Stories tagged: vera water and power
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
No spikes in water usage as Spokane heads toward dry-spell record
Spokane is on track to break its record for the second-longest dry spell Sunday, and could set a new one for longest dry spell if rain holds off the following …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
Water main ruptures in Spokane Valley leaving multiple residents without water for several hours
A water main ruptured early Sunday morning in Spokane Valley, leaving multiple residents without water for several hours.
Sun., Nov. 16, 2014
Want to learn more about your historic Valley home?
The Spokane Valley Heritage Museum is the place to go for research on older Valley homes. “We have searchable databases of Valley structures and buildings,” said Jayne Singleton, director of …
Sun., Nov. 16, 2014
Early Spokane Valley farmers’ ingenuity, thriftiness lives on in river rock homes
When the late Don Rhodewalt and his wife, Janice Samish, were looking to move from Oregon to Spokane in 1995, a friend who offered to help with house-hunting found them …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 1:38 p.m.
Power restored to Spokane Valley
A power outage that left an estimated 1,300 customers of Vera Power & Light in southeastern Spokane Valley without electricity today for nearly two hours was the result of equipment …
Thu., June 21, 2012
Resurfacing of Evergreen to take two months
Residents living along south Evergreen Road got a bit of a reprieve when the start date for the reconstruction of the street was pushed back. The reprieve, however, is over. …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2012
Spokane Valley council OKs Evergreen project
Residents along south Evergreen Road will have the street in front of their homes fully repaved this summer after Vera Water and Power installs a new water line underneath the …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2012
Trench will be dug on Evergreen for new water line
A lengthy discussion Tuesday about whether Spokane Valley should repave a section of Evergreen Road that will be dug up for a new water line seemed to leave several City …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2011
A lifetime of service
When Joe Custer arrived in the Spokane Valley with his young family in 1954, the community was in the early stages of its transformation from a primarily agrarian economy into …
Thu., July 10, 2008
Vera Water pumphouse well still works
The little stone house with its attached castlelike tower looks like it comes from another era, which it does. But there, along busy Evergreen Road in Spokane Valley, the Vera …