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In brief: Humane Society offers reward in poisonings

Thu., Jan. 16, 2014, midnight

SPOKANE COUNTY – The Humane Society of the United States is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the person who allegedly tried to poison two dogs in the area off Wellesley Avenue and I Street in northwest Spokane.

One dog needed surgery after it ate raw ground beef mixed with white granules. The other dog, which lives across the street, had a seizure.

Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service has sent the suspicious meat for analysis to Washington State University’s forensics laboratory.

Call: (509) 477-2532.

COPS Shop to expand its hours of operation

HILLYARD – COPS Northeast, 5208 N. Market St., is expanding its hours.

The office will now be open on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shop will continue to be open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call: (509) 625-3343.

Community colleges host information nights

SPOKANE – The Community Colleges of Spokane will host college information nights at both its campuses.

Meet on Jan. 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at SFCC’s SUB, Building 17, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive, or at SCC’s Student Services Building 15, 1810 N. Greene St.

Learn about financial aid and admission, as well as how to transfer college points and choose a program.

For SFCC, call: (509) 533-3500. For SCC, call: (509) 533-8020.

Library cardholders can now stream media

SPOKANE COUNTY – Anyone with a library card in the Spokane County Library District can now enjoy streaming music, movies and television shows through

The website offers thousands of titles and is available through your computer’s Internet browser, Android devices and iOS devices.

For more information or to get registered, visit whats-hoopla.


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