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UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 3:52 p.m.

Central Idaho county withdraws from death penalty trial fund

A central Idaho county is withdrawing from the state’s Capital Crimes Defense Fund, a move commissioners say is intended to stop local prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.

UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 11:11 p.m.

Spokane County aims for accountability in negotiations with jail medical care contractor

Spokane County plans to add measureable performance standards to its contract with NaphCare Inc., the Alabama company that provides medical care to county jail inmates.

Spokane County spending $250,000 to make website user-friendly

Thirteen images line the left side of the Spokane County’s homepage at Want to pay your taxes? Click the water-spotted leaf urging you to “Go Green.” In an effort …

Fire officials will get iPads

The Spokane Valley Fire Department is jumping into the tablet fray. Department commissioners voted to fund the purchase of iPads for their own use, but repeatedly told staff to do …

Pearson selected to fire board

Former Central Valley School District superintendent Mike Pearson was selected to fill a vacant seat on the Spokane Valley Fire Department board of commissioners Friday. Pearson and six others were …

County to pay $50,000 to settle suit in death of Trent Yohe

Spokane County commissioners approved a $50,000 settlement Tuesday in the May 2007 death of a Spokane Valley man who fought with sheriff’s deputies.

Valley Fire honors trio

Spokane Valley Fire commissioners spent the beginning of their most recent meeting giving plaques and recognition to outgoing Spokane Valley council members Diana Wilhite, Rich Munson and Dick Denenny. “I …

Newman Lake saying ‘no’

Additional ballot counting makes it clear that Newman Lake Fire and Rescue voters think three commissioners are enough. A proposal to increase the fire district’s board from three to five …

New fire commissioner sought

Fire District 8 commissioners plan to review procedures Sept. 8 for replacing Commissioner Jonathan Ferraiuolo, who will step down Monday. Ferraiuolo announced his resignation at the district’s Aug. 4 meeting.

Two Commissioners Seek Second Term

It was so much fun the first time, two Spokane fire protection district commissioners have decided to do it again. James Lahde is seeking a second term as commissioner in …