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  • Many public, private events planned for annual Night Out Against Crime

    National Night Out Against Crime gets neighbors together and out of their homes Tuesday evening.

  • Volunteer equine mounted patrol works to prevent crime

    Spokane Sheriff’s Department volunteer mounted patrol unit takes its horses to the mall

  • SCOPE office planned in southeast Spokane

    A growing population in south Spokane has brought a need for a new community-oriented policing effort in that area. The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with SCOPE (Sheriff’s Community …

  • SCOPE volunteers awarded for their service

    Bob Grinnell has been a SCOPE volunteer since 2002, and he prides himself on keeping a pretty good eye on things at the Edgecliff SCOPE station on Thierman Road. Yet …

  • Property crime wave hits Spokane Valley SCOPE station

    The region’s property crime problem hit home with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, when the department’s SCOPE station was the target of a burglary.

  • Spokane tries to streamline graffiti reporting, enforcement

    Amanda Rosler is not easily deterred. With volunteers from Gateway Church she has taken on the graffiti problem in Hillyard. The group goes house to house, knocks on doors and …

  • Dusting for prowlers’ prints

    Kristin Comstock went out to her car Saturday morning to find it had been ransacked. When she called Crime Check to file a report, they asked if she would like …

  • Ott was devoted to SCOPE cause

    George “Dick” Ott was a committed volunteer with the Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort Incident Response Team, and in recent years was president of University SCOPE. Fellow volunteers and his …

  • SCOPE will begin new school patrols

    In Liberty Lake, the Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort (SCOPE) has taken on the characteristics of the community. A community that has embraced golf carts as summer transportation, the volunteers …

  • Volunteers lend helping hands in Otis Orchards

    Neighborhood Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort (SCOPE) stations often maintain a presence in the community, but SCOPE East, 4904 N. Harvard Road, No. 3, often gets involved with Otis Orchards …

  • Loyal volunteers lead West Valley SCOPE

    The West Valley SCOPE (Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort), 3102 N. Argonne Road, has been through some changes over the years, but one thing that hasn’t changed much is the …

  • Formidable foursome for would-be crooks

    One of the more interesting SCOPE (Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort) stations in Spokane Valley may be the Trentwood station. Not only is it located inside an apartment in the …

  • National Night Out will be Aug. 2

    Neighborhoods across Spokane County will gather on Aug. 2, between 5 and 9 p.m. for the 28th annual National Night Out Against Crime. Residents are invited to keep watch over …

  • Life-savers honored at annual ceremony

    Two Spokane County sheriff’s employees have been honored for saving the life of a suicidal man after he was shot by officers. Deputy Walter Loucks and Sgt. Dale Golman rushed …

  • Retired teacher shows knack for reining in runaway kids

    When Georgiana Sutherlin retired from teaching middle school in 2004, she didn’t want to give up working in the community. Now her volunteer job keeps her working with children as …

  • Week in review

    Fairfield City Council – The Fairfield 2010 yard debris collection will be April 24 at the Truax Fire Station. The council is looking into purchasing new window blinds at the …

  • Celebration marks station’s anniversary

    The newest fire station in the Elk area, Camden Station 11 is a year old. Station 11 covers the part of Elk that is in Pend Oreille County, and thus, …

  • Week in review

    Fairfield City Council – Bids were opened for the sewer improvement project and the low bidder was Piersol Construction at $55,949. The project will begin in two or three weeks …

  • Donors, family give boy the gift of ‘zoom’

    Eleven-year-old Trayton Larsen traded his walker for a shiny, new, red three-wheeler last Thursday and said he could “zoom” 100 mph. “Awesome,” he told the sheriff’s volunteers who joined his …

  • Government almanac

    Monday Millwood City Council – 7 p.m. at City Hall, 9103 E. Frederick Ave.

  • SCOPE station opens in Elk

    So far, 23 members have completed their basic and Citizens on Patrol training to become SCOPE volunteers. SCOPE stands for Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort. The Elk volunteers have elected …

  • Government almanac

    Tuesday Spokane Valley City Council – 6 p.m. at City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave.

  • Government almanac

    Monday Millwood City Council – 7 p.m. at City Hall, 9103 E. Frederick.

  • Week in review

    Rockford City Council – Council members discussed the need to change development regulations for mobile home parks. A surplus building will be auctioned off in September. A public hearing is …



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