Stories tagged: Spokane Valley
Tue., May 8, 2018, 6 a.m.
Correspondence in time of war: Smithsonian’s ‘Mail Call,’ to appear at Valley Heritage Museum
From the American Revolution to present day, mail has formed a link between members of the military and their loved ones. Beginning May 9, the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum will …
Thu., May 3, 2018, 6:08 a.m.
Evergreen Middle School third-quarter honor roll 2017-18
Evergreen Middle School, of the Central Valley School District, has announced its third-quarter honor roll for the 2017-18 school year.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Deputies looking for woman accused of burglarizing home while owners were in backyard
Spokane Valley detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a woman accused of robbing a home while the owners were outside in the backyard.
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
Residents, Bergman family express frustration at housing plan on former Bergman Tree Farm in Spokane Valley
The former site of Bergman’s Christmas Tree Farm – a popular Spokane Valley holiday destination for more than 30 years – could soon be developed into multiple town homes and …
Fri., April 27, 2018, 6 a.m.
At home but still on the street: Valley ordinance would limit stay of occupied RVs
The popularity of the vehicles is strong – even growing – in Spokane Valley and the region, as evidenced by sprawling dealerships along the I-90 corridor and RV parks on …
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
Valley students rally against gun violence
More than 100 Central Valley and University High School students gathered at Terrace View Park in Spokane Valley Friday morning to protest gun violence for National Walkout Day.
Tue., April 3, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Deputies say man prohibited from owning firearms accidentally shot himself in the leg
A man who is legally not allowed to own a gun was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies say he accidentally shot himself in the leg.
Thu., March 29, 2018
Several goals achieved on Spokane Valley’s legislative agenda
Spokane Valley obtained three major goals in their legislative agenda during the 2018 session, including laws addressing nuisance homes as well as state funding awards for Appleway Trail amenities and …
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 6:09 a.m.
Valley council selects final Barker Road plan
The Spokane Valley City Council has selected a final design for the Barker Road grade separation project after input from resident and the business community.
Fri., March 23, 2018
SWAT team raids Spokane Valley home deemed a trafficking hub for meth, stolen motorcycles
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team raided a home in Spokane Valley early Thursday after investigators determined it was a trafficking hub for stolen motorcycles and methamphetamine.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
Woman hit by SUV while crossing street in Spokane Valley
A 71-year-old woman was hospitalized Wednesday morning after she was struck by an SUV while crossing a street in Spokane Valley.
Thu., March 22, 2018, 1:16 a.m.
Spring street sweeping in Spokane Valley continues into July
Spring street sweeping is underway in residential areas of Spokane Valley and will continue through early July.
Wed., March 21, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Fire roundup: Crews battle fires at Kaiser Aluminum plant, apartment complex
The Spokane Valley Fire Department battled two major fires last week at the Kaiser Aluminum plant and an apartment complex in which a resident received second-degree burns.
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.