Stories tagged: Beacon Hill
Tue., March 7, 2017, 6 a.m.
Beacon Hill rezoning could lead to 31 new homes
A landowner has submitted a proposal to create 31 residential lots in a vacant area on Beacon Hill surrounded by popular nature destinations. The proposal would lay the framework for …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Wildfire smoke fills Spokane Valley, making air unhealthy for some people
Smoke from the regional wildfires settled over Spokane Valley Sunday night
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016, 9:57 p.m.
Beacon Hill fire threatened dozens of homes
Fire threatens dozens of homes in northeast Spokane.
Sun., May 5, 2013, 6:03 a.m.
Mountain bikers try to stay their course on Beacon Hill
Downhill mountain bikers in Spokane have been on a decade-long roller coaster of mostly uphill battles in carving their signature into Beacon Hill. The latest challenges include private development plans …
Sun., May 5, 2013, 5:57 a.m.
Local Trail Angel: Peter Jantz digs for downhill mountain bikers
The caretaker at Camp Sekani digs his job beyond the call of duty. Peter Jantz, 33, moved into the Spokane City Parks facility at the foot of Beacon Hill in …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2012, 7:21 a.m.
3 suspicious fires on Spokane’s Beacon Hill
SPOKANE — Officials are investigating three small fires that broke out Sunday night on Spokane’s Beacon Hill.
Mon., July 9, 2012
Getting There: Fancher Beacon tower taken down
The historic Fancher Beacon tower that once held a powerful rotating light for early aviation is now gone from atop Beacon Hill in east Spokane. Named after Maj. John T. …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2011
Murder trial starts for man who withdrew guilty plea after appeal
The trial began Tuesday of a Spokane man who pleaded guilty to a Hillyard slaying in 2007 but was allowed to withdraw the plea after a mistake was made on …
UPDATED: Wed., July 27, 2011, 8:16 p.m.
Beacon Hill fire started at Minnehaha Park
Spokane fire crews are on the scene of brush fire at Beacon Hill, near Minnehaha Park at Euclid Avenue and Havana Street.
Thu., Feb. 17, 2011
Beacon Hill project gets city approval
The Spokane hearing examiner has approved the preliminary plat and planned-unit development for the Beacon Hill project, as long as owners Pete Rayner and David Baker fulfill certain conditions as …
Thu., Jan. 13, 2011
Water still a stumbling block for Beacon Hill project
The Beacon Hill development was the subject of a preliminary plat and planned-unit development hearing before the city of Spokane hearings examiner last Thursday. About 20 people were there to …
Thu., Jan. 6, 2011
Hearing today on Beacon Hill plan
Beacon Hill Event facility owners Pete Rayner and David Baker hope to get one step closer to realizing a 304-unit home development on the slopes north of the event facility, …
Wed., Dec. 15, 2010
Commissioners maintain conservation priorities
Last-minute pleas to preserve land on Beacon Hill failed to persuade county commissioners to shuffle a priority list for Conservation Futures property acquisitions. Eight people urged the commissioners to give …
Thu., Dec. 9, 2010
County receives conservation list
Spokane County’s Conservation Futures program may get a new, narrower target for acquiring public open-space land. County commissioners received a staff and advisory committee recommendation to focus on the top …
Wed., Dec. 8, 2010, 6:23 p.m.
County receives conservation list
Spokane County’s Conservation Futures program may get a new, narrower target for acquiring public open-space land.
Thu., Sept. 2, 2010
Open space designation fields many nominees in county
Three dozen properties have been nominated for purchase by Spokane County’s Conservation Futures program. The candidates to become permanent open space vary from half an acre to 920 acres and …
Tue., July 13, 2010, 8:40 a.m.
Beacon Hill fire stopped, under investigation
Spokane firefighters are investigating the cause of a brush fire Monday on Beacon Hill in northeast Spokane that left five acres charred.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2010
Effort shines light on Beacon Hill trash
It’s an uphill battle that’s been going on for years. Last year, cleanup sessions on Beacon Hill headed by the Fat Tire Trail Riders Club led to 37 abandoned cars …
Thu., May 21, 2009
Trail riders honored for work
The Fat Tire Trail Riders Club, a local mountain biking organization, has just received the Washington Recreation and Park Association’s 2009 Citation of Merit Award for its work to clean …