Stories tagged: Medical Lake
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 11:30 p.m.
Voters in both Medical Lake and Spokane County Fire District 3 voted to merge the city’s fire department with the district Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 3:14 p.m.
Spokane County Fire District 3 commissioner candidates take different positions on tax increase and serving Medical Lake
A longtime Fire District 3 commissioner says she brings valuable experience at a time of big change while her opponent hopes to bring a new perspective.
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019, 11:29 a.m.
Medical Lake voters will decide if city fire department is absorbed by Spokane County Fire District 3
Medical Lake has had its own fire department since 1904, but voters could decide next month to eliminate it.
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 7:54 p.m.
A Washington State Patrol dispatcher said the crash was reported about 3:45 p.m. The truck was westbound when it veered off the roadway near the Salnave Road exit.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 2:44 p.m.
Kylie Smith was born in Spokane 18 years ago to a drug-addicted mother, so her first few weeks of life were difficult. It didn’t get much better for some time.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 2:34 p.m.
Despite the immense adversity that she has faced in her 18 years, Medical Lake High School senior Sierra Brock is no stranger to triumph.
UPDATED: Mon., May 27, 2019, 10:04 p.m.
The bond between the beaches of Normandy and the grassy land around Medical Lake glowed in the sun Monday morning, as 1,300 people gathered to commemorate the nation’s war dead …
Mon., May 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
Larry Plager of Medical Lake collected hundreds of stories about war; now this Vietnam vet is turning the page
Reading and writing about the Vietnam War has brought Larry Plager in touch with his war experiences, and resulted in a gift of hundreds of books, videos and other materials …
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
100 years ago in Medical Lake: Luxury health resort proposed with room for up to 800 of the ‘very best class of people’
A “fashionable sanatorium” to be called the Washington Health Institute was proposed for Medical Lake.
Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers talks immigration and addresses concerns that sheriffs won’t enforce gun initiative
Republican Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers stuck to her positions on immigration, the border wall and President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency during a Medical Lake town hall, saying …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6 a.m.
French novelist Anatole France once said, “until one has loved an animal a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 12:41 p.m.
Two German shepherds from Medical Lake will receive an award from an insurance company after they were trapped in a silo for 21 days.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 6:59 a.m.
Pair of German shepherds are award finalists following three weeks trapped in underground missile silo
A pair of German Shepherds, rescued in April from an abandoned underground silo in Medical Lake after surviving for more than 21 days, are among a dozen pets nominated for …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
A Medical Lake woman and her three young daughters survived after another driver veered into their lane and caused a crash late Saturday on state Highway 902, according to the …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 6:24 p.m.
County fire crews are battling at least two brush fires along Interstate 90, near Medical Lake and Cheney.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
The sounds of fiddles and guitars wafted among the tall pines of the Medical Lake Waterfront park over the weekend during the 17th annual Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 10 a.m.
The festival, now in its 17th years, runs Friday through Sunday at Waterfront Park in Medical Lake.
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
Spokane water may flow next summer to the parched West Plains town of Medical Lake during the dry summer.
UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
Dozens of people with varying ability levels gathered on the shores of Clear Lake for the St. Luke’s annual Ski Fest.
Thu., April 12, 2018
Two dogs trapped for more than 22 days in a deactivated Cold War-era missile silo near Medical Lake are now home safely with their owner.
Wed., April 11, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
It’s state or bust for senior Noah Ray, who hopes to build on his two previous state appearances.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
A 75-year-old man died Thursday after he experienced a medical issue and his SUV veered off a highway near Medical Lake, according to the Washington State Patrol.
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
With 25 seconds left in the season and her team trailing by a point early Saturday afternoon, there was no doubt who was going to get the ball for East …
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:23 p.m.
Lynden Christian hit seven 3-pointers in the first half, a barrage that Medical Lake couldn’t endure, and the Cardinals dropped the state 1A girls semifinal contest Friday night in the …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
Freeman powered its way to a big third-period lead and survived a shaky final quarter to get past King’s on Thursday, advancing to the State 1A boys semifinals with a …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 10:58 p.m.
After several local governments expressed interest in buying some of Spokane’s water, city lawmakers are planning on forum to address the health of the region’s aquifer and the availability of …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools kept up its 40-year winning streak alive as voters approved its latest levy request to pay for personnel and sports activities. The levy request was passing with …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
There shouldn’t have been any nerves. After all, Kathy Grimes had done this so many times before. The 52-year-old barrel racer from Medical Lake has been honing her horse-riding skills …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
Eight years after Medical Lake decided to disband its independent police department, Mikeal Suniga said it’s time to re-establish it. But his challenger in the race to lead the city, …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
If city living isn’t for you, worry not – look just west of Spokane along the so-called West Plains and you’ll find a small nest of communities, each more different …