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Police shooting closes Market Street

Spokane Police have closed a section of North Market Street and set up a command center, after an officer-involved shooting.


Hillyard Santa sees busy holiday ahead

Last year, it took a last-minute rally to get enough presents together for Hillyard’s Santa, Clyde Decker. He was hoping to get presents to 750 children, but the demand was …


Hillyard Santa sees busy holiday ahead

Last year, it took a last-minute rally to get enough presents together for Hillyard’s Santa, Clyde Decker. He was hoping to get presents to 750 children, but the demand was …


Hillyard panel seeks more police presence

North Market Street has been restored beautifully all the way through the main Hillyard business district. Planters sit neatly under the new lampposts, crosswalks are painted and parking has become …


Hillyard scares up Halloween fun

Kids and adults were having a howling good time all Halloween weekend in Hillyard. The Historic Hillyard Merchants Association put on the Hillyard Howl featuring apple bobbing, costume contests and …


Ziggy’s closing Hillyard store to make way for corridor

Vern Ziegler was all smiles as he greeted old friends, mingled with long-time customers and talked about Ziggy’s beginnings at the Market Street store in Hillyard.


Input shapes Hillyard neighborhood group’s plan

Hillyard has a plan, and it’s a detailed one. For the last four years the neighborhood has been in a community development and strategic planning process that involved anyone who …


Youth group gains momentum as it branches out in Hillyard

Sometimes there really is a check in the mail, and sometimes it’s a big one. When Spokane Youth for Christ began looking at expanding its mission from West Central to …


Music a cultural bridge at Hispanic Heritage Festival

“Alegria” is a sense of deep-felt joy. It’s a feeling that Luis Vigil hopes his band, Los Vigiles, is able to create in a crowd. As Vigil awaited the beginning …


Hillyard festival celebrates Hispanic heritage

“Alegria” is a sense of deep-felt joy. It’s a feeling that Luis Vigil hopes his band, Los Vigiles, is able to create in a crowd. As Vigil awaited the beginning …


Hillyard to celebrate local Hispanic roots

Hillyard will celebrate the community’s Hispanic heritage and culture on Saturday at the fourth annual Hispanic Heritage Festival at Harmon Park, on the corner of Bismark Avenue and Market Street, …


No one injured in pair of house fires

Spokane firefighters rescued a woman and her pet early Sunday from a fire that broke out at a home in Hillyard, and a fire later Sunday in the West Central …


Hillyard party to show off Market Street makeover

Hillyard is getting ready to throw a huge party on Saturday because the street improvement project on North Market Street is finally over. Merchants in the area struggled through detours …


District may get Army site

The creation of a new high school in Hillyard remains an option under a plan approved Monday by the Spokane City Council. In the coming months, the military will empty …


Eatery traffic yet to pick up

Tony Ferraro serves a mean meatball and some tasty gnocchi, but he’s having a hard time getting customers to belly up at his family restaurant on North Market Street this …


Martindale gets $2.5 million loan

More low-income housing has been earmarked for Spokane. Washington state will lend the Spokane Housing Authority more than $2.5 million to help turn the old Hillyard High School into apartments …


Hillyard Santa grateful for community’s help

It looks like Hillyard’s Santa, Clyde Decker, won’t be retiring any time soon. In a joyful progress report on Christmas Eve, he marveled at the generosity of Voice readers helping …


New lampposts stay dark for the holidays

As part of the Market Street revitalization project, 92 light poles were installed on new sidewalks. These decorative, black light poles have outlets for holiday lights and holders for seasonal …


Hillyard outlines its future

It was darn cold outside and fairly chilly inside the Masonic Temple on North Market Street Saturday morning, but that didn’t deter about 30 people from showing up for a …


New lampposts stay dark for the holidays

As part of the Market Street revitalization project, 92 light poles were installed on new sidewalks. These decorative, black light poles have outlets for holiday lights and holders for seasonal …


Greenfield Estates annexation OK’d

About 150 people are about to become Spokane residents. The Spokane City Council this week approved the annexation of Greenfield Estates, an 83-lot subdivision that borders Hillyard.


City using crushed glass for road-building

Until recently, empty bottles and jars had to be hauled hundreds of miles from Spokane to be transformed into recycled products. Glass collected at the curb was trucked to Calgary, …


Gardener sows generosity, reaps help

For 77-year-old Robert Hanson, the fact that he can still get down on both knees to liberate potatoes from the dirt is “kind of a miracle.” Since 1982, Hanson has …


Gardener sows generosity, reaps help

For 77-year-old Robert Hanson, the fact that he can still get down on both knees to liberate potatoes from the dirt is “kind of a miracle.” Since 1982, Hanson has …


Hillyard upgrades a short-term hassle

The Hillyard business district looks more like a war zone than a place to go shopping. A series of projects is under way to rebuild Market Street and create a …


Showing off Hillyard history

This weekend, Hillyard will celebrate its unique heritage during the Hillyard Festival. The theme for the oldest neighborhood event in Spokane is “Under Construction” – a tribute to the $16 …


Editorial: Makeover will soften Hillyard’s tough image

For all its history and blue-collar pride, Hillyard has been identified for years – fairly or not – with a touch of the rough and tumble. Old-timers remember the Spokane …


Business tops for teens in Hillyard

When picking out fabric for summer T-shirts, bamboo is not an obvious choice – cotton is more like it. But at Blue Button Apparel in Hillyard, a small nonprofit that …


Hillyard nominated for Neighborhood of Year

The Greater Hillyard area has been nominated as Neighborhood of the Year by Neighborhoods USA, a national organization holding its convention in Spokane on May 21-23. Greater Hillyard encompasses the …


Pirates ride the swell

The Rogers High School drum corps boomed its way through the school’s halls Tuesday morning to stir up some Pirate pride. They had momentum on their side: Rogers’ underdog boys …