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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Man reportedly robs Exxon gas station North Freya Street

An armed man robbed an Exxon gas station on Wednesday night, according to the Spokane Police Department. Around 6:30 p.m., the suspect walked into the gas station on North Freya Street and West Alki Avenue and demanded money while displaying a gun to clerks, police said.

Newport Highway icon Delbert Hodgson retires

Everyone knows Delbert Hodgson. The Riverside Service owner and operator, who sold the station and the Ram Drive In and retired at the end of August, has been greeting Newport Highway travelers, Riverside community residents, friends, family, dogs, cats, deer, elk and low flying birds with his familiar, drawling, “so, what’s new?” for nearly 50 years. “He was the pulse of the community,” said Ram operator Scott Robison. “He was one of those rare, small town, hometown guys that always took care of people.”

Spokane police looking for Hillyard gas station robber

A man, described as about 6 feet tall and 225 pounds, showed a weapon and fled the gas station at 3021 E. Wellesley Ave. with an undisclosed amount of cash and merchandise around 12:20 a.m. Thursday, according to police.

CdA police looking for man who robbed gas station

Police say a man robbed the Mobil gas station at 502 W. Appleway Ave. in north Coeur d'Alene shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday. The man displayed a weapon and fled the scene on a bike. He was not captured.

Drivers find diesel, not gas, in fuel tanks

By the time blue smoke began pouring out of her 2011 Toyota Venza, Sharon Yeager already knew something was wrong. Yeager fueled her car at Spoko Fuel Gas Station on U.S. Highway 2 west of Spokane early Tuesday morning. She was bringing her daughter and granddaughter home from the hospital and just needed enough fuel to get her to Davenport, Wash.