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Amy Edelen

Amy Edelen

Amy Edelen joined The Spokesman-Review in 2017. She is currently a reporter for the City Desk covering Spokane Valley city hall and community news. She also writes news features about people and events.
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TUESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2018

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13, 2018

FRIDAY, SEPT. 7, 2018

Youngest rodeoers at Spokane County Fair test their skills at mutton bustin’

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 8:11 p.m.

As a crowd gathered in the stands around a small arena at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 6-year-old Simeon Weins stepped into a chute, hopped onto a sheep and prepared for a ride that would last only seconds. The gate to the chute opened and the sheep dashed out, crossing the arena with Simeon in tow. The ride lasted about three seconds before the boy fell to the ground, unharmed.



SUNDAY, SEPT. 2, 2018

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MONDAY, AUG. 27, 2018

SUNDAY, AUG. 26, 2018

SATURDAY, AUG. 25, 2018

FRIDAY, AUG. 24, 2018

THURSDAY, AUG. 23, 2018

Spokane Valley budget reflects familiar goals

Spokane Valley’s budget goals for 2019 remain similar to last year: funding for road preservation and public safety, as well as infrastructure and park improvements. At a projected $70.7 million, the 2019 preliminary budget contains a more than 1 percent increase in expenses over last year. However, the city is anticipating a $3.7 million surplus in the 2019 budget.

MONDAY, AUG. 20, 2018

One dead in Spokane Valley condo fire

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 5:55 p.m.

One person is dead and several residents were displaced as a result of a fire Sunday night at the Central Park Condominiums in Spokane Valley.

SUNDAY, AUG. 19, 2018

SATURDAY, AUG. 18, 2018

THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 2018

CHAS Health opens Spokane Valley dental clinic

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 11:10 a.m.

The East Mission Dental Clinic is an extension of the existing CHAS Health urgent-care facility at 1502 N. Vercler Road, which opened three years ago.