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Feb. 12, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a replacement levy for the Spokane Valley Fire Department that will fund salaries, equipment, fire engines and capital projects.
Feb. 12, 2019, 5 a.m.
Although Spokane Valley’s roads may be cleared of snow faster this winter as the city speeds up plowing operations, it could mean more snow on the sidewalks.
Feb. 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
Construction is expected to be underway this spring for several major Spokane County road projects, including Geiger Boulevard.
Feb. 11, 2019, midnight
Proposed regulations would bar commercial, political and religious events at Spokane Valley’s new City Hall and grounds.
Feb. 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Hutton Settlement Children’s Home has made recent renovations using a $152,000 grant
Feb. 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane County’s hearing examiner will soon decide the fate of a developer’s proposal to build multiple duplexes and town houses on the former site of Bergman’s Christmas Tree Farm.
Artist wants ‘Heart of the Valley’ sculpture displayed for Spokane Valley rather than kept in storageFeb. 5, 2019, midnight
Cheney artist Richard Warrington, who created a sculpture for Spokane Valley last year, is upset that city officials have decided to store the artwork at its road maintenance facility until Balfour Park is fully developed across from City Hall.
Feb. 3, 2019, 4 a.m.
Exotic Metals Forming LLC has submitted development plans for future expansion on the West Plains.
Feb. 3, 2019, midnight
The Academy, a former senior-living facility near Gonzaga University, will be transformed into student housing.
Feb. 2, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane County residents will soon see fewer snow berms in their driveways with the addition of two snow gates to the county’s fleet of graders.
Spokane Valley residents seek zoning changes to limit development of duplexes, apartments and town homes in residential neighborhoodsJan. 31, 2019, midnight
A proposal by a group of Spokane Valley residents to tighten city regulations and limit the number of duplexes, town homes and cottages is gaining momentum and could be heard by the City Council.
Jan. 28, 2019, 1 a.m.
Last year, it was common for neighbors to be jolted awake late in the evening by police activity from a nearby chronic nuisance property. But that has changed since Spokane Valley
Jan. 27, 2019, midnight
Pods Moving and Storage is planning to build a second storage facility in Spokane Valley.
Jan. 25, 2019, 5:58 p.m.
Spokane County voters should soon be receiving ballots in their mailboxes for the Feb. 12 Special Election.
Jan. 24, 2019, 5 a.m.
A request from The Black Pearl Casino and Poker Room to reduce Spokane Valley’s gambling tax rate for card games appears to be at a standstill with city officials.
Jan. 21, 2019, midnight
For years, many buildings in East Central Spokane between Altamont and Thor streets sat vacant and dilapidated. Now, residents are revitalizing the neighborhood – specifically along Fifth Avenue – with a restaurant, retail, and plans for the Carl Maxey Center.
Jan. 20, 2019, 4 a.m.
The $2.9 million project on the southwest corner of the intersection will also have a 4,300-square-foot convenience store.
Jan. 20, 2019, midnight
Former Spokane Valley firefighter Jon Sprague, who was fired by the Spokane Valley Fire Department for sending religious emails through his work account, was awarded $900,000 in a settlement.
Spokane Valley residents propose lessening density per acre for duplex, town house and cottage projectsJan. 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
A group of Spokane Valley residents are working to modify city regulations for duplexes, town homes and cottage developments through a proposed change to city code.
Jan. 17, 2019, midnight
The Spokane Valley City Council is receiving pay raises for the first time in 13 years based on recommendations from a citizen salary commission.
Jan. 16, 2019, 11:23 a.m.
Whitworth University on Tuesday hosted the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, which features 200 pieces of memorabilia displayed chronologically, from the trans-Atlantic slave trade era to current hip-hop culture.
Jan. 15, 2019, midnight
The Spokane Valley Fire Department wants voters to approve a $113 million tax to help pay salaries, buy new fire engines, and build a new Barker Road fire station and a new maintenance facility.