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Spokane CountyMarriage licenses Jose de Jesus Pelayo Gomez and Angelica M. Martinez Flores, both of Spokane. Anthony J. Schmidt, of Selah, Wash., and Megan M. McCormick, of Spokane. Alan D. Palmer and Loretta M. Jech, both of Medical Lake. Matthew ...

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Firefighters train Wednesday on how to quickly get into a fire shelter during the Eastern Washington Wildland Fire Training Academy. The training runs through Sunday at Deer Park High School. More than 500 firefighters are learning basic and advanced wildland firefighting skills in preparation for this summer’s fire season. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

More than 500 wildland firefighters training in Deer Park 

While hiking in Central Washington last summer, Dane Heggenes hit a blockade. A massive wildfire was creeping across the Methow Valley, incinerating practically everything in its path, and authorities said the trail was too dangerous. Heggenes turned back and hitchhiked ...

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Missing alligator on the loose in Spokane Valley 11 

A 3-foot alligator is reportedly roaming somewhere in Spokane Valley and animal control officials have no idea where it is. The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service was called to the University Mobile Home Park at 9518 E. Fourth Ave. ...

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SPD leadership shakeups delay analysis of police stops 

Recent leadership shakeups in the Spokane Police Department have sidelined a project to analyze data on the race of people stopped by police officers. Eastern Washington University professor Ed Byrnes and downtown precinct Capt. Brad Arleth released a report in ...

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Man wounded in armed home invasion

Three men forced their way inside an apartment at Third Avenue and Haven Street early Wednesday afternoon and wounded one of the residents. The apartment is located in large white house at the corner of the intersection. Police said one ...

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Washington records

Spokane CountyMarriage licenses Anthony L. Stillinger and Remelisa E.G. Cullitan, both of Spokane Valley. Julian P.T. Aguiar de Medeiros and Jenaline Pyle, both of Spokane. Kevin E. Anderson and Shawn E. Baumgarden, both of Spokane. Shayna M. Curry and Spring ...

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Spin ControlSalmon are Olympia bound

This post was updated at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. OLYMPIA -- There are two migrations to Olympia each year. Legislators come in January, and leave . . . some time later. ...

Extra CreditSpokane graduation rates increase slightly

Spokane Public Schools on-time graduation rate increased slightly in 2015, up to 84.5 percent. However, the districts on-time graduation rate for Black/African American students dropped to 77.8 percent. In 2014 ...

Photo blogCatching up with Then and Now

In the July 18 column about the Washington Cracker Co. building on E. Pacific Ave., it was mentioned that the cookie and cracker company used the swastika as a its ...

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