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News >  Spokane

‘Cowgirl Camp’ to emphasize role of women in agriculture

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017

Beth Robinette walked in among her cattle, leaned forward and mooed. A low, guttural “How are you all doing this morning?” kind of moo. All around her, black cows lifted their heads and, one at a time, they mooed back. “It’s funny, isn’t it?” Robinette said, standing in the pasture that’s been grazed by her family’s cattle for three generations. “They always respond.”
News >  Spokane

Spokane Valley city attorney presents snow-removal proposal

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017

It seemed too hot outside to talk about snow removal Tuesday evening, but that’s when the Spokane Valley City Council took another look at a snow removal ordinance that’s been batted around for some time. City Attorney Cary Driskell made the presentation of a reworded ordinance that will allow the city to fine property owners who don’t shovel their sidewalks.
News >  Spokane

Yarn sought for making hats, scarves for needy

What’s the best time to being knitting hats and scarves for a cold winter? Of course it’s in the middle of the longest streak of 90-degree days anyone can remember. Spokane Valley’s Karen Gallion, her mother, Donna Gard, and her grandmother, 101-year-old Lorraine Henry, all belong to a knitting and crocheting group that meets in the Edgecliff Park area and makes hats, scarves and blankets for those in need.
News >  Spokane

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office struggles with filling deputy openings

After Micah Xavier Johnson shot and killed five Dallas police officers, wounded seven of their colleagues and two civilian bystanders in an ambush at a demonstration against police violence a year ago, 99 Dallas police officers quit before the year was over. That ambush was also the main reason three Spokane County deputies handed in their badges.
News >  Spokane

Annual event adds a parade

New this year will be a Unity in the Community Parade that will begin at 9 a.m. on the southeast corner of Stevens Street and Spokane Falls Boulevard.
News >  Local government

Two of four Spokane Valley candidates have spent time in jail

UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017

Two of three candidates challenging incumbent Spokane Valley City Councilwoman Pamela Haley have spent time in jail. One man, Ingemar Lloyd Woods, has been open about his 1993 arrest in which was accused of shooting at police. The other, Robert “Rocky” J. Samson, remains under court supervision for alleged financial crimes in Kentucky.
News >  Spokane

Ethnic markets: Malinka in Greenacres offers world of tastes

UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017

Imagine little wieners in all their glory. Now imagine biting through the crisp, smokey casing with a snap, and finding the perfect amount of cheese inside. These little bites of sausage-smoked cheese from Lithuania are one of the bestsellers at Malinka Euro Market in Greenacres.
News >  Spokane

Spokane Valley Library may become a reality

A Spokane Valley library building across the street from the new City Hall on Sprague Avenue may become a reality if the work of the joint city and library district committee comes to fruition.