Stories tagged: Spokane Valley
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: 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 …
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018
Spokane Valley takes aim at ‘nuisance properties’
Spokane Valley officials are considering options for a new ordinance to tackle nuisance properties.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Infrastructure improvements help lure new business to Spokane Valley
For one northeastern industrial area, planned infrastructure improvements – including the possible addition of an overpass rail crossing at the intersection of Barker Road and the train tracks – and …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
Rod Higgins wins close vote to maintain role as Spokane Valley mayor
Spokane Valley Mayor Rod Higgins narrowly held on to his position Tuesday in a vote that shows a divided City Council. In two 4-3 votes, council members selected Higgins to …
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018
Spokane Valley City Council will pick a mayor on Tuesday
Five Spokane Valley city officials on Tuesday evening will take the oath of office to form a new council that is expected to be more moderate. Newly-elected council members Ben …
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Meeting will offer updates on Pines Road and Grace Avenue road project
The city of Spokane Valley will present a community meeting Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at CenterPlace Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, to discuss the …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Spokane Valley fire roundup: Over-heated vehicle, fireplace ashes cause fires
Firefighters responded to two garage fires in Spokane Valley that caused thousands of dollars in damage during the weekend of Dec. 15-17.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Winter storm set to blanket Spokane on Thursday with 3 to 7 inches of snow
The Spokane region is due for another round of a wet, white shellacking – just in time for New Year’s weekend.
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 6 a.m.
East Valley students in Spokane Valley embrace the use of take-home laptops
East Valley High School students use laptops to bolster education as district tries different way of leveraging technology spending.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 12:08 p.m.
Snow plows to roll through Spokane neighborhoods Tuesday
Residents are asked to move their cars to the odd side of the street to allow snow plows to pass. More snow is expected later this week, with the best …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
Next IT Corp., a Spokane Valley artificial intelligence company, sold for $30 million
The Spokane Valley company that created “Ask Jenn,” Alaska Airlines’ virtual assistant, was sold this week for $30 million.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
Spokane Valley lodging tax panel mostly stands by funding recommendations
The group that recommends how to spend Spokane Valley’s hotel taxes got a second look this week at how to spend $572,000. Spokane Valley’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee on Tuesday …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
Structures damaged after Spokane Valley garage fire spreads to home
A Spokane Valley residence sustained extensive damage Saturday morning due to a fire that began in an attached garage and leaped to the house’s upper floor.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
Valley City Council says advancing transportation projects remains a priority
Spokane Valley City Council met with Fourth District Legislators and lobbyists Tuesday afternoon to discuss items on its 2018 Legislative Agenda, placing among its priorities transportation funding for the Bridging …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Spokane Valley Council approves expansion of CenterPlace Event Center
Spokane Valley City Council has approved a plan to upgrade and expand the CenterPlace Regional Events Center to enhance community events and increase visitors. The 54,000-square-foot events center – which …