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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)

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016

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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