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Last updated 10/3/2019 at 9:02am

County property taxes collected at Spokane Valley City Hall

SPOKANE VALLEY – The Spokane County Treasurer’s Office will begin collecting tax payments for Spokane County property tax bills this Friday, Oct. 4, at Spokane Valley City Hall, located at 10210 E. Sprague Ave. As previously announced by the Treasurer’s Office and Spokane Valley, property tax payments will be accepted every Friday in the month of October from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at City Hall leading up to the Oct. 31 payment deadline.  

Currently, taxpayers making in-person payments may only do so at the Spokane County Superior Courthouse. County policy prohibits courthouse public office hours after 1 p.m. on Fridays. The Spokane Valley City Hall location will allow taxpayers the option to pay in-person after 1 p.m. on Fridays during the tax rush season. Tax collection hours at Spokane Valley City Hall will be October 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Payments will be accepted at Spokane Valley City Hall by check or card and receipts will be made available. With the announcement of tax collection at Spokane Valley City Hall, taxpayers will have access to another convenient location to make their payments.

All second half property tax payments are due by Thursday, Oct. 31.

Women execs highlight West Plains Chamber breakfast

WEST PLAINS – Leading executives say female voices are key in growing business and the West Plains Chamber of Commerce’s Oct. 16 breakfast will feature a panel that spotlights the vital role women have played moving the West Plains forward and will continue to play to lead the region into the future.

The panel will include Meg Miller, executive director of resort operations at Northern Quest Resort & Casino; Brian Newberry, executive director of Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho; Barb Richey, vice president for University Advancement at EWU; Maureen Healy, logistics center manager at Caterpillar Inc. and Dr. Alicia Burton, owner of Best Impression Dental in Medical Lake.

The breakfast takes place at the Ramada by Wyndham at Spokane Airport, 8909 W. Airport Drive in Spokane, with networking commencing at 7 a.m. and breakfast running from 7:30 – 9 a.m. Early registration is $30 for chamber members, $35 for non-members.

Discover Bigfoot, Yeti, Loch Ness Monster

SPOKANE – The Spokane County Library District invites you to discover the mysteries of cryptids in two programs starting in October — the perfect month to delve into the spooky, sometimes creepy, mysteries from the field of cryptozoology.

Whether you’re a skeptic or true believer, Kelly Milner Halls and David George Gordon will captivate your imagination with their tales.

“Cryptozoology: Magic or Myth?” with author Kelly Milner Halls for kids age 8 and up takes place at the Cheney Library on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 3 – 4 p.m., the Airway Heights Library on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 4 – 5 p.m. and at the Medical Lake Library on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

“River & Sea Monsters & the Search for Hidden Animals,” with author David George Gordon, for all ages takes place Sunday, Oct. 20 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at the Cheney Library and from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Airway Heights Library and Monday, Oct. 21, from 6:30–7:30 p.m. at the Medical Lake Library.

You can find all upcoming library programs in the latest issue of Engage, available at all District libraries and online at


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