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CPS report triggered arrest in Northport homicide

A 4-year-old boy’s ongoing nightmares about “a dead lady” and his description of how she died led homicide detectives to arrest his father in the slaying of a Stevens County …

Son’s nightmares about ‘dead lady’ led to man’s murder arrest

A 4-year-old boy’s nightmares about “a dead lady” and his description of how she died led homicide detectives to arrest his father in the slaying of a Stevens County woman, …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 9, 2011, 12:13 p.m.

Spokane man arrested for Stevens County murder

A 30-year-old Spokane man has been arrested for the homicide of a Stevens County woman.

Sheriff: Stevens County woman’s death a homicide

A 62-year-old woman was found dead in her Northport, Wash., home Saturday in what Stevens County authorities are investigating as a homicide.

Gun leads to suspect in Stevens County fatal shooting

When a gunman shot and killed a 63-year-old retiree in a quiet Colville-area neighborhood, detectives say he left behind a crucial piece of evidence: The suspected murder weapon. A handgun …

UPDATED: Thu., July 21, 2011, 8:30 p.m.

Arrest made in Colville homicide; botched burglary suspected

A 26-year-old man who police believe killed a Colville-area homeowner during a botched burglary attempt is in custody.

Slaying baffles neighbors

A 63-year-old retiree is dead after a weekend attack outside his upscale home near Colville, sheriff’s officials said Tuesday. Gordon R. Feist was shot twice late Sunday on Smart Way, …

Neighbors hope for answers in bizarre fatal shooting

A 63-year-old man died after being shot twice while riding an off-road vehicle near his Colville-area home on Sunday.

Man shot by Stevens Co. deputy charged with assault

A Stevens County man shot by law enforcement in March has been charged with six felonies, including assault against the sheriff’s deputy who shot him.

Deputy won’t be charged in shooting

No charges will be filed against a Stevens County sheriff’s deputy who shot a burglary suspect as he was in bed reaching for a gun. Deputy Travis Frizzell was justified …

Dog pack killed after Nine Mile animal attacks

Three dogs identified in killings of domestic livestock in southern Stevens County have been killed, the sheriff reported today.

Child pornography charges thrown out

Felony charges against a registered sex offender have been dismissed on technical grounds after a federal judge ruled that the search warrant used to find hundreds of images of child …

Search confounded 4,000 volunteers

Paula Holter-Mehren was just two years older than Bobby Panknin when the 4-year-old Spokane boy disappeared in 1963. She still remembers how frustrated her father, the late Stevens County Sheriff …

In 1963, little Bobby Panknin vanished on a family camping trip

A 4-year-old Spokane boy’s disappearance nearly 48 years ago is laser-etched in three brothers’ memories. Spokane County Fire District 9 Capt. Jim Panknin was 6 at the time, but he …

Deputy involved in shooting had role in 2006 fatality

The Stevens County sheriff’s deputy who shot a suspected thief on Saturday was involved in a fatal shooting in Chewelah nearly five years ago. Deputy Travis Frizzell, who has worked …

Deputies in Stevens Co. shooting identified

The Stevens County sheriff’s deputy who shot a suspected thief on Saturday has been identified as Travis Frizzell, a six-year veteran.

Man shot by deputy denies being armed

A suspected thief shot multiple times by a Stevens County sheriff’s deputy disputed law enforcement reports Sunday that he was armed with a pistol even though authorities say they recovered …

Man shot by deputy reportedly armed with stolen pistol

A man shot multiple times by a Steven County sheriff’s deputy early Saturday was threatening the deputy with a stolen gun, Stevens County Sheriff Kendle Allen said Sunday.

Suspected vehicle prowler shot by Stevens County sheriff’s deputy

A person suspected of numerous vehicle prowls in rural Stevens County was in serious condition in a Spokane hospital Saturday after being shot by a Stevens County sheriff’s deputy. Events …

Deputy shoots suspect near Deer Lake

A person suspected of numerous vehicle prowls in rural Stevens County is in serious condition in a Spokane hospital after being shot by a Stevens County Sherriff’s Deputy early this …

Former Stevens County sheriff will be region’s marshal

Former Stevens County Sheriff Craig Thayer will begin his new job next week in Spokane as the U.S. marshal for Eastern Washington. Thayer stepped down as sheriff Tuesday and traveled …

Missing girl found, back with family

An 8-year-old girl who disappeared from her family’s campsite Friday was found Sunday morning walking along a gravel road about 2 1/2 miles away, authorities said. Paige Wilson was reunited …

8-year-old missing girl last seen at campground

Stevens County officials scoured the area around Flodelle Creek Campground on Saturday searching for a girl missing since Friday afternoon. Paige Wilson, 8, was last seen at the campground, where …

Camper’s gun death appears accidental

A Chewelah, Wash., man died early Sunday after apparently shooting himself in the head accidentally while camping on the North Fork of Chewelah Creek with family and friends. The Stevens …

Wash. court upholds penalty in attempted fetus killing

A Suncrest man was properly sentenced for soliciting a hit man to kill his unborn child, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

Possible homicide reported in Stevens Co.

Detectives are investigating a possible homicide in Stevens County.

Stevens sheriff seizes 24,000 marijuana plants

The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office on Monday afternoon announced the seizure of a large marijuana growing operation located last week on the Spokane Indian Reservation. More than 24,000 plants, with …