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Saturday, October 24, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Sirens & Gavels

Grab Bag 5.27.09

Officer Jay Kernkamp nuzzles his new houseguest, 2-month-old Ajax, on Wednesday at the Spokane Police Academy. Kernkamp is raising Ajax until the puppy is ready for official training as a police dog.  (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)
Officer Jay Kernkamp nuzzles his new houseguest, 2-month-old Ajax, on Wednesday at the Spokane Police Academy. Kernkamp is raising Ajax until the puppy is ready for official training as a police dog. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Spokane's newest recruit, Ajax, met with local media Wednesday. Read the story here and check out a slide show here.

Other stories in today's paper include:

Autopsy shows man was shot in back

Medical Lake to pay Mehrens $20,000

Trial set in bridge pushing case



Public safety news from the Inland Northwest and beyond.