Stories tagged: city hall
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
It took five years, a nasty battle with City Hall, the complete transformation of downtown auto dealership and the demolition of two historic buildings, but a block-long portion of South …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Spokane Valley Mayor Rod Higgins said a few words, thanked the appropriate people and proceeded to cut a green ribbon in front of the Spokane Valley City Hall’s new $14 …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
A jam-packed Spokane Valley City Hall saw 12 people step to the lectern for public comment on Tuesday. Eleven sounded off on a hot-button parental rights issue.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Spokane’s municipal and regional leaders gathered Wednesday morning at the downtown police precinct to announce the roll-out of free medication disposal units set up across the city.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
City Hall and two other buildings were temporarily evacuated after construction crews hit a gas line on West Spokane Falls Boulevard Friday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
About 100 people gathered Monday evening outside Spokane City Hall to call for peace and unity in the aftermath of the violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia. It was the second …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Hundreds of people gathered Sunday afternoon near City Hall downtown in forone of the largest rallies in Spokane since the Women’s March in January.
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
The resolution calls for the city to begin revising its policies to focus on downtown, schools and health care centers, as well as speed up the amount of time it …
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Spokane Valley’s new city hall is beginning to look a lot like a building – and work is going strong despite recent frigid temperatures.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
The City of Millwood is turning 89 years old and celebrating the occasion with an open house at City Hall, 9103 E. Frederick Ave. from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: There are few things that make less sense for Spokane right now than a recall of the mayor.
Thu., June 9, 2016, 4:21 p.m.
Spokane Valley breaks ground for new city hall at U-City Mall
Thu., June 2, 2016
It’s clear the city will not be able to deliver on the promise of a complete and independent investigation. Even if the City Council plan were to go forward, key …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 6:02 p.m.
The Spokane Valley City Council picked the lowest big for construction of the new city hall by Meridian Construction Inc.
Thu., April 7, 2016
The public’s greatest expectation from the City Hall probe is a full accounting of what people knew and when they knew it. And whether anyone should be held accountable.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
In a unanimous vote, the Spokane Valley City Council allowed interim city manager Mark Calhoun to move forward with the plans for a new city hall by putting them out …
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015, 4:29 p.m.
Two former prosecutors and a former assistant police chief have been recommended as an independent investigator to look into recent turmoil in the Spokane Police Department and City Hall.
Thu., Sept. 17, 2015
The Spokane Valley City Council got its first look Tuesday evening at potential designs of the new city hall to be constructed at the corner of Sprague Avenue and Dartmouth …
Thu., May 14, 2015
Many Valley residents want their hometown to have “more of a city identity,” and the new city hall will help create that, said Mayor Dean Grafos at the annual state …
Fri., Oct. 31, 2014
The man who brought Expo ’74 to town. A doctor who delivered thousands of babies and helped stop a bridge from being built over the lower Spokane Falls. The region’s …
Thu., July 18, 2013
The majority of the Spokane Valley City Council seemed in favor Tuesday of purchasing the former Crescent building in the old University City Mall and turning it into a combined …
Thu., March 14, 2013
The Spokane Valley City Council breezed through their agenda Tuesday night, voting to appoint a new planning commissioner, extend their lease on City Hall and award the first street preservation …
Mon., Oct. 8, 2012
The art deco fad of the late 1920s and early 1930s left its mark on Spokane. The term “art deco” came from the name of a 1925 art expo in …
Sat., July 7, 2012
The Spokane Valley City Council picked someone with previous experience to fill a vacancy on the city’s planning commission, voting to appoint Fred Beaulac to the seat. Beaulac, whose term …
Sat., Feb. 11, 2012
The need to pay for street preservation ran headlong into the Spokane Valley City Council’s often-stated opposition to new taxes during the council’s winter retreat on Tuesday. No one argued …
Sat., Feb. 12, 2011
The Spokane Valley City Council covered a wide range of topics during its annual winter retreat Tuesday, but the conversation kept circling back to one issue: finding funding to pay …
Sat., Dec. 25, 2010
In recent weeks Spokane Valley city Councilman Dean Grafos has been advocating building a city hall near CenterPlace in the future. Public works director Neil Kersten said he has spoken …
Fri., April 23, 2010
A bunch of the cutest little cars you’ve ever seen were parked outside Spokane City Hall on Thursday for a special occasion. Mayor Mary Verner took advantage of the 41st …
Sat., March 27, 2010, 10:59 p.m.
Global warming protesters generated a lot of heat Saturday night at the entrance to Spokane City Hall.
Thu., Dec. 10, 2009
Citing concerns about her inability to “change the culture” at City Hall, Spokane’s top economic development official has submitted her resignation. Theresa Sanders, director of planning, community and economic development, …