Stories tagged: Highway 2
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Second large brush fire along U.S. Highway 2 contained; evacuation orders lifted
Mandatory evacuations have been lifted for residents living along Pend Oreille Road near U.S. Highway 2 in north Spokane County.
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Highway 2 open again at Farwell Road after brush fire
A brush fire partially closed Highway 2 between Pittsburgh Street and Farwell Road just north of Spokane for more than two hours Tuesday afternoon.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Two bodies found in pickup truck in Chelan County
The bodies of a man and woman have been found in a pickup truck near a Washington highway.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
Highway 2 near Bear Lake back open after serious crash
A serious crash closed both directions of Highway 2 near Bear Lake for several hours Friday afternoon.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Woman who struck and killed bicyclist had been drinking, WSP says
A woman who struck and killed a bicyclist near Airway Heights early Sunday morning had been drinking and was driving on the shoulder of Highway 2, court documents show.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
Highway 2 back open in Douglas County near Waterville
A 10-mile stretch of Highway 2 west of Waterville in Douglas County was closed for several hours Thursday evening due to landslide concerns.
UPDATED: Thu., June 25, 2015, 5:41 p.m.
Colbert woman dies in Highway 2 crash
A Colbert woman died Thursday in a two-car crash at Highway 2 and Elk Chattaroy Road north of Spokane, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Thu., Sept. 4, 2014, 8 a.m.
Bonners Ferry man dies in overnight crash
Louie Abraham, 28, was killed in a single-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 2 early Thursday, the Idaho State Police said.
Mon., March 18, 2013
West Plains transportation workshop seeks community input
Transportation improvements on Spokane’s West Plains will be the subject of a community workshop Thursday evening. Planners want to hear about what kinds of projects are needed, including improvements for …
Mon., Feb. 25, 2013
Getting There: New LED signs planned for I-90, Highway 2
Five electronic highway signs on Interstate 90 and U.S. Highway 2 in the Spokane area are getting an update this year. The existing signs date to 1995 and use outdated …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 1, 2012, 3:38 p.m.
Head-on crash kills three near Reardan
Three people died in a head-on collision early today on state Highway 2 west of Spokane.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2011
Getting There: AAA expects increase in holiday drivers
Last week’s early round of snow and ice may have drivers nervous about venturing out this Thanksgiving. But officials said there is no reason to fear if you are prepared …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2011
Getting There: In case of accident, quickly clear the road
When snow falls, accidents pile up. Authorities say that the best thing drivers can do is move their damaged vehicles out of harm’s way if there are no injuries.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2011
Getting There: Valley seeks input on redesigning Park Road
Spokane Valley is asking for the public’s help in designing a newer, rebuilt version of Park Road from Indiana to Broadway avenues. An open house about the project is set …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2011
Getting There: Deficient bridge puts Valley in a fix
The percentage of structurally deficient bridges in Spokane and Kootenai counties is below the national average, but one of those deficient bridges is causing headaches in Spokane Valley. The southbound …
Fri., Nov. 26, 2010
Driver sentenced in cyclist’s death
A Washington state motorist has been sentenced to a year in prison following a crash that killed a cyclist and injured a runner competing in a relay race in North …
Wed., Nov. 10, 2010, 11:46 a.m.
2 hospitalized after icy highway crash
A driver and passenger from Wilbur were airlifted to a Spokane hospital this morning after their Jeep lost control on icy Highway 2.
Mon., Oct. 11, 2010
Getting There: Corridor bridge girders installed
Construction of the North Spokane Corridor took a big jump forward in recent days with the installation of bridge girders at the future Wandermere interchange at U.S. Highway 395. The …
Sat., Aug. 28, 2010, 2:15 p.m.
Deer Park man killed in Hwy. 2 accident
Highway 2 north of Chattaroy continues to be blocked by what Washington State Patrol is calling a fatality collision.
Wed., Sept. 16, 2009, 9:31 a.m.
Roadway damage closes Highway 2 lane
Roadway damage to detour lanes along U.S. Highway 2 north of Farwell Road has forced the state to close one lane and restrict traffic until repairs are completed.
Tue., Sept. 8, 2009, 8:27 a.m.
Truck hits toddler on Highway 2
A 2-year-old Wilbur boy walking on Highway 2 was struck by a pickup Monday night.
Wed., July 22, 2009, 1:13 p.m.
WSP: Studded tires, negligent driving caused crash
An Elk man driving with studded tires caused a three-car crash on Highway 2 near Newport this morning.
Wed., July 15, 2009, 9:10 p.m.
Michigan woman killed on Highway 2
A three-car crash on Highway 2 north of Spokane killed a Michigan woman Wednesday afternoon. Margaret J. Brabant, 69, of Sault Sainte Marie, died when the 1998 Toyota Camry she …
Sun., June 14, 2009, 6:12 p.m.
One-car crash on Highway 2 kills Arkansas man
An Arkansas man died on Highway 2 near Creston after his car rolled and he was partially ejected, according to Washington State Patrol.
Thu., June 11, 2009
Highway 2 plan discussed
More traffic lights, improvements to crosswalks and a possible roundabout at the Craig Road intersection were among proposals for a stretch of U.S. Highway 2 which runs through Airway Heights. …
Mon., April 6, 2009, 1:48 p.m.
Highway 2 reopens after accident near Chattaroy
U.S. Highway 2 north of Elk-Chattaroy Road reopened at 1:45 p.m. today following a one-vehicle accident that injured a 76-year-old Colbert man.
Thu., March 5, 2009, 8:31 a.m.
Pedestrian hit, injured on Highway 2
A pedestrian struck on Highway 2 in Airway Heights is expected to live, officials said this morning. Craig A. Hrivnak Pate, 19, of Airway Heights, is recovering at Deaconess Medical …