Spokane Valley archive for Jan. 2014

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 29, 2014

Perhaps they should form a joint task force

As state regulators prepare to start issuing marijuana licenses, some towns and cities are struggling with the idea that pot soon could be legally sold for recreational purposes in their communities. Liberty Lake wants a timeout and last week adopted a six-month moratorium, as reported...

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MONDAY, JAN. 27, 2014

Voting closes Friday for movies at Mirabeau

Friday is the deadline for helping choose which two movies will be shown at Mirabeau Park this summer. Online selections can be made here (scroll down the page to find the voting link). Spokane Valley wants to know your top two choices, but advises it...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 24, 2014

Spokane Valley City Council takes Tuesday off

Now there's no excuse to miss the State of the Union address, nor the potentially Eastern Washington-centric GOP response. The Spokane Valley City Council has cancelled its Tuesday evening (Jan. 28) meeting, which otherwise would have been getting under way about the same time President...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 16, 2014

Memorial service set for Gary Schimmels

A memorial service for civic leader Gary Schimmels is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 4521 N. Arden Road in Otis Orchards. Schimmels, a former Spokane Valley deputy mayor and longtime councilman, died unexpectedly Wednesday at his home. He was 75....

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15, 2014

A time for mourning 

Spokane Valley is mourning the loss of two icons. Former Spokane Valley Deputy Mayor Gary Schimmels died unexpectedly this morning at his home. Schimmels, 75, had served on the city council since Spokane Valley's inception but lost his re-election bid in November to Ed Pace,...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 7, 2014

It's now Mayor Dean Grafos 

A business man who once actively sought to abolish the City of Spokane Valley now is its mayor. Councilman Dean Grafos was selected Tuesday night by fellow council members to serve in the largely ceremonial position. He edged Councilman Chuck Hafner in a 4-3 split....

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