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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 8:23 p.m.

Two teens charged as adults in connection with drug-related shooting in Hillyard

Police have made two more arrests in a shooting last week over a duffel bag full of marijuana that left one teenager hospitalized.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 10:58 a.m.

Police believe drug theft led to shooting in Hillyard; teen shot 4 times

A shooting in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood left a teenager badly injured late Sunday, and the suspect told police it started with a duffel bag full of marijuana, according to court …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 8:43 p.m.

Child injured in Hillyard mobile home fire

A child was injured in a mobile home fire in Hillyard late Monday night.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 1:10 p.m.

Man injured in Hillyard house fire

A man suffered minor burns from a late night house fire in Hillyard.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 8:02 a.m.

Tuesday morning fire burns Hillyard building

Firefighters worked Tuesday morning to extinguish a blaze burning an abandoned nursing homein Hillyard.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 9:22 a.m.

Hopes of welcoming gateway to Hillyard at old army center evaporate with mini-storage units

A landmark location in Hillyard and southern gateway to the neighborhood’s historic business district will soon be a ministorage facility.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 9:32 a.m.

Hillyard adopting community court to keep people out of jail

People charged with misdemeanors in northeast Spokane will soon have a new option to stay out of jail: community court.


Hillyard

Spokane’s northeast border is home to a working-class neighborhood built during the golden era of railroads and marred by decades of economic struggle that followed.


UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 9:36 a.m.

Open City Council seat in northeast Spokane draws 3 challengers advocating change at City Hall

With the departure of City Councilwoman Amber Waldref due to term limits, three candidates seeking their first election to political office want to change the way the city engages with …


UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 7:16 p.m.

Bans on Browne’s Addition demolition, moving billboards continue with City Council approval

The Spokane City Council extended two moratoriums following public testimony Monday night, both of which seek to protect historic neighborhoods.


The Dirt: Green’s Fresh Market to open in Hillyard

A new fresh market is set to open in Hillyard this June. Owners Jack and Mary Green recently purchased a building at 4915 N. Market St. to launch Green’s Fresh …


UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 10:42 p.m.

School and wildlife officials shoo moose away from north Spokane elementary school

A moose moseyed through the Hillyard neighborhood this morning, prompting school officials at Regal Elementary to keep a watchful eye in case she came too close to children.


UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 11:19 p.m.

Neighbors decry vulgar signs at ‘bikini barista’ stand in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood

Alicia Hoover stood at a bus stop in the Hillyard neighborhood and squinted at a street sign a block away. “Two things certain in life,” the sign read on Tuesday …


Business steeped in love for tea

From direct sales and in-home parties, to a new brick and mortar location in Hillyard, Sherri Davey has found a way to provide income for her family while indulging her …


UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:16 p.m.

Spokane City Council halts demolition in Browne’s Addition, limits billboards in Hillyard

A pair of moratoriums proposed by City Councilwomen Lori Kinnear and Amber Waldref received unanimous support Monday night. For six months, no more demo permits will be issued in the …


Landmarks: Monolith once again visible at nearly forgotten Hillyard cemetery

A 7-foot-tall polished granite monolith standing out in the countryside would be an interesting thing to view, if only it could be seen through the thick expanse of trees and …


Painted rail cars keep Hillyard on track to realize heritage park

A longtime dream of building a Hillyard Hobo Park with history museum is increasingly taking shape.


Three-year-old boy, dog die in Hillyard house fire

A 3-year-old boy who died in a fire late Friday night in Hillyard was found huddled with his dog, who stayed by his side, and a teddy bear.


Victim of Sunday hit-and-run homicide identified, bail set for suspect

The victim of an alleged hit-and-run early Sunday morning has been identified as 30-year-old Don Mielike. Mielike succumbed to injuries to his head, chest and extremities as a result of …


Former pro boxer moves his gym to his old neighborhood in Hillyard

Chauncy Welliver is Hillyard’s goodwill ambassador to the world. The local heavyweight boxer fought in rings around the world and sparred with some of the biggest names in the sport, …


Changes to North-South freeway suggested at transportation workshop

The idea of making the southern portion of the North Spokane Corridor a boulevard instead of a freeway surfaced at a workshop last week


Officers nab man suspected of robbing Hillyard convenience store

Spokane police officers quickly arrested a 21-year-old man suspected of shoplifting and assaulting a person with a skateboard Sunday night in Hillyard.


Doug Clark: Hillyard residents, use oil slick to your advantage

Doug Clark: Just when it looked like the long-awaited north/south freeway would actually be finished, the Hillyard Doom Plume surfaces.


Home in Hillyard targeted in multiple drive-by shootings

A reward is being offered for information that helps police solve three drive-by shootings that have targeted a house in Hillyard since early November.


100 years ago in Hillyard: Hillyard voters reject plan to join Spokane

From our archives, 100 years ago Hillyard voters soundly defeated a proposition for annexation to Spokane, by a vote of 573 to 252.


Yard work: Spokane hopes to turn long-neglected area into industrial hub

Randy Hastings’ drive to work takes him to the east side of Spokane, over the dirt roads of Hillyard to the forgotten part of town where he’s kept his business …


Motorcyclist killed in Hillyard crash

A 22-year-old motorcyclist was killed this evening when he struck a pickup in Hillyard.


Sentence vacated for 2012 stabbings outside Spokane bar

A man sentenced to more than 20 years in prison after stabbing two strangers in a drunken brawl outside a Hillyard bar in 2012 likely will have his jail time …


Landmarks: Garden true gem in 1930s-era home built by Rose Hurst

Set back off the street behind large gates along the busy North Market Street corridor is a small house built in 1934 by a most unusual woman, Rose Hurst. But …


Hillyard brownfield receives federal grants

The city of Spokane got another big infusion of federal funding toward its effort to clean and redevelop industrial land in the Hillyard area, a former railyard that has sat …