future manufactured home and shop

PARCEL NUMBER:  26074.9077

PROJECT LOCATION:  Unassigned Address

ZONING:   Rural Conservation

DATE ISSUED:  July 27, 2022

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

CRP 3302 - Spokane County Connor Road Bridge #4404 Replacement

PROJECT NAME:  Spokane County Connor Road Bridge #4404 Replacement

NOTICE OF APPLICATION DATE:  July 29, 2022

COMMENT PERIOD ENDS:  August 12, 2022

AGENCY CONTACT:  Beth DeBoer - 509-477-2259

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

SP-1719-2022

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  A Preliminary Short Plat to divide one 0.58-acre parcel into two (2 lots, for 1 single-family residence and 1 duplex) in the Low Density Residential (LDR) Zone consistent with Section 14.606 of the Spokane County Zoning Code...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION:   Conditional Use Permit for a wireless communication tower in the (RT) Zone according to Section 14.618.240(28) and 14.822 of the Spokane County Zoning Code. This proposal also seeks a variance to add 20 feet of hei...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Wondering how busy your favorite trailhead is?

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Check out conditions before you head out! We have trailhead web cameras at several trailheads providing images refreshed every 10 minutes!

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

What have we been up to these days? Check out our Current Projects" page!

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Spokane County Parks' Planning and Capital Projects Team has been hard at work for your County Parks' system. Check out our current slate of projects!

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Make Beacon Hill Public Project Updates

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Make Beacon Hill Public Project is a partnership between Spokane County, City of Spokane, Evergreen East MBA, Avista, and Inland NW Land Conservancy to acquire and preserve property containing the core of the mountain bike trail system on Beacon Hill.

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Burn Restrictions Implemented for Spokane County's Park System

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As temperatures heat up and potential fire fuels (grasses, shrubs, trees) dry out, the risk of fire rises. Following a burn restriction enacted by the area fire marshals, Spokane County Parks has enacted burn restriction measures.

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Liberty Lake ORV Park Closed to Motorized Vehicles Until Further Notice

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The Liberty Lake Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Park is closed to motorized vehicle use until further notice, effective August 3rd, 2022, due to elevated fire risk. Click on the link below to learn more!

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Road construction and maintenance update for August 5-12, 2022.

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 ROAD CONSTRUCTIONBigelow Gulch Rd - Phase 6Improvements to Bigelow Gulch Road include clearing and grubbing, roadway excavation, borrow, embankment compaction, precast concrete drywells, c...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

N.A. Degerstrom, Inc. selected for Euclid Road Bridge Project.

Commissioners Choose Firm for Replacement of Euclid Road Bridge

The Spokane County Board of Commissioners have taken another important step in the continued progress in the long effort to replace the Euclid Road Bridge in west Spokane County. During the co...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Have you seen a suspicious spill? Call the Spokane County Spill Hotline at (509) 477-7525.

Did you see an old car dripping oil all over the road? Did a gasoline can tip over on your driveway? Did you watch a paint can fall off a truck and it is now spilling all over the sidewalk?

 CALL THE SPOKANE COUNTY SPILL HOTLINE - (509) 477-7525

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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: May 17, 2019

Dust Control

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See the Spokane County Public Works webpage about dust control for unpaved roads.

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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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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: August 11, 2022

Driver Arrested for Vehicular Assault Following Two-Vehicle Crash, Second Driver Transported

 

Driver Arrested for Vehicular Assault Following Two-Vehicle Crash, Second Driver Transported to the Hospital with Serious Injuries 

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle injury crash at the inte...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Suspect Arrested for Assault 2nd Degree and Felony Harassment

 

 

Suspect Arrested for Assault 2nd Degree and Felony Harassment 

 

Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a disturbance/possible person with a weapon call.  Multiple Deputies arrived and quickly gained control of t...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Deputies Catch Burglary Suspect Exiting Church

 

 Deputies Catch Burglary Suspect Exiting Church

Skunk Intervenes during Arrest before Fleeing the Area 

 

Spokane County Deputies responded to a reported burglary in progress at a church in Deer Park.  As Deputie...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Armed Robbery Suspect Quickly Located and Arrested

 

 

Armed Robbery Suspect Quickly Located and Arrested 

 

Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a reported armed robbery at 7-11 on N. Park Road.   Deputies located the suspect in the park just north of the store an...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Wanted Theft Suspect Attempts to Outrun Deputies in Patrol Cars

 

 

Wanted Theft Suspect Attempts to Outrun Deputies in Patrol Cars 

 

A Spokane Valley Deputy contacted a suspect inside Walmart, wearing a pair of shoes he hadn’t purchased.  When the Deputy made contact to retri...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Driver and Multi-time Convicted Felon Arrested, Pistol/Suspected Fentanyl Seized

 

 

Driver and Multi-time Convicted Felon Arrested, Pistol/Suspected Fentanyl Seized Vehicle Believed to have Eluded Deputies Multiple Times in the Recent Past

 

Spokane Valley Deputies used spike strips to stop a vehicle that is be...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Spokane Valley Robbery Suspect Arrested

 

 

Spokane Valley Robbery Suspect Arrested

 

Spokane Valley Deputies and SVIU Detectives investigated a Robbery at Nom Nom on Sprague.  Deputies arrested the driver of the vehicle for Robbery within an hour.  Days...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Update: Officer/Deputy-Involved Shooting

 

Update: Officer/Deputy-Involved Shooting 

 

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of the Detective involved in the August 3, 2022, incident at the Intersection of E. 3rd Avenue and ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Major Crime Detectives are Investigating the Death of a Woman Found Inside a Burning Residence

 

 

Major Crime Detectives are Investigating the Death of a Woman Found Inside a Burning Residence 

 

Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are conducting a suspicious death investigation at a residence in Spokane Valley. ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Lateral Deputy

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Lateral Deputy 

 

On August 1, 2022, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich swore in our newest Lateral Deputy, Blair Darr.  Please help us welcome Deputy Darr to th...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

The SIIR Team is investigating two separate, but related, law enforcement involved shootings

The Spokane Independent Investigative Response (SIIR) Team is investigating two separate, but related, law enforcement involved shootings that occurred early this morning.

This morning, August 3, 2022, just before 1:00am, Spokane County Sheriff’...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

UPDATE: Search and Rescue Volunteers Locate Person believed to be Missing Vulnerable Adult

 

 

UPDATE:  Search and Rescue Volunteers Locate Person believed to be Missing Vulnerable Adult

Spokane County Search and Rescue Volunteers located a person believed to be Shaan P. Aujla, deceased, this evening just after ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Treasurer Baumgartner Visits Local Investment Financed Newman Lake Fire Training Facility

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May 16, 2022

Treasurer Michael Baumgartner Visits Newman Lake Fire & Rescue Live Fire Burn Building, Recipient of Local Direct Investment

 

Spokane County, WA – The Treasurer of Spokane County, Michael Bau...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Treasurer's Office Issues $500,000 Local Investment to Moab Irrigation District Well Construction

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For Immediate Release: 

May 2, 2022 

 

Treasurer’s Office Issues $500,000 Local Direct Investment Financing Moab Irrigation District Well Construction

 

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

2022 Property Tax Statements Now Mailing to Taxpayers; First Half Due by April 30th

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March 8, 2022

 

Spokane County Property Tax Statements to Arrive in Mailboxes This Week; Tax Roll Grows by $56 million Due in Part to Government Growth & Voted Levy Increases 

 

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Treasurer's Office releases 2021 Year in Review Report

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For Immediate Release: 

February 16, 2022

Spokane County Treasurer’s Office announces $13.45 million investment income distributed to local governments in Year in Review Report; Other highlights include property tax extension and penalty and intere...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Capital Press: County Treasurer 'kicks tires' on Farm Credit Investments

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Capital Press recently joined Treasurer Baumgartner on a visit to two Spokane County farm families to learn more about how Spokane County public investments in Federal Farm Credit bonds support U.S. agriculture across the country. The Treasurer's...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Treasurer applauds passage of legislation to significantly reduce penalty & interest

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For Immediate Release: 

April 22, 2021

 

Treasurer applauds passage of legislation to significantly reduce delinquent property tax penalty & interest. 

 

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