2020 25 Days of Christmas

2020 25 Days of Christmas Presented by Avista Utilities Spokane News 25 Days of Christmas Presented by Avista Utilities! 25 Local Sponsors bringing cheer in this crazy year. We begin on December 1st with a post on our Facebook Page, Spokane News, announcing that Days Sponsor. To enter that Day, Like the posted Sponsors Page, […]

SWAT Raid 200 North McDonald

SVIU Detectives Seize Cash, Drugs, Motorcycles, and a Gun Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives, with the SWAT Team’s assistance, served a search warrant at a residence early Monday morning.  A stolen Harley Davidson motorcycle was recovered in addition to drugs, a sizable amount of cash, a pistol, and other property, possibly stolen or obtained […]

Border Patrol Agents Seize Cocaine and Meth

Border Patrol Agents Seize Cocaine and Meth BONNERS FERRY, Idaho – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Bonners Ferry Station seized five duffle bags of narcotics valued at approximately $2.16 million just south of the United States/Canada border on Friday. Border Patrol agents were alerted to suspicious activity on a remote forest service road near […]

Burglar Caught Inside Gas Station

Burglar Caught Inside Store Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an alarm call at the Mobile Gas Station and found the window broken.  A male suspect was also observed inside and was safely taken into custody.  The suspect caused an estimated $8,000 worth of damage while trying to steal over $600 worth of merchandise.      On […]

Hit and Run Vehicle vs Male on Lime Scooter

Spokane Police Department (SPD) Major Crimes Unit (MCU) Traffic Investigators processed the scene of an injury hit and run collision involving a Lime scooter and an automobile. The scooter rider received a significant injury. On October 7, 2020, around 4:51 a.m., SPD responded to an injury collision at Nevada Street and Wabash Avenue. The caller […]

Major Crimes Detectives investigated a homicide in Browne’s Addition

Major Crimes Detectives investigated a homicide in Browne’s Addition. The investigation concluded with the arrest of a male for Murder 2nd degree. #Update 1st Degree Murder Charge added on Monday On August 8, 2020, around 4:38 p.m. a call for medics was received about a person slumped over inside a vehicle near Elm Street and Second […]

August 19th COVID-19 Update

August 10, 2020  COVID-19 Update  Spokane, Wash. – Today, Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) has confirmed new positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Spokane County. The total number of cases is now 4,557 with 85 COVID-19-related deaths. Currently, 73 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 49 of which are Spokane County residents. Full details and additional demographics for […]

Example of Things You Shouldn’t Do at Midnight if You have Warrants, Drugs, and an Illegal Knife

Example of Things You Shouldn’t Do at Midnight if You have Warrants, Drugs, and an Illegal Knife Spokane Valley Patrol Deputies, responding to an alarm call at a closed business, observed a male leaving the area in an apparent hurry.  Upon contact, the male initially lied about his identity.  After learning the truth, Deputies discovered […]

1700 E. Desmet, Suspect Arrested After Hours Long Standoff

A Spokane Police Officer who responded to a residence on the report of Domestic Violence and was assaulted as he attempted to detain the suspect. The suspect, later id’d as Michael Withey (39) barricaded himself in a residence in the 1700 block of east Desmet. Desmet was closed between Napa and Madelia for several hours […]

Public Asked to Check Trees for Invasive Species

Public Asked to Check Trees for Invasive Species in August Olympia—Throughout August, the Washington Invasive Species Council and the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are asking the public to take10 minutes to check trees in their communities for invasive insects. August is the peak time of year that wood-boring insects are most often spotted […]