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Falcons top Blackhawks

CHENEY – The Ridgeline Falcons boys' basketball team played their second game of the season out in Cheney where they beat the Blackhawks 68-57. According to Ridgeline Head Coach... — Updated 12/7/2023


Robbery suspect sentenced

SPOKANE COUNTY - In May of 2023, Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives developed probable cause, through their ongoing investigation, to charge the suspect, 28-year-old Raynee D. Moore, a seven-time convicted felon, with Robbery... — Updated 11/22/2023


Sav Goodman earns President's Scholarship

BEREA, OH - Sav Goodman of Spokane Valley was among over 700 first-year students welcomed to the Baldwin Wallace University campus this fall. These students earned more than $13.1 million in merit scholarships. Goodman, a graduate... — Updated 11/2/2023


County gives update on snow removal plan

SPOKANE VALLEY - County Commissioner Josh Kerns highlighted that the Public Works department maintains the largest county road system in the State of Washington. The county maintains over 5,100 lane miles of roads. Public Works... — Updated 10/26/2023


Health District interviewing candidates

SPOKANE – The Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) Board of Health selected four interview candidates for SRHD’s administrative officer position. Candidate interviews will be held on October 30, and include in-person... — Updated 10/12/2023


Valleyfest coming this weekend

SPOKANE VALLEY - Valleyfest is scheduled to happen from Sept. 22-24. A lot of the festivities will take place at CenterPlace Regional Event Center and Mirabeau Point Park. There will also be activities at Plante’s Ferry Sports... — Updated 9/21/2023


Spokane Valley council approves interim task force

SPOKANE VALLEY — City council unanimously approved a motion to establish an interim homeless housing task force during their meeting on Sept. 12, in order to timely establish a task force and complete the necessary work on a... — Updated 9/14/2023


Council approves Ridgemont Estates project

SPOKANE VALLEY — The Council unanimously approved a design contract for the Ridgemont Estates storm water improvement project at its regular meeting on Sept. 5. The contract will be with Osborn Consulting Incorporated in the... — Updated 9/7/2023


One arrested after fatal shooting

SPOKANE VALLEY - One man has been arrested after a fatal shooting in the 2200 block of N. Argonne in Spokane Valley according to a press release from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. Records show Jason S. Barton, 46, was... — Updated 9/7/2023

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National Service Dog Month Proclaimed

LIBERTY LAKE - According to a press memo, the City Council and mayor authorized a proclamation in recognition of September's National Service Dog Month during the Sept. 5 City Council meeting. According to the city they believe in... — Updated 9/7/2023


Man arrested on multiple charges

SPOKANE VALLEY – One man has been arrested and charged with multiple crimes including burglary, robbery, kidnapping, and attempted rape according to reports. After an investigation the suspect was taken into custody and booked... — Updated 9/7/2023


Party declarations certified for 2024 presidential primary

OLYMPIA — As required by state law, political party declarations voters must sign when participating in the 2024 Presidential Primary were certified Tuesday morning by Secretary of State Steve Hobbs. Washington’s voters do not... — Updated 9/7/2023


Valley council approves housing agreement

SPOKANE VALLEY – A motion to bring more affordable housing options to Spokane Valley was voted through unanimously during the Aug. 22 city council meeting. Accountant and Budget Analyst Sarah Farr explained to council the... — Updated 8/25/2023


Overdose statistics getting worse

OLYMPIA - New statistics from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Washington’s fatal drug-overdose situation is even grimmer than a month ago, says Sen. Mike Padden, the lead Republican on the Senate Law... — Updated 8/25/2023


Suspect arrested with help of Flock system

SPOKANE VALLEY — Deputies locate and arrest suspect on charges of third-degree malicious mischief and fourth-degree assault with help of Flock surveillance systems on Aug. 10. Deputies responded to a domestic violence call in... — Updated 8/17/2023


Council hears first reading of Map Amendment

SPOKANE VALLEY — The Council heard the first reading of a Comprehensive Plan Amendment which would, if passed, rezone the New Park Area from Single Family Residential (SFR) and Neighborhood Commercial (NC) to Parks, Recreation... — Updated 8/10/2023


Teen bites Loss Prevention Clerk during Theft

SPOKANE VALLEY — A 15-year-old suspect has been booked into Spokane County Juvenile Detention Center for first-degree robbery and third-degree theft on Aug. 7 On August 7, 2023, at approximately 4:55 p.m., Spokane Valley... — Updated 8/10/2023


Man flees traffic stop, picks up extra charges

SPOKANE VALLEY - On July 31, 2023, at approximately 10:20 am, a Spokane Valley motorcycle deputy was conducting traffic enforcement on Appleway Ave. near Park Road.   The deputy observed a multi-colored Chrysler sedan that... — Updated 8/3/2023


Liberty Lake City Council synopsis

LIBERTY LAKE — The Council met for their regular meeting on Aug. 1 to discuss workshop items, dispatch general business and to vote on resolutions. Workshop discussion items included a Transportation Benefit District Review, and... — Updated 8/3/2023


Valley grants awarded for park and the HUB

SPOKANE VALLEY - Two grants from the Recreation and Conservation Funding Board and the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program were awarded to the city for the development of... — Updated 7/27/2023


Council votes to operate local homeless housing program

SPOKANE VALLEY — The City Council unanimously approved a motion to pass Resolution No. 23-009 declaring their intention to operate a local homeless housing program at their regular meeting on July 25. The motion also included... — Updated 7/27/2023


Council votes for cooperation agreement

SPOKANE VALLEY — The City Council unanimously passed a motion to authorize the City Manager to execute a Cooperation Agreement for Community Development Block Grant (CDGB) and related funds at its regular meeting on July 25.... — Updated 7/27/2023


Crime numbers "stable" according to chief

SPOKANE VALLEY - Police Chief David Ellis presented an update on the Spokane Valley police department on July 11. He also included an update on crime numbers. He brought this update to council as a first half update to see how the... — Updated 7/13/2023


Council approves bid for Pines and Mission project

SPOKANE VALLEY — The Council voted unanimously to award funds to N.A. Degerstrom, Inc. for the Pines and Mission Intersection Improvement Project at its regular meeting on July 11. The total estimated cost of the project will be... — Updated 7/13/2023


Liberty Lake soapbox races

LIBERTY LAKE - On July 8 a special race for special needs kids, hosted by the Spokane Valley Rotary, was held at Pavillion Park in Liberty Lake. Each Racer was paired with a vetted... — Updated 7/13/2023


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