Elenee Dao

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Elenee Dao joined the 4 News Now team in August 2019 as a multimedia journalist.

Elenee came to Spokane from southern Idaho, where she was a multimedia journalist and filled a few other roles.

She is an Arizona native and graduated from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where she also worked for the CW as a multimedia specialist and Arizona PBS as a producer.

Elenee is constantly looking for new recipes or restaurants and food trucks, to try out their food and drinks. She also enjoys going to concerts or staying in to read.

For story ideas, recipes or great eateries, feel free to email her at eleneed@kxly.com.


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New details in drive-by shooting show officer was inches away from death

Newborn abandoned outside Coeur d’Alene apartment

Higher license plate fees to help pay for state transportation package; here are the projects coming to Spokane

Emails: FBI, local police communicated about Patriot Front presence in North Idaho long before June arrests

“This is the best weekend on Earth,” Hoopfest returns to the streets of Spokane

‘State of shock’: Spokane woman shares story of abortion as Roe v. Wade gets overturned

Planned Parenthood, Spokane Catholic Diocese take different stances on Roe v. Wade decision

City of Spokane puts up fencing, clears campers from Sprague/Division underpasses

Here’s how much you could save if there is a federal gas tax pause

‘I thought I was going to die’: Girl shot at Freeman High School gives impact statement

Avista makes changes to avoid rolling blackouts during extreme heat

‘She just was so vibrant’: Moses Lake family shares story of daughter’s murder as suspect pleads not guilty

‘It feels frightening’: Coeur d’Alene community ‘on edge’ following arrests of Patriot Front members

Coeur d’Alene community celebrates pride through Pride in the Park

Riverside Ave. businesses brace for 6-month construction project

References to crime, weapons in Canfield Middle School yearbook draw outrage from parents

How local teachers are talking to their students about creating change

‘Frustrating’: Despite federal help, families still struggle to find formula

As UK workers test 4-day work week, it’s the norm for one Spokane company

‘You are the adults, please do something’: Spokane community rallies for more gun laws following Uvalde shooting

Stevens County Sheriff’s Office expands search for missing 8-year-old boy

Stevens Co. Sheriff’s Office looking for missing 8-year-old boy

‘One pill can kill’: Keeping your kids safe from fake prescription pills

Eastern Washington school district’s armed administrator policy gives families ‘peace of mind’

‘We are safer now’: Central Valley School District details student safety protocols

‘It’s beautiful’: Campgrounds fill up for Memorial Day Weekend

Packed In: First-of-its-kind cohousing community opens in Spokane

New tool assesses wildfire risk for Inland Northwest homes

‘End gun violence’: Lewis and Clark High School students walk out in unity to support Uvalde shooting victims

‘It’s unimaginable’: WA Superintendent asks people to reconsider gun possession, talks school safety

‘All about community’: Despite rain, many returned, excited for Spokane Lilac Festival’s 84th year

‘It’s getting scarier’: Rideshare, delivery drivers struggle with record-high gas prices

Northwest breast milk banks see surge in inquiries

‘I protected my children’: Moses Lake mom relives day her car was nearly stolen with her kids inside

‘It takes pressure off’: Innovia Foundation plans to gift scholarship to every Inland Northwest senior

‘Backwards in history’: Inland Northwest crowds protest Supreme Court possibly overturning Roe v. Wade

Local pediatrician shares what you should and shouldn’t use as alternatives to baby formula

Businesses turn to teenagers amidst worker shortage

Phoenix and Riverhawks: Spokane Public Schools Board approves mascots for new middle schools