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  • Hayden man arrested for hate crime following fight with youth pastor

    Hayden man arrested for hate crime following fight with youth pastor

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-07-20 06:36:38 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On July 12, officers responded to a large fight at a Coeur d'Alene McDonald's. Court documents say a Hayden man was charged with battery and malicious harassment, which is considered a hate crime in Idaho, following an investigation by police.  When officers arrived on scene, the fight had broken up, but witnesses were interviewed at the scene.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On July 12, officers responded to a large fight at a Coeur d'Alene McDonald's. Court documents say a Hayden man was charged with battery and malicious harassment, which is considered a hate crime in Idaho, following an investigation by police.  When officers arrived on scene, the fight had broken up, but witnesses were interviewed at the scene.

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  • Woman reunited with dog who went missing after husband's fatal crash

    Woman reunited with dog who went missing after husband's fatal crash

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:18 AM EDT2018-07-20 06:18:14 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Having already experienced enough tragedy this week, a Post Falls woman avoided some more when her beloved dog was found Thursday. Pamela Luton has had an unimaginably difficult week, having lost her husband Michael Arnold in a motorcycle-semi crash near Trent and Evergreen on Tuesday. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Having already experienced enough tragedy this week, a Post Falls woman avoided some more when her beloved dog was found Thursday. Pamela Luton has had an unimaginably difficult week, having lost her husband Michael Arnold in a motorcycle-semi crash near Trent and Evergreen on Tuesday. 

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  • Crews respond to brush fire on I-90 near Kittitas

    Crews respond to brush fire on I-90 near Kittitas

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-07-20 05:22:40 GMT

    KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. - Eastbound traffic on Interstate-90 is blocked as crews respond to a fast-moving brush fire near Kittitas. The fire is located seven miles east of Kittitas in the median and right shoulder at Mile Post 122. An alternate route is available for eastbound travelers at exit 115. An estimated time for reopening is not available at this time. Washington State DNR is sending engines, three airplanes and two choppers to the fire. 

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    KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. - Eastbound traffic on Interstate-90 is blocked as crews respond to a fast-moving brush fire near Kittitas. The fire is located seven miles east of Kittitas in the median and right shoulder at Mile Post 122. An alternate route is available for eastbound travelers at exit 115. An estimated time for reopening is not available at this time. Washington State DNR is sending engines, three airplanes and two choppers to the fire. 

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  • Evacuation notices reduced in Buckshot fire near Mattawa

    Evacuation notices reduced in Buckshot fire near Mattawa

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-07-20 05:11:45 GMT

    MATTAWA, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office reports a large fire burning in the Mattawa area has closed roads and forced evacuations Thursday night. Road 26 to Road R Southwest is closed as is Road U (from 26 southwest to 24.7).  State Route 24 at the Vernita Bridge, south of Mattawa is closed as well. 

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    MATTAWA, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office reports a large fire burning in the Mattawa area has closed roads and forced evacuations Thursday night. Road 26 to Road R Southwest is closed as is Road U (from 26 southwest to 24.7).  State Route 24 at the Vernita Bridge, south of Mattawa is closed as well. 

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  • Cold Case: Newport man's disappearance still a mystery one year later

    Cold Case: Newport man's disappearance still a mystery one year later

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:50:53 GMT

    NEWPORT, Wash. - It's been exactly one year this July since Marty Lange vanished. His family believes he was murdered. Lang, 50 at the time of his disappearance had picked up his dogs from his estranged girlfriend Lori Witten shortly before he disappeared. He took them back to his rural home off of Scotia Road outside of Newport. "He happy out there," Whitten said. "He enjoyed being out there in the woods, in the peace, in the quiet." 

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    NEWPORT, Wash. - It's been exactly one year this July since Marty Lange vanished. His family believes he was murdered. Lang, 50 at the time of his disappearance had picked up his dogs from his estranged girlfriend Lori Witten shortly before he disappeared. He took them back to his rural home off of Scotia Road outside of Newport. "He happy out there," Whitten said. "He enjoyed being out there in the woods, in the peace, in the quiet." 

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  • Homeowner thankful to firefighters for protecting home from Upriver Beacon fire

    Homeowner thankful to firefighters for protecting home from Upriver Beacon fire

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:11:06 GMT

    Spokane Valley, Wash. On Tuesday afternoon Kyle Matson was working from home when he noticed something wasn’t right "I saw some smoke and not more than a half hour later I was evacuated," said Kyle Matson That’s when the Upriver Beacon Fire started to approach his father's house and the new one he and his wife were building right next door. Grabbing their kids, their dogs and some essentials they left and feared the worse as they saw the fire spread...

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    Spokane Valley, Wash. On Tuesday afternoon Kyle Matson was working from home when he noticed something wasn’t right "I saw some smoke and not more than a half hour later I was evacuated," said Kyle Matson That’s when the Upriver Beacon Fire started to approach his father's house and the new one he and his wife were building right next door. Grabbing their kids, their dogs and some essentials they left and feared the worse as they saw the fire spread...

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  • Roundabout by new Costco aims to improve safety

    Roundabout by new Costco aims to improve safety

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-07-20 01:55:19 GMT

    Spokane County, Wash. Roundabouts are becoming the norm when it comes to the flow of traffic. According to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. The goal of the roundabout is to reduce the number of crashes where people are either seriously hurt or even killed By about 80 % when compared to a typical intersection with a stop light. Roundabouts move traffic through an intersection more quickly because they promote continuous flows of traffic....

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    Spokane County, Wash. Roundabouts are becoming the norm when it comes to the flow of traffic. According to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. The goal of the roundabout is to reduce the number of crashes where people are either seriously hurt or even killed By about 80 % when compared to a typical intersection with a stop light. Roundabouts move traffic through an intersection more quickly because they promote continuous flows of traffic....

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  • Upriver Beacon Fire now 50% contained; evacuation notices lifted

    Upriver Beacon Fire now 50% contained; evacuation notices lifted

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-07-20 01:50:53 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Firefighters on the front lines of the Upriver Beacon fire are making progress on the 115-acre fire that started Tuesday evening.  Megan Hill, Public Information Officer for the fire, tells KHQ the fire is 20 percent contained as of Wednesday evening.

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Firefighters on the front lines of the Upriver Beacon fire are making progress on the 115-acre fire that started Tuesday evening.  Megan Hill, Public Information Officer for the fire, tells KHQ the fire is 20 percent contained as of Wednesday evening.

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