Spokane County Fire District 3 Proposition 1
Voters in the district will vote whether to receive Medical Lake into the Spokane County Fire Protection District. The change will not result in an increase in taxes and requires a simple majority to pass.
Big changes are coming to Spokane County Fire District 3, and two fire commissioner candidates plan to navigate those changes in different ways. Incumbent Sharon Colby, who has been a fire commissioner for nearly three decades, hopes to use her knowledge of the district to help manage an expanding service area smoothly.
Spokane County Fire District 3 commissioner candidates take different positions on tax increase and serving Medical Lake
A longtime Fire District 3 commissioner says she brings valuable experience at a time of big change while her opponent hopes to bring a new perspective.
Medical Lake voters will decide if city fire department is absorbed by Spokane County Fire District 3
Medical Lake has had its own fire department since 1904, but voters could decide next month to eliminate it.
Sections of burned field and patches of hay lined South Betz Road in Cheney after a tractor-trailer hauling hay caught fire Tuesday afternoon.
A Washington State Patrol dispatcher said the crash was reported about 3:45 p.m. The truck was westbound when it veered off the roadway near the Salnave Road exit.
A structure fire spread into nearby trees and grass near Cheney Friday morning, prompting a response from local and state fire crews.
About a dozen workers at a West Plains aerospace plant that manufactures aircraft brakes were forced to evacuate Monday afternoon after sensors detected a poisonous gas leak.
County fire crews are battling at least two brush fires along Interstate 90, near Medical Lake and Cheney.
A motor home was destroyed and a pet killed Tuesday night in a fire west of Cheney.