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News >  Spokane
April 15, 2017, 6 a.m.
The Spokane Valley City Council still wants a library located across from the new City Hall on Sprague Avenue. What is not clear is how to pay for the building.

News >  Spokane
April 10, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
The last time Jeff Holden saw his tiny Yorkshire terrier Dobby was very early last Wednesday morning. As dawn broke a few hours later, Dobby was gone.

News >  Spokane
April 8, 2017, midnight
It was Mary Charbonneau’s birthday and she was looking forward to a day off. Like any other morning, her three basset hounds Oliver, Sophie and Tucker went through the dog door into the backyard. But this they followed their noses and encountered the surprise of their lifetime.

News >  Spokane
April 6, 2017, 6 a.m.
Spokane Valley has been working on picking a solid waste collector since last year, and at Tuesday’s Spokane Valley City Council meeting Waste Management won the main contract. Waste Management has held the contract since 2014, and packed city council chambers with staff wearing its trademark neon green jackets.

News >  Spokane
April 5, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
Five open positions on the Spokane Valley City Council draw early filings with the PDC from new and veteran politicians including Ben Wick

News >  Spokane
April 5, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Spokane Valley Heritage Museum opens World War I exhibit honoring local veterans and sharing local connections to “The European War.”

News >  Spokane
April 5, 2017, noon
Spokane Valley approves traffic study for Painted Hills if developer meets certain requirements like intersection improvement and turn lanes.

News >  Spokane
April 3, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
The Zag swag business changed gears after Gonzaga men lost the NCAA National Championship in a nailbiter of a game Monday evening.

News >  Spokane
March 31, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
Tired of Zag-mania? Can’t handle another squeaky sneaker or dribbling ball? There are lots of other things going on in Spokane today whether you are into yoga, gun shows, skiing or Pokemon

News >  Spokane
March 31, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
So you want to go out but you don’t want to watch the Gonzaga game? We asked readers to recommend their favorite Spokane TV free bars and restaurants.

News >  Spokane
March 30, 2017, 5 a.m.
The Bulldogs meet the Gamecocks in the NCAA semi-finals on Saturday – their hometowns are remarkably similar.

News >  Spokane
March 29, 2017, midnight
Spokane Valley approved a non-discrimination resolution at City Council meeting Tuesday evening.

News >  Spokane
March 26, 2017, midnight
Spokane Valley residents may soon be able to raise chickens and small animals like rabbits in smaller back yards.

News >  Spokane
March 24, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Spokane Valley Councilman Ed Pace proposes proclamation in support of “human rights”

News >  Spokane
March 24, 2017, midnight
More than 1,600 people are waiting for a kidney donor in Washington. Live kidney donors are becoming more common but there are still not enough.

News >  Spokane
March 24, 2017, midnight
Scott Talley has been at the wheel of a garbage truck for 19 years and just won “best driver of the year” in the Northwest.

March 22, 2017, 12:21 p.m.
A $20 car tab tax could be a way to replenish dwindling revenue for road maintenance.

March 20, 2017, 6:23 p.m.
Emergency crews pulled a body from the raging Spokane River near downtown Monday afternoon.

News >  Spokane
March 20, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Conservative political commentator Tomi Lahren set off a social media storm when she referred to pro-life conservatives as hypocrites on the show “The View” on Friday. She’s set to headline the Spokane GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner.

News >  Spokane
March 17, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
St. Maries levee gets emergency help from Army Corps of Engineers as water levels rise in St. Joe River and Lake Coeur d’Alene

News >  Spokane
March 17, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
Johanna Beverage Co. fined $154,000 by L&I for three ammonia leaks endangering workers and neighbors last year.

March 15, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
New Spokane Valley City Hall should be ready by fall.

News >  Spokane
March 14, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
A racist Facebook post cast a shadow over the Recreation Against Racism event held Sunday at the HUB Sports Center in Spokane Valley.

News >  Spokane
March 10, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Firefighters Pipes and Drums band plays to honor fallen brothers and for fun in Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day parade.

News >  Spokane
March 8, 2017, midnight
Spokane Valley residents in the semi-rural neighborhood between Mayhew and Keller Roads protest a proposed single-family development that will change the look of their neighborhood forever.