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Nicholas Deshais

Nicholas Deshais

Joined The Spokesman-Review in 2013. He is the urban issues reporter, covering transportation, housing, development and other issues affecting the city. He also writes the Getting There transportation column and The Dirt, a roundup of construction projects, new businesses and expansions. He previously covered Spokane City Hall.
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MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2018

Getting There: The future of pavement

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 12:23 p.m.

Seers don’t generally gaze into the pavement to tell the future. Such visions are better found in a crystal ball, the bottom of a tea cup or in the palm of a hand.

SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2018

SATURDAY, NOV. 3, 2018

Otis Hotel renovation hit with $140,000 in fines for asbestos violations

Three companies renovating the Otis Hotel in downtown Spokane have been cited for violating state health and safety rules, receiving fines that total nearly $140,000, the first round of financial penalties stemming the companies’ mishandling of cancer-causing asbestos material in the historic hotel.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2018

Haunted tales of Spokane’s past fill newspaper morgue

In the morgue of The Spokesman-Review, a windowless, dark and rarely-visited room in the basement of the Review Tower, eyes of Spokanites long dead stare out from yellowing paper, and voices speak from the past. Tales of death, murder and missing people fill cabinet after cabinet, and envelopes are stuffed with the stories of ghosts, witches, sea serpents and monsters.

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Ruby Hospitality takes over Red Lion River Inn

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 8:55 p.m.

The Red Lion River Inn will soon be no more. On Nov. 1, a full renovation will begin, and the 45-year-old hotel will be called the River Hotel and Onyx Kitchen.

THURSDAY, OCT. 18, 2018

Trump supporters gather for Missoula rally

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 10:06 p.m.

The line for President Trump’s rally at the Missoula International Airport began forming at 3:30 a.m. Among those there to support Trump are the Blazen Divaz from Coeur d’Alene.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17, 2018

Missoula prepares for President Trump’s arrival

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 11:37 a.m.

Less than 24 hours before President Trump lands at the Missoula International Airport, the people in Montana’s second-largest city appeared unaware of the high-profile political rally aimed at maintaining Republican control of the U.S. Senate.