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Council questions paving priorities

The Spokane Valley City Council on Tuesday dove into the list of proposed projects to be completed this year with the $2.8 million the city has set aside for street …


Getting There: CdA’s Government Way widening starts today

A half-mile section of Government Way from Dalton to Hanley avenues in Coeur d’Alene will be under construction for the next four months in a long-awaited widening project. More than …


Spokane Valley road work about to start

There are only six road and bridge construction projects scheduled for inside the Spokane Valley city limits this year, but three of the projects will impact the city’s busiest streets: …


East Central backs proposal to improve traffic safety

Much of East Sprague Avenue in Spokane could be changed from a four-lane to a two-lane arterial under a plan intended to increase safety and enhance the urban environment there. …


Getting There: Citylink budget cuts force route changes

Citylink, the free bus system in Kootenai and Benewah counties, is facing major cuts in service next month to the urban lines in Kootenai County. A reduced budget is forcing …


Report: Traveling prostitutes cited ugly Spokane competition

A group of traveling prostitutes suspected of settling in Spokane told police they were making good money here because the local competition is so ugly.


Getting There: Highway 95 upgrade slated for major work

A long-term effort to widen and improve U.S. Highway 95 north of Coeur d’Alene will take a major step forward this year. Two important segments will undergo construction in the …


Sprague project plans detailed

Engineers and project managers from the Spokane Valley Public Works Department met with business owners and residents Thursday evening to discuss the Sprague Avenue reconstruction project scheduled for this summer …


Road grants approved

The Spokane Valley City Council decided Tuesday to accept two road construction grants and not to apply for a federal grant for two proposed trail projects. The city was recently …


Getting There: U.S. 195, others will get funding priority

Construction of an interchange on U.S. Highway 195 at Hatch Road could join a list of high-priority projects for future transportation funding in the Spokane region. The other high priorities …


Sprague-Appleway couplet fate heads to ballot

After lengthy debate Monday, the Spokane Valley City Council voted 5-2 to put the conversion of one-way Sprague Avenue and Appleway Boulevard between Argonne and University roads on the November …


Valley council trims road projects over matching funds concerns

The Spokane Valley City Council voted Tuesday to cut back on the number of road projects it submits for state grant money because of the expensive Sullivan Road bridge replacement …


Sprague Avenue switch may go to voters

The years-long debate on whether Sprague Avenue should be one-way or two-way between University and Argonne roads got refreshed at Tuesday’s Spokane Valley City Council meeting as the council prepares …


Detours await Sprague Avenue drivers near Crestline

Drivers on East Sprague Avenue will face a short detour today with a one-block closure between Crestline and Lee streets from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for installation of a …


One block of East Sprague closes on Wednesday

Drivers on East Sprague Avenue will face a short detour on Wednesday.


Sprague/Appleway slows fire response

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the Sprague/Appleway couplet, and it’s apparently not only the business community that has issues with it. Last week Spokane Valley Fire …


1890 explosion killed 26 at railroad site

The intersection which divides the city into north and south, east and west – is Division Street and Sprague Avenue. It is not a happy place. A lot of unfortunate …


Spokane Valley business vacancy rates rise as city struggles to develop a growth plan

‘For lease” signs dot both sides of East Sprague Avenue in Spokane Valley like dandelions springing from the sidewalks. The former National Golf store has been empty for more than …


Work beginning on Sprague corridor

As road construction gets going for the 2009 season, officials in Spokane Valley want motorists to know that one of the largest street projects in the area is occurring along …