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  • Officials say Stevens County wildfire is arson

    A wildfire that has scorched nearly 100 square miles in Stevens County was started intentionally, the Bureau of Indian Affairs said Friday. “This fire has done a tremendous amount of …


  • Fire crews make progress

    Fire crews Monday night reported a frustrating yet productive day battling the blazes in Washington that now consume an area about the size of Rhode Island. Heavy smoke covered much …


  • Stevens County fire crews, homeowners battle to save homes

    ADDY, Wash. – Several blazes in Stevens County stretched fire forces thin early Saturday as they battled massive flames. “We dealt with a fire that was probably 4,000 acres, and …


  • Man dies in Stevens County fire evacuation; several homes lost

    The Colville Complex fire stretched state and local fire forces thin over night, driving some homeowners to battle the flames themselves.


  • Healthy help

    WELLPINIT, Wash. – Chico Corral’s work history is scoured into his lungs. Chest X-rays for the 84-year-old show scarring from the dust he inhaled during two decades as a uranium …


  • Cleanup of Midnite Mine on reservation to begin by 2015

    Newmont Mining Co. expects to begin cleanup of a defunct uranium mine on the Spokane Indian Reservation by 2015. The company is working on design proposals for the remediation of …


  • S-R honored for series on mine, tribe

    A two-day Spokesman-Review series of stories and photos about uranium mine radiation and high cancer rates on the Spokane Indian Reservation was the best environmental reporting in a metro Northwest …


  • Former deputy accused of raping inmate at Spokane Indian Reservation jail

    A former jail deputy on the Spokane Indian Reservation is accused of raping an inmate. Clifford Arlen Matherly, 35, was arrested at a gas station in Chewelah, Wash., on Monday, …


  • Chico Corral blames uranium industry for failing health

    Chico Corral couldn’t get away from the dust. After the daily blasting, yellow-brown grit hung in the air at the Midnite Mine, an open-pit uranium mine on the Spokane Indian …


  • Spokane Tribe members worked gladly in uranium mines

    When there’s a funeral on the Spokane Indian Reservation, Harold Campbell puts on his grave-digging hat, collects his tools and heads to the cemetery. Over the past 30 years, the …


  • Stevens County aquifers mapped

    The U.S. Geological Survey has mapped the aquifers in the Chamokane Creek Basin in southern Stevens County, giving a more accurate picture of how streams and groundwater interact.


  • Former agent wins judgment against BIA

    A former federal law enforcement agent, who was fired after he investigated police corruption on the Spokane Indian Reservation, has won a $400,000 lawsuit against the Bureau of Indian Affairs …


  • Man sentenced in slaying

    Norman “Griz” Ford called “I love you, son” to his 3-year-old as he left a federal courtroom Thursday to serve a 17 1/2-year prison sentence for his part in the …


  • Native American radio show draws a large following

    On the Spokane Indian Reservation, young people have to sit in their cars to hear the fading signal from a low-power community radio station 50 miles away. They’re listening to …


  • Man gets 35-year sentence for murder

    Joey Jake Moses, one of two men involved in a 2006 home-invasion murder on the Spokane Indian Reservation, was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in federal prison by U.S. District …


  • Accused killer says he never fired the gun

    Accused murderer Norman “Griz” Ford Jr. told a federal jury Wednesday he kicked in the door at Gary Flett Jr.’s home but did not fire a 9mm handgun that fatally …


  • Judge refuses to dismiss Ford case

    U.S. District Court Judge Edward Shea on Tuesday rejected a defense motion to dismiss a first-degree murder charge and two companion counts against Norman “Griz” Ford Jr., who is on …


  • Ex-cop says Ford confessed to killing

    A former police officer who’s now medically disabled told a federal jury Friday that Norman “Griz” Ford Jr. confessed in a living room conversation in North Spokane to killing Gary …


  • Killer’s girlfriend testifies

    The girlfriend of confessed killer Joey Moses told a jury Thursday she secretly wore a “wire” and agreed to have cell phone conversations recorded as she helped federal agents build …


  • Witness says he gave gun to Ford

    Confessed murderer Joey Jake Moses told a jury Wednesday that he vomited immediately after firing the first few bullets that took the life of Gary Flett Jr. in a 2006 …


  • Spokane reservation murder trial gets under way

    A 31-year-old man is on trial in U.S. District Court, charged with first-degree murder, first-degree burglary and using a firearm in a crime of violence on the Spokane Indian Reservation. …

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