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Feb. 21, 2018, 12:05 p.m.
Senior citizens identifying as LGBTQ now have a new group to make friends and discuss community issues.
Feb. 21, 2018, midnight
The Second Harvest Kitchen recently completed an expansion of its in-house kitchen to provide more space for cooking classes, demonstrations and community gatherings.
Feb. 18, 2018, midnight
Spokane County homeowners will see a substantial increase in their property tax bill this year as a result of a new state school levy.
Feb. 16, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
One of Spencer Worden’s favorite things to do is decorate for holidays. For Christmas – his favorite – he hangs colored streamers from the wall and places holiday-themed items bought from various stores in his room. But this year, Valentine’s Day may have become a new favorite for Spencer.
Feb. 16, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies have taken an 11-year-old boy into custody following threats made via Instagram Thursday evening targeting Trentwood Elementary School.
Feb. 15, 2018, midnight
The Spokane Valley Arts Council more than a decade ago made it a priority to give Spokane Valley an identity through artwork.
Fire roundup: After three kitchen fires in Spokane Valley, fire department warns ‘keep an eye on what you fry’Feb. 14, 2018, 1:26 p.m.
The Spokane Valley Fire Department this week responded to several calls including three cooking fires that occurred within a few days of each other.
Feb. 14, 2018, 12:03 p.m.
The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to several calls the week of Feb. 12 to Feb. 18, including three motor vehicle accidents and reports of water leaks.
Feb. 8, 2018, midnight
The Spokane Valley Fire Department during the week of Jan. 29 to Feb. 4 responded to several calls involving a small fire in a chicken coop, unauthorized burning and a report of lit fireworks in Millwood Park.
Feb. 8, 2018, midnight
Spokane Valley city officials may implement a pre-law enforcement academy to provide new officer recruits with localized on-the-job training while reducing wait time to begin serving the community.
Feb. 6, 2018, 6 a.m.
A dozen years after officials released a plan aimed at improving safety by removing 75 rail crossings from Spokane to Athol, Idaho, most of the concepts are stalled. Only two bridge projects in the Spokane Regional Transportation Council’s Bridging the Valley plan have been completed since its inception: the Havana Street bridge, which opened in 2012 at a cost of $7.9 million, and the Rathdrum state Highway 41-53 bridge.
Feb. 2, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
After the town of Republic last month lost its only police dog, Isko, to cancer, the community mourned. But, with the power of social media, a Spokane Valley security company and rock legend and political firebrand Ted Nugent, the town was the recipient of Karma. As in a new K-9 named Karma.
Feb. 2, 2018, 8:16 a.m.
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 70-year-old man after deputies found 58 pounds of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop Thursday.
Proposal renaming Appleway Trail in honor of former Sen. Bob McCaslin takes Valley council members by surpriseFeb. 1, 2018, midnight
A proposed bill renaming Appleway Trail “Senator Bob McCaslin Trail” was presented at a Spokane Valley City Council meeting Tuesday – much to the surprise of a few council members.
Feb. 1, 2018, midnight
Spokane Valley City Council approved a change Tuesday to its $13 million garbage collection contract with Waste Management that would add a fee funding road preservation while largely maintaining current service rates.
Jan. 31, 2018, 11:07 p.m.
The Spokane Valley Fire Department last week responded to several calls involving unauthorized burning, a report of gas siphoning from church vehicles and an elderly woman rescued from an apartment fire.
Jan. 30, 2018, 5 a.m.
An effort to bring controversial former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to Spokane unraveled Monday amid backlash from veterans and community members.
Jan. 26, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
Two men already in jail are now accused of breaking into a Spokane Valley home last year, waking an resident at gunpoint and demanding money.
Jan. 24, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
West Valley High School band director Jim Loucks makes good on promise to present new band equipment to an Indiana drill team that captured his heart over a year ago during a Veterans Day parade performance in New York.
Jan. 24, 2018, 6 a.m.
South Spokane Valley residents will soon see a mix of new retail businesses and a restaurant brought forth by a proposed multi-building development off Dishman Mica Road.
Jan. 19, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
A passenger truck crashed into a stopped train on Coulee Hite Road around 5:30 a.m. Friday in western Spokane County. The truck, pulling a boat and trailer, was traveling south on Coulee Hite Road – just north of Sprague Road and about eight miles east of Reardan – when it struck a train stopped across the road while connecting railroad cars, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Jan. 17, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
Spokane Valley City Council awarded a $1.97 million construction contract to Wm. Winkler Company to extend a portion of Appleway Trail from Sullivan to Corbin roads.
Jan. 17, 2018, 3:51 p.m.
The Spokane Valley Fire Department this week responded to several calls including two fires originating from clothes dryers and an electrical panel fire that knocked out power to 10 businesses at the Spokane Industrial Park.