This picture of Ronda Emerson was taken on the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park in August. It is the family's favorite photo of her, and is the screensaver on the computer at the Otis Grill. Photo courtesy the Emerson family.
It's time for the Monday morning roundup up of the highlights from Saturday's Valley Voice. Saturday was the funeral for The Otis Grill co-owner Ronda Emerson, who died in a snowmobiling accident in Montana. She was well known in the community and restaurant regulars are mourning her loss.
Parents looking for child care have a new option. An hourly drop-in child care center called Recess Time has opened in Spokane Valley. It offers care for children age 12 months to 12 years old. For those interested in high school theater, Central Valley High School is getting ready for performances of "The Sound of Music." Opening night is March 10.
The City of Liberty Lake plans to start construction on phase one of its arboretum project as soon as the weather warms. Reporter Lisa Leinberger has the details on how they expect to pay for the project.