Stories tagged: Spokane County
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 7:14 a.m.
Shoveling snow from sidewalks can be a tough job, but for Spokane County plow drivers, removing it from the roads presents even greater challenges.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 2:13 p.m.
Here’s what you should know about snow gates, the plowing tool that lowers berms in front of driveways
The city of Spokane, Spokane County and Coeur d’Alene have all outfitted some of their snow removal equipment with the hydraulic devices that are intended to prevent berms in front …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Voters approved three measures for the Newman Lake Fire and Rescue, Spokane County Fire Protection District 8 and the Orchard Prairie School District in the Feb. 12 special election.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 4:15 a.m.
Voters might want to brave the cold and return their ballots to the post office or ballot boxes in person for today’s special election a Spokane County Election official said.
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
Construction is expected to be underway this spring for several major Spokane County road projects, including Geiger Boulevard.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane County’s hearing examiner will soon decide the fate of a developer’s proposal to build multiple duplexes and town houses on the former site of Bergman’s Christmas Tree Farm.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane County residents will soon see fewer snow berms in their driveways with the addition of two snow gates to the county’s fleet of graders.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
Families can apply for an exemption on philosophical or religious grounds, but students may be ordered to stay home if the measles virus reaches schools in the districts around Spokane …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 10:53 p.m.
Spokane County has returned more than $4 million in taxes to residents, businesses and nonprofit organizations that made overpayments or were eligible for tax exemptions.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Spokane County voters should soon be receiving ballots in their mailboxes for the Feb. 12 Special Election.
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
Most of the City of Spokane and Spokane County government offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. day Monday, with only some public works services and …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019
Lottery winner in Spokane County for the week of Jan. 7-11.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 9:36 p.m.
A snowstorm that pummeled much of northern Spokane County forced several school closures Monday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 11:24 a.m.
Want to hike at Stevens Creek but not sure whether to bring gaiters, snowshoes or just plain boots? Or, worried that it’s too crowded? Check out Spokane County’s live video …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
Plans were filed this month with Spokane County to develop a three-story apartment complex in Airway Heights.
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018
As development continues to encroach on the Ridgemont Estates neighborhood in south Spokane Valley, residents are concerned that a steady increase in traffic is becoming a safety hazard.
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 …