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THURSDAY, DEC. 3, 2015

One dead in Stevens County crash

A person is dead after a two car crash south of Kettle Falls in Stevens County Thursday morning. The crash happened just before 10:30 a.m. on Highway 25 about 32 miles south of Kettle Falls, according to a Washington State ...

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Spokane Baptist Church damaged in fire 

The Spokane Baptist Church was heavily damaged by a two-alarm fire early Thursday morning. The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to the church at 12817 E. Broadway just after 3 a.m. Thursday to find heavy smoke and fire at the ...

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Officer involved shooting investigation completed 19 

The investigation into a recent officer involved shooting of a domestic violence suspect in Hillyard has been forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review. Jason M. Smith, 36, was shot outside his father’s home at 4118 E. Longfellow on Oct. ...

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Logan Elementary School student Moses Trujillo, 9, tests the length of a new vest jacket with the help of volunteer Jimmy Diehl, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, at J.C. Penney in the NorthTown Mall in Spokane, Wash. Some 200 area children were selected to participate this week over three days in The Salvation Army’s Clothe-A-Child $100 Christmas shopping spree. Tuesday, children shopped at the Spokane Valley Mall. Saturday will see the last group of 60 students at NorthTown. More than 160 volunteers will take the children around the stores in search of winter clothing and other items. Store employees also gifted the children an additional $15 to buy a gift for a family member. All selected items were discounted 25 percent  at checkout. The annual program started  in 2002. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Photo: Clothe-A-Child

Logan Elementary School student Moses Trujillo, 9, tests the length of a new vest jacket with the help of volunteer Jimmy Diehl, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, at J.C. Penney in the NorthTown Mall in Spokane, Wash. Some 200 area children were selected to participate this week over three days in The Salvation Army's Clothe-A-Child $100 Christmas shopping spree. Tuesday, children shopped at the Valley Mall. Saturday will see the last group of 60 students at NorthTown. More than 160 volunteers will take the children around the stores in search of winter clothing and other items. Store employees also gifted the children an additional $15 to buy a gift for a family member. All selected items were discounted 25% at checkout. The annual program stated in 2002.

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2, 2015


In this Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 photo, Matt Van Vleet, who lives on 18th Ave., east of Bernard, surveys the damage to his garage and two cars from a neighbor's tree. Another car not shown, a Subaru, was purchased only a week ago. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Damage estimates for windstorm weeks away 

The first federal aid for damage for the Nov. 17 windstorm was approved this week for Washington, but even a rough estimate of the damage to the Spokane area may be weeks away. Local emergency management officials are compiling data ...

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City parks spokeswoman will have to reapply to keep job 122 

Spokane’s parks department will advertise the communications job currently held by former police spokeswoman Monique Cotton, opening it up to outside applicants. Parks department Director Leroy Eadie said creating a permanent division communications manager position was first discussed with the ...

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Records request pricey at the University of Idaho 

When Tom Blanchard wanted to learn more about controversial murals at the University of Idaho, he filed a public records request. The university responded that the records were available. But first, Blanchard would have to pay a bill: $18,078.11. “They ...

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Correction

Johnson’s council role wrong Mary Lou Johnson works with the Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council and serves on several subcommittees. A story on page A4 Wednesday misstated her relationship with the council.

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