Stories tagged: city
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 2 p.m.
City frogs and rainforest frogs don’t sing the same tune, researchers have found.
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 11 a.m.
Greece’s culture ministry said Tuesday that archaeologists have located the first tangible remains of a lost city that the ancient Greeks believed was first settled by Trojan captives of war …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 10:08 a.m.
Spokane has added telecommunications company Verizon to it’s list of partners for a smart city project, which will add technology to improve air quality monitoring, save light energy and potentially …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 5 a.m.
A couple years back, Katy Azar looked at the road construction in downtown Spokane – streets torn up, deadlines blown, costs overrun – and feared for the future of her …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
A squirrel appears to be the cause of temporary power outages that affected thousands in North Spokane Saturday morning.
Sat., June 9, 2018
The North Monroe Street Project has reached its halfway point, a milestone celebrated by city officials during a gathering at the Emerson-Garfield Farmers Market Friday.
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018
Park officials have not yet set a date for the potential re-opening of the skating ribbon, which was
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Spokane County’s waste transfer stations will begin charging a $2 surcharge to pay for state-mandated environmental education and outreach programs, hazardous waste disposal and recycling dropoffs.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
A coalition of business owners on North Monroe on Thursday filed a $15 million tort claim against the city of Spokane, citing “significant revenue losses” during the city’s planned renovation …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
Way back when, corner groceries and next-door bakeries were commonplace in neighborhoods, walking distance for everyday staples in the time before cars. With the raging popularity of the automobile in …
Sun., June 4, 2017
Spokane County is preparing to build a curved overpass linking Bigelow Gulch and Forker roads, the latest phase of a major expansion aimed at increasing traffic capacity and reducing accidents.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Spokane motorists were forced to learn a long list of new rules, as a sweeping new traffic ordinance took effect.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Tap water in Airway Heights still contains levels of firefighting chemicals above federal recommendations, a third round of testing has shown.
Fri., April 21, 2017, 6 a.m.
The proposed sale of city parkland to a private climbing gym developer goes against recommendations made by Spokane’s assistant city attorney in 2008 and 2009.
UPDATED: Sun., April 16, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Some say that young people are moving back to the city, but is that actually true? The short answer: probably not. What does appear to be changing is that fewer …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 4 a.m.
Avista Utilities has opened a new fast charging station in Rosalia.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
A handful of nearby homeowners are suing the popular corner grocery store because of its summer concert series.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Consolidation, Jan. 20, 1919
Thu., Dec. 27, 2012
A phone call from work interrupted Dave Randolph’s Christmas morning. The city’s labor foreman for Riverfront Park was about to watch his grandchildren open presents, only to learn that picnic-table …
Wed., Jan. 7, 2009
The Washington Court of Appeals on Tuesday reversed an earlier decision in a legal fight between the city of Spokane and Spokane County over whether state law requires the two …
Mon., March 30, 1998
The Spokane City Council tonight plans to decide whether to help River Park Square’s developers secure a $22.65 million federal loan. After more than three years of public debate, council …
Thu., March 26, 1998
Construction workers continue their progress on the River Park Square project on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Jason Clark/The Spokesman-Review
Tue., March 24, 1998
Council Moves On River Park Square Vote Due Next Week On Loan Approval For Downtown Redevelopment Project
The Spokane City Council put approval of a federal loan for the River Park Square project on a fast track Monday, vowing to hold two public hearings this week and …
Tue., March 24, 1998
The city of Spokane plans to try to block a move by a nonprofit group to intervene in a city-state dispute over the proposed Lincoln Street bridge. Last week, the …
Tue., March 24, 1998
Coeur d’Alene city workers, who packed council chambers Monday, applaud fellow employees who took turns lambasting the General Services Committee. Photo by Jesse Tinsley/The Spokesman-Review
Sat., March 7, 1998
Travis Monroe, 3, runs across the outfield of McEuen Park Friday morning. A citizens group fears the Urban Renewal Commission of Coeur d’Alene is still considering plans to change the …
Wed., March 4, 1998
Mon., March 2, 1998
Council May Slash Pull-Tab Tax City Would Lose $300,000 Under Plan To Charge Businesses On Profits, Not Sales
A push to lower the tax on pull-tab games may well win the support of the Spokane City Council, but it means the city will lose about $300,000 in annual …
Sat., Feb. 7, 1998
About 500 Spokane residents filled a meeting room in the Spokane Convention Center on Thursday, anxious to offer their visions for downtown. After two hours of imagining the future, it …