Stories tagged: Spokane Valley
TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 4:06 P.M.
Sunday’s fatal house fire in Spokane Valley caused by child playing with a heat source
Sunday’s fatal house fire in Spokane Valley –
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 5:32 P.M.
Spokane Valley public works director who led project to build new city hall resigns
Spokane Valley City Manager Mark Calhoun confirmed early Monday that Public Works Director Eric Guth and Senior Engineer and Capital Improvement Program Manager Steve Worley resigned on Friday.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2017, 11:33 P.M.
Early morning fire kills child, injures mother in Spokane Valley
A fatal house fire in Spokane Valley early Sunday morning left one female child dead and an adult female injured.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 4:16 P.M.
Spokane Valley’s new city hall on track for September opening
Spokane Valley’s new city hall is beginning to look a lot like a building – and work is going strong despite recent frigid temperatures.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017
Spokane Valley’s Laura Renz wants cities, stores to crack down on ‘impostor’ service dogs
Spokane Valley’s Laura Renz is frustrated with people who put a service dog vest on their pet dog and bring it everywhere, endangering people around them.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 3:59 P.M.
Spokane Valley City Council strikes required registration of alarm systems
Spokane Valley City Council changes mind and votes down extra funds for design of Barker Grade Separation.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 3:58 P.M.
Completed Sullivan Bridge costs $300,000 over estimate
The Sullivan Bridge project is done but running $300,000 over budget
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 10 A.M.
Chef plans Crave NW Food and Wine Festival
Adam Hegsted has asked the city of Spokane Valley to sponsor a large-scale, four-day celebration of regional food and wine.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 3:20 P.M.
Spokane Valley council divvies up board duties
Spokane Valley forms ad hoc committee to pursue new library building.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 10:35 A.M.
Valley moves ahead with plans to widen lanes on Mission
Mission Avenue improvement project moves on without a roundabout.
SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2017, 5:45 A.M.
What we want in 2017: Compassion, good eats, clear streets and more trees
Once again, we asked people in our community what they’d like to see happen in the new year. Their answers ranged from the specific, like increasing funding for programs assisting …
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016, 11:40 A.M.
Central Valley school board seeks $130 million bond to build two schools, renovate existing middle school
Central Valley School District will try for a $130 million bond in 2018 that would add more schools but not increase property tax rate.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 4:21 P.M.
Get snowplow updates via city websites, hotlines
There are a variety of options if you are trying to stay on top of the latest snowplowing and street clearing conditions.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016
Spokane Valley Library to open “express branch” at the Spokane Valley Mall
The Spokane Valley Library plans to open an express location at Spokane Valley Mall before summer.
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 1:15 P.M.
Weather service issues winter storm warning for Inland Northwest on Monday night
Heavy snow is expected to fall around the region, beginning after 6 p.m. Monday. Driving conditions will be poorest between midnight and 4 a.m., forecasters say, with snow moving out …
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016, 6:06 P.M.
Spokane Valley Councilman Ed Pace sparks debate on ridership of STA buses
Spokane Valley’s Ed Pace asks people to count riders on STA buses; said STA ridership numbers don’t match his common observation of three or fewer people on buses.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016, 3:35 P.M.
Valley police get $100,000 grant for crime prevention programs
Spokane Valley Police Chief Mark Werner brought money to the table when he told the Spokane Valley City Council that the Spokane Valley Police Department has received a $100,000 state …
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 7 P.M.
Man accused of killing father in Spokane Valley is mentally ill, mother says
The man accused of killing his father last month in Spokane Valley is mentally ill and had been seeing counselors before the killing, his mother said Thursday.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 5:33 P.M.
Spokane Valley-based Monaco Enterprises settles government-overbilling lawsuit for $5 million
Spokane Valley-based Monaco Enterprises Inc. will pay $5 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the company siphoned millions of dollars from the federal government by overbilling or billing for services …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 12:23 P.M.
Spokane Valley City Council to vote on Matt Shea’s plan to split Washington, create state of Liberty east of Cascades
Spokane Valley Councilman Ed Pace asked that state Rep. Matt Shea’s recent bill proposing the formation of a separate state in Eastern Washington be added to the advance agenda at …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 9:32 A.M.
Valley forum looks at options for road funds
At an open forum at Spokane Valley Tech on Tuesday morning, city staff presented the financial reasons why a different source of revenue is needed if Spokane Valley wants to …
SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016, 3:21 P.M.
Man killed by train at Trent and Vista
A man was hit and killed by a train at Trent Avenue and Vista Road in Spokane Valley Saturday afternoon.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 3:22 P.M.
Spokane Valley homicide was captured on home surveillance cameras installed out of fear of victim’s son
The killing of a Spokane Valley man was captured on home surveillance cameras installed by the victim out of fear of his 30-year-old son Duy Bui-Nguyen, who confessed to killing …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 6:10 P.M.
Spokane Valley homicide suspect arrested in Seattle
Deputies found a dead man Tuesday morning after responding to a report of “trouble unknown” at a home in Spokane Valley.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016
Christmas tree lighting at U-City kicks off annual Celebration of Lights
The Rotary Club of Spokane Valley is lighting its Christmas tree one last time in the U-City Parking lot on Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. when it kicks off its …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016
Valley council cleared
The Washington State Auditor’s Office has issued a detailed report clearing the Spokane Valley City Council – specifically Councilmen Ed Pace and Sam Wood, and Deputy Mayor Arne Woodard and …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 3:58 P.M.
Learning on the job: Spokane Valley’s newly appointed leaders get into routine
They’ve spent a couple of months in the occasionally hot seats of the Spokane Valley City Council and they are beginning to get a feel for how city government works.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 3:29 P.M.
Consultant presents marketing tag lines for city of Spokane Valley
If you had one sentence to describe Spokane Valley, what would it be? That was one of the questions Atlas Advertising, the consulting company that’s been hired to develop a …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016
Utility tax in Spokane Valley would burden business, low-income households
Spokane Valley takes pride in its streets, but revenues from a 6 percent land-line utility tax are falling behind funding needs for pavement repairs, traffic signs and signals, and snow-plowing.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 3:51 P.M.
Investigators need help identifying hit and run driver who injured a pedestrian
Investigators are searching for witnesses who have information about a car that hit a man crossing the street on Sullivan Road just north of Sprague Avenue the night of Sept. …