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Emma Epperly came to the Spokesman-Review in 2019 as an intern. She is a general assignment reporter for The Spokesman-Review.

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News >  Spokane
Oct. 16, 2019, 5:31 p.m.
Two sex offenders, classified as likely to re-offend, were released to supervised custody in Spokane this week. The sex offenders were both released from McNeill Island, a commitment center in the Puget Sound that mainly houses violent sexual offenders.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 16, 2019, 3:51 p.m.
Sarah Slater, a para-educator, faces Jennifer Morton, an assistant to Spokane’s mayor, in the race for a seat on the Airway Heights City Council.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 15, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Almost a week after his death, friends of Tyler Chestnutt recalled his kind and caring personality and his major love of the Seahawks.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 15, 2019, 3:42 p.m.
The son told police his father had dementia and had grown more paranoid after he stopped taking his medication earlier this summer.

Oct. 14, 2019, 8:37 a.m.
The update, released Oct. 4, includes a new section on de-escalation, reporting of ethical misconduct and deadly force.

Oct. 14, 2019, 8:29 a.m.
Extra Spokane police officers were stationed at Ferris High School on Monday in response to two threats posted on social media over the weekend.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 13, 2019, 5 a.m.
“The world unfortunately has forgotten what has happened, or they never even knew what had happened. It hasn’t really changed. There’s still prejudice, discrimination and wars going on,” Schloss said.

Oct. 10, 2019, 8:52 a.m.
A hit and run just before midnight Wednesday, left the pedestrian dead and the driver of the SUV that hit him on the run.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
In Liberty Lake, some say it’s time for new ideas in city leadership while others say experience is the way to avoid failure.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
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 decades, hopes to use her knowledge of the district to help manage an expanding service area smoothly.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 9, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
Unseasonably cold temperatures are expected to continue this week as Spokane residents grapple with power outages and finish clearing debris from a surprise October snowstorm that struck early Wednesday. There was no additional rain or snow in the immediate forecast, but Mark Turner, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Spokane, said Thursday could see low temperatures in the mid-20s and highs in the upper 40s or lower 50s.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 9, 2019, 3:55 p.m.
The crash occurred around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of North Wall Street and West Central Avenue.

Oct. 9, 2019, 3:12 p.m.
A 17-year-old girl went missing from the Spokane Community College parking lot Tuesday.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 9, 2019, 3:10 p.m.
Bryan Lee Powell died from partial amputation of his lower left extremity due to a blunt impact, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 8, 2019, 1:28 p.m.
Police believe speed and alcohol were the cause of the accident, and the driver was not wearing his seat belt.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 7, 2019, 9:28 p.m.
Three-week-old Emmett Sherman

Oct. 7, 2019, 6:48 a.m.
Dozens of damaged Lime scooters were piled outside of a Spokane Valley warehouse Monday morning following a fire that blackened the signature green frames and melted the plastic housing that hold lithium batteries.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 6, 2019, 5:36 p.m.
It’s fall on Green Bluff, and that means freshly picked apples making their way into dumplings at Green Bluff Community United Methodist Church. Seventy-three-year-old singer Merridee Joy McCarthy provided the soundtrack on Sunday.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 6, 2019, 11:31 a.m.
The Washington State Patrol is leading a regional investigation into the death in Newman Lake. Deputies were initially called to the home around 9:30 p.m. after a family member reported the man had barricaded himself in the basement under the influence of drugs.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 3, 2019, 4:38 p.m.
Ronald L. “Junior” Ricci, 29, was being held in the Spokane County Jail on $250,000 bond as of Thursday afternoon.

Oct. 3, 2019, 11:18 a.m.
After suffering extensive burns fighting a wildfire south of Okanogan last month, Christian Johnson, 55, died Wednesday.

Oct. 2, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
Avista said the outage started shortly after 12:30 p.m.

Oct. 1, 2019, 4:45 p.m.
Dustin Leonard allegedly assaulted and shot Hunter Dozier at Leonard’s home in the early morning hours of Sept. 25.

Oct. 1, 2019, 3:25 p.m.
A routine traffic stop Monday night led to an hours-long armed standoff and fire that reportedly started with a bag of Doritos lit on fire and destroyed a Devine’s gas station in downtown Spokane.

News >  Spokane
Oct. 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
An estimated 99 million Americans do not have any form of Real ID compliant documents which will be required to fly domestically after Oct. 1, 2020. “There's a great deal of misunderstanding and potential confusion out there with regard to whether or not someone has a Real ID compliant driver's license or a number of the other Real ID compliant documents that they could use for air travel,” said Larry Krauter, CEO of Spokane International Airport.