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  • University Road span draws mixed reactions

    An idea to build an Interstate 90 overpass at University Road drew strong opinions from area residents on Wednesday. A standing-room-only crowd filled a meeting room at the Spokane Valley …


  • Sullivan Road upgrades start Monday

    The first of many road projects that will affect drivers in the Sullivan Road corridor is scheduled to start Monday. Motorists can expect a reduced number of lanes, congestion and …


  • Horizon Middle School honor roll

    Horizon Middle School in the Central Valley School District has announced its honor roll for the second trimester of the 2012-13 school year. Eighth grade


  • Married couple named in meth-ring indictment

    A married couple is suspected of conspiring in the same methamphetamine ring as a man arrested in Spokane Valley Tuesday, according to court records.


  • Contract changes may save Spokane Valley money

    The city of Spokane Valley may see savings on contracts with Spokane County if both jurisdictions approve changes to how the city pays for its portion of the county’s overhead. …


  • Then and Now photos: Spokane Valley

    When white immigrants began settling permanently in the Spokane area in the 1870s, it was a particularly hardscrabble group who chose the rural Spokane Valley to eke out a meager …


  • Two sent to hospital after Valley house fire

    Two people were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire ripped through a Spokane Valley house early this morning.


  • Sykes will close Spokane Valley call center in May

    Sykes Enterprises, which once had more than 300 area call center workers, will close its Spokane Valley office in late May, the company announced. The Tampa-based company said its last …


  • Major road projects planned

    Construction projects are planned this summer for Spokane Valley’s three major north-south arterials plus Sprague Avenue. The city and the Washington State Department of Transportation are planning paving projects on …


  • Spokane Valley celebrates 10th birthday

    Only a handful of cities have sprouted in Washington during the past decade and Spokane Valley is one of them – this month it celebrates 10 years as a city. …


  • Ed Mertens a driving force behind incorporation

    One could argue that Ed Mertens is the father of Spokane Valley. He was involved in three unsuccessful efforts to incorporate the city of Spokane Valley before finally succeeding in …


  • Spokane Valley marks 10-year anniversary of incorporation

    When the incorporation of the city of Spokane Valley popped up on the ballot in May 2002, no one was really surprised. Valley incorporation, with varying names and boundary lines, …


  • Proposed Appleway Trail draws interest

    The Spokane Valley City Council chamber was packed Monday with people eager to hear more about the proposed Appleway Trail. They asked questions, pored over maps and voted on amenities …


  • City’s 10th anniversary bash will be next week

    The city of Spokane Valley will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a huge birthday bash next Saturday at CenterPlace, one of the city’s flagship facilities. The free celebration will offer …


  • Address focuses on services

    Spokane Valley Mayor Tom Towey gave his first State of the City speech of the year to a full house Wednesday afternoon in the Spokane Valley Mall community room. Towey …


  • Golf course could be sold but future unknown after bankruptcy

    The future of the Painted Hills Golf Course is up in the air after owners filed for bankruptcy. IWILL70 Properties LLC, run by Linda and John McElhinny, listed $1.4 million …


  • Spokane Valley home robbery likely not random

    The Spokane County sheriff’s office is investigating a report of an armed robbery of a home in Spokane Valley this morning.


  • Getting There: Officials seek input on plans for trail

    For more than 30 years, the eastern section of an old railroad right of way in the heart of Spokane Valley has sat unused. Spokane County bought the land in …


  • Gang shooting suspect identified

    Investigators have identified 26-year-old Terrance R. Jones as a suspect in a possibly gang-related shooting in Spokane Valley last week.


  • City insists E. Sprague adult shop a nuisance

    East Sprague Avenue in Spokane Valley isn’t zoned to allow adult entertainment businesses and never has been, attorney Ken Harper argued Friday in a hearing on whether an adult retail …


  • Spokane deputies investigating fatal assault

    Spokane County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man involved in a fight outside a Spokane Valley restaurant that left one man dead.


  • Adults-only store in Spokane Valley targeted

    The adult bookstore where a cross-dressing legislator first became ensnared in a career-ending extortion scandal in 2007 is being targeted by Spokane Valley City Hall. City officials have declared the …


  • Wholesale Sports outlets closing in Spokane, CdA

    The new owner of the former Wholesale Sports outdoor and sporting equipment outlets in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene will close the two stores in mid-March. Employees at the stores said …


  • Valleyview runoff plan considered

    Valleyview residents may see some relief from persistent flooding issues if a proposed stormwater project goes through this summer. The city of Spokane Valley held a meeting Wednesday to discuss …


  • Spokane Valley DUI accident knocks out power

    A hit-and-run DUI accident in Spokane Valley knocked out power and is congesting traffic.


  • Getting the write answers

    Pen pals are the window to another country for Spokane Valley fourth-graders who are learning what life is like for children their age in the West African country of Ghana. …


  • Neighbors oppose Covey Glen North plan

    Residents near Sprague Avenue and Hodges Road filled the Spokane Valley City Council chambers Thursday morning to complain about a housing development proposed on the southwest corner of the intersection. …


  • Valley museum series features talks by local historians

    A new speaker series explores Spokane Valley’s history and culture as settlers founded their new homes along the Spokane River. The set of monthly presentations begins with the Jesuit missionaries, …


  • Suspected burglar breaks into two occupied homes in Northwood area

    Two people who live near each other in the Northwood area called Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies Monday to report that they heard someone in their homes. Both homeowners said they …


  • Spokane Valley shoreline plan hearing scheduled

    A handful of Spokane Valley residents visited an open house Wednesday to take a look at the city’s draft public access plan for the state-mandated update of the city’s Shoreline …

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