Stories tagged: bike
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 6:48 p.m.
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.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
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 …
Sat., June 20, 2015
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. …
Fri., June 19, 2015
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 …
Mon., June 15, 2015
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. …
Sat., June 13, 2015
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 …
Fri., June 12, 2015, 9:21 p.m.
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.
Sat., April 11, 2015
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 …
Fri., Sept. 6, 2013
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 …
Wed., July 10, 2013
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, …
Thu., April 8, 2010
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 …