Stories tagged: Colbert
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
Neighborhoods north of Spokane maintain rural feel
Neighborhoods to the north of Spokane — Mead, Colbert, Fairwood and Wandermere — have held on to their largely residential and rural feel through the decades. With agricultural roots, Mead …
Mon., May 29, 2017
Plight of World War I veteran brings family together for Memorial Day
Some 79 years after he fell off a fishing boat and sank into obscurity, World War I veteran Henry Hartman finally had funeral services Thursday with full military honors in …
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
Prosecutor says deputies acted legally in fatal Colbert shootout
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office said Monday that sheriff’s deputies acted legally in the shooting death of Dean Bellamy, who reportedly opened fire on them after a four-hour standoff at …
UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Team completes investigation into fatal Colbert shootout; injured deputy still recovering
The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team has completed its investigation of a shootout that injured a sheriff’s deputy and killed a former bank executive at his Colbert home on March …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane County: Deputies discover cache of booze snuck in from Montana tossed from trains
From our archive, 100 years ago Spokane sheriff deputies found a cache of 250 quarts of liquor in a snowbank next to the Great Northern railroad tracks near Colbert.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 1:22 p.m.
Wedding anniversary: Colbert couple mark 50th year
Bob and Nancy Frankovic celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 23.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 6:23 p.m.
Pole fire affects over 12,000 North Spokane residents
A pole fire caused by changing weather conditions resulted in many residents in North Spokane going without power for about two to three hours Sunday evening.
UPDATED: Thu., June 11, 2015, 2:53 p.m.
Woman, stepfather had history of violence before shooting
The woman suspected of shooting her stepfather in the leg Wednesday at his Colbert home also tried to shoot him in the head and fired multiple shots at a neighbor, …
UPDATED: Wed., June 10, 2015, 8:13 a.m.
Deputies: Woman caught after shooting stepdad in leg
Spokane County deputies apprehended a woman who allegedly shot her stepfather in the leg early Wednesday during a dispute in a Colbert home.
Sun., May 31, 2015
Suspect arrested in Colbert triple homicide
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 Saturday afternoon on three counts of first-degree …
Fri., June 27, 2014, 3:13 p.m.
Sheriff’s Office: Alleged stabbing victim stabbed self
A 17-year-old who told authorities he was stabbed in a robbery attempt while running near Colbert late Tuesday said he lied and stabbed himself in an interview, according to the …
Thu., April 26, 2012
Spokane’s secret deal with Dow AgroSciences wasn’t legal
Spokane city leaders last year agreed to keep a settlement with a chemical company secret even though state law prevents them from doing so. The 2011 settlement with Dow AgroSciences …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2011
Raising a flagpole, saving a life
Chris Bailey, a student at the Mead Educational Alternative Division High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 288 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Colbert, wanted to give …
Sun., July 3, 2011
Glass struggle: Spokane’s hard-to-use resource
Spokane’s giant stockpile of beer bottles and other glass is about to shrink. Faced with fewer options and higher costs for recycling glass, in late 2008 the city began taking …
Thu., June 16, 2011
Expect quite a show at upcoming garden tour
If you aren’t doing anything this weekend and even if you are, make some time to do the Spokane in Bloom garden tour this Saturday. The Inland Empire Gardeners have …
Fri., July 23, 2010, 5:29 p.m.
Former Colbert couple plead not guilty to tax evasion
A former Colbert couple now living in Honduras were arraigned in federal court today after the husband and wife were arrested in Florida on warrants for failing to pay income …