Mayor Richey resigns
Last updated 10/15/2020 at 8:46am
AIRWAY HEIGHTS—Kevin Richey will resign from his position as city mayor effective Dec. 31, 2020. He informed council of this decision at council’s study session Oct. 12.
Richey recently accepted a new job as assistant chief of the Spokane Valley Police Department, which contracts with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. He had been a sergeant with the sheriff’s office, supervising the special assault unit and major crimes. He’s been with the Valley department for just over 17 years.
“Every day that I go to my new job, I get a new project. I’m getting pretty busy,” Richey t...