Stories tagged: crosswalk
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 4:38 p.m.
Local credit unions pitch in to give Crosswalk teen shelter a makeover
For years, the Crosswalk shelter homeless teenagers had made due with old shelving in its food pantry, no storage space for backpacks and more than one piece of furniture that …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
In the hands of homeless teens and refugees, cameras offer a different view of Spokane in Terrain’s ‘Snapshot’ exhibit
Does art have the power to soften hostility? Can pictures provide a window for understanding?
Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
Man shot in face while waiting to cross Yakima road
The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man was shot in the face while waiting at a crosswalk.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
Ken Jernberg, teacher who helped struggling Spokane youth, dies at 68
Ken Jernberg, a teacher who founded the school section of the Crosswalk Teen Shelter, which helps homeless and high-risk youth, died Monday. He was 68.
Thu., Jan. 23, 2014
U.S. Attorney Mike Ormsby yanks co-worker from path of bus
U.S. Attorney Mike Ormsby is credited by witnesses with pulling co-worker Tim Durkin from the path of a Spokane Transit Authority bus at a busy intersection in front of the …
Thu., June 27, 2013
Neighbors pick new design for crosswalk
The Comstock and Manito/Cannon Hill neighborhood councils held a joint meeting Tuesday evening and voted to recommend a crosswalk design for the intersection of Manito Boulevard and 29th Avenue. The …
Wed., Dec. 19, 2012
Shelter leaders question tent city proposal
Despite a Spokane couple’s proposal to create a safe, family-friendly tent city downtown, some shelter directors doubt such an encampment is the solution for combating homelessness. Ralph “Doc” Harvey and …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2012
Mead woman in it for long run
Lisa Bliss, 42, started running for fitness when she quit smoking in her early 20s. Since then she’s gone a lot further. The petite North Side physician runs between five …
Mon., Feb. 28, 2011
Teacher at Crosswalk Teen Shelter helps struggling students
Teacher Ken Jernberg is unflappable among the chaos at Crosswalk, a Spokane teen homeless shelter. One day last week, a few unfocused teens flitted around the
Thu., Dec. 16, 2010
Crosswalk shelter seeking teen gifts
Crosswalk, the shelter for homeless and at-risk teenagers, is in need of presents for its annual Christmas party.
Tue., Nov. 23, 2010
Cold opens warming centers
The cities of Spokane and Coeur d’Alene on Monday activated warming centers in anticipation of extreme cold this week. Shelters in Spokane are authorized to open their doors to the …
Thu., June 4, 2009, 12:11 p.m.
Crosswalk patrols on Monroe today
Be on the lookout for pedestrians crossing the street north of the Monroe Street Bridge this afternoon: Spokane police plan an emphasis patrol to catch drivers who fail to yield …
Wed., March 11, 2009
Many feel threatened as state funding prospects fade
OLYMPIA – In Cheney, college administrators are going back into the classroom and teaching without extra pay. At the Crosswalk teen homeless shelter in Spokane, staffers wonder if they’ll have …
Thu., Feb. 26, 2009
Mayor-rapper duo tell stories of lives, city
Mary Verner, part-time rapper and full-time mayor, suggested this week she might start putting her policy proposals to a beat. Anything to get the message out.
Thu., July 10, 2008
Mohawk dos offered for a cause
Gretchen Weikleenget has a hairraising adventure in store for Spokane on Saturday. The owner of Gretchen’s Hair Studio is sponsoring Mohawk-a-thon, a fund-raising event for the Crosswalk youth shelter by …