Stories tagged: Spokane Valley
Tue., March 20, 2018, 6 a.m.
Development plans in Spokane Valley draw the ire of Ponderosa neighborhood
A developer is planning apartments and commercial development in Spokane Valley that has collected opposition from neighbors in the Ponderosa area.
Mon., March 19, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
Man accused of threatening deputy with a baseball bat in Spokane Valley
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said deputies chased and arrested a 58-year-old man after he threatened to attack one deputy with a baseball bat Sunday morning in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 5:05 p.m.
Valley Chamber leader Katherine Morgan to leave organization
Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Katherine Morgan has announced her resignation to take a position with Bank of America.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 10 p.m.
Community members weigh in on proposed Barker Road roundabout
Spokane Valley community members voiced opinions on a proposed roundabout for the Barker Road grade separation project at a council meeting Tuesday.
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
With 5G infrastructure, Spokane Valley prepares for a faster, more interconnected future
Spokane Valley is laying down groundwork to support fifth generation wireless communication technology.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Spokane Valley faces shortfalls in road maintenance budget
Spokane Valley has a reputation for keeping its roads in good condition. But now, with its funding for road preservation in decline, city officials may have to look at raising …
Sat., March 3, 2018
Legislators drop amendment blocking state funding for Barker Road project roundabout
Spokane Valley City Council came to an agreement with legislators to remove language in the Washington transportation budget that would have prevented the city from receiving state grant funds for …
Fri., March 2, 2018
Spokane Valley council members fear amendment from Rep. Matt Shea could imperil Barker Road bridge project
An amendment put forth by Rep. Matt Shea for the Washington State Senate 2017-19 transportation budget could potentially put the Spokane Valley’s Barker Road grade separation project in jeopardy.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
Broadway Avenue near Pines Road in Spokane Valley closed due to natural gas leak
Broadway Avenue near Pines Road in Spokane Valley was closed for several hours while crews with Avista Utilities worked to repair a leaking natural gas line. Melanie Rose, spokeswoman for …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, noon
Bridge club to hold open house at new Spokane Bridge Center in Spokane Valley
Contract Bridge is largely a game for seniors these days. According to the AARP, in 2015 the average age of a competitive bridge player was 71.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
Evergreen Middle School announces its second-quarter honor roll for 2017-18 school year
Evergreen Middle School, in the Central Valley School District, has announced its second-quarter honor roll for the 2017-18 school year.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018
BNSF to double track on line linking Spokane Valley to Hauser, Idaho
As part of its 2018 capital expenditure plan to invest $160 million for infrastructure improvements in Washington state, BNSF Railway Co. is planning to upgrade its rail lines by installing …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
Wind creates problems for Spokane Valley firefighters at Otis Orchards house fire
Spokane Valley firefighters battled wind and flames as they responded to an Otis Orchards house fire Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
Florida police suspect boyfriend in killing of Spokane Valley native
Amber Wohlers-Christensen, a 2002 graduate of Central Valley High School, was shot and killed Saturday at age 33. Her boyfriend is charged with first-degree murder.
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 11:11 a.m.
Horizon Middle School posts second-quarter honor roll for 2017-18 school year
Horizon Middle School, of the Central Valley School District, has announced its second-quarter honor roll for the 2017-18 school year.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
Shoe retailer Skechers opens factory outlet in Spokane Valley
California-based shoe retailer Skechers USA Inc. has opened a new location at the corner of Sprague Avenue and Evergreen Road in the Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
Central Valley voters OK region’s first new high school since 1997
Spokane Valley voters have decided to build a new high school.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 11:28 a.m.
Spokane Valley officials consider pre-training academy for officer recruits
Spokane Valley city officials may implement a pre-law enforcement academy to provide new officer recruits with localized on-the-job training while reducing wait time to begin serving the community.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 11:06 p.m.
Spokane Valley rape suspect charged with burglary, kidnapping
A sex offender accused of raping a Spokane Valley gas station worker in January is now facing additional felony charges.
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 6 a.m.
Barker project keeps rail crossing reduction plan on track
A dozen years after officials released a plan aimed at improving safety by removing 75 rail crossings from Spokane to Athol, Idaho, most of the concepts are stalled. Only two …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 10:01 a.m.
Proposal renaming Appleway Trail in honor of former Sen. Bob McCaslin takes Valley council members by surprise
A proposed bill renaming Appleway Trail “Senator Bob McCaslin Trail” was presented at a Spokane Valley City Council meeting Tuesday – much to the surprise of a few council members.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 11:07 p.m.
Fire roundup: Pines Village unit destroyed; signs of smoking and oxygen device found
The Spokane Valley Fire Department last week responded to several calls involving unauthorized burning, a report of gas siphoning from church vehicles and an elderly woman rescued from an apartment …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018
Fresh Start Produce co-founder dies
Fresh Start Produce owner Dave Kinyon died Jan. 19, leaving an uncertain future for the produce stand and U-pick operations, at 21619 E. Wellesley Ave. He was 69.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 6 a.m.
Ponderosa Village development to begin this spring in Spokane Valley
South Spokane Valley residents will soon see a mix of new retail businesses and a restaurant brought forth by a proposed multi-building development off Dishman Mica Road.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Contract awarded for Appleway Trail extension from Sullivan to Corbin roads
Spokane Valley City Council awarded a $1.97 million construction contract to Wm. Winkler Company to extend a portion of Appleway Trail from Sullivan to Corbin roads.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 6 a.m.
Spokane Valley council votes to limit yard sales to three per year
Spokane Valley residents will be allowed just three yard sales per year under a neighborhood nuisance law passed Tuesday by the City Council.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 6 a.m.
125-unit apartment complex planned for east Valley
Demolition has started on downtown Spokane’s old Sterling Savings Bank building in preparation for the a modern food hall.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
125-unit apartment complex planned for east Valley
A proposed $9 million, 125-unit apartment complex in Spokane Valley has been issued permits for construction by the city.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 8 p.m.
Murder suspect crashed into deputy’s car in Spokane Valley
William Bost was arrested on suspicion of killing his wife early Saturday, hours after crashing into a deputy’s patrol car in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Police dog sniffs out Spokane Valley shoplifting suspect
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says deputies used a police dog to apprehend a woman who allegedly stole from a Shopko store in Spokane Valley, assaulted employees and then trespassed …