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UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 9:52 p.m.

Tony Bamonte, sheriff and Spokane historian who exposed corruption in law enforcement, dies at 77

Tony Bamonte, a prolific local historian and the three-term Pend Oreille County sheriff who unearthed evidence of a police cover-up in the murder of the Newport town marshal 54 years …

UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 8:17 p.m.

Spokane woman killed in crash north of Newport; husband faces charge of vehicular homicide

A woman from Spokane was killed Monday afternoon when a car she was in rolled down a steep embankment north of Newport in Pend Oreille County.

UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 7:41 p.m.

GPS leads police to car stolen from Spokane dealership; suspects arrested

Police arrested a man Wednesday accused of stealing a vehicle from a Spokane car lot, ramming it into police cruisers and leading officers to a remote area in Pend Oreille …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 8:56 p.m.

Deputies arrest 18-year-old for bringing airsoft gun to Newport High School football game

A young man was arrested last week for attending Newport High School’s homecoming football game with a realistic airsoft gun concealed in his waistband.

Teens injured in tubing accident on Pend Oreille River

Three teenagers were injured in a tubing accident on the Pend Oreille River Monday afternoon, but they were not seriously injured according to the Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office.

UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 8 p.m.

Spokane man dead in Pend Oreille County ATV crash

A Spokane man died in an ATV crash near Metaline Falls in Pend Oreille County last week, according to the Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office.

Newport student expelled for placing hidden camera in boys’ locker room

A student has been expelled and will face criminal charges after a hidden camera was found in the boys’ locker room at Newport High School earlier this month.

Five injured in explosion at Newport aerospace plant

NEWPORT, Wash. – An explosion that ripped through an aerospace company in Newport late Tuesday night injured five employees, including one critically, and could have implications for the local economy. …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 20, 2014, 6:32 p.m.

Pend Oreille County deputy, sheriff rescue woman fallen through river ice

A collision with a logging truck didn’t prevent the Pend Oreille County sheriff and a deputy from rescuing a 60-year-old woman who had fallen through the ice into the Pend …

Middle school in Newport evacuated after bomb threat

Sadie Halstead Middle School in Newport was evacuated Friday at 12:30 p.m. after a bomb threat was found written on a bathroom wall.

Vulnerable adult from Newport found safe

The Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating a vulnerable adult.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2012, 5:43 p.m.

Two injured in Sullivan Lake plane crash

Two people were hospitalized following a plane crash near Metaline Falls, Wash.

Teens cited for underage drinking at graduation party

Spokane area-high school students celebrating graduation were cited for drinking underage Tuesday night in Pend Oreille County.

Fight over car led to double homicide

A fight over an old car near a remote Pend Oreille County lake led to a rare double homicide in which investigators believe the victims killed each other. No arrests …

Sheriff: Victims in double homicide killed each other

A fight over an old car near a remote Pend Oreille County lake led to a rare double homicide in which investigators believe the victims killed each other. No arrests …

Fight at campground ends in double homicide

A fight at a Pend Oreille County campground ended in a double homicide in the early morning hours Sunday.

Two sought after Pend Oreille Co. meth lab busts

Two men are wanted after deputies found clandestine meth labs and stolen vehicles at a home in Pend Oreille County. Suspect Shad A. Johnson, 38, was already sought by authorities …

3 pit bulls maul mini horse in Pend Oreille County

Three pit bulls mauled a miniature horse last week before being shot to death in Elk, Wash., the Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office announced today.