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Personal experience leads to launch of Liberty Lake Coworking

Ann Long’s idea for Liberty Lake Coworking sparked after starting a consulting business, The Vision Group, a year and a half ago.

Spokane’s Cork District tours offer a true Washington wine experience

Wine tasting has changed over the past 10 years. For a long time, wine tasting meant estate wine tasting in that you drove from place to place. Sometimes it would …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

Liberty Lake turns on Christmas light show Saturday

Instead of a grand opening for Liberty Lake’s newest park, the city will host a 40-day light and Christmas festival, which will feature light-up zoo animal displays, giant Christmas trees …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

Liberty Lake water contamination will likely require a week of boiling drinking water

Liberty Lake residents likely will have to boil their water for another week as officials continue to investigate the source of E. coli contamination in the city’s water.

Boil water advisory issued for Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District

After finding E. coli in a water sample, the Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District 1 issued a boil water advisory Wednesday.

Owner of Fiesta Mexicana to open new taqueria in Liberty Lake

Miguel Amador, owner of Fiesta Mexicana on the South Hill, is opening Mexico Lindo in Liberty Lake later this month.

Shane Brickner defeats Steve Peterson to become Liberty Lake’s third mayor

Peterson has served as mayor for all but four years of the city’s existence. Brickner, 44, will take office in January and said his goal is to craft more comprehensive …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019

Challenger Shane Brickner leading incumbent Liberty Lake Mayor Steve Peterson

City Councilman Shane Brickner held a 207-vote lead on Steve Peterson, who’s held the office of Liberty Lake mayor for all but four years of the city’s existence, after votes …

Itron reports drop in third-quarter earnings

Itron Inc. reported a drop in net income for the third quarter, citing higher expenses and changes in foreign currency exchange rates for the decline.

October trip of the month: Liberty Lake Loop a gorgeous shoulder-season romp

It’s shoulder season. Which means Spokane-area hikers and outdoor enthusiasts are looking for something to do in that awkward, sometimes hard to fill time between warm weather hiking and cold …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

Liberty Lake-based OpenEye announces plans to double workforce, expand headquarters

OpenEye is expanding its Liberty Lake headquarters following an acquisition by, a home automation and monitoring company.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Newcomer challenges incumbent for Liberty Lake City Council position 7

In Liberty Lake, some say it’s time for new ideas in city leadership while others say experience is the way to avoid failure.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019

Driver killed in Liberty Lake accident identified

Bryan Lee Powell died from partial amputation of his lower left extremity due to a blunt impact, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019

Man dies after crashing into Liberty Lake roundabout

Police believe speed and alcohol were the cause of the accident, and the driver was not wearing his seat belt.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019

Commissioners approve Liberty Lake bridge crossing I-90

The city of Liberty Lake is one step closer to adding another bridge across I-90 and connecting the two sides of the city.

Sunday in Spokane: Sugar? Yes, please – at Trailbreaker Cider, Hello Sugar and Luna

With all the peace and quiet around me, I took it upon myself to enjoy a sugar rush – everything in moderation, of course – and checked out two new …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019

Longtime Liberty Lake mayor faces city councilman in re-election race as town continues to grow

Mayor Steve Peterson said Liberty Lake needs to continue to think big about its services and offerings to the population, which is expected to grow more than 60% over the …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019

Owner of Post Falls-based politically themed restaurants to open The Pentagon in Liberty Lake

Raci Erdem, owner of The White House Grill and The Oval Office Bistro & Martini Bar in Post Falls, is opening a new political-themed restaurant in Liberty Lake.

City plans to connect north and south Liberty Lake with Henry Road Bridge

After decades of choosing between a frequently congested bridge or driving to bridges in other nearby cities to cross I-90, Liberty Lake residents will soon have two bridges to chose …

UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019

Itron names Tom Deitrich as new president and CEO

Liberty Lake-based Itron Inc. announced Monday it has named Tom Deitrich president and chief executive officer of the company.

Site work on schedule for new Ridgeline High near Liberty Lake

The construction project is underway for a new high school in the Central Valley School District

UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019

Blissful Whisk satisfies sweet tooth of Spokane Valley customers, dental patients

Soon-to-be-bakery-owner Tiffany Cable wanted to buy a site near Barker Road and Mission Avenue in Spokane Valley, but a month before her graduation from culinary school, dentist Owen Packard purchased …

What’s in a name? Features in local parks put on the map

The power to name or rename natural features in Washington is in the hands of anyone who chooses the undertaking. Brendon Halverson is the latest to propose names in Spokane …

UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019

WSP trooper recovering from injuries from I-90 crash

A Washington state trooper injured in a crash on Interstate 90 is recovering at home from his injuries.

State transportation budget includes sought-after improvements on I-90 in Liberty Lake and Spokane Valley

New road construction projects are coming to Interstate 90 in Liberty Lake and Spokane Valley. They are intended to ease congestion issues and make north-south travel a bit easier in …

New restaurant brings Pacific Island-style cuisine to Liberty Lake

First-time restauranteurs Berni and Cody Young are bringing traditional flavors of the Pacific Islands to Liberty Lake with their eatery, Big Island BBQ. The restaurant, which opened March 1, features …

Liberty Lake residents snap up community garden beds

There is still time left for Liberty Lake residents to reserve a raised garden bed in one of two community gardens, but not much time.

Comcast aims to help customers with disabilities through call center, technology

At Comcast’s Accessibility Center of Excellence in Liberty Lake – the company’s largest accessibility support center in the country – a team of specially trained agents are helping elderly as …

Seaview Global, maker of mounts for marine electronics, opens Liberty Lake office

Seaview Global has opened an office and warehouse in Liberty Lake, employing five people. The company designs and makes mounts for marine electronics on vessels.

Real estate firm’s renovation of downtown Spokane building will lead to move

When complete, 4 Degrees Real Estate will consolidate its property management and real estate offices there. The real estate company purchased the building in July for $1.08 million through a …