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Oct. 18, 2018, 4:03 p.m.
310,000 ballots sent out from the Spokane County Elections Office this week should be in the hands of voters by Oct. 22.
Oct. 17, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Spokane Valley is accepting applications for amendments to its comprehensive plan.
Spokane County treasurer candidates square off over office’s role in policymaking, proper investmentsOct. 16, 2018, 9:32 p.m.
The two men running for Spokane County treasurer squared off in a television debate taped Tuesday morning, disagreeing over the treasurer’s role in policymaking.
Oct. 16, 2018, 9:11 p.m.
Three Spokane residents, all more than a century old, were honored at a luncheon Tuesday afternoon at the Southside Community Center.
Oct. 16, 2018, midnight
Avista Corp. is spending heavily in the Spokane County commissioner races by dropping nearly $200,000 on re-election television advertisements for commissioners Mary Kuney and Al French. In Avista Corp.’s largest independent campaign expenditure to date, the company in August contributed more than $99,500 per commissioner in “independent expenditures” for television ads and production costs, according to Washington State Public Disclosure Commission filings.
Oct. 14, 2018, 6 a.m.
A major renovation of the historic Stowell Drug and Assay building on West Sprague Avenue in downtown Spokane has completely gutted the two-story building.
Oct. 13, 2018, 1 a.m.
Pemco Insurance is planning an expansion of its office at the River View Corporate Center in Spokane Valley.
Oct. 13, 2018, midnight
Spokane Valley City Council is mulling revisions to the city’s governance manual that will reduce time for public comments and slightly change the process for removing council members from committees.
Oct. 11, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
A section of land near Saltese Flats holds special memories for former Spokane Valley City Councilman Bill Gothmann, many of them of his late wife Myrna. The land is now a city park in her name.
Oct. 11, 2018, 6 a.m.
Spokane Valley Mayor Rod Higgins appointed resident James Johnson to the Spokane County Human Rights Task Force at a Sept. 25 meeting, which residents claim is a step in the right direction for the city.
Northwest Passages Book Club: ‘Longmire’ author Craig Johnson brings a dose of cowboy humor to SpokaneOct. 10, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
Craig Johnson, best-selling author of the “Longmire” mystery series, has a lot in common with his protagonist, Sheriff Walt Longmire.
Oct. 10, 2018, 3 a.m.
Luke, one of eight dogs rescued from an illegal meat farm in South Korea and accepted by SpokAnimal, will soon have a new home.
Pair of German shepherds are award finalists following three weeks trapped in underground missile siloOct. 9, 2018, midnight
A pair of German Shepherds, rescued in April from an abandoned underground silo in Medical Lake after surviving for more than 21 days, are among a dozen pets nominated for the most unusual pet insurance claim by Nationwide Insurance.
Oct. 8, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
The Spokane County Board of Commissioners is holding the second of three community roundtable meetings on Oct. 9 to gather public input for the 2019 Spokane County budget. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the commissioners’ hearing room on the bottom floor of the Public Works Building, 1026 W. Broadway Avenue.
Oct. 7, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
The Experimental Aircraft Association is embroiled in a lawsuit with the Spokane Airport Board, alleging their organization was wrongfully evicted from a hangar at Felts Field.
Oct. 4, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Spokane County Commissioner Al French and challenger Robbi Katherine Anthony traded viewpoints on public safety, housing, growth and economic development during a Thursday afternoon election debate at the Spokane Club.
Oct. 4, 2018, 6 a.m.
The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to several calls involving brush fires, vehicles striking pedestrians and unauthorized burning by residents.
Oct. 3, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
If you want experience, Al French is probably your pick for Spokane County Commission.
Oct. 1, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
Dairy groups in Washington state are encouraged by the Trump administration’s new North American trade deal announced Monday and what they see as its potential to create additional market access for dairy farmers.
Sept. 28, 2018, 12:52 p.m.
When Tammy Arndt purchased the Harry and Ella Skinner House overlooking Corbin Park three decades ago to open a bed and breakfast, she became a steward of history. The Queen Anne style home – built 117 years ago by Harry J. Skinner, a prominent contractor and employee of Spokane pioneer D.C. Corbin – became a catalyst in encouraging builders to construct more than 80 homes in the early 1900s around the park.
Sept. 28, 2018, midnight
Residents of The Academy, a senior living facility near Gonzaga University, received an eviction notice on Tuesday stating they must move out by Nov. 15 to make way for future development.
Sept. 25, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
Spokane County Commissioners postponed a decision for two zoning changes that could bring new development to Whitworth University as well as a neighborhood north of Five Mile Prairie.