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  • Valleyfest fun on parade this weekend

    Valleyfest begins Friday night with a bed race and a parade on Sprague Avenue. It continues Saturday and Sunday with dozens of community events, a family bicycle ride and a …


  • Valleyfest set to soar

    Valleyfest celebrates its Silver Jubilee this weekend. Among those participating in the festivities: Students at Spokane Valley High School. They’re building a float for the Hearts of Gold parade of …


  • Valleyfest eyes lodging tax money

    Once again, Valleyfest director Peggy Doering is waiting to hear whether her organization will receive any of Spokane Valley’s lodging tax funding. Valleyfest asked for $40,000 from lodging taxes for …


  • City Council funds Valleyfest

    Spokane Valley City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved awarding Valleyfest $30,000 in lodging tax funding for 2012, putting to rest months of controversy. Valleyfest director Peggy Doering said she was …


  • Valleyfest offered funds to not apply for lodging tax funding

    The ongoing debate over the failure of Spokane Valley to provide lodging tax funding to Valleyfest this year took a twist during Tuesday’s City Council meeting when a councilman revealed …


  • Council rejects Valleyfest request for lodging tax money

    Valleyfest director Peggy Doering is worried about securing community sponsors for the annual three-day festival after the Spokane Valley City Council recently decided not to give the festival lodging tax …


  • Vocal Point: With funding threatened, Valleyfest needs support

    Dec. 1 Valley Voice headline read: “Valleyfest granted no funds” It has become very clear how lack of funding will negatively affect a successful community festival. Valleyfest is a volunteer-driven, …


  • Denenny will receive business chamber’s citizen award

    Former Spokane Valley City Councilman Dick Denenny will be given the 2010 Harry E. Nelson Citizen of the Year award during the annual awards gala hosted by the Greater Spokane …


  • Winners honored at Chamber event

    The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of its Awards of Excellence during its annual awards gala Saturday. The companies and individuals joined the previously announced winner …


  • Valleyfest organizer honored

    As the Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce gears up for its annual awards gala, the recipient of one award has already been announced. Longtime Valleyfest organizer Peggy Doering has been …


  • Planetarium joins Valleyfest

    The 20th incarnation of Valleyfest in September will have a few things added and a few things taken away, in some cases because of the faltering economy. “Valleyfest is going …

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