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  • Community comes together at candlelight vigil for Medical Lake students

    Community comes together at candlelight vigil for Medical Lake students

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:14:13 GMT

    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - It was an incredibly emotional night in Medical Lake as a candlelight vigil was held in this community that continues to heal. The Medical Lake family gathered tonight to be with each other and be there for each other.  On Saturday, 17-year-old Journey Tueller was killed, and three other students, Laci Sica, Savannah Sutton and Hailey Gross were injured in a crash as they were on their way to catch a team bus. 

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    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - It was an incredibly emotional night in Medical Lake as a candlelight vigil was held in this community that continues to heal. The Medical Lake family gathered tonight to be with each other and be there for each other.  On Saturday, 17-year-old Journey Tueller was killed, and three other students, Laci Sica, Savannah Sutton and Hailey Gross were injured in a crash as they were on their way to catch a team bus. 

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  • Big hurdle cleared for a sportsplex in Spokane

    Big hurdle cleared for a sportsplex in Spokane

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:10:35 GMT

    Spokane, Wash. Spokane County Commissioners have approved a $25 million bond to help build the Spokane Sportsplex. The Sportsplex would be a multi-purpose sports facility. It would be able to host national and local sporting events "We are almost at the end of the big phase which is we've identified the funding. The county, as you know, quoted to sell bonds for us, and the cities provided the land and will be providing us a 5 million dollar contribution as well....

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    Spokane, Wash. Spokane County Commissioners have approved a $25 million bond to help build the Spokane Sportsplex. The Sportsplex would be a multi-purpose sports facility. It would be able to host national and local sporting events "We are almost at the end of the big phase which is we've identified the funding. The county, as you know, quoted to sell bonds for us, and the cities provided the land and will be providing us a 5 million dollar contribution as well....

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  • EWU getting food cabinets to help fight hunger

    EWU getting food cabinets to help fight hunger

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:52:48 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Forget boxed lunches, at Eastern Washington University they're getting boxes of food. “It became a joke to be a hungry college student,” said Kayla Martinez who works for AmeriCorps Vista. “But it ignores the reality of what it means to be hungry and be pursuing a degree.” According to the Department of Health and Wellness, 33-percent of EWU students have run out of food at some point and 36-percent have worried about where their next meal

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Forget boxed lunches, at Eastern Washington University they're getting boxes of food. “It became a joke to be a hungry college student,” said Kayla Martinez who works for AmeriCorps Vista. “But it ignores the reality of what it means to be hungry and be pursuing a degree.” According to the Department of Health and Wellness, 33-percent of EWU students have run out of food at some point and 36-percent have worried about where their next meal

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  • Crews break ground on 195 corridor project

    Crews break ground on 195 corridor project

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:52:10 GMT

    Spokane, Wash. In 2015, when two WSU students were killed, a push started to add passing lanes on the roadway "We've seen some unfortunate deaths in the last number of years of students traveling back to school, so our state needs to step up and do more," said state Senator Michael Baumgartner. In a five-year traffic study done by the Washington Department of Transportation showed that in the five-year span between 2005 and 2009, there were 800 crashes on highway...

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    Spokane, Wash. In 2015, when two WSU students were killed, a push started to add passing lanes on the roadway "We've seen some unfortunate deaths in the last number of years of students traveling back to school, so our state needs to step up and do more," said state Senator Michael Baumgartner. In a five-year traffic study done by the Washington Department of Transportation showed that in the five-year span between 2005 and 2009, there were 800 crashes on highway...

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  • As weather warms up, City tasked with cleaning up more homeless camps in Spokane

    As weather warms up, City tasked with cleaning up more homeless camps in Spokane

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:38:48 GMT
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    SPOKANE, Wash. - No more than a hop, skip and a jump from the train tracks across from Browne’s Addition, there's a surplus of stuff scattered along a chain-link fence. It's hard to say if someone still lives here, but the damp piece of cardboard with a scribbled message of hardship that rests on an old mattress gives a sign that it’s a homeless camp. “The goal is to get people into services,” said City Spokesman, Brian Coddington.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - No more than a hop, skip and a jump from the train tracks across from Browne’s Addition, there's a surplus of stuff scattered along a chain-link fence. It's hard to say if someone still lives here, but the damp piece of cardboard with a scribbled message of hardship that rests on an old mattress gives a sign that it’s a homeless camp. “The goal is to get people into services,” said City Spokesman, Brian Coddington.

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  • Man dies after neighbors rescue him from mobile home fire

    Man dies after neighbors rescue him from mobile home fire

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:33:56 GMT
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    Marysville Fire DistrictMarysville Fire District

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say an 88-year-old man died from injuries suffered in a mobile home fire in Marysville. Marysville Fire District officials say neighbors called 911 Wednesday morning to report smoke coming from a home in the Crystal Tree Village mobile home park.    Authorities say several neighbors helped rescue the 88-year-old man inside. Authorities say the man was taken to a hospital but did not survive.    Two of the neighbors who r...

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    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say an 88-year-old man died from injuries suffered in a mobile home fire in Marysville. Marysville Fire District officials say neighbors called 911 Wednesday morning to report smoke coming from a home in the Crystal Tree Village mobile home park.    Authorities say several neighbors helped rescue the 88-year-old man inside. Authorities say the man was taken to a hospital but did not survive.    Two of the neighbors who r...

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  • Docs: Woman found dead in Fernan Lake had drugs in system, man who sold them arrested

    Docs: Woman found dead in Fernan Lake had drugs in system, man who sold them arrested

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:05:59 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On a crisp fall day in November 2016, tragedy struck the small community near Fernan Lake. The bodies of Misty Phelps and her two sons, 1-year-old Tristan and 2-year-old Riley Phelps, were found in her 2006 Ford Fusion submerged underwater at the Fernan Lake boat ramp. Months would go by with little to no updates on the search for anyone who was at the scene. But now new developments surrounding the 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On a crisp fall day in November 2016, tragedy struck the small community near Fernan Lake. The bodies of Misty Phelps and her two sons, 1-year-old Tristan and 2-year-old Riley Phelps, were found in her 2006 Ford Fusion submerged underwater at the Fernan Lake boat ramp. Months would go by with little to no updates on the search for anyone who was at the scene. But now new developments surrounding the 

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  • KHQ investigates problem intersection where Medical Lake student died

    KHQ investigates problem intersection where Medical Lake student died

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:25:22 GMT

    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - The Medical Lake community is mourning after one high school student died on Saturday. Her three friends who were also in the car are recovering. It happened at the intersection of Highway 2 near Espanola and Wood Road in Spokane County. Washington State Patrol says the girls drove through a stop sign and were t-boned by a truck. A neighbor who lives near the intersection says it's a bad one, after he says he’s

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    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - The Medical Lake community is mourning after one high school student died on Saturday. Her three friends who were also in the car are recovering. It happened at the intersection of Highway 2 near Espanola and Wood Road in Spokane County. Washington State Patrol says the girls drove through a stop sign and were t-boned by a truck. A neighbor who lives near the intersection says it's a bad one, after he says he’s

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