Stories tagged: Spokane County
Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
The offices of Better Health Together, at 1206 N. Lincoln St. near the Spokane Arena, will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, the last day of open …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 11:19 a.m.
Statewide, enrollment numbers are surging in the final few days before the open enrollment period for public health options ends Saturday night. Spokane County residents may pick plans from among …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 5 a.m.
Sweetwater Farms, a $5.3 million pot producer based on the West Plains, had one of its strains pulled from the state’s largest recreational marijuana stores last month after failing a …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
The move means members of the public and media will be able to witness the collective bargaining process in real time, even though state law allows that process to take …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 10:49 p.m.
Spokane County commissioners approved changes to a lease agreement with the Spokane County Raceway operator to reduce annual fees in exchange for more law enforcement training days.
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 6:24 p.m.
Tom Konis will become the next Spokane County assessor following a machine recount of votes that concluded last Friday.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 1:21 p.m.
Geiger Boulevard will get turning lane, new pavement, pedestrian and bike trail in preparation for Amazon
The federal government awarded Spokane County $14.3 million Thursday for a project to improve Geiger Boulevard in front of the Amazon fulfillment center being built just west of the city.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 2:41 p.m.
Spokane County commissioners unanimously approved a $790 million balanced budget for next year that largely avoids cuts to county departments while maintaining funding for public safety, infrastructure, parks and capital …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Spokane County Commissioners approved a 1 percent property tax increase to fund core county services, road construction and property acquisition for the Conservation Futures program.
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
Spokane County commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to file a lawsuit to block expansion of the board from three members to five.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Spokane County Commissioners Al French and Mary Kuney took the oath of office Tuesday evening surrounded by family members, friends and county employees.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
Spokane County commissioners on Tuesday approved two amendments to the county’s comprehensive plan for property near Whitworth University, one of which has been somewhat controversial among neighbors. Developer Harley Douglass …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
Spokane County commissioners will decide on Tuesday whether to take a one percent property tax increase that could help fund basic county services, road construction and property acquisitions for the …
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018
Spokane County commissioners will vote on whether to approve a lawsuit to block expansion of the board from three to five members – which would be filed on behalf of …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 3:48 p.m.
Spokane County’s October unemployment rate of 4.5 percent tied a 20-year low for the month.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
Spokane county, city and airport officials are building a $2 million short-line rail on the West Plains with hopes it can help attract more aerospace and manufacturing companies.
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 5 a.m.
The panel took the first step earlier this month toward signing an agreement that could finalize the orientation of the long-imagined $42 million prep sports facility on the north bank …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
City of Spokane dispatchers may not be apart of a new region-wide communications center after City Council required its dispatchers to exclusively work with city public safety employees.
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
Spokane County has started construction on the Saltese Flats wetland restoration project that will provide educational and recreational opportunities for residents. The restoration project, located west of the Saltese Uplands …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
Could a megafire similar to those menacing California erupt in Spokane? Expert says ‘It’s just a matter of time’
Washington and the rest of the Pacific Northwest have been dealing with an increasingly extended and costly fire season – spurred by rising temperatures due to climate change. This year …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
Spokane’s strong real estate market has again helped boost city street and other projects.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 10:34 p.m.
State Sen. Michael Baumgartner has emerged as frontrunner for Spokane County Treasurer, securing 57 percent of the vote over challenger David Green in Tuesday’s general election.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Incumbent Republican Al French is leading in the race against Democratic opponent Robbi Katherine Anthony to retain his seat on the Spokane County Board of Commissioners.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
Incumbent Republican Mary Kuney is likely to retain her seat on the Spokane County Board of Commissioners against challenger Rob Chase.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Incumbent Republican Tim Fitzgerald is likely to retain his seat as Spokane County Clerk against Democratic challenger Michael Kirk.
Sat., Nov. 3, 2018
Ballot returns continue heavy in Spokane and some other Eastern Washington counties.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
Spokane County recently completed work on the Glenrose trailhead in the Dishman Hills Conservation area that improves parking access for visitors.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
To everyone who will listen, Spokane Public Schools officials have spent the last few months talking about their hopes for the future. Those hopes are wrapped up in a $495 …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 7:28 p.m.
Spokane County and state officials celebrated completion of a $9.4 million interchange project at Bigelow Gulch and Forker roads on Tuesday.