Stories tagged: squatters
Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
A population of transient workers and pensioners swelled to more than 100 residents after World War II, but the city’s boosters dismantled it shortly thereafter.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
Willabelle “Willy” Godfrey had always told her family she hoped another family would move into her home one day and start their own story after she died. Instead, the property …
Tue., March 7, 2017
Legislation seeking to protect homeowners and landlords from squatters is headed to the Idaho Senate.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017
A man was seriously injured in a house fire started by squatters at an abandoned northwest Spokane home Monday morning.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016
When a Spokane police officer knocked on the door, a man inside asked who was there. But the officer’s answer was no joke.
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016
A pair of homeless Spokane transplants were caught Monday evening squatting in an unoccupied home in Spokane Valley.
Fri., June 19, 2015
TONASKET, Wash. (AP) — Two people are in custody in rural northeast Washington on charges that they ran over two people after being confronted for squatting on someone else’s property.
Tue., June 18, 2013
Investigators are looking for a connection between two fires that occurred this week and said at least one of them was intentionally set.
Mon., Sept. 24, 2012
A house that neighbors say is occupied by squatters caught fire Monday night.
Tue., April 21, 2009
An elderly Spokane Valley couple beleaguered by unwelcome tenants in their backyard garage say the people have apparently moved out. But Don and Peggy Bain say they’re still being advised …