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  • Bridge work forces Centennial Trail revision

    Emergency marijuana moratorium passed in Spokane Valley


  • Valley Council plans website for train-related projects

    Drive around Spokane Valley for a bit and chances are you’ll have to stop at a railroad crossing and wait for a train. Spokane Valley has identified 57 high-priority crossings …


  • Spokane Valley Council seeks temporary replacement for Bill Bates

    The Spokane Valley City Council decided at its Tuesday meeting to begin a search for a temporary replacement for Councilman Bill Bates, who’s been on excused absence since late last …


  • Spokane Valley puts brakes on pot businesses

    Spokane County consumers spent more than $1 million on marijuana in November, but that didn’t stop the business-friendly Spokane Valley City Council from passing a moratorium on all marijuana businesses …


  • Spokane Valley marks 10-year anniversary of incorporation

    When the incorporation of the city of Spokane Valley popped up on the ballot in May 2002, no one was really surprised. Valley incorporation, with varying names and boundary lines, …


  • Spokane Valley has healthy reserves, council told

    Spokane Valley City Manager Mike Jackson told the City Council Tuesday that the city has a balanced budget and healthy reserves going into 2012. “Right now I think we are …


  • City finance director retires on ‘high note’

    Spokane Valley Finance Director Ken Thompson will become the fourth department head to leave the city in a little over a year when he retires in June. Thompson, 64, has …


  • Verner or not, garbage summit is a go

    Next week’s regional Solid Waste Summit will occur with or without Spokane participation, County Commission Chairman Al French announced Friday. The two-day gathering of local government officials throughout the county …


  • ‘Interesting, challenging’ year for Valley mayor

    Ten minutes after Tom Towey took his seat as a new Spokane Valley City Council member on Jan. 5, 2010, he was elected mayor. The year since has been a …


  • Valley council freezes COLA for nonunion employees

    Four Spokane Valley City Council members voted Tuesday to withhold a 2.5 percent cost of living increase in 2011 from the city’s nonunion employees despite the fact that the city …


  • Vocal Point: Valleyfest organizers deserve city’s applause

    Last Friday was the Hearts of Gold parade that was the start of the Valleyfest community celebration for Spokane Valley citizens. I was so proud as my group of six …


  • Spokane Valley City Council approves contract for city manager

    Four thousand dollars and a retirement package stood between three Spokane Valley council members and their approval of City Manager Mike Jackson’s new contract. Council members Bob McCaslin, Brenda Grassel …


  • Spokane Valley’s budget to see surplus in 2014

    Some members of the Spokane Valley City Council started to pick apart acting City Manager Mike Jackson’s proposed 2011 budget Tuesday, but at least one was using outdated numbers to …


  • Spokane Valley names two candidates

    West Side resident Michael R. Wilson and current acting city manager Mike Jackson have been confirmed as finalists for the Spokane Valley city manager position. The City Council conducted interviews …


  • Job description tweaked

    After a lively discussion Tuesday night, the Spokane Valley City Council decided that their new city manager should have a college degree, but doesn’t need to have any experience as …


  • Council OKs Jackson

    The Spokane Valley City Council made it official Tuesday and approved a contract naming Mike Jackson acting city manager. Jackson has been the city’s deputy city manager for two years …


  • Interim city manager named

    After a lengthy executive session on Monday to evaluate the qualifications and skills of deputy city manager Mike Jackson, the Spokane Valley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Jackson …


  • Drainage draws interest

    Mike Jackson got pretty excited when he noticed a new park being constructed in his South Hill neighborhood. Well, at least he thought it was a new park. It turns …


  • Drainage draws interest

    Mike Jackson got pretty excited when he noticed a new park being constructed in his South Hill neighborhood. Well, at least he thought it was a new park. It turns …


  • Higher pay OK’d to attract applicants

    Spokane Valley will have to pay more if it wants a personnel manager, the City Council decided Tuesday. Council members agreed unanimously, with Steve Taylor absent, to bump up their …

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