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Suspect arrested in Colbert triple homicide

The son-in-law of one of the three people shot to death before fire was set to their Colbert home and barn was arrested Saturday afternoon on three counts of first-degree murder, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said. Roy H. Murry, of Lewiston, was taken into custody after he appeared voluntarily at the Public Safety Building and was interviewed by detectives, Knezovich said.

Sheriff’s Office: Alleged stabbing victim stabbed self

A 17-year-old who told authorities he was stabbed in a robbery attempt while running near Colbert late Tuesday said he lied and stabbed himself in an interview, according to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office.

Kathleen Parker: Heartland has sense of humor to enjoy Colbert

In selecting Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as host of the “Late Show,” CBS has waged war on America’s heartland – or so proclaims that Palm Beach font of heartland mirth, Rush Limbaugh. Don’t you believe it, Heartlanders.

Huckleberries: To escape the walking dead, cross Idaho border

As most of you know, zombies are wreaking havoc across the United States. “Shaun of the Dead.” “Zombieland.” “The Walking Dead.” It doesn’t look good, if you live in the South or on the West Coast. And that includes the apple eaters in Washington. Who tend to dis their Country Cousins from Idaho.

Rogers coach Matt Miethe to players: Prepare for life

The setting sun hits the orange Art Deco bricks, and the glow makes Rogers High School look like it’s on fire. In the adjacent field, the school’s football coach takes over a lackluster practice from his assistants, displaying energy he hasn’t had for days. Head coach Matt Miethe missed practice two days earlier, hooked up to an IV full of antibiotics at his home, hoping to avoid his 19th hospitalization in nearly as many years from the effects of an ailment that goes dormant but never fully leaves his system.

S.C. Gov. nixes Stephen Colbert for Senate

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina’s governor appears to have closed the door on appointing Stephen Colbert to the U.S. Senate, all because he didn’t know the state drink was milk.

Champions abound at 10th annual Mead DLC Olympics

The Olympic anthem rang out across the track at Mead High School on Friday, while dozens of athletes marched in front of the bleachers, waving to the cheering crowd. Some athletes used wheelchairs and some used walkers, but all came ready to compete. As the 10th annual Mead DLC (Disabled Learning Center) Olympics got under way, the student carrying the makeshift Olympic torch was loath to relinquish the spotlight. Eventually she was persuaded to stand with her classmates.