Stories tagged: Spokane Valley
Thu., Oct. 22, 2015
Editorial: 2015 endorsements wrap-up
Agree with The Spokesman-Review, or not, vote.
Wed., Oct. 21, 2015
Editorial: Endorsement: Return respected Towey to Valley council
Tom Towey’s embrace of regional cooperation and sensible budgeting gives him the nod over incumbent Arne Woodard.
Tue., Oct. 20, 2015
Editorial: Endorsement: Retain Wick on Spokane Valley council
City needs his perspective on transportation, especially Bridging the Valley effort
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 6, 2015, 6:15 p.m.
Election preview: Former Spokane Valley Mayor Towey challenges Woodard for council
Former Spokane Valley Mayor Tom Towey challenges Arne Woodard for position 3 on the Spokane Valley City Council
Thu., Oct. 1, 2015
Deputies searching for Subway robber
Deputies are searching for the man who robbed the Subway at 2114 N. Pines Road in Spokane Valley Thursday morning.
Tue., Sept. 29, 2015, 3:22 p.m.
Teen arrested for drive-by shooting
A 15-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of drive-by shooting after allegedly firing a shot at a man who was chasing his car.
Thu., Sept. 24, 2015
Canine crime fighter to return to dog’s life
Few will have the experience of leaving their careers on top. Five-year-old Deacon, a German shepherd who has served the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office since December 2013, is among them.
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
SCRAPS animals head by vanload to Seattle to relieve crowding
Of the 25 cats loaded into the van Sue Anderson drove last week to Seattle, there was one she wanted to make sure rode shotgun. A very pregnant white mother …
Sat., Aug. 22, 2015, 11:26 a.m.
Planned Parenthood rally in Spokane draws hundreds
Protesters accuse group of selling fetal tissue for profit and funding abortion with taxpayer dollars. The beleaguered agency has denied those claims.
Thu., Aug. 20, 2015
City updating pot rules
Spokane Valley is updating its marijuana regulations following recent changes in state law. The city adopted an emergency moratorium Dec. 9, halting all new marijuana businesses except those regulated by …
Thu., Aug. 13, 2015
Doug Clark: Tales of vegetation, devastation
An 88-year-old Spokane Valley resident wanted to “pass the torch” regarding some magic compost recipe he uses to make his flower and vegetable gardens magnificent year after year. Yeah. I …
Thu., Aug. 13, 2015
State lawmakers praise Spokane Valley City Council
Tuesday evening became an unofficial legislative recognition night at the Spokane Valley City Council meeting, when all the Valley’s representatives in Olympia showed up. Rep. Bob McCaslin, R-Spokane Valley, thanked …
Sun., Aug. 9, 2015, 6:25 p.m.
Gunshot victim rushed to hospital by Good Samaritan
A man shot during a dispute in Spokane Valley, possibly over a stolen vehicle, was rushed to a hospital this morning by a Good Samaritan, authorities said.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 6, 2015, 10:41 a.m.
Spokane Valley library backers take stock after bond defeat
Supporters of a new Spokane Valley library are weighing their options after failing again to capture the needed supermajority for a $22 million bond issue. Among the possibilities, library officials …
Thu., Aug. 6, 2015
Valley Council plans website for train-related projects
Drive around Spokane Valley for a bit and chances are you’ll have to stop at a railroad crossing and wait for a train. Spokane Valley has identified 57 high-priority crossings …
Fri., July 31, 2015
Brawl sends stabbing victim to hospital
A brawl involving more than 50 people in Spokane Valley early Sunday morning sent one man to the hospital with a serious stab wound. Investigators have not made an arrest …
Thu., July 30, 2015
Car crashes into Spokane Valley family’s yard for eighth time
Michael and Michelle Yarbrough got to feel safe in their own front yard for just a couple of weeks. They live on the northeast corner of East Eighth Avenue and …
Thu., July 16, 2015
Steve Christilaw: Greatest Valley athletes are yet to come
It’s funny the things you think about while enjoying a tropical beach during a heat wave. You ponder the irony of a Canadian restaurant (it actually has “Moose” in its …
Fri., July 10, 2015
Valley cuts ribbon on new Appleway Trail
Spokane Valley children on bikes and in strollers were at the front of the pack Thursday morning waiting for the ribbon to be cut opening the Appleway Trail. The trail …
Thu., July 9, 2015, 5:08 p.m.
Investigators make fourth arrest in boy’s beating
Investigators have made a fourth arrest in connection to the brutal beating that left a 15-year-old Spokane Valley boy in the hospital for several days.
Tue., July 7, 2015, 4 p.m.
Deputies: Woman caught stealing from Home Depot fled, abandoned 2 children
Amber M. Elliott is accused of trying to smuggle items out of the store by hiding them in a car seat under her 1-year-old baby.
Sat., July 4, 2015
Small dog park in works for Spokane Valley
A pocket dog park is not just for small dogs. It’s a fully functioning dog park in a smaller space, and the city of Spokane Valley is planning on putting …
Fri., July 3, 2015
Spokane County lawsuit targets private garbage collections by Sunshine Disposal
Garbage that should be delivered to the transfer stations owned by Spokane County is instead going to a privately owned facility in Spokane Valley, resulting in a loss of expected …
Tue., June 30, 2015, 12:03 p.m.
Reminder: Fireworks are illegal in most of Spokane County
Those who buy, sell or discharge fireworks illegally face up to 90 days in jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000.
Thu., June 25, 2015
Three plead guilty in gun, drug, prostitution ring
Three men have pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges after investigators uncovered a drug, gun and prostitution ring running between Spokane and Missoula. Frederick G. Johnson on Tuesday joined Yusuf …
Wed., June 24, 2015, 3:19 p.m.
Court docs: Spokane Valley man beaten by wife, her mother, 4 others
A Spokane Valley woman and her mother allegedly recruited four men to help beat up the woman’s husband and steal belongings from his home. The man and his mother-in-law both …
Mon., June 22, 2015, 4:43 p.m.
3 arrested in beating of Spokane Valley boy
Three people suspected of beating a 15-year-old Spokane Valley boy with a baseball bat were arrested Friday evening.
Fri., June 12, 2015
Beat the heat with Valley’s free pool day
Spokane Valley is celebrating the start of swimming season with free admission to the city’s pools Saturday. The city is hoping people take advantage of the free swim day to …
Tue., June 9, 2015, 1:24 p.m.
Deputies: Burglary suspect said he was filming porn
A 30-year-old burglary suspect who allegedly broke in to a Spokane Valley law firm said he’d been given permission to enter the building to film pornography.
Tue., June 9, 2015, 8:06 a.m.
OSHA: Let transgender people choose restrooms
Following local and national discussion about transgender rights, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released new guidelines covering use of workplace restrooms.