Stories tagged: downtown
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 4 a.m.
Fewer lunches and coffee breaks by federal workers begin to cut into profits at downtown Spokane eateries
In what is already a slow time of year for small businesses in downtown Spokane, the partial government shutdown means even fewer customers entering their doors.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 6:46 a.m.
Westminster Congregational United Church of Christ will soon be able to host up to 25 young people in a warming center a 10-minute walk from downtown Spokane.
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018
After more than two years of talks, the Spokane City Council seems poised to pass new local regulations on ride-hailing company drivers that will include a new driver’s license fee …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 1:34 p.m.
A man was arrested Monday night after multiple people reported a drive-by shooting in the area of Sprague Avenue and Browne Street in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
A man was injured Thursday afternoon when he was struck by a car in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
By no means is it official, but a local architecture firm released a sample rendering for what a $31 million downtown sports stadium might look like in Spokane.
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 12:34 p.m.
A man was stabbed and hospitalized for minor injuries after an altercation early Sunday morning in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
An overturned semi truck blocked two lanes of eastbound Interstate 90 near downtown on Saturday morning. No injuries were reported.
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 5 a.m.
Second-story pedestrians, rejoice. Spokane’s skywalk system is whole again.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 11:26 p.m.
The vice president, a former colleague of McMorris Rodgers in the U.S. House of Representatives, will speak at an afternoon fundraiser at the Spokane Convention Center. Tickets to the event …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
City Council voted unanimously to solicit proposals from organizations that could operate overnight shelters nightly during the winter, not just when temperatures dipped below freezing.
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018
The Spokane River connects Idaho and Washington, Natives and white settlers, and a variety of landscapes and ecosystems.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 7:04 a.m.
City Councilwoman Lori Kinnear is working against the clock to have her colleagues reconsider their vote against a bond measure that would ask taxpayers to cover the cost of building …
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
The Spokane City Council rejected an ambitious effort led by the mayor to build a downtown sports stadium in partnership with Spokane Public Schools.
Wed., July 25, 2018, 5 a.m.
Around-the-clock staffing will end Sept. 1 at the downtown emergency shelter House of Charity, which has been put on life support multiple times by city funds since opening two years …
Thu., July 19, 2018, 6 a.m.
Boutique boom: Cluster of boutiques amid Spokane’s rebounding downtown scene suggests economic turnaround
Indicators point to a cluster economy of local clothing boutiques at the center of a downtown renaissance.
Thu., July 19, 2018
Rick Romero offered Spokane School Board members a way out of a thorny decision over whether they’d ask voters to pay for a downtown sports stadium Wednesday night. The inclusion …
Wed., July 18, 2018, 5 a.m.
As the Spokane School Board weighs its options for asking voters to approve a new bond measure that would bring high school athletics downtown, Mayor David Condon is making the …
Sun., July 8, 2018, 3:22 p.m.
A body was discovered on the east end of Downtown Spokane Sunday afternoon.
Sun., July 1, 2018
The revelation this week that former Washington State University quarterback Tyler Hilinski suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy prompted increased scrutiny about the safety of the high-impact sport on young players. …
UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
The Hogwash Whiskey Den in downtown Spokane lost $10,000 worth of whiskey, including a rare scotch collection, when the building flooded Thursday.
Thu., June 7, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
A team of high-level decision-makers overseeing Riverfront Park’s $64 million redesign were shown images this week of what will likely be the final recommendation on shading options within the new …
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
The “Give Real Change” program launched last year has raised more than $15,000 to assist organizations providing assistance to the homeless. Residents can continue to give this summer at orange …
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
A state committee signed off last week on plans that would build the $42 million structure by the end of 2020. The city still has to figure out an ongoing …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 6 a.m.
Initial plans for a $65 million, 31-story high-rise at the entrance to the University District in downtown Spokane have been filed with the city.
Fri., May 25, 2018
The Spokane Plan Commission will consider at its June 13 meeting whether to reconsider its endorsement of a proposal that would lift building heights along Spokane Falls Boulevard near Riverfront …
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 11:17 p.m.
Downtown traffic will be a little dicey Saturday, as many streets will be temporarily closed for the annual Junior Lilac Parade. Construction near the Spokane Convention Center, which is hosting …
UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
The results of the survey, which will be available through the end of May, are expected to inform the results of Spokane’s first parking study in more than seven years.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 3:32 p.m.
If you’ve walked along the Centennial Trail in the past several months, it’s likely you’ve seen efforts by humans to stem the tide of voracious beavers. They’re eating trees they …
Thu., March 8, 2018, 5 a.m.
Anthony Stevenson said he should have been able to display artwork from former Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal during a Black History Month exhibition at the downtown library. Library officials …