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Jan. 13, 2019, 5 a.m.
At Comcast’s Accessibility Center of Excellence in Liberty Lake – the company’s largest accessibility support center in the country – a team of specially trained agents are helping elderly as well as physically and visually impaired customers use the company’s X1 television platform and troubleshoot connectivity issues.
Jan. 12, 2019, 3 p.m.
Three Shih Tzus are a bit surprised but in good spirits after the Spokane Humane Society removed a combined 13 pounds of matted fur from the dogs earlier this week.
Jan. 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane Valley City Council approved an ordinance that removes open space requirements for residential properties in a mixed use zone.
Jan. 8, 2019, 3:32 p.m.
Washington state regulators have declined to reconsider the proposed sale of Avista Corp. to Toronto-based Hydro One Ltd.
Jan. 8, 2019, midnight
The former executive director of the Blood Center Foundation of the Inland Northwest filed a whistleblower complaint alleging she was fired for opposing a deal that could benefit board members while reducing grants supporting the local community.
Jan. 7, 2019, midnight
For Spokane Valley artist Colin Hayes, there’s still something special about sending and receiving physical greeting cards in an increasingly digital world.
Jan. 6, 2019, 5 a.m.
The permits encompass most work for the construction of the 32,000-square-foot, 40-foot-tall building at 2230 E. Sprague Ave. The structure’s foundation was laid this fall.
Jan. 5, 2019, midnight
The Arrowleaf Townhomes project calls for 20 duplex lots and 32 single-family lots on more than 12 acres near Ketchum Drive and Whitetip Avenue.
Jan. 3, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane Valley City Council approved an agreement with the Spokane Valley Arts Council to bring a seventh sculpture to the city.
Dec. 30, 2018, midnight
Spokane Valley resident Sophie Hawley had aspirations of becoming a pediatric nurse since she was seven years old.
Christmas in space: Spokane’s Anne McClain, crewmates celebrate holiday aboard International Space StationDec. 27, 2018, 4:50 p.m.
Spokane native Lt. Col. Anne McClain and NASA Expedition 58 crewmates spent Christmas enjoying a holiday meal, sharing gifts and calling down to family members from the International Space Station.
Slugs, emojis, narwhals – you name it – Spokane’s Old World Christmas makes the glass ornament you never knew you wantedDec. 25, 2018, 5 a.m.
Old World Christmas is nearly 40 years old and remains in Spokane four years after the founders sold the company. It still creates hundreds of different glass ornaments, which are sold around the world.
Dec. 23, 2018, 5 a.m.
The University District Gateway Bridge opened last week, which was quickly followed by the city issuing building permits to Avista Corp. at the bridge’s south landing.
Dec. 22, 2018, midnight
Plans were filed this month with Spokane County to develop a three-story apartment complex in Airway Heights.
Dec. 18, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
The public comment process at Spokane Valley City Hall will be changing after two recent votes by City Council members to reduce comment time and change when those comments occur during council meetings.
Dec. 18, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
A longtime columnist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer apologized Tuesday for a story that falsely claimed the Spokane Valley City Council was planning to vote on a resolution in support of state Rep. Matt Shea’s proposal to turn Eastern Washington into a 51st state.
Dec. 18, 2018, midnight
As development continues to encroach on the Ridgemont Estates neighborhood in south Spokane Valley, residents are concerned that a steady increase in traffic is becoming a safety hazard.
Dec. 16, 2018, 4:14 a.m.
Seaview Global has opened an office and warehouse in Liberty Lake, employing five people. The company designs and makes mounts for marine electronics on vessels, including radars, satellites, GPS, and navigation lights and searchlights. The office is at 2225 N. Molter Road, Suite 105.
Dec. 16, 2018, midnight
After Spokane Valley successfully secured $19 million for the Barker Road project to construct an overpass separating vehicle and rail traffic, the city is now setting its sights on improving a second rail crossing.