Stories tagged: Spangle
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 7:17 a.m.
Crews cleaning up train derailment near Spangle
Crews are working to clean up the site where a train carrying grain derailed between Spangle and Plaza on July 21. At about 7 p.m. Friday, the Washington and Idaho …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016
100 years ago in Spangle: County infirmary inmates enjoy Christmas celebration
From our archive, 100 years ago
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
Rockford, Spangle approve levies to fund fire and police services
Levies to fund police, fire and emergency medical services in Rockford and Spangle were winning easily on election night and added to their lead in a second vote count on …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016
Rockford, Spangle seek voter approval for levies
As November approaches, residents of Spangle and Rockford face their annual task of voting for levies to fund various fire and police issues. Budget dollars are particularly precious in small …
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016, 8:50 p.m.
Fundraiser for Spangle homicide victim’s daughter aims to cover therapy costs
An online fundraising campaign aims to cover the therapy costs of a young girl who reported her father’s grisly homicide near Spangle.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Wildfire smoke fills Spokane Valley, making air unhealthy for some people
Smoke from the regional wildfires settled over Spokane Valley Sunday night
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016, 9:25 p.m.
Downed power line sparks 2,500-acre wildfire near Spangle
A downed powerline sparked a wildfire about six miles northeast of Spangle that raced east Sunday evening through farm fields, brush and forest. Multiple homes, farm buildings and power poles …
Mon., June 13, 2016
‘Direct seeding,’ or no-till farming, one way to cut down on erosion
A dozen years ago, Bob Sievers changed the way he farms 2,700 acres of highly erodible land in Washington’s Palouse region. Direct seeding cuts down on soil erosion and protects …
Thu., Oct. 16, 2014
Fire districts 2 and 12 seek to replace existing levies
Several small towns and rural fire districts in south Spokane County are asking voters to renew existing levies for emergency medical services, police coverage or equipment. Spokane County Fire District …
Wed., May 21, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago A posse near Waverly admitted that the Spangle robbers had somehow escaped their clutches and had disappeared with their loot into the timber near …
Fri., March 7, 2014
Flooding takes toll as warm-up continues
Leone Browning, 94, was upstairs in her Spangle home Wednesday evening when her son yelled up to her that she had to get out within five minutes. Melting snow, heavy …
Tue., Dec. 24, 2013
Six ballots wrong in Spangle Town Council race decided by two votes
A mistake by the Spokane County elections office may have affected the outcome of a razor-thin Spangle Town Council race, but there’s nothing that can be done because the election …
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013
Schimmels, Pace among Spokane Valley races to go to wire
Voters in Spokane Valley will not know for at least several days, perhaps longer, whether City Council incumbent Gary Schimmels will keep his seat or if challenger Ed Pace will …
Sat., May 25, 2013
Competition fills small town elections
Brewing controversies are making for unusually contentious elections in some small Spokane County towns. Former Rockford town council member Steve Meyer is running to unseat Mayor Micki Harnois.
Thu., Nov. 29, 2012
Liberty School Board seeks new member
The Liberty School District is looking for a new board member. Longtime board member Grant Collins is resigning his seat after 11 years.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2011
Small towns struggle to pay rising sheriff’s bill
The arrival of the bill from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office can be an annual occurrence of heartburn for some small towns in south Spokane County that contract with the …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2011
Area bonds and levies mostly fail
Fire departments and fire districts in the area surrounding Spokane Valley largely came away from the polls with disappointing results as several levy and bond requests failed. The exception was …
Sat., Nov. 12, 2011
Area bonds and levies mostly fail
Fire departments and fire districts in the area surrounding Spokane Valley largely came away from the polls with disappointing results this week as several levy and bond requests failed. The …
Thu., Jan. 27, 2011
Sheriff caps policing fee increase for south Spokane County
Every year the small towns in southern Spokane County get a bill from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office to cover the cost of deputies responding to calls. The cost usually …
Mon., March 23, 2009, 6:23 p.m.
U.S. 195 reopens after early-morning collision
U.S. Highway 195 has reopened between Spangle and Plaza in south Spokane County after a tanker-truck collision kept it closed for much of the day, according to the Washington State …
Fri., Sept. 12, 2008
Two Women’s Barn Bazaar blends best of crafts, antiques
This weekend, an artistic mother and daughter duo – who do business as Two Women – will open their scenic 10-acre farm south of Spokane for their second Barn Bazaar, …