Stories tagged: Spokane Valley
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 5:59 p.m.
Giant egg swiped from Discovery Playground yet again
A giant egg has been swiped from the Discovery Playground in Spokane Valley for the third time since the park opened in 2010.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 7:52 p.m.
Father of boy who discovered double homicide grateful to Spokane Valley deputies
Lance Kolbet stopped by the Spokane Valley Police Precinct Wednesday to thank the deputies who cared for his son after the 7-year-old boy found the bodies of his mother and …
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
Man accused of killing brother and sister in Spokane Valley is arrested in Blackfoot, Idaho
The man suspected of killing a brother and sister in Spokane Valley has been arrested in southeastern Idaho. Gilberto Delgado was found after a black Dodge Dart, which matched the …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016
The Dirt: New Quilting Bee store to resemble barn
The Quilting Bee, a Spokane Valley business that offers quilting supplies and lessons, is building a $1 million retail structure designed to look like a country barn.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 3:55 p.m.
Valley may seek $4.5M in state help for Balfour Park expansion
The Spokane Valley City Council is considering whether to ask the state for $4.5 million in funding to expand Balfour Park, but the idea met some resistance Tuesday.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
Some question if Spokane Valley business group crosses political line
Recent ads purchased by the Spokane Valley Business Association have raised some eyebrows. The ads, which ran in the Valley Voice, criticize some City Council members for overspending on the …
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
Valley seeks new planning commissioner
Spokane Valley is seeking a volunteer to serve on the planning commission. The opening is for a vacated term that ends Dec. 31.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 6:31 p.m.
Spokane River open for boaters under the Sullivan Bridge
The Spokane River is now open to floaters and boaters who want to pass underneath the Sullivan Bridge in Spokane Valley.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 10:43 a.m.
New lease for well and pump house holding up Browns Park splash pad
Spokane County Water District 3 has a wellhead and a pump house located in the park, so infrastructure isn’t the issue. The problem is that the original lease of the …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 5:41 p.m.
Man who shot himself in Spokane Valley was an aspiring pastor and talented boxer, friend says
A man shot himself in the head Tuesday night during a standoff with sheriff’s deputies in Spokane Valley.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 2:59 p.m.
Burn ban takes effect in Spokane County Friday
Camp fires and other outdoor burning have been banned in most of Spokane County following recent high temperatures that have dried out grasses and other fuels.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 3:28 p.m.
Munch appointed to vacant council seat
The three contenders for the last open seat on the Spokane Valley City Council had to sit through two rounds of voting before a winner was declared.
Wed., July 27, 2016
Spokane Valley racing to finish summer road projects
Big and small road construction projects dot Spokane Valley
Wed., July 20, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
Woman accused of tying up, assaulting 91-year-old man
A woman has been arrested after reportedly confessing to tying up, gagging, assaulting and robbing a 91-year-old man in his Spokane Valley apartment.
Wed., July 20, 2016
Group runs second ad criticizing Spokane Valley council
An ad criticizing the Spokane Valley City Council for overspending on former City Manager Mike Jackson’s termination and for “giving away” more than $400,000 in Community Development Block Grants ran …
Tue., July 19, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
Armed robbery at Spokane Valley Umpqua Bank
A masked man robbed a Spokane Valley Umpqua Bank at gunpoint Tuesday morning, escaping with cash inside a blue athletic bag.
Mon., July 18, 2016, 5:58 p.m.
Charges filed against woman involved in five-person crash in Spokane Valley
Prosecutors have filed six charges against a woman suspected of causing a two-vehicle collision in Spokane Valley that left four injured – including at least one who is in intensive …
UPDATED: Sat., July 16, 2016, 5:08 p.m.
Five people hurt in suspected DUI crash
Five people were injured in a crash that shut down Sullivan Road at Sprague Avenue for five hours early Saturday morning.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 10:02 p.m.
State suspends Seattle pain doctor, alleges substandard care
The Washington State Medical Commission said Friday it suspended a Seattle doctor who runs eight pain treatment centers in the state, accusing him of “consistent violations of the standard of …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:39 a.m.
St. Paschal Parish celebrates centennial
St. Paschal Parish celebrates its centennial this weekend.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
Thirteen people apply to fill last seat on Spokane Valley City Council
The Spokane Valley City Council has 13 applicants for the last vacant city council seat
Wed., July 6, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
Valleyfest may lose Spokane Valley funding as city shifts focus
Spokane Valley discusses eliminating funding for Valleyfest and creating new community event.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
Spokane Valley City Council to tour pot businesses
The Spokane Valley City Council is going on a tour of marijuana businesses during a special council meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday. The meeting starts at City Hall then heads …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
Expensive changes haunt the Sullivan Bridge project
The replacement of the Sullivan Road Bridge over the Spokane River has hit a few hurdles, most of them related to a design error committed by contractor CH2M.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
Suspect in Spokane Valley credit union robbery is arrested; was apparently shot
An armed robbery suspect who was shot by a bystander last week at the STCU Spokane Valley branch was arrested Tuesday night at a nearby hotel, the Spokane County Sheriff’s …
Sun., 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 …
Fri., 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.
Fri., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Sun., 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.