Update to 200 North Blake Standoff / SWAT Situation

SWAT Team Successfully Arrests Suspect and Frees Victim   After detectives were granted a warrant, Spokane County Sheriff’s SWAT Team members successfully forced entry into a residence located in the 200 block of North Blake and freed a female victim who was being held against her will.  The male suspect, identified as 30-year-old Nicholas S. […]

Update to Cheney-Plaza Rd Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SPOKANE COUNTY, August 28, 2015 – The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office is confirming the identity of the individual who was a motorcyclist involved in an incident on Cheney-Plaza Rd, in Spokane County, WA on August 26, 2015   Name: Jared J Hemenway Age: 28 Cause: Diffuse axonal injury; due to Blunt impact and rotational […]

Carpenter Road Fire AM Update 8/28/2015

“Carpenter Road Fire AM Update 8/28/2015 from Rocky Mountain IMT Blue Fire managers worked overnight to assess the significant growth that occurred to the northeast yesterday afternoon. Structure protection crews continue to provide point protection for structures that were evacuated to the north of the fire. Today, firefighters will continue to assess and locate areas […]

(SIRR) Team update Stevens County Deputy’s officer involved shooting in Hunters, WA

“ The Spokane Investigative Regional Response (SIRR) Team is investigating a Stevens County Deputy’s officer involved shooting that occurred in Hunters, WA and this is an update to the original release. This incident began August 19th, 2015 at approximately 6:00pm. Stevens County Sheriff’s Office received two different 911 calls of a male with a gun […]

(SIRR) Team update Stevens County Deputy’s officer involved shooting in Hunters, WA

The Spokane Investigative Regional Response (SIRR) Team is investigating a Stevens County Deputy’s officer involved shooting that occurred in Hunters, WA and this is an update to the original release. This incident began August 19th, 2015 at approximately 6:00pm. Stevens County Sheriff’s Office received two different 911 calls of a male with a gun in […]

Colville Complex Update – 8-25-15

“ Fire Update – Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Wolverine: The north side of the fire was active along Castle Creek, near Stehekin, yesterday and helicopter water drops were used to hold the fire in check. The southern flank of the fire continued to grow into the Entiat drainage, with extreme fire behavior in Garland and […]

Cougar Creek Fire Update

”    The Cougar Creek Fire was ignited by lightning on Monday, August 10, 2015. Washington Interagency Incident Management Team #5 (WIIMT5) assumed responsibility of the fire on Wednesday, August 13 at 6:00 a.m. The fire is burning on Yakama Nation, Washington State Department of Natural Resources and US Forest Service lands on the south […]

Fatal Crash Elmira railroad crossing off US95 near 490.1

“Idaho State Police PRESS RELEASE —————————– DATE:  August 25, 2015   TIME: 5:22 PM    LOCATION: Elmira railroad crossing off of US95 near milepost 490.1 ASSISTING AGENCIES: Bonner County VEHICLE  #1 ————- DRIVER    Lee, James R     AGE 67 ADDRESS  Auburn, California INJURIES? Fatal HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN Kootenai Health VEHICLE YEAR  2002    VEHICLE MAKE Ford  VEHICLE MODEL Pickup WRECKER  Northwest […]

Fatality Crash WB I90 MP 53.5

“Idaho State Police PRESS RELEASE —————————– DATE: 08/22/2015         TIME: 0703    LOCATION: WB I90 mp 53.5 (Big Creek) ASSISTING AGENCIES: Shoshone Co Sheriff and Idaho Dept of Transportation VEHICLE  #1 ————- DRIVER: Kacie A Calabretta    AGE: 24 ADDRESS: Kellogg, ID INJURIES: Fatal HOSPITAL/LOCATION TAKEN: Shoshone Medical Center VEHICLE: 2001 Lexus SUV WRECKER: Jims Bobcat Service SEATBELTS: […]

Kettle Complex Update 8/22

“ Kettle Complex Update for August 22 Incident: Kettle Complex Wildfire Released: 50 min. ago Incident Summary: The Kettle Complex includes four fires in northern Ferry County Washington. Current Situation: Significant fire activity continued across the region yesterday and fire officials are working together to prioritize incident personnel and manage numerous incidents. An Area Command […]