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Thursday, July 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Doug Clark: Spokane mayor’s race not worth price of admission to Hillyard Hammer

He coulda been a contender. Chauncy Welliver, I mean.


Doug Clark: Defending one’s doggone Dogtown rights

File this one under the heading: Some People Really Do Get Their Shorts in a Twist Over the Silliest Things.


Public input sought on land-use changes

The Spokane Planning Department is seeking public input on proposed land-use changes to allow residential properties in three neighborhoods to be used for office or commercial buildings. A public open …


Police offer North Precinct as meeting place for Craigslist transactions

If you want to buy something on Craigslist without getting ripped off - or worse - your best bet might be to have a police officer with you.


Reward offered for person of interest in Hillyard shooting

Police are still searching for Cameron D. Keith, 28, the boyfriend of the woman shot in a Hillyard apartment last week.


Spokane wins EPA grant for Hillyard brownfields cleanup

The city of Spokane recently won a $200,000 federal environmental grant as part of its plan to clean up and redevelop contaminated industrial sites in the Hillyard area. The grant …


Hillyard home to new police precinct

Residents in the Hillyard neighborhood won’t need long to learn that the head of the new North Police Precinct, Capt. Craig Meidl, is friendly and has a sense of humor. …


Spokane opens Hillyard police precinct

Residents in the Hillyard neighborhood won’t need long to learn that the head of the new North Police Precinct, Capt. Craig Meidl, is friendly and has a sense of humor. …


Rogers High Pirates’ hard work, trust pay off on and off the court

Midway through practice for the biggest game of their lives, the Rogers High School basketball players were going through the motions and the emotions, most of them unhealthy. Heads were …


Northern Rail Pub taps into Hillyard history

There’s a new neighborhood pub in Hillyard. The Northern Rail Pub has three beers on tap and seats 32 patrons. But when the weather’s warmer there will be room for …


Fake bomb placed in McDonald’s parking lot

Spokane police briefly shut down Market Street after a device that appeared to be a bomb was discovered in the McDonald’s parking lot.


Shawn Vestal: Toots Robinson led an ordinary, unforgettable life

The eulogy was over, but the stories about Toots Robinson were not nearly finished. They kept erupting, unbidden, from the audience.


Spokane-area native Michael Shiosaki embraces role as Seattle mayor’s husband

SEATTLE – Michael Shiosaki hadn’t given much thought to titles before a reporter stuck a microphone in his face as the first election night results in this city’s mayor’s race …


Hillyard house fire displaces 4 Thursday afternoon

Two adults and two children were displaced by a fire in the 2300 block of East Bruce Avenue on Thursday afternoon, the Spokane Fire Department said.


Grant to help students at Shaw, Garry middle schools

A three-year, $400,000 grant funded by Community Partners for Middle School Success is going toward the Hillyard Youth Collaborative, a program that will work to keep students at Shaw and …


Camper explosion damages Hillyard home

Bert Halquist heard firecracker-like pops outside his Hillyard home early Thursday; he started to doze off again when a “concussion” explosion shattered six windows of his home. Britches barely pulled …


Early-morning explosion rocks Hillyard

Bert Halquist heard firecracker-like pops outside his Hillyard window early Thursday, then started to doze back off. The “concussion” explosion that followed, shattering six windows in his home, brought him …


Eclectic Hillyard museum collection to be auctioned

Owens Auction will auction off the entire collection from Carr’s One of a Kind in the World Museum on Saturday. On the auction block will be many wild game trophies …


Rash of crimes in Spokane mars new year

For the second year in a row, Spokane detectives were kept on their toes by a string of post-New Year’s crime, which this year left one man shot dead, his …


Despite winless season, Rogers High football team’s brotherhood is unbreakable

This is it. The last time these players and these coaches will be a team. The last time to play under the lights of Joe Albi Stadium. The last chance …


Last men standing

Before a team meeting in the wrestling room at Rogers High School, the players gathered for the official team picture. Coach Matt Miethe prefers to have the team photo shot …


Police seek shooter in non-fatal Hillyard attack

Spokane police responded to a drive-by shooting in North Spokane on Tuesday. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at the scene.


Donny’s Place brings fine dining to Hillyard

‘The Escoffier” sits front and center, occupying a place of honor above the copper-plated bar. “That’s the bible,” Daniel “Pops” Hart said of the classic cookbook, which contains 2,973 recipes …


Two men arrested following Hillyard shooting

Two men are in custody following a shooting at a convenience store in Hillyard on Tuesday night, the Spokane Police Department said in a news release. No one was injured …


Mann Center hits a bump

After three years of the facility sitting vacant, 10 months of “hard work” by city officials and community organizations, and millions of dollars in vandalism, the U.S. Army has once …


Spokane police looking for Hillyard gas station robber

A man, described as about 6 feet tall and 225 pounds, showed a weapon and fled the gas station at 3021 E. Wellesley Ave. with an undisclosed amount of cash …


Rogers High football: from boys to men

To make his team think about a fresh beginning, coach Matt Miethe asked his players to contemplate their end. In the first week of Rogers High School football practice, Miethe …


Swimmers flock to city pools to celebrate closing week

The six-member Liljenquist clan arrived at Shadle Aquatic Center a half-hour before open swim began Monday afternoon, anticipating the crowds for a day of free swimming. As his older siblings …


Hillyard Festival brings food, music

The Hillyard Festival is expecting between 2,000 and 3,000 people to stop by this weekend. Focused in Sharpley-Harmon Park on the 6000 block of Market Street, the festival brings food …


Plan to move building to historic area in Hillyard rejected

Paul Breithaupt’s plans to move a newer building to a lot near the intersection of North Market Street and East Queen Avenue, where Hillyard’s Alaskan Tavern burned down in 2010, …