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Wm. Winkler Co. to build new concrete manufacturing facility in Newman Lake

Wm. Winkler Co. is building a concrete manufacturing facility south of its main office in Newman Lake.

Newman Lake access closed June 24, 25 for treatment

In an ongoing effort to fight invasive weeds, public access to Newman Lake will be closed June 24 and 25.

$415,000 in state funds will help Newman Lake water quality

Efforts to keep algae blooms from taking over Newman Lake took a big leap forward when the state Legislature approved $415,000 in the capital budget for the Newman Lake Flood …

Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies say murder-suicide a possibility in unattended deaths of Newport couple

While Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies say murder-suicide is a possibility in the death of a Newport-area elderly couple, they don’t yet know how they died.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 8:51 p.m.

Newman Lake dog wins best of breed at Westminster

Pancho won his class, but he almost had a chance to win it all.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 10:34 p.m.

Voters back taxes for Newman Lake Fire, Spokane County Fire District 8 and Orchard Prairie schools

Voters approved three measures for the Newman Lake Fire and Rescue, Spokane County Fire Protection District 8 and the Orchard Prairie School District in the Feb. 12 special election.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 9:32 a.m.

Ballots arriving for Feb. 12 special Spokane election

Spokane County voters should soon be receiving ballots in their mailboxes for the Feb. 12 Special Election.

Vision Quest trail pays homage to cult classic, adds new options for Newman Lake-area hikers

It’s not often that movie aficionados, history buffs and hikers find themselves all on the same trail. But a newly created trail near Newman Lake should satisfy all three types …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 10:31 p.m.

Fourth suspect charged in 2015 killing of Bret Snow

Spokane County sheriff’s investigators on Friday announced that they are pursuing first-degree murder charges against a fourth suspect they believe helped kill Brett Snow, who disappeared in December 2015 and …

UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 6:37 a.m.

Firefighters douse fire near Newman Lake

More than 40 firefighters, multiple fire trucks and air crews battled a five acre brush fire north of Newman Lake.

UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:11 p.m.

Newman Lake man sentenced 16 years in killing of girlfriend

A Newman Lake man accused of beating his girlfriend to death in November was sentenced to 16 years in prison earlier this month.

Newman Lake residents show support for couple in time of need

The Newman Lake community is rallying behind longtime volunteers Scott and Eileen Weyrauch as they struggle with medical bills associated with Scott’s recent heart surgery and new ALS diagnosis.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 7:50 p.m.

Domestic violence, death at Newman Lake home on Thanksgiving leave family devastated

Clutching a framed photograph of Tina Stewart to his chest, Don Estus struggled to put into words just how much she meant to him.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 10:01 p.m.

Boyfriend arrested, charged with murder after woman found dead in Newman Lake home

A woman was found dead in a Newman Lake home Friday morning and her boyfriend has been arrested, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

100 years ago in Spokane: Man who traded with Spokane Tribe says tribal language should be saved before its too late

A.E. Lewis of Miles, Wash., wrote an article advocating the preservation of the “Spokane tongue,” meaning the Spokane tribal language. He said that death and assimilation was making the tribe …

UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 8:04 p.m.

Man dead after car hit a tree north of Newman Lake

A man died Wednesday afternoon after his car collided with a tree.

Lake Pend Oreille search called off for missing boater from Newman Lake

Idaho law enforcement has called off the search of a Washington boater who went missing in a lake.

Man accidentally shoots himself while slipping on ice

A man accidentally shot himself in the arm as he slipped and fell on the ice near Newman Lake early Thursday morning.

Blood found in Newman Lake workshop belongs to missing Spokane Valley man

Traces of blood found in a workshop in Newman Lake belong to a 32-year-old Spokane Valley man who has been missing for almost a year, according to new DNA tests.

Body of Newman Lake boater identified

The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man whose body was found in Newman Lake on Tuesday, the day after his boat overturned. He was Dillon J. Reddington, …

Body of Newman Lake boater recovered

Authorities are searching for man who went missing Monday night after his boat overturned on Newman Lake.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 6, 2015, 3:59 p.m.

Property taxes rise on Newman Lake to pay for water quality; residents question fairness

Some property owners on Newman Lake will see their property tax bills rise this year to pay for new equipment to improve water quality. But many say the method of …

Newman Lake conservation area growing

Outdoor enthusiasts will soon have more trails and wildlife to discover on the banks of Newman Lake. Spokane County is in final negotiations to buy 41 acres adjacent to the …

Field reports: Weed control to close Newman Lake access

BOATING – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife public-access site at Newman Lake will be closed June 2-4 to allow treatment of the lake with herbicide to control Eurasian …

Tri-Community Grange tries to cultivate new crop of members

By 3 p.m. Friday, Tri-Community Grange volunteers in Newman Lake had prepared close to 30 pounds of spaghetti noodles, 25 loaves of garlic bread and multiple homemade desserts. Grange members …

In brief: Newman Lake to close briefly for treatment

The public access site and boat launch at Newman Lake will be closed Sept. 9-11 to allow treatment of the lake with herbicide to control Eurasian milfoil and other aquatic …

Newman Lake residents ask for help

Residents living along Newman Lake are taking their concerns about shoreline erosion to the Spokane County commissioners. Two weeks ago, they asked Commissioner Todd Mielke to help them come up …

Cougars have Newman Lake residents on alert

NEWMAN LAKE — The Spokane County sheriff’s office is warning residents of the Newman Lake area to watch for cougars.

Milfoil battle goes lakewide

An aluminum boat with orange hoses hanging off the stern slowly plied the waters of Newman Lake on Tuesday morning spreading liquid herbicide over invasive Eurasian milfoil. Ninety-one acres of …

Herbicides applied to Newman Lake milfoil

An aluminum boat with orange hoses hanging off the stern slowly plied the waters of Newman Lake on Tuesday morning spreading liquid herbicide over invasive Eurasian milfoil.