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Upper Columbia seniors Hannah and Elena Petrie prepare for next adventure

Hannah and Elena Petrie, twins at Upper Columbia Academy, appreciate all their international experiences and enjoy sharing them with their classmates.

UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 2:33 p.m.

Scar and all, it’s back to the ranch, where Liberty grad Levi Kettner is ‘always willing to help out’

Stretching across the back of Levi Kettner’s head, there is a scar – and a bald spot. A scar and a bald spot with a story.

Liberty High School announces its first semester honor roll for 2018-19

Liberty High School in Spangle has announced its first semester honor roll for the 2018-19 school year.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 10:02 p.m.

WSP investigates two fatal crashes south of Spokane on Friday

The Washington State Patrol responded to two fatal collisions Friday, including one that continues keep both southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 195 closed near Spangle.

UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 7:17 a.m.

Crews cleaning up train derailment near Spangle

Crews are working to clean up the site where a train carrying grain derailed between Spangle and Plaza on July 21. At about 7 p.m. Friday, the Washington and Idaho …

100 years ago in Spangle: County infirmary inmates enjoy Christmas celebration

From our archive, 100 years ago

Rockford, Spangle approve levies to fund fire and police services

Levies to fund police, fire and emergency medical services in Rockford and Spangle were winning easily on election night and added to their lead in a second vote count on …

Rockford, Spangle seek voter approval for levies

As November approaches, residents of Spangle and Rockford face their annual task of voting for levies to fund various fire and police issues. Budget dollars are particularly precious in small …

Fundraiser for Spangle homicide victim’s daughter aims to cover therapy costs

An online fundraising campaign aims to cover the therapy costs of a young girl who reported her father’s grisly homicide near Spangle.

Wildfire smoke fills Spokane Valley, making air unhealthy for some people

Smoke from the regional wildfires settled over Spokane Valley Sunday night

Downed power line sparks 2,500-acre wildfire near Spangle

A downed powerline sparked a wildfire about six miles northeast of Spangle that raced east Sunday evening through farm fields, brush and forest. Multiple homes, farm buildings and power poles …

‘Direct seeding,’ or no-till farming, one way to cut down on erosion

A dozen years ago, Bob Sievers changed the way he farms 2,700 acres of highly erodible land in Washington’s Palouse region. Direct seeding cuts down on soil erosion and protects …

Fire districts 2 and 12 seek to replace existing levies

Several small towns and rural fire districts in south Spokane County are asking voters to renew existing levies for emergency medical services, police coverage or equipment. Spokane County Fire District …

Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago A posse near Waverly admitted that the Spangle robbers had somehow escaped their clutches and had disappeared with their loot into the timber near …

Flooding takes toll as warm-up continues

Leone Browning, 94, was upstairs in her Spangle home Wednesday evening when her son yelled up to her that she had to get out within five minutes. Melting snow, heavy …

Six ballots wrong in Spangle Town Council race decided by two votes

A mistake by the Spokane County elections office may have affected the outcome of a razor-thin Spangle Town Council race, but there’s nothing that can be done because the election …

Schimmels, Pace among Spokane Valley races to go to wire

Voters in Spokane Valley will not know for at least several days, perhaps longer, whether City Council incumbent Gary Schimmels will keep his seat or if challenger Ed Pace will …

Competition fills small town elections

Brewing controversies are making for unusually contentious elections in some small Spokane County towns. Former Rockford town council member Steve Meyer is running to unseat Mayor Micki Harnois.

Liberty School Board seeks new member

The Liberty School District is looking for a new board member. Longtime board member Grant Collins is resigning his seat after 11 years.

Small towns struggle to pay rising sheriff’s bill

The arrival of the bill from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office can be an annual occurrence of heartburn for some small towns in south Spokane County that contract with the …

Area bonds and levies mostly fail

Fire departments and fire districts in the area surrounding Spokane Valley largely came away from the polls with disappointing results as several levy and bond requests failed. The exception was …

Area bonds and levies mostly fail

Fire departments and fire districts in the area surrounding Spokane Valley largely came away from the polls with disappointing results this week as several levy and bond requests failed. The …

Sheriff caps policing fee increase for south Spokane County

Every year the small towns in southern Spokane County get a bill from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office to cover the cost of deputies responding to calls. The cost usually …

U.S. 195 reopens after early-morning collision

U.S. Highway 195 has reopened between Spangle and Plaza in south Spokane County after a tanker-truck collision kept it closed for much of the day, according to the Washington State …

Two Women’s Barn Bazaar blends best of crafts, antiques

This weekend, an artistic mother and daughter duo – who do business as Two Women – will open their scenic 10-acre farm south of Spokane for their second Barn Bazaar, …