Stories tagged: Spokane Valley
SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2016, 2:49 P.M.
Woman struck, killed by car in Spokane Valley
An elderly woman struck by a car Sunday morning in Spokane Valley died at the hospital, the Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Department said. The woman was crossing Barker Road as she …
FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016, 4:42 P.M.
Man accused of trying to burn down Spokane Valley apartment building
A man was arrested for arson Thursday after reportedly setting fire to his apartment in Opportunity House at 10506 E. 10th Avenue.
FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016, 1:16 P.M.
Security images show blood on robbery suspect’s sweatshirt
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has released images from security footage that clearly show a robbery suspect holding a gun Thursday at STCU’s South Valley branch.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016, 4:35 P.M.
Valley to use consultant to find new city manager
John Whitehead, director of human resources for Spokane Valley, said a recruiter tends to have a broader network to pull from and is the most common method for hiring city …
SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2016, 3:07 P.M.
Spokane Valley grandma drops out of 100-mile endurance race
Gunhild Swanson, the Spokane Valley woman who at age 71 tackled this weekend’s Western States 100-Mile Endurance Race, dropped out early Sunday morning after reaching mile 78.
SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2016, 4 A.M.
Doug Clark: Alligator on the lam could be just what Spokane Valley needs
The missing pet alligator will help put Spokane Valley on the map.
FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016, 8:43 P.M.
Gator Watch Day 3: Second alligator quickly caught; first still unaccounted for
Who knew Spokane County has a gator problem?
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016, 8:29 P.M.
Missing Spokane Valley alligator still unaccounted for
Day two of the search for a missing 3-foot alligator in Spokane Valley has come up empty.
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016, 2:37 P.M.
Spokane Valley opens first dog park
The Spokane Valley Parks and Recreation Department turned an area of the park at the northwest corner of Mission and Bowdish streets into the city’s first dog park.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016, 5:55 P.M.
Missing alligator on the loose in Spokane Valley
A 3-foot-alligator is reportedly roaming somewhere in Spokane Valley and animal control officials have no idea where it is.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016, 3:42 P.M.
Council interviews six for open seats
The candidates have very different resumes, but all supported the same policies: no budget increases, keep taxes low and focus on growing a strong tax base by retaining and recruiting …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016
Six complaints lodged against Spokane Valley City Council
The state auditor’s office confirmed it has received six complaints about how the Spokane Valley City Council handled the firing of former city manager Mike Jackson and other City Council …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016
City survey seeks input on garbage collection
Spokane Valley is soliciting input from businesses and residents in preparation for the solicitation of proposals for a new garbage collection contract.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016, 3:32 P.M.
Spokane Valley appoints Capt. Mark Werner new police chief
Spokane Valley City officials announced Tuesday that Capt. Mark Werner will be the city’s next police chief.
TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016, 1:26 P.M.
Mark Werner named new Spokane Valley police chief
Spokane Valley appoints Capt. Mark Werner as new police chief.
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016, 4:21 P.M.
A new City Hall to rise for Spokane Valley
Spokane Valley breaks ground for new city hall at U-City Mall
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016, 4:36 P.M.
Valley council discusses police service contract
If it will cost tax payers $75,000 to provide identical uniforms that read Spokane Valley Police Department, and “Police” not “Sheriff” across the back, is it worth it? What about …
FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016, 4:50 P.M.
Deputies catch thief in the act
Spokane Valley Sheriff’s deputies conducting surveillance on a man they suspected was a prolific thief arrested him Friday after they watched him leave a store with a stolen item and …
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016, 4:42 P.M.
Sheriff names finalists for Valley police chief job
Spokane Valley will pick new police chief among candidates selected by Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich
SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2016
Dr. Ethan Angell: Coal trains elevate health risks
The damage to human health resulting from this increase in train traffic, particularly trains transporting coal, is not hypothetical or abstract.
SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2016
Coal trains draw climate debate
Activists are frustrated with the lackluster response to global warming on the national and international scene, so they push for change locally.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016, 1:23 P.M.
Spokane Valley mother seeks help finding missing teen
A Spokane Valley mom is hoping for help finding her missing teenage daughter, Alyssa Marie Morehouse.
MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016, 11:07 A.M.
Police investigate apparent gang-related shooting in Spokane Valley
Police are investigating a Monday morning drive-by shooting in Spokane Valley that appears to be gang related.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016, 4:30 P.M.
Spokane Valley council won’t investigate Mike Jackson’s firing
Gothmann’s motion for independent investigation doesn’t get a second.
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 4:54 P.M.
Fired Spokane Valley city manager is Yakima finalist
YAKIMA, Wash. - Fired Spokane Valley city manager Mike Jackson is a finalist to be the next city manager in Yakima. The Yakima City Council identifed four finalists for the …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 6:07 P.M.
Valley Council seat vacancies open for applications
Applications are being accepted for two seats on the Spokane Valley City Council, left vacant by the recent resignations of Dean Grafos and Chuck Hafner. Applicants must be United States …
MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016, 6:22 P.M.
Spokane Valley councilman wants to slash $2 million from sheriff’s contract
Spokane Valley Councilman Ed Pace wants to cut Sheriff’s contract by $2 million and let the city hire a police chief.
SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016, 4 A.M.
Doug Clark: If Spokane Valley-sized golden parachute comes with city manager job, sign me up
Doug Clark wants to be like Mike - Mike Jackson, that is. A Jackson-sized severance from the City of Spokane Valley would set Doug up nicely in retirement.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016, 7:12 P.M.
Police warn of increased car theft at Spokane Valley Mall
Police have seen an increase in vehicle prowling at the Spokane Valley Mall.
MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016, 3:03 P.M.
Another Spokane Valley councilman resigns as political change grips city
A second Spokane Valley councilman has resigned amid acrimony between previous politicial leaders and the new majority with a libertarian streak. Chuck Hafner resigned Monday morning, following Councilman Dean Grafos’s …