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UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 4:08 p.m.

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, 3:30 p.m.

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, 5:43 p.m.

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, 6:12 p.m.

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, 8:23 a.m.

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, 6:42 p.m.

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, 8:37 p.m.

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, 3:03 p.m.

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, 6:58 a.m.

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 …


Wake Up Call, dental office included in Liberty Lake mixed-used development plans

Local coffee chain Wake Up Call will be expanding to Liberty Lake as part of a mixed-use development that will also house a dental office.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 7:24 p.m.

A 150-year history precedes opening of Lorraine Fine Jewelry in Liberty Lake

Naim and Lorraine Tunca opened the doors of Lorraine Fine Jewelry last month.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 11:12 a.m.

A contest to light up the night: Holiday lighting raising funds in Liberty Lake

People driving through Liberty Lake might notice more homes decorated for the holidays and might also notice that some of those houses are, shall we say, a little over the …


Spokane Valley fire roundup: Natural gas leak displaces Liberty Lake apartment residents

The Spokane Valley Fire Department on Nov. 5 assisted in containing a large natural gas leak in Liberty Lake that displaced some apartment residents for more than a day.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 12:47 p.m.

Here are some of Lisa Brown’s top legislative accomplishments and her votes on high-profile bills

Lisa Brown joined the Washington Legislature in 1993 and rose to the highest level of power in the state Senate. Many of her legislative accomplishments came as the leader of …


Liberty Lake makes list of 20 safest cities in state

The small town of Liberty Lake has earned 9th place on Safewise’s list of Washington’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 12:43 p.m.

Liberty Lake police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run crash

Pavel Kanyushkin, 21, was arrested Monday evening and faces a charge of vehicular homicide.


Central Valley School District unveils latest high school plans

The community got a second look at plans for a new Central Valley School District comprehensive high school in Liberty Lake during an open house last week.


Montana troupe brings Shakespeare to area

This weekend Montana Shakespeare in the Parks comes to Liberty Lake and Sandpoint with “Love’s Labour’s Lost” and “Othello”


UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 6:04 p.m.

Fire destroys home in Liberty Lake; garages burn in East Central

Fire heavily damages three garages A fast-moving fire in East Central damaged three garages Sunday afternoon.


Spokane Valley narrows tourism facility options to sports complex, fairgrounds upgrades or CenterPlace expansion

Spokane Valley officials are examining options on how to best spend $1.8 million in lodging tax funds toward a future tourism facility.