Stories tagged: High Drive
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 3:39 p.m.
South Hill bluff conservation group to push purchase of bulldozed land
The group Friends of the Bluff, one of many organizations blindsided by the construction of a road the city deemed illegal last spring, has hopes that a central portion of …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Small brush fire reported on High Drive
A small brush fire broke out in the area of High Drive and 25th Avenue on Spokane’s South Hill Wednesday evening.
Sun., May 14, 2017
Spokane halts golf course plans at center of South Hill road controversy, moves toward restoring bluff
The Spokane Park Board has halted First Tee’s plans to build and operate a three-hole golf course in the Latah Valley following construction of an unauthorized road last month. Avista, …
Wed., April 19, 2017
Restore High Drive bluff, seek answers
Despite some calls to leave the road there, mitigation and restoration are the right moves. A beloved natural area was illegally mutilated. Use of the road could cause further damage.
Mon., July 4, 2016
Getting There: Road projects kick into high gear this week
Road construction work in the Spokane region kicks into a higher gear with more projects getting underway
UPDATED: Tue., July 29, 2014, 8 a.m.
Fire below High Drive spurs neighbors, fire crews, aircraft into action
Sharon Anderson looked out the window of her South Hill home Monday afternoon to see a plume of smoke rising from the woods just beyond her deck. “I yelled ‘Fire!’ …
Sat., Nov. 9, 2013
High Drive makeover plans revealed by Spokane officials
A makeover of the South Hill’s scenic High Drive would feature about 100 parking spots, skinnier driving lanes, wide sidewalks along the bluff and bike lanes if a city plan …
Thu., Oct. 3, 2013
Volunteers for South Hill bluff protection sought
Friends of the Bluff is looking for volunteers to help with its fire protection project on the bluff below High Drive on Saturday between 9 a.m. and noon. Volunteers should …
Thu., June 21, 2012
Group works to maintain High Drive Bluff environment
Being part mountain goat is a great advantage when volunteering for Friends of the High Drive Bluff, but it’s not a requirement. Over the past couple of years, the group …
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 …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2011
Project aims to reduce fire risk on South Hill bluff
Two dozen volunteers thinned ponderosa pine trees and trimmed branches on the South Hill bluff on Sunday in a demonstration project for reducing fire risk. “The idea is to manage …
Sun., May 15, 2011, 8:51 p.m.
Volunteers have created wildly popular trail system on bluff
For more than two decades, a don’t-ask, don’t-tell volunteer trail-building effort has been wildly successful on the South Hill bluff below High Drive. Spokane has a premier neighborhood recreation area …
Thu., Dec. 31, 2009, 7:18 p.m.
Car slides off High Drive, lands 200 feet down hill
A car has slid down the embankment of High Drive, leaving at least two people trapped inside.