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    Credibility of local NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal questioned

      Controversy is swirling around one of the Inland Northwest’s most prominent civil rights activists, with family members of Rachel Dolezal saying the local leader of the NAACP has been falsely … 1047

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    Another windstorm to hit Spokane on Wednesday

    Just three weeks after 71-mph winds raked the Inland Northwest, a newly forming storm is expected to send another blast of wind across the region on Wednesday with gusts near … 91

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    At least 3 homes lost in wildfire near Bayview

    At least three houses near Bayview, Idaho, went up in flames Sunday afternoon in a fast-moving wildfire that began near the Lake Pend Oreille shoreline, raced up a steep hillside …

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    Macy’s to close department store in downtown Spokane

    Macy’s is closing its downtown Spokane department store amid slumping sales. 191

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    George enjoys first game, boosts Pacers

    NBA: Paul George savored every moment of his postgame stroll to the locker room. He pumped his fist, traded high-fives with teammates, gave the No. 1 signal to the fans …

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    Ice Cube’s son becomes him in ‘Straight Outta Compton’

    LOS ANGELES – O’Shea Jackson Jr. was determined to play his father, Ice Cube, in “Straight Outta Compton.” Not only does the 24-year-old look uncannily like his dad, but he’s …

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    Downtown bar owner indicted on fraud charges

    Spokane bar owner Jeremy Tangen has been indicted on four counts of bank fraud after authorities learned he was taking advantage of mortgage relief programs under false pretenses. 83

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    Fire in Stevens County doubles in size as it burns toward Springdale

    A wildfire burning in Stevens County has more than doubled in size as it burns northwest toward the community of Springdale. 5

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    Stolen cabin found outside of Springdale

    Stevens County sheriff’s deputies have located a cabin stolen from a family’s rural property near Springdale. 26

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    Coeur d’Alene police officer in critical condition after early-morning shooting

    A Coeur d’Alene police officer is battling for his life after being shot in the line of duty early this morning. Sgt. Greg Moore, a 16-year veteran of the Coeur … 148

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    Two dead as winds topple trees across the region; blackouts everywhere leave 200,000 people without power

    High winds are likely to cause widespread power outages and other damage on Tuesday evening as a powerful Pacific storm moves over the Inland Northwest. Authorities are calling on employers … 31

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    NFL notes: League reinstates running back Adrian Peterson

    Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent the Minnesota …

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    Spokane’s air pollution sinks to lowest level, ‘hazardous’ for first time

    Spokane’s smoke-filled skies Friday evening turned the Lilac City into the most air-polluted place in the country as air quality dropped to a reading of very unhealthy for all. 47

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    Son-in-law accused of killing three in Colbert home; suspect was picked by GOP as state senate candidate in 2011

    The son-in-law of one of the three people shot to death before fire was set to their Colbert home and barn was arrested this afternoon on three counts of first-degree … 47

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    Windstorm closes schools; 380,000 without power

    There are at least 158,000 customers without power Wednesday morning as Avista crews scrambled in the wake of a brutal windstorm that toppled hundreds of trees and killed two women. 12

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    Man dies in Stevens County fire evacuation; several homes lost

    The Colville Complex fire stretched state and local fire forces thin over night, driving some homeowners to battle the flames themselves. 32

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    CdA police officer dies from shooting

    A Coeur d’Alene police officer shot this morning in the line of duty has died at the hospital with his family at his side. 45

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    Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub forced to resign

    Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub has been forced to resign. Mayor David Condon asked for Straub’s resignation amid complaints about Straub’s leadership style and personnel moves involving two women who … 113

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    John M. Crisp: Show leniency towards hapless Bergdahl

    General court martial unnecessary for alleged deserter.

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    Those orange bikes are going away

    An orange bike leaning against the pole of a stop sign. An orange bike tethered to a handrail. An orange bike resting under a tree. Is this good advertising? 51