Stories tagged: Craig Butz
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012
Curtains could come down on Spokane’s Imax theater
Last Friday, the number of people who watched the first four films of the day at Riverfront Park’s Imax was zero. It’s a sign of the times for the theater, …
Sun., Nov. 25, 2012
Here’s the Dirt: Coffee house opens on 57th
Mike and Deb Nelson wanted to call their new South Hill coffee shop Revel Coffee.
Sat., June 16, 2012
Groupon invigorates park use
Popular deal promoter Groupon last year sold thousands of tickets for Spokane’s Riverfront Park. The deals, marketed through direct email coupons, were so successful the Spokane Parks Department just approved …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2011
Shawn Vestal: Pools are closing; have we gone off the deep end?
Summer has finally arrived in Spokane, just in time for the city to close the pools. Well – close the pools to people, that is.
Thu., April 7, 2011
Spokane will be bursting with new turf for youth
The Spokane Parks and Recreation Department has finished constructing and refurbishing nine youth baseball fields across town. As part of the 2007 Parks Improvement Bond, $3 million was designated to …
Fri., Feb. 4, 2011
Travel way narrowed on park span
Riverfront Park officials have blocked the sidewalks along the powder blue bridge overlooking Spokane Falls after engineers determined the edges of the span no longer can be assured of holding …
Thu., Oct. 7, 2010
Park board approves Merkel complex use fees
Fees for users of the new Merkel Sports Complex were approved by the Spokane Park Board on Sept. 9. The fee scale came together after a public meeting at the …
Fri., Sept. 3, 2010
City may tear down part of former dairy
City parks officials are hoping to tear down a portion of a former dairy that’s in disrepair and was the site of a recent injury that cost the city $190,000. …
Fri., Sept. 3, 2010
City of Spokane to compensate injured consultant
A consultant hired by the city to evaluate hazardous materials in two vacant buildings will be paid $165,000 to compensate him for a fall that resulted in a broken knee. …
Fri., Sept. 11, 2009, 7:23 p.m.
City tones down striptease class description
The road to a “smoking hot body” may still be with a class offered by the city of Spokane, but it won’t be described in such titillating terms.