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Nov. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
The last Spokane ballots left to count were cast by voters who struggled to make a decision on an advisory vote or made a mistake on their ballots.
Nov. 14, 2019, 6:01 p.m.
Spokane City Council president candidate Cindy Wendle conceded Thursday night, after her opponent Breean Beggs’ lead increased to more than 500 votes.
Nov. 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
When the Oaks Classical Christian Academy was first founded, it had just 33 students in a church on the border of Spokane, and Spokane Valley, which had not yet become a city. Twenty-three years and several moves later, it now has 332 students and will soon build its permanent home.
Nov. 14, 2019, 4 a.m.
When Jody Graves was a teenager, she was desperate for a piano. Graves had been playing since she was 3, learning the basics from her mother on an upright Steinway in the family’s home.
Nov. 13, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
Spokane Valley City Council unanimously voted to ban camping at City Hall, Center Place and Balfour Park and bar it on other public lands, as long as there is space at regional shelters, during their Tuesday night meeting.
Nov. 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
The city is considering measures that would bar camping on public land, living in vehicles on the right of way and reducing the hours that parks are open to the public.
Nov. 10, 2019, 4 a.m.
If Brandi Peetz holds on to what was just a 350-vote lead as of Friday, the majority on council will flip, and the new more moderate majority of council members will chose a new mayor when they take office in January.
Spokane council president race now even tighter, recount possible; disputed council races still closeNov. 8, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
The already tight race for Spokane City Council president narrowed even further on Friday and could be heading toward an automatic recount. The race between Councilwoman Karen Stratton and challenger Andy Rathbun to represent District 3 on the Spokane City Council also remained close.
Nov. 7, 2019, 6 p.m.
The gap between candidates for Spokane City Council president was cut by more than half after additional ballots were counted on Thursday, indicating the race will go down to the wire.
Nov. 6, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
Brandi Peetz took the lead in the close Spokane Valley race Wednesday, going from four votes behind her opponent, to more than 200 ahead.
Nov. 5, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
Early results from the Coeur d’Alene City Council elections show incumbents far ahead.
Nov. 5, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
Preliminary results show one moderate, and one conservative candidate pulling ahead Tuesday night, and one race that was too close to call.
Nov. 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
While spending in Spokane elections have hit a record breaking $1 million, Spokane Valley’s election spending hasn’t surpassed $120,000, which is slightly above what candidates normally spend.
Oct. 31, 2019, 5 a.m.
As the Hutton Settlement nears the end of a celebration of its 100th year anniversary, it again has been honored by the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum for keeping its founder’s legacy by continuing to serve children who need a home.
Oct. 30, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
A woman in Browne’s Addition was hit with a bullet another person used to kill themselves Wednesday morning, police say.
Oct. 30, 2019, 4 a.m.
A new detox center in the Ponderosa neighborhood of Spokane Valley agreed to install street lights, set up a security system and host a yearly barbecue to win support from its apprehensive neighbors.
Oct. 29, 2019, 1:51 p.m.
Spokane police have released the name of the officer who shot and killed an armed man last week near Esmeralda Golf Course.
Oct. 27, 2019, 6 a.m.
In an afternoon, a few dozen volunteers cleaned up about 200 tires that have been trapped underwater for years.
Oct. 23, 2019, 5 a.m.
The city of Spokane will launch a new, independent office of emergency management next year, leaving Spokane County and many of the smaller area governments to manage – and pay for managing – emergencies on their own.
Oct. 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
Eastern Washington’s Growth Management Board sided with a group of neighbors and a nonprofit last week, when it invalidated a decision that would have allowed hundreds of new apartments near the Five
Oct. 18, 2019, 4:45 p.m.
The Yakama Nation was awarded more than $3 million in grants, the Kalispel Indian Community of the Kalispel Reservation was awarded $698,000 and the Colville Tribe was awarded $584,000, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release.
Oct. 18, 2019, 4:10 p.m.
The man convicted of killing a father in front of his 8-year-old daughter was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Friday.
Oct. 18, 2019, 5 a.m.
Catholic Charities announced this week it has hired a four-person security team trained by Spokane police to increase safety around its properties.