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Aug. 4, 2019, 3:18 p.m.
The Hillyard Festival featured 80 retail booths and 11 food vendors — more than double the amount in 2015. Future iterations of the festival could include carnival rides and games.
Aug. 2, 2019, 10:50 p.m.
The suspect in the July 17 killing of Alyssa Dodd was extradited from Missoula County to Spokane Friday afternoon.
Aug. 2, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
Water samples taken from the Easy Acres Mobile Home Village Thursday were free of E. coli, the city of Spokane says.
Aug. 2, 2019, 1:25 p.m.
Judith Carpenter was being held in the Bonner County Jail on $1 million bail for allegedly shooting Ramey on April 5, 2017, in her home on Trestle Creek Road.
One-third of the 300 residents affected by water contamination in Hillyard remain without clean waterAug. 1, 2019, 10:12 p.m.
The city of Spokane lifted its no-drink order in Hillyard Wednesday, but more than 100 residents of Easy Acres Mobile Home Village remained unable to drink tap water as of Thursday night.
Aug. 1, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
A registered sex offender who was convicted of incest as a 14-year-old was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for the first-degree rape and molestation of a 4-year-old Tuesday.
Aug. 1, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
Jeremy Dixon verbally accosted his mother July 6 for not purchasing him a car to drive and threatened to cut her head off while he had a machete in his hand, according to court documents. Then he allegedly posed as his twin brother to avoid punishment.
Man charged with multiple felonies after allegedly firing rifle from two trucks at people in High Bridge ParkJuly 31, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
Doyle Miracle, 54, allegedly fired rounds from two different trucks within minutes of each other at the park around 1 p.m., according to a news release. No one was injured, but a bullet damaged one car.
Fire Weather Watch issued for Spokane County due to possible lightning overnight Thursday, winds Friday afternoonJuly 31, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
The National Weather Service issued a Fire Weather Watch notice in Spokane County for Thursday evening through Friday morning due to possible abundant lightning, high winds and dry fuels.
July 31, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
The crash, which Washington State Patrol says 25-year-old Ryan J. Carpentier caused, involved four vehicles and injured five people.
July 31, 2019, 4:03 p.m.
Eric D. Denny, 18, was booked into Spokane County Jail at 12:43 p.m. on a charge of first-degree robbery in relation to the July 17 incident in Spokane Valley.
July 31, 2019, midnight
The testing of water samples in southeast Hillyard found no chemical contamination in water apparently contaminated with hydroseed, but three positive E. coli-contaminated sample spots did come back on Saturday. E. coli is a bacteria and, while most strains are harmless, a few can cause disease. Follow up tests were not positive for the bacteria.
July 30, 2019, 7:37 p.m.
A multi-vehicle collision closed Highway 395 in both directions 9 miles north of Spokane Tuesday evening.
Bridge over Sunset Boulevard closed for more than an hour as Spokane police negotiate with man on railingJuly 30, 2019, 5:27 p.m.
The bridge over Sunset Boulevard was closed for about an hour and a half Tuesday afternoon as Spokane police negotiators talked to a man who was standing on the railing.
July 30, 2019, 4:30 a.m.
This fall, Gonzaga University will debut four new deans, three of them women, and a female provost. That means three out of the school’s seven academic deans are women.
July 26, 2019, 8:15 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s SWAT Team arrested a man who allegedly fired a gun in the July 17 robbery of a teenager on Friday.
July 26, 2019, 8:06 p.m.
A Spokane Police Department officer was placed on administrative leave Friday following an Internal Affairs review that determined an application of use of force appeared to violate department policy.
July 26, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
A commercial hydroseed vehicle, which has a tank containing a mixture of seed, mulch and water, may have allowed a backflow into the city’s water system when filling from a hydrant today.
July 26, 2019, 9:07 a.m.
The Cheney Complex Fire, made up of four fires, is 65 percent contained as of Friday eveing, which has not changed since Thursday night.
July 25, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
A Spokane homeowner reported the general contractor who remodeled his house to the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries when he found out she had been receiving workers’ compensation benefits at the same time.
July 25, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Fire crews in Cheney on Thursday
July 24, 2019, 10 p.m.
The day after a major lightning storm moved through Eastern Washington and North Idaho, igniting more than 20 fires erupted in Spokane County and contributing to some 500 power outages that affected more than 21,000 customers, crews worked to fight four large blazes south of Cheney and to bring back power to more than a thousand homes.
July 24, 2019, 7:28 p.m.
A person spotted missing 13-year-old Hunter Simmons in north Spokane Wednesday, and police reunited him with his family.
July 24, 2019, 2:41 p.m.
Fire officials ordered the evacuation of about 10 homes near the intersection of Graham Road and Highway 904 near Cheney on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
July 24, 2019, midnight
Spokane County’s Fire District 5 is asking voters for a property tax levy increase of $0.46 to fund equipment and facilities improvements. The levy would be in effect from 2020-2035 if Proposition No.1 is approved in August’s general election.