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100 years ago in Greenacres: Children trapped in burning home escape through window

Three children in a burning Greenacres home were trapped upstairs by flames and smoke. The only windows were 20 feet above ground.


Then and Now: Greenacres, Washington

The planned settlement 10 miles east of Spokane was envisioned as a fruit-growing paradise. Irrigation canals were dug to draw water from Liberty Lake, but after several decades, the number …


UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019

Greenacres woman faces animal abuse charges over nine electrocuted squirrels

A Greenacres woman is accused of electrocuting nine squirrels that tried to scale her electric fence and steal walnuts from her backyard tree.


‘Welcome to the new Riverbend Elementary’: Standing-room-only crowd at school dedication ceremony

Hundreds of parents, children and community leaders packed the multipurpose room and the gymnasium at the brand-new Riverbend Elementary last week to get their first look at the new school …


Washington man dies after diving into Idaho lake

Authorities say a Washington man died after diving into a lake in northern Idaho.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017

Large outbuilding, vehicles destroyed in Greenacres fire

A large outbuilding burned down in Greenacres Thursday afternoon, destroying a new truck, a boat and a fifth wheel trailer in the process.


Valley moves ahead with plans to widen lanes on Mission

Mission Avenue improvement project moves on without a roundabout.


Wedding anniversary: Greenacres couple mark 60th year

Robert and Lorna Bryans have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.


Spokane Gun Club settles property tax issue with assessor

A property tax dispute between the Spokane County Assessor’s Office and the Spokane Gun Club has been resolved without further legal action, the parties said.


Family files $175,000 claim over dog killed by deputy

The owners of a dog shot and killed by a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy while he returned keys to a Greenacres home last summer have filed a complaint against the …


Family of dog killed by Spokane County deputy have filed a $175,000 complaint

The owners of a dog shot and killed by a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy while he returned keys to a Greenacres home last summer have filed a complaint against the …


Jim Kershner’s This Day in History

From our archives, 100 years ago Two railroad workers found Frank Myers and Michael McCann ransacking a boxcar and attempting to steal some shoes.


Spokane Valley officer shoots dog that attacked him

A Spokane Valley officer shot and killed a dog after the dog bit him several times this afternoon outside a Greenacres residence.


Spokane Valley fire hydrant find may save homeowners cash

Eleven property owners south of 36th Avenue off Conklin Road got an unexpected Christmas present when they were notified of a mapping error that could save them hundreds of dollars …


Liquor store owners weigh options: For some, it’s last call

Owners of liquor stores that contract with the state of Washington have a choice to make in the coming months – whether to try and stay open under the new …


For some, it’s last call

Owners of liquor stores that contract with the state of Washington have a choice to make in the coming months – whether to try and stay open under the new …


Speed limit lowered on Greenacres stretch

The Spokane Valley City Council heeded the wishes of Greenacres residents Tuesday with a split vote that lowered the speed limit on Mission Avenue between Flora and Barker roads from …


Speed limit change in Greenacres area denied

The Spokane Valley City Council decided Tuesday that speed limits will stay low in the Greenacres neighborhood. In a 4-3 vote, the council rejected a 35 mph speed limit on …


Getting There: State designing upgrades for I-90

Big freeway improvements take so long to plan and build that state engineers have already started design work on improvements to Interstate 90 from Barker to Harvard roads even though …


Indiana Avenue extension under way

The project to extend Indiana Avenue east to the intersection of Flora Road and Mission Street began Monday, but the traveling public shouldn’t notice much of an impact for the …


Projects’ costs concern council

The Spokane Valley City Council agreed this week to take the first steps on two large projects, but final decisions are months away on whether the projects will become reality. …


Indiana plan expanded

Spokane Valley road engineers have added a pathway and a connecting street to the design of a planned extension of Indiana Avenue to address concerns raised by Greenacres residents. Public …


Road projects set to begin

The construction season has begun, and while Spokane Valley is dotted with projects, they should be less disruptive than the large projects of last year. Several neighborhoods will see streets …


City Council outlines east extension of Indiana Avenue

Some Greenacres residents came to Tuesday’s Spokane Valley City Council meeting to speak out against the planned extension of Indiana Avenue east of Sullivan Road to Flora Road. But senior …


Theater buddies walk memory lane in Spokane Valley

The buddies Kasey RT Graham, 30, music director/conductor with national touring theater productions, and Lacey Bohnet, 28, a legal assistant and Spokane Civic Theatre actor, were best buddies in high …