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News >  Spokane
July 24, 2010, midnight
More than 150 years ago the Native American tribes of the area were robbed of their horses – a symbol of power and necessary for survival – by soldiers of the U.S. Army. As many as 900 of the great beasts belonging to a Palouse chief were slaughtered on the banks of the Spokane River, near what is now the border between Washington and Idaho, on the orders of Col. George Wright.

News >  Idaho
July 23, 2010, midnight
A 67-year-old California man was killed Thursday morning when his motorcycle flipped on an Idaho highway and landed on top of him.

News >  Spokane
July 23, 2010, midnight
Spokane County sheriff’s officials were notified Sunday following a fatal motorcycle crash at Spokane County Raceway.

July 22, 2010, 7:16 p.m.
Police are searching for a man who claimed to have a gun and attempted to rob a Spokane Valley McDonald’s restaurant this evening during peak dinner hours.

News >  Spokane
July 21, 2010, midnight
A 27-year-old Seattle man was killed Sunday after his motorcycle crashed during an event at Spokane County Raceway, officials confirmed Tuesday. The Spokane Medical Examiner identified the man as Khalil Mohmed, who died as a result of a skull fracture from a blunt impact to the head.

News >  Idaho
July 21, 2010, midnight
A 63-year-old man died Tuesday morning after his truck rolled on state Highway 3 near Fernwood, Idaho.

News >  Spokane
July 20, 2010, 8:49 p.m.
A 27-year-old Seattle man was killed Sunday after his motorcycle crashed during an event at Spokane County Raceway, officials confirmed Tuesday. The Spokane Medical Examiner identified the man as Khalil Mohmed, who died as a result of a skull fracture from a blunt impact to the head.

News >  Spokane
July 18, 2010, midnight
Even with the windows cracked, the temperature of the leather seat inside the Mercedes-Benz parked in the Value Village parking lot on East Sprague on Saturday afternoon climbed to more than 140 degrees. Down on the floor, where Olive, a Yorkshire terrier, was huddled beneath the foot pedals, an infrared gun gauged the temperature at a cooler 109 degrees.

July 17, 2010, 6:20 p.m.
Two people killed Friday in a motorcycle accident Whitman County have been identified.

News >  Spokane
July 17, 2010, 6:06 p.m.
Even with the windows cracked, the temperature of the leather seat inside the Mercedes-Benz parked in the Value Village parking lot on East Sprague Saturday afternoon climbed to more than 140 degrees. Down on the floor, where Olive, a Yorkshire terrier, was huddled beneath the foot pedals, an infrared gun gauged the temperature at a cooler 109 degrees.

July 17, 2010, 5:39 p.m.
A 54-year-old Spokane woman was killed Friday night after the scooter she was driving was hit by a truck in north Spokane County.

News >  Spokane
July 17, 2010, midnight
Memorial services for Vernon Baker, a celebrated World War II veteran, will be held July 31 in his adopted hometown of St. Maries. Baker, 90, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.

News >  Idaho
July 17, 2010, midnight
A windsurfer sustained a severe leg injury after being hit by a Coeur d’Alene Resort cruise boat Friday.

News >  Spokane
July 9, 2010, midnight
Joshua R. Dumaw was remembered Thursday as a man of courage, loyalty, and leadership; a man of adventure who had an endless smile for any soul who crossed his path. At a standing-room-only memorial service at Opportunity Presbyterian Church in Spokane Valley, uniformed members of the U.S. Marine Corps, including a commanding officer and first sergeant, presented the 23-year-old corporal’s family with a Purple Heart for Dumaw’s service in Afghanistan.

News >  Spokane
July 8, 2010, 9:30 p.m.
Joshua R. Dumaw was remembered Thursday as a man of courage, loyalty, and leadership; a man of adventure who had an endless smile for any soul who crossed his path. At a standing-room-only memorial service at Opportunity Presbyterian Church in Spokane Valley, uniformed members of the U.S. Marine Corps, including a commanding officer and first sergeant, presented the 23-year-old corporal’s family with a Purple Heart for Dumaw’s service in Afghanistan.

News >  Spokane
July 4, 2010, 1 a.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Marine Enforcement Unit will be stationed on area waterways through Monday looking for boating and illegal fireworks violations. Special emphasis will be given to Newman Lake, the Spokane River and Liberty Lake, officials said.

July 3, 2010, 5:57 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff's Office Marine Enforcement Unit will be stationed on area waterways today and through the weekend looking for boating and illegal fireworks violations.

News >  Spokane
July 2, 2010, 2:54 p.m.
A 39-year-old theft suspect was hit by a car in downtown Spokane today while attempting to flee from department store security officers.

News >  Spokane
July 1, 2010, 2:54 p.m.
An elderly man accidentally drove his car through the Department of Licensing’s Spokane Valley driver licensing office today, injuring at least one customer inside.

News >  Spokane
June 30, 2010, midnight
Serving free hot dogs and hamburgers in the parking lot of a north-central Spokane church isn’t a paying gig. It’s the smiles that bring Julie Gardner out in a green apron to sling macaroni salad each year. And one other reason.

News >  Spokane
June 29, 2010, 9:13 p.m.
Serving free hot dogs and hamburgers in the parking lot of a north central Spokane church isn’t a paying gig. It’s the smiles that bring Julie Gardner out in a green apron to schlep macaroni salad each year. And one other reason. “I’m also a client,” Gardner said.

News >  Spokane
June 27, 2010, midnight
Michael Felver and his Bomb Squad don’t care if they win any Hoopfest games this weekend. “We’re just here to have fun,” the 23-year-old said.

News >  Spokane
June 26, 2010, 10:22 p.m.
A shooting at Howard and Spokane Falls Boulevard has sent at least two people to the hospital with minor injuries.

June 26, 2010, 9:23 p.m.
Michael Felver and his Bomb Squad don’t care if they win any Hoopfest games this weekend. “We’re just here to have fun,” the 23-year-old said.

News >  Spokane
June 25, 2010, midnight
A 23-year-old Marine from Spokane Valley was killed this week while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan. Cpl. Joshua R. Dumaw, assigned to the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, was killed Tuesday during operations in the Nimruz province, the Department of Defense said in a news release.