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Survey on Proposed Bus Route Changes

Survey on Proposed Bus Route Changes

Big changes are coming to transit in Spokane and STA wants your input! The voter approved STA Moving Forward plan will provide for more buses, more often, to more parts of the region. Many projects have already been completed, including expanding night and weekend service, the opening of the West Plains Transit Center, and implementing six new routes. STA is now considering route changes in these focus areas: Northeast Spokane, Airway Heights/Spokane Airport/Fairchild Air Force Base, and Greater Spokane Valley. Please take…

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Libraries on the Move during Renovations

Libraries on the Move during Renovations

Last November, voters overwhelmingly approved the Spokane Public Library bond measure to remodel four existing libraries and build three new libraries. The two libraries closest to our neighborhood, Shadle Library and Downtown Library, will be closing this winter and temporarily relocating during renovations. Shadle Library will close on December 22, 2019. Their temporary location will be in Northtown Mall. This location will open on January 2, 2020. Downtown Library will close on February 29, 2020. Their temporary location will be…

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Short Land Use Study on North Monroe – Volunteers needed

Short Land Use Study on North Monroe – Volunteers needed

The City of Spokane is initiating a short land-use study process regarding the North Monroe Corridor and the residential uses around it which is being led by Kara Mowery and Kevin Freibott at the City Neighborhood and Planning Services Department. At this point, the North Monroe Corridor has been designated and planned, and the City has updated its Comprehensive Plan and Municipal Code policies accordingly.  However, when the City considers the transition between the Corridor and the surrounding Emerson-Garfield neighborhood, as well…

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Volunteer Opportunity – Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels

Volunteer Opportunity – Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels

Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels provides meals across all of Spokane County. For nearly one-third of the participants, this is the only meal they will eat today. They are experiencing an acute shortage of volunteers to help with meal delivery, especially in the Emerson/Garfield neighborhood. Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels delivered almost 275,000 meals to homebound senior citizens in 2018. More than 300 volunteers deliver 22,000 meals each month to residents throughout all of 1,800 miles of Spokane…

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Market Manager Opportunity

Market Manager Opportunity

Reminder – last weeks of this season’s market!Friday, September 20 – Craft WalkFriday, September 27 – Last market of the season The Emerson-Garfield Farmers’ Market is looking for a new manager to lead the market into its eighth season in 2020. This is a unique and profoundly rewarding volunteer opportunity for someone — or several someones — to make a lasting impact on multiple fronts: Helping fledgling or small-scale farmers get a vital foothold in the local economy. Providing nonprofits…

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