We've got some good stories coming your way in Thursday's Valley Voice. Reporter Lisa Leinberger headed down to check out the new Freeman Elementary School, which opened for the first time this week. I'll have an update on the sewer construction work out in the Greenacres area. Problems have cropped up in some areas, delaying the work. Other areas, though, are repaved and doing fine.
The Spokane Valley City Council discussed the proposed 2012 budget at this week's council meeting. The City Manager called it "enviable" because the city has a balanced budget and healthy reserves.