Posts tagged: Painted Hills
Ted Taylor waves to passing motorists from his fruit stand at 2900 E. Trent Ave. on Monday. SR photo/Dan Pelle
First I'd like to report a missing morning. With that done, it's time for a bunch of good highlights from today's Valley Voice. Reporter Lisa Leinberger stopped by Faye's House, which provides a place to stay to people in town for cancer treatment. The house is run by Because There is Hope, a local non-profit. Cancer patients are referred to the home by social service agencies.
Lisa also chatted with Ted Taylor of Northwest Citrus Plus, who has staked out a corner at Trent Avenue and Freya where he sells cases of oranges, grapefruit, limes and lemons. Turner used to sell his citrus door to door and has customers that buy their fruit from him year after year.
Correspondent Cindy Hval recently spoke with Jim Zahand, who donated 5,000 books to the Spokane County Library District. The books were from the personal collection of his wife, Diane Zahand, who taught at Pioneer School and Prism School in Spokane Valley.
The Spokane Valley City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether or not to try to buy the Painted Hills Golf Course at a trustee's sale in September. The course was put on the auction block after its owners filed for bankruptcy.
The Spokane Valley FIre Department just accepted a settlement relating to the botched design of the new Edgecliff Fire Station. The department will received $50,000 in damages from the architect and the civil engineer hired by the architect to work on the project.
Residents in the Ponderosa and Painted Hills neighborhoods who are served by the Spokane Valley Fire Department or Spokane County Fire District 8 can drop off yard waste for free disposal Saturday. The two organizations are sponsoring the event so people can get rid of debris that would become a fire hazard later in the year. So roll up your sleeves and clean that yard so you can drop everything off at Haase Landscape, 12202 E. Thorpe Drive, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Items that will not be accepted include trash, root balls, stumps, lumber or branches thicker than three inches in diameter.