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THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016

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Spokane CountyMarriage licenses Russell D. Zerba and Jadyn K.E. Young, both of Spokane Valley. Nathaniel J. Hopkins and Celeste E. Walsh, both of Spokane. Jacquelyn M. Coblentz and Khalil R. Newbill, both of Spokane. Lukas K. Iverson and Aleisha C. ...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 5:56 P.M.

Porch pirates steal holiday cheer

In the Inland Northwest, there have been multiple word of mouth reports of porch pirates stealing packages. In the Manito/Cannon Hill neighborhood, many residents said they’ve received warnings about porch pirates on their inter-neighborhood emails and social media networks.

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Chris Devenere, left, Andy Caster, center and Lewis Smeby demonstrate teamwork as they stack toys,Dec. 6, 2016, for the Christmas Bureau at the Spokane County Interstate Fair & Expo Center. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)


Preparations begin at Fairgrounds for Thursday opening of the Christmas Bureau

Christmas Bureau coordinators and volunteers descended Tuesday on the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center to get ready to launch one of the region’s most beloved annual holiday events. The room was filled with energy and a sense of purpose as 120 volunteers unloaded some 16,000 toys from freight trucks, carting them around and lifting them into towering stacks.

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Public safety
Teen carrying BB rifle causes alarm in North Spokane
Woman’s body found at Airway Heights Wal-Mart
Rapper Snoop Dogg plans pot shop appearance in Spokane on Wednesday
Spokane police investigating convenience store robbery
Man killed by train at Trent and Vista
Sen. Mike Baumgartner files amendment to state constitution calling for Legislature to have sole authority to set school funding
Computer switch could disrupt car-tab renewals in Washington
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Bonners Ferry has new flagpole at Canadian border
Snow means ski resorts opening in Idaho
Court testimony: Hutto admitted being present at Kirk homicide
Election-related harassment in North Idaho reflective of hardened political attitudes
Prosecutors: Coeur d’Alene’s ‘Bo’ Kirk abducted and shot in road rage killing
Sen. Mike Baumgartner files amendment to state constitution calling for Legislature to have sole authority to set school funding
Whitworth joins other local colleges urging Trump to keep immigration program for students
Pulling ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ off daycare bookshelves would be a state-sponsored mistake says free-speech group
ACLU and parents ask Spokane school district to address racism
Complaint against Spokane Community College alleging sexism, racism leads to program review
County officials balance budget with property taxes former commissioner says should be devoted to roads
Traffic lights will come back to Lincoln and Monroe soon
Bonners Ferry has new flagpole at Canadian border
Report: Cable error caused fatal airplane crash in Spokane River
Getting There: TSA is ready to help those with medical issues get to their planes
Julyamsh powwow returns to Coeur d’Alene 
Nonprofit helps disabled vets with handyman services 28 
ArtFest returns to Browne’s Addition for 31st year
Authors give advice, send texts to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 
40th Lilac Bloomsday Run kicks off at trade show 14 

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