Court Appearances

Court scheduling for first appearances are each working business day and most Sundays. The appearance time varies due to each daily court docket in District Court. A first appearance may be scheduled for extended holiday weekends. You may contact District Court for the first Appearance time for the day at (509) 447-4110.

Regular court days are as follows:

District Court: Wednesdays – (misdemeanors)

Superior Court: Thursdays – (felonies) Scheduled jury trials are placed on the docket as needed.
Fridays – Commissioners docket LFO’s

Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs Court (BIA): This court is conducted in the District Courtroom and is usually a video conference to the Tribal Court in Cusick or Airway Heights. BIA inmates may also be transported by tribal officers to court out of this facility.

Department of Corrections Hearings (DOC): DOC Hearings are regularly held within the facility based on the DOC Inmate’s intake date. The public is not able to attend these hearings.