Stories tagged: Ozzie Knezovich
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 11:43 a.m.
Washington state Rep. Matt Shea acknowledged Wednesday he had distributed a four-page manifesto titled “Biblical Basis for War,” which describes the Christian god as a “warrior,” details the composition and …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 11:26 a.m.
Scott Maclay, sheriff’s candidate who changed name to DumpOzzie Dot Com, dies in motorcycle crash near St. Maries
Michael “Scott” Maclay, the Harley-riding respiratory therapist who changed his name to DumpOzzie Dot Com as part of a conspiracy-theory-fueled campaign to unseat Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, died in …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 12:11 p.m.
Republican leaders continued to distance themselves from white nationalist James Allsup on Thursday, saying the Spokane County GOP chairwoman made an error in judgment when she introduced Allsup during a …
Sat., May 19, 2018
The finance manager at the Spokane County Jail was let go from his job last month following an internal investigation.
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
Scott Maclay, a frequent critic of Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, has legally changed his name to DumpOzzie Dot Com and said he plans to run against Knezovich in this …
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 8:13 p.m.
The Spokane City Council is set to vote on a measure Monday night that would require “reality-based police shows” to obtain a business license and consent from the people they …
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
He must be running for mayor. That’s the current conventional wisdom with regard to Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Spokane’s police and fire chiefs said they are united in their support of a street renovation project on North Monroe Street, and do not share Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich’s concern that …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
According to a Spokane Regional Health District report, nearly half of Spokane’s youth experienced at least one violence-related incident in the past year, and 25 percent of adolescents reported being …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
Spokane County’s top law enforcement officials say proposed budget cuts would force them to lay off deputies and prosecute fewer cases.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 6 a.m.
Knezovich warns North Monroe road project would impede evacuation of downtown Spokane during emergencies
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich waded into a contentious discussion about street design earlier this month by officially coming out against the planned street renovation on North Monroe, saying its redesign will …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017
A parent and a school official confirmed for the first time Friday that the Freeman School District knew Caleb Sharpe had handed notes to students threatening to do something stupid, …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 5 a.m.
Caleb Sharpe began months ago making videos with guns and bragged to several friends when he figured out the combination to his father’s gun safe.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich blamed a breakdown of society, the media and problems with the mental health system for Wednesday’s
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
A rift in the Spokane County Republican Party has resulted in a stalemate between two county commissioners who are running out of time to choose a new colleague.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 1:05 p.m.
The Spokane County commissioners may walk away from a proposal to raise property taxes to fix an estimated $10 million budget shortfall.
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
City of Spokane Human Rights Commission leaders to apologize for racist and sexist comments made on Facebook aimed at seven newly hired Spokane County sheriff’s deputies
Tue., June 13, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
The Spokane County commissioners on Tuesday gave final approval on a $2.25 settlement between the county’s insurer and three men who were wrongfully convicted after a flawed investigation by Sheriff’s …
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Spokane County’s insurer offers $2.25 million settlement to three men wrongfully convicted of robbery
Spokane County’s insurer has offered $2.25 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit that alleged the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office engaged in witness-tampering and recklessness to wrongfully convict three …
Tue., May 30, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
The Spokane County commissioners addressed Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich’s salary on Tuesday, although they didn’t give him the raise he’s been seeking.
Fri., May 5, 2017
You could look at it as a three-quarter-million-dollar mistake – that’s how much state taxpayers will likely fork over to pay for the wrongful convictions of three Spokane men in …
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Knezovich, railroads tout rail safety as Spokane coal, oil train activists close in on ballot measure
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and representatives of Union Pacific and BNSF said Thursday they’re working to ensure coal and oil moves safely through downtown Spokane and first responders are ready in …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan tried to explain his view of transgender rights and restroom use during a forum sponsored by the Spokane chapter of the NAACP on Tuesday night.
Tue., April 11, 2017
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. MacArthur fired, April, 11, 1951
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
A teen who was arrested for pointing a sawed-off shotgun at a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy Monday morning is now being charged with attempted murder, the sheriff’s office said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 1:06 p.m.
A racist Facebook post cast a shadow over the Recreation Against Racism event held Sunday at the HUB Sports Center in Spokane Valley.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 6 a.m.
Just a couple of good ol’ boys shooting a friendly game of 8-ball. With a slight difference, that is.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
Despite some rebukes, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich stood by
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
A standing room only crowd in Spokane Valley Saturday cheered and chanted “USA” in response to several speakers, including Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell, …
Fri., March 3, 2017
Legislators shouldn’t continue to shackle local governments that are, in many instances, performing state-prescribed duties. It’s time to allow budgeting to reflect reality.