Spokane’s newest playground is replete with state-of-the-art equipment, but Emmett Sonnemaker’s favorite amenity is simply the space to safely roll around.
The Spokane City Council knew what the city would gain in affordable housing units by selling property to Catholic Charities.
To city engineers, it’s the ideal spot for a water tower – flat and open, publicly owned land at just the right elevation.
A new Spokane Municipal Community Court branch in the East Central Neighborhood is an evolution in the reformation of the city’s criminal justice system, but one Spokane City Council member has questioned whether a community center and neighborhood pillar is the right home for it.
The same pandemic forcing Spokane city leaders to pour millions of dollars into rental assistance is giving them pause before implementing new protections for tenants.
A new sales tax will cost the average Spokane family an extra $16 a year and generate about $5.8 million a year to help fill the city’s growing gap in affordable housing and mental health services.
The former executive director of the Center for Justice, who has brought land use cases against local governments on behalf of neighborhood groups, has been appointed to a state board that oversees such appeals of such decisions under state law by Gov. Jay Inslee.
The clock is running out for Spokane Valley businesses and nonprofits to apply for grants from the city to help them get through the COVID-19 pandemic.
The city of Spokane funneled $1.1 million of coronavirus aid into more than a dozen local nonprofits and organizations on Monday.
Spokane County residents have an additional 60 days to pay their property taxes after the treasurer’s office announced Thursday its second extension of the year.
Rent, electricity, water and waste removal.
As proponents continued their push for fluoridation of Spokane’s water, skeptics pleaded with the City Council to pause on Wednesday.
Spokane County Commissioners adopted a set of expansive guiding principles that promise to consider people’s race, gender and circumstances when making decisions in the criminal justice system, a statement that leaders in the Black and Indigenous community say is too broad to bring meaningful change.
Spokane County Treasurer Michael Baumgartner suggested Wednesday that he will offer more property tax relief to homeowners this year as the pandemic tightens pocketbooks and local school districts shift to online learning.
The Spokane City Council is barreling toward an initial vote on fluoridating the city’s water supply this week, but before it does so, those for and against the plan will be given an opportunity to offer their input.
As the coronavirus pandemic has brought the local justice system almost to a halt, local court officials have hit upon a novel idea for getting the wheels of justice turning again: holding some trials at the Spokane County Fairgrounds & Expo Center.
Catholic Charities'jb plans for an affordable housing complex in northeast Spokane won a critical green light from the city on Monday.
After decades of failure at the ballot box, proponents of adding fluoride to the city of Spokane’s water supply are taking a different approach.
The city of Spokane opened the region’s newest homeless shelter Thursday, just hours before the lease for the Spokane Arena – where more than 100 people were staying – was set to expire at midnight.
The Spokane Valley City Council approved Tuesday contracts for nearly $1.4 million of its share of federal COVID-19 assistance funding to boost housing, food and utility assistance programs in the city.