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Oregon landscaper thriving on 3-wheeled bike

A 34-year-old landscape contractor and owner of Northwest Naturescapes, was trying to explain why he largely runs his business from a three-wheeled bicycle.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 4:08 p.m.

Pedestrian hit by car early Friday morning near Maxwell and North Ash

A female pedestrian was hit on the corner of Maxwell Avenue and North Ash Street early Friday morning.

Garco Construction in line to build University District pedestrian bridge for $9.5 million

Garco Construction, which has already completed several multimillion-dollar public works projects throughout Spokane, entered the low bid to build a pedestrian bridge in the University District. Some have criticized the …

Cross-state bike trek yields a story ridden

SANDPOINT – Ten days and 449 miles ago, I loaded my bike with bags and gear at the Anacortes Ferry Terminal, steeling myself to ride across the state to Sandpoint. …

Tour Deshais: Native American influence indelible along Washington bicycle route

NEWPORT – Wind-driven waves on an ancient glacial lake beat against the rocky shore, slowly carving out what we call the Manresa Grotto. I was about 30 miles into my …

Tour Deshais: Charred Methow Valley landscape tempers joy

The scorched lands around the road leading to Loup Loup Pass are a grim reminder that not even a year ago the Methow Valley was under siege by Mother Nature. …

Tour Deshais: Climb more bearable as fifth wheel

As we climbed toward Rainy Pass, and then up to Washington Pass, Emma Koenig led the pack. The 21-year-old college student from Portland, Oregon, is riding her bike to Maine …

Tour Deshais: companions ease pain of uphill climb

As we climbed toward Rainy Pass, and then up to Washington Pass, Emma Koenig led the pack.

Spokane bike swap features plenty of pedals to be peddled

Spring has sprung, and if you’re looking for a bike, then you’re in luck. Beginning today, the fourth annual Spokane Bike Swap and Expo will take over the Spokane County …

Teen with Down syndrome masters two-wheeler so she can ride Spokefest

On a recent bike ride with friends and family, Stephanie Traver yelled, “I’m ready for Spokefest!” This is no small feat, considering she couldn’t even ride a bike a month …

Downtown loop adds bikes to flow

Sara Stime bikes to work every now and again. A couple of days a week, she throws her bike in her car and drives down Sunset Hill to Browne’s Addition, …

Spokane bike nonprofit gets shop

When Ryan Volsen was in college he decided he didn’t want to drive a car. It seemed simple enough to just ride a bike. Soon he realized it would probably …