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April 11th

Democrats to meet on Sunday

April 11, 2012

Area Democrats will hold their precinct caucuses at various locations at 1 p.m. on April 15.
The purpose of the caucuses is to elect delegates to the upcoming Spokane County Convention later this year as well as discussing the Democratic Party’s platform.

April 5th

Felony charges sought in Elk animal seizure case

April 5, 2012

Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) has filed a request with the county prosecutor’s office to have 32 felony first-degree animal cruelty charges filed against Elk’s Michelle Stiner.
In addition, SCRAPS is seeking five misdemeanor second-degree animal cruelty and 86 confinement in an unsafe manner charges.
All the charges stem from a Feb. 23 raid on Stiner’s ranch on Bruce Road where SCRAPS officials, veterinarians and volunteers found nearly 100 animals in need of appropriate food and medical attention.
Many of the animals were adopted by caring homes.

April 4th

McMorris Rodgers makes it official: Will seek a fifth term

April 4, 2012

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers made it official on April 3: she will seek re-election to her fifth term in the U.S. House in Washington’s Fifth Congressional District.

April 1st

Rachel Goodner crowned Miss Deer Park

April 1, 2012

Rachel Goodner was crowned the 58th Miss Deer Park in front of a sellout crowd at the Ken Fisher Performing Arts Center at Deer Park High School on Saturday night.
Goodner, daughter of Tony and Dawn Goodner, earned a $1,000 scholarship for winning the title. She also earned scholarships for winning the creative and performing arts section with her vocal rendition of the French song “Je Suis Malade,” and the judges’ interview, fitness and scholastic sections.

Law enforcement agencies arrest burglary suspects

April 1, 2012

Updated on April 2
Spokane County Sheriff’s and Spokane Police detectives arrested three suspects on Saturday believed to be connected to several burglaries and the trafficking of stolen property in the north Spokane and south Stevens County areas.

March 30th

Reward offered for alleged Springdale arsonist

March 30, 2012

A reward is being offered by Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest for a 43-year-old Springdale man who is wanted on an arson charge.
Jesse J. Icard, who is 5-foot-8 and, 135 pounds, has a last known address is State Highway 231 in Springdale. Icard has a 24-year local criminal history to include a conviction for vehicular assault and misdemeanor convictions.
Crime Stoppers fugitives are wanted criminal suspects who are avoiding capture by police. This makes them potentially dangerous, and should only be contacted by law enforcement professionals.

March 24th

Loon Lake man charged in road rage shooting

March 24, 2012

A 26-year-old Loon Lake man was arrested on Friday evening following an apparent road rage incident that sent another man to a Spokane hospital with a bullet wound to the shoulder
The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to the Loon Lake Saloon and Grill by his girlfriend at around 8 p.m. after he had been shot while driving on State Highway 292.

March 22nd

Sheriff's Department investigatin luring incident report in Springdale

March 22, 2012

The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Springdale Marshal’s Office with a report of child luring in Springdale.
At around 5 p.m. on March 21 the first report was made to the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office. A 10-year-old female reported that a man in his late teens to mid 20s stopped her as she was walking along State Highway 231 in the town of Springdale. The man offered the her candy before the child ran away.
The male began to follow her but was scared off by the girl’s father who was nearby.

March 21st

WSDOT extends studded tire deadline

March 21, 2012

Drivers will have a little more time to remove their studded tires this year.
The Washington State Department of Transportation extended the studded-tire season through the end of April 16, as forecasts call for possible winter driving conditions through the heavily traveled Easter weekend. WSDOT officials don’t anticipate any further extensions beyond April 16.

March 16th

Reward offered to help solve Weflen disappearance

March 16, 2012

Almost 25 years after her disappearance, Bonneville Power Administration and local law enforcement officials continue to search for clues in an effort to discover what happened to Deer Park’s Julie Weflen.
In an attempt to generate leads in the case, BPA is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in Weflen's disappearance.

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