Stories tagged: hangman creek
Mon., March 20, 2017
Then and Now: Flooding in Spokane – it’s been worse
As authorities monitor flooding this week around the Spokane region, the damage sustained can’t compare to some of Spokane’s worst flooding seasons. There have been many years where floodwaters have …
Sun., March 12, 2017, 1 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: As World War I approached, pacifists were pessimistic
Spokane’s Church of Truth held a “peace meeting” for about 800 local pacifists – although most of the speakers were plainly pessimistic about the prospects for peace. “There need be …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Water level falls on Latah Creek, but many Spokane County roads closed by flooding
For Neil Jordan, 6 inches would have made all the difference. “We’re talking 6 inches lower and I wouldn’t have a problem,” said the Colbert resident Friday, while gesturing toward …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
Latah Creek expected to flood today; weather service issues flood warning for Spokane region
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Latah Creek and Latah area south of Spokane. The river is currently at 7.97 feet and flood stage is …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016
100 years in Spokane: Escaped bear cub from Manito Park Zoo eludes posse of trackers
From our archive, 100 years ago The young bear who escaped from Manito Park Zoo led a posse of trackers and pack of dogs on a merry chase along Hangman …
Sun., June 12, 2016, 4 a.m.
Muddy waters: Hangman Creek cleanup essential to Spokane River health
Hangman Creek’s muddy water contributes to water-quality issues in the Spokane River; new efforts are underway to clean up the creek.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: 2 women injured when wall collapses
From our archives, 100 years ago Mrs. L. Berger, 36, and Mrs. Anna Bond, 37, were strolling on the sidewalk at Monroe Street and College Avenue when suddenly they heard …
Wed., Oct. 7, 2015, 4:55 p.m.
Riverkeeper sues over Hangman Creek cleanup
A cleanup plan for Hangman Creek isn’t addressing pollution from poor agricultural practices, the Spokane Riverkeeper says.
Sat., Aug. 8, 2015
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago A huge fire in a Ritzville warehouse destroyed an estimated $100,000 worth of wheat and cordwood.
Sun., June 7, 2015
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago Joyriding was an ever more serious problem in Spokane, as evidenced by the previous day’s police record.
Thu., Dec. 19, 2013
Landers: Land Trust hits 15,000-acre milestone
Trust is the operative word in the name of a nonprofit group that’s helping make the region a better place for fish, wildlife and people. “We work with landowners and …
Thu., May 16, 2013
Lands Council, STCU, students team up on watershed restoration
The sun-dappled water glistened in the late morning light and so did the foreheads of the teens who planted trees along Hangman Creek last week. While some kids learn about …
Sun., April 29, 2012
Landers: Coyotes protecting den of pups
Coyotes defending a den of pups are not tolerating dogs coming through their territory between High Drive and Hangman Creek. Following a story in Saturday’s Spokesman-Review about two dogs being …
Mon., March 19, 2012
As Sunset bridge nears 100th birthday, city considers rehab
Thirty-three years after the Sunset Boulevard Bridge over Latah Creek opened to traffic in 1913, one of its designers came back to Spokane and reminisced about the project. “The city …
Wed., April 13, 2011
Board rejects appeal of shoreline rule
Spokane’s new stricter building regulations along the Spokane River and Latah Creek remain intact after a state board rejected a challenge by the city’s former top administrator. John Pilcher, who …
Thu., March 17, 2011
Woman expecting a few birthday cards gets 105
When Robbie Griggs turned 85 in late February she was hoping for a few cards from friends and family. The lively woman lives off Hangman Creek and she keeps busy …
Sun., Jan. 30, 2011
Commission weighs easing river protection to improve trail
Spokane County planning commissioners received three new proposals last week for legalizing Centennial Trail improvements. Commissioners took testimony Thursday and agreed to extend the time for public comments through their …
Tue., July 27, 2010
Shoreline program update approved
The city of Spokane’s newly updated Shoreline Master Program has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology.
Wed., June 24, 2009, 10:27 a.m.
Morning golfers face disgruntled geese, volunteers
The first golfers at Qualchan Golf Course this morning had to play through a disgruntled gaggle of Canada geese and a swarm of volunteers helping a research study.