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  • Slow down on streets near parks

    Speed limits near parks have dropped to 20 mph, and there’s always a period of adjustment for drivers. But slowing down can be the difference between life and death.


  • Speed limit boost for I-90 stretch gains traction

    OLYMPIA – Washington’s speed limit could rise to 75 mph under proposals being considered by the Legislature. One bill to raise highway speed limits was fast-tracked through a House committee …


  • Washington considers 75 mph speed limit

    OLYMPIA – Washington’s speed limit could rise to 75 mph under proposals being considered by the Legislature.


  • Idaho’s new 80 mph speed limit scrutinized

    BOISE – When Idaho lawmakers voted to boost the state’s top speed limit to 80 mph, the focus fell on Southern Idaho where interstate highways link with Utah’s similarly wide, …


  • Eye on Boise: New legal defense fund, at $200,000, a late addition

    BOISE – The Idaho Legislature has created its own $200,000 legal defense fund, to be controlled by House Speaker Lawerence Denney and Senate President Pro-Tem Brent Hill. The surprise appropriation, …


  • Higher speed limit won’t advance

    BOISE – On a 5-4 vote, an Idaho Senate committee Thursday killed legislation to allow big trucks to drive 75 mph on the state’s freeways, just like cars. Senate Transportation …


  • Idaho bill calls for speed-limit change

    BOISE – Big trucks could drive 75 mph on Idaho’s freeways, just like cars, under legislation introduced in the state Senate Transportation Committee Tuesday at the behest of its chairman, …


  • Idaho considers letting big trucks go 75 on freeways

    Big trucks could drive 75 on Idaho’s freeways, just like cars, under legislation introduced in the state Senate Transportation Committee today at the behest of its chairman, Sen. Jim Hammond, …


  • Council weighs Mission speed limit

    Most members of the Spokane Valley City Council seemed to be in agreement Tuesday that the speed limit on Mission Avenue between Flora and Barker roads should be lowered from …


  • Council divides money for social, economic agencies

    No one got what they wanted Tuesday when the Spokane Valley City Council voted on how much money to give social service and economic development agencies, but nearly everyone who …


  • Council OKs new school zones, lower speed limits

    Speed limits will be changing on several streets after a unanimous vote by the Spokane Valley City Council Tuesday. Parents requested lower school zone limits near North Pines Middle School …

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