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KHQ launches new traffic alerts for your commute home

Deputy Craig Chamberlin (SCSO) Deputy Craig Chamberlin (SCSO)

KHQ Right Now wants to help make your commute home a little quicker and little safer.  Starting Monday, January 14 we're launching KHQ Right Now Traffic Alerts.

By signing up for this free service, you'll receive an email as the work day is ending alerting you to any traffic tie-ups in and around Spokane.  The information is reliable, coming directly from Spokane County Sheriff's Deputy Craig Chamberlin.  Loyal KHQ viewers know him simply as "Deputy Craig".

To sign up, simply fill out the form below.

  • KHQ Right Now Traffic Alerts

    KHQ Right Now wants to help make your commute home a little quicker and little safer.  Sign up for KHQ Traffic Alerts, and before the work day is done you'll receive an email alerting you to any trouble spots out on the roads.

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