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                   9103 E. Frederick Ave, Millwood WA 99206

           Telephone: (509) 924-0960      Fax:  (509) 927-2867

Welcome to Millwood!

ALERT Spokane – Spokane County Emergency Notification System


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How will you be notified if there’s an emergency in your neighborhood?   ALERT Spokane is used to inform citizens about emergencies in their area.   Once activated, a recorded message is sent to landline telephones with information about the emergency and what actions to take.  If you have discontinued your landline telephone service and are relying on a cell phone or VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) phone, you will not receive an emergency message from ALERT Spokane – unless you register your cell phone in the system!  Even if you still have a landline telephone, it’s a good idea to register your cell phone with ALERT Spokane.

The Spokane County Board of Commissioners is urging the public to register their cell phones, VoIP phones, and email addresses with ALERT Spokane.   Just go to www.alertspokane.org and enter the information.  You can also register more than one cell phone number and request email notification.

Millwood: A Snapshot View

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Millwood has its roots in the company town that developed when the site along the south bank of the Spokane River was selected as a home for the region's first paper mill.

 

The mill's first employees were, for the most part, men who relocated with their families from the Midwest. The town's wealth of early twentieth-century architecture has its roots in the homes constructed for these employees, and still stand within earshot of the mill whistle, which sounds each workday at 7:00 am, noon, 12:45 pm, and 3:45 pm.

 

In early 1928 the Town of Millwood gained distinction as the first incorporated town in the Spokane Valley. Mr. W.A. Brazeau, president of the paper mill, served as Millwood's first mayor.

 

As the town has grown over the years, residents and government have worked together to support existing and developing businesses, while also taking pride in Millwood's diverse neighborhoods, unique historic character, and small-town atmosphere.

 

Millwood residents, both young and old, enjoy many recreational resources: a large central park, an arboretum, walkable neighborhoods, proximity to the Spokane River Centennial Trail, and convenient shopping. Millwood also boasts three churches: Millwood Presbyterian Church, Zion Lutheran Church and Grace Avenue Bible Chapel.

 

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