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  • UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 9:55 p.m.

    Spokane’s future plan resurrects Ferris High School road, creates preference for some street work

    Spokane hopes to finish revising its all-encompassing plan document in a vote next week, as concerns linger about a controversial road project that would link two thruways on the upper …


  • As population grows, Spokane County seeks public input on comprehensive plan

    Spokane County will hold two workshops at the end of the week to gather public feedback on its comprehensive plan – the framework that dictates what can be built on …


  • City Council to hear testimony on controversial Indian Trail apartments Monday

    After the city’s Plan Commission voted 4 to 3 to reject a 750-unit apartment complex proposed by developer Harley Douglass in the Indian Trail neighborhood last month, the City Council …


  • Barker Road rezone request draws ire

    The Spokane Valley Planning Commission meeting went into overtime last week because dozens of people had shown up to protest the rezoning of land located on the north east corner …


  • Draft plan provokes conflict on Spokane Valley zoning

    Spokane Valley residents near North Barker Road and East Sprague Avenue have been going door to door, handing out fliers alerting the neighborhood to how a proposed zoning change could …


  • Spokane Valley residents can weigh in on comprehensive plan update

    City staff presented Spokane Valley’s draft comprehensive plan and development regulations to the Spokane Valley City Council on Tuesday, and Thursday evening you can get a peek, too. That’s when …


  • Opinions from past add perspective

    Past editorials weighed in on energy independence, Riverfront Park, the comprehensive plan and the military’s “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.


  • Spokane Valley study examines economic opportunities

    It’s probably no surprise Spokane Valley has a high concentration of auto and parts dealers and a retail landscape that’s dominated by big box stores.


  • Public involved in comprehensive plan update

    During a brief Spokane Valley City Council meeting Tuesday evening, Director of Community Development John Hohman briefed the council on the comprehensive plan update. Spokane Valley is working with a …


  • Valley’s mining ban gets panned

    The Spokane Valley City Council got an earful of opposition to its temporary mining moratorium at a public hearing Tuesday evening. Spokane County Planning Director John Pederson spoke on behalf …


  • Kootenai County comprehensive plan to get another look

    A long-running tug-of-war over how Kootenai County controls growth and development is swinging back toward private property interests. The last attempt to update the county’s land use code sparked a …


  • Barista ordinance advances in Spokane Valley

    A crowd filled the Spokane Valley City Council chambers Tuesday to hear the council vote to advance an ordinance regulating barista attire. Two people spoke in favor of the ordinance, …


  • Council considers zone, code changes

    New building codes, landscaping and comprehensive plan amendments were center stage Tuesday during the Spokane Valley City Council meeting. It was the council’s first look at the plan amendments that …


  • Mobile home park protections sought in Spokane Valley

    As the deadline for Comprehensive Plan amendments approaches, Spokane Valley staffers proposed several amendments during Tuesday’s council meeting. Some were warmly received while one or two drew the ire of …


  • Zoning change a hot topic

    Tuesday’s meeting of the Spokane Valley City Council got a bit wild, with motions made and withdrawn, a discussion about whether a vote could be redone and lengthy public testimony. …


  • Neighbors testify against zone change

    The Spokane Valley City Council appears poised to disregard pleas from neighbors and the recommendation of the city’s planning commission and allow a zone change that would permit a high …


  • Haystack Building faced myriad obstacles

    The neighbors affectionately call it the Haystack Building, because of the rock formations around it. It’s been under construction since 2009 but it wasn’t until mid-January that the project finally …


  • Kootenai County revising land-use codes

    Kootenai County on Monday launched what is expected to be a two-year process to revise its land-use regulations. The county has hired a nationwide planning firm that aims to create …


  • Valley council looks at St. John Vianney project proposal

    The Spokane Valley City Council got its first look Tuesday at a proposed development agreement that has been negotiated between city staff and St. John Vianney Catholic Church. The neighbors …


  • Valley Council takes key step to kill SARP

    The Spokane Valley City Council took the next-to-last step in eliminating the Sprague/Appleway Revitalization Plan Tuesday when it voted to advance an ordinance to kill the plan. The move was …


  • Valley council axes city center zone

    After more than an hour of public comment received from a packed house, the Spokane Valley City Council voted Tuesday to pass an emergency comprehensive plan amendment that would eliminate …


  • Kootenai County OKs new comprehensive plan

    Kootenai County commissioners on Thursday approved a comprehensive plan that’s been four years in the making. Updating the 16-year-old plan began in the fall of 2006 and involved hundreds of …


  • Broadcast costs weighed

    A discussion on whether or not to broadcast the Spokane Valley City Council meetings received a lukewarm reception Tuesday, with some Council members strongly in favor of it and others …


  • Council tackles zoning

    The Spokane Valley City Council got its first look at this year’s proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments Tuesday and, as expected, they generated a discussion on what things should be in …


  • Sprague/Appleway plan not simple to alter

    It is not legal for the new Spokane Valley City Council to simply declare the Sprague/Appleway Revitalization Plan null and void, said City Attorney Mike Connelly during Tuesday’s meeting. Instead …


  • More cuts made to 2010 Liberty Lake budget

    Liberty Lake City Council members began a close examination of Mayor Wendy Van Orman’s proposed 2010 budget Tuesday night, asking questions about specific line items and making suggestions on where …


  • Cheney planning its future

    The city of Cheney is thinking about its future – primarily the next 20 years – and updating the current comprehensive plan will help the city set guidelines. But in …