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Veteran puts down roots at Colbert nursery

People looking for lush foliage for their yards have a new option, Hero Greens Nursery in Colbert.

Getting There: Colbert bike builder works alone out of his garage, sells his singular bikes around the world

Elephant Bikes are built by one man in a Colbert garage, where Glen Copus turns out bikes known for their idiosyncratic designs and expert craftsmanship. But Copus is disarmingly unpretentious …

Stephen Colbert wouldn’t interview Trump out of respect for the presidency

Stephen Colbert says he wouldn’t have Donald Trump back on “The Late Show” because he has respect for the oval office and the president does not.

UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019

NWC senior Abigail Knudtson hopes to turn horse care hobby into career

Self-taught and motivated Abigail Knudtson , a Northwest Christian School senior, has plans of turning her love for horses into a career.

Mead, Colbert residents say Highway 206, Market Street intersection should take priority in transportation plan

Residents of Mead and Colbert discuss the priorities for the Mead-Mt. Spokane Transportation Area plan.

Colbert man sentenced for killing, mutilating horse to spite ex-girlfriend

A Colbert man who killed and mutilated a horse to spite his ex-girlfriend was sentenced Monday to the 53 days he already served in jail. A Spokane County judge also …

UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019

Man charged with stabbing girlfriend near Colbert

A 40-year-old man was arrested Monday night after allegedly admitting to detectives he had stabbed his girlfriend in the leg during an argument at a home near Colbert. Aaron J. …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018

Last push for pumpkins: Families make final journey to Green Bluff ahead of Halloween

Spokane area families braved rain, puddles and mud Sunday afternoon to pick out their carving pumpkins before Green Bluff’s fall activities wind down to a close.

UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018

Detectives seeking to identify man who stabbed teen at Colbert middle school

Spokane County sheriff’s detectives are asking for help identifying a man who stabbed a teenage boy at a middle school in Colbert last month.

UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018

Waste-transfer station in Colbert reopens after pesticide leak sickens workers

Three workers sickened by a pesticide leak at a Spokane County waste facility were released from area hospitals Monday evening.

Neighborhoods north of Spokane maintain rural feel

Neighborhoods to the north of Spokane — Mead, Colbert, Fairwood and Wandermere — have held on to their largely residential and rural feel through the decades. With agricultural roots, Mead …

Plight of World War I veteran brings family together for Memorial Day

Some 79 years after he fell off a fishing boat and sank into obscurity, World War I veteran Henry Hartman finally had funeral services Thursday with full military honors in …

UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017

Prosecutor says deputies acted legally in fatal Colbert shootout

The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office said Monday that sheriff’s deputies acted legally in the shooting death of Dean Bellamy, who reportedly opened fire on them after a four-hour standoff at …

UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017

Team completes investigation into fatal Colbert shootout; injured deputy still recovering

The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team has completed its investigation of a shootout that injured a sheriff’s deputy and killed a former bank executive at his Colbert home on March …

100 years ago in Spokane County: Deputies discover cache of booze snuck in from Montana tossed from trains

From our archive, 100 years ago Spokane sheriff deputies found a cache of 250 quarts of liquor in a snowbank next to the Great Northern railroad tracks near Colbert.

Wedding anniversary: Colbert couple mark 50th year

Bob and Nancy Frankovic celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 23.

Pole fire affects over 12,000 North Spokane residents

A pole fire caused by changing weather conditions resulted in many residents in North Spokane going without power for about two to three hours Sunday evening.

UPDATED: Thu., June 11, 2015

Woman, stepfather had history of violence before shooting

The woman suspected of shooting her stepfather in the leg Wednesday at his Colbert home also tried to shoot him in the head and fired multiple shots at a neighbor, …

UPDATED: Wed., June 10, 2015

Deputies: Woman caught after shooting stepdad in leg

Spokane County deputies apprehended a woman who allegedly shot her stepfather in the leg early Wednesday during a dispute in a Colbert home.

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 …

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’s secret deal with Dow AgroSciences wasn’t legal

Spokane city leaders last year agreed to keep a settlement with a chemical company secret even though state law prevents them from doing so. The 2011 settlement with Dow AgroSciences …

Raising a flagpole, saving a life

Chris Bailey, a student at the Mead Educational Alternative Division High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 288 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Colbert, wanted to give …

Glass struggle: Spokane’s hard-to-use resource

Spokane’s giant stockpile of beer bottles and other glass is about to shrink. Faced with fewer options and higher costs for recycling glass, in late 2008 the city began taking …

Expect quite a show at upcoming garden tour

If you aren’t doing anything this weekend and even if you are, make some time to do the Spokane in Bloom garden tour this Saturday. The Inland Empire Gardeners have …

Former Colbert couple plead not guilty to tax evasion

A former Colbert couple now living in Honduras were arraigned in federal court today after the husband and wife were arrested in Florida on warrants for failing to pay income …