A proposal that some say will turn City Hall into a daytime homeless shelter has been shelved for at least a month after city employees raised concerns about safety and cleanliness.
Developers may dump 330,000 cubic yards of dirt atop the old Painted Hills Golf Course in Spokane Valley as part of a plan to bring the site above the floodplain and then build hundreds of homes.
Spokane City Council approved a 1 percent property tax increase Monday, which will be used to pay for police and fire department vehicles.
Spokane City Council approved fee changes for businesses and property owners living inside the downtown Business Improvement District Monday.
A Spokane resident locked herself in her bedroom and called 911 while a burglar rummaged through her home early Sunday, prompting a manhunt that ended when a police dog found the suspect hiding in a ditch.
On the day after the end of the European war, The Spokesman-Review editorial page took the opportunity to celebrate.
Spokane City Council will consider raising fees for hundreds of downtown businesses inside the Business Improvement District during a hearing at their Monday meeting.
Historian Robert Hyslop, in his book “Spokane Building Blocks,” explains why Spokane’s Union Station, shown under construction in 1913, was called a station and not a depot. There had already been a Union Depot in Spokane serving the OR&N, the Union Pacific and the Great Northern in Spokane’s earliest days. In addition, people thought the word “depot” was old-fashioned and “station” was more stylish.
The one bright spot for Lisa Brown in a decisive defeat by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Tuesday was the City of Spokane, where she earned a double-digit victory. Still, Brown says she’s going to take a break to examine her options and said the future of the Democratic Party looks bright in Eastern Washington.
A noisy, delirious celebration broke out in the early morning in Spokane when news of the armistice arrived. See our larger story for details on one of the biggest celebrations in Spokane history.
By an almost two-to-one margin, voters preferred to build a new 5,000-seat stadium at the current Albi site, instead of new site on the north bank that was pushed by Mayor David Condon and other leaders. Now it’s up to the school board to take the next step.
Today is the anniversary of Washington’s 1889 statehood.
The temperatures had just peaked above 40 degrees on Wednesday, boosted by the bright sun.
If you have seen the fresh fleet of Lime scooters across Spokane, you likely marveled at two things: just how darn fast they seem to go and how many adults seem to be riding them.
The Washington State Board of Health ordered people to wear flu masks in most public settings, yet enforcement of this rule was already proving to be nearly impossible.
There’s a tough match-up next Tuesday evening in the boxing ring at the Howard Street Gym. No fisticuffs expected, only fact checking and flourishes of humor for the fifth edition of “Rhetoric in the Ring.”
Spokane protesters gathered Friday outside of the Thomas S. Foley United States Courthouse urging protection of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 U.S. elections.
For about two hours Friday, Spokane had its first taste of winter. National Weather Service meteorologist Rocco Pelatti said the afternoon snowfall caused a few accidents, including a semitruck that jackknifed on Bigelow Gulch Road. Washington State Patrol spokesman Jeff Sevigney said the snow caused a few slide-offs in Spokane County and Coeur d’Alene.
Police arrested a man Friday accused of breaking into a home while on the run from officers and barricading himself inside as a woman and her young children remained trapped.
Washington’s largest solar farm will begin commercial production next month, helping a Spokane Valley manufacturer 85 miles to the east move to all renewable energy.
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